A new semester is upon us, yet many students are becoming ill. Our theory is that we spent too much time away from the Citadel’s germs that our bodies were not prepared for the return of 2019. First, there is a little sniffle, but brush it off like it was nothing until worse symptoms like … Continue reading Health or Hell
When The Citadel and VMI get together for a sporting event, it is incredibly competitive. It doesn't matter how talented the teams are; whether it be in Football, Wrestling, Baseball, or the recent event of the Cadet versus Keydet Basketball Game.
Over the Holidays, The Citadel and The Naval Academy Club Hockey Teams had the opportunity to join forces to play some Semi-Professional Teams in the United Kingdom. The excursion was over a week where they played four teams throughout their time in the UK.
Back in the 1970’s “All in the Family” was the leading situation comedy in the nation. The program flourished in the wake of the civil rights movement. You can still see reruns on television. Archie Bunker was its main protagonist and America laughed at all of his flaws, his narrow-mindedness, and arrogance. We laughed at his irrational logic and America laughed and cried at the man’s bigotry. Archie Bunker had created his own reality, created in his image.
Few know that I spent four years behind bars. No, I wasn’t a bartender, nor was I a criminal. I was a Citadel cadet, attending the military college of South Carolina, where they locked us up at night. Ground floor room windows had bars, and each barracks’ iron gates safely secured five hundred men each … Continue reading BEASTS IN THE BARRACKS
The Citadel Bulldogs opened up their inner conference play against the Mercer Bears. The Bulldogs entered the contest rolling on a three-game winning streak and looked to extend it to four. They capitalized on this opportunity by defeating Mercer (4-4) 79-69. Lew Stallworth led the way with a double-double including 16 points and 10 … Continue reading “No Mercy for Mercer”
It was the Sunday before Christmas and a precocious four-year-old boy, attending Sunday school class, told his teacher, “There are some poor kids next to us who have no daddy, no toys and no aunt Jane.” The young Sunday school teacher felt that she had identified a teachable moment. She seized the opportunity and asked … Continue reading LET THERE BE PEACE!