Substituting the Xbox

The Citadel prides itself on excellent leadership, especially that in community service. We encourage those in the corps to take action within the community and help out those who might not be as fortunate as we are to be in good shape. Most of us are blessed enough to have some sort of a financial stability, … Continue reading Substituting the Xbox

Intramural Standings

Top 3: Oscar:  1456 F-Troop: 1425 Mike: 1403   1st Battalion: . Delta: 1234 . Alpha: 1012 Charlie: 978  Bravo: 892   2nd Battalion: F-Troop: 1425 Echo: 1244 Golf: 1087 Hotel: 939 Band: 810   3rd Battalion: Mike: 1403 India: 1145 Lima: 1133 Kilo 697   4th Battalion: Oscar: 1456 Romeo: 1323 November: 1125 Tango … Continue reading Intramural Standings

An Interview with LTC Petra Seipel (USMC)

This past week, I had the privilege to interview Marine Corps officer, LTC Petra Seipel. Many may not know who she is, but to The Citadel, she is one of the most outstanding cadets to have gone through this institute. As a female and immigrant from the Czech Republic, her time as a cadet was … Continue reading An Interview with LTC Petra Seipel (USMC)

10 Simple Sentences for Knobs

Stay Hydrated. Keep your shoulders back, chin tucked, and eyes forward. It is not forever. No matter who you are, how you got here, you got here and that is what counts. Your greatest friends are suffering with you. You need to eat. Stay loose with stretching. People do believe in you. Stay true to … Continue reading 10 Simple Sentences for Knobs

Something to Die For

Last Saturday a friend of mine asked me a question: “Would you be willing to die for your country even if it seemed completely pointless and nothing was accomplished?” I was taken aback at first, as he is currently enlisted in the South Carolina Army National Guard, and has an Army ROTC contract. For most … Continue reading Something to Die For

The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side

Oh, my fellow knobben class of 2021, how we all join hands and clasp together in shock and revelation at the fast-paced drum beat of three weeks left of this lifestyle we have learned as “knob year.” As the anxiety draws in, clutching you like a Nietzscheian Abyss, do not tremble in thy low quarters … Continue reading The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side

An Open Letter to Mother Nature

Dear Mother Nature, Are you doing okay? The lack of chill in the air has raised concerns throughout the Corp of Cadets. Some are claiming Global Warming, some are calling "BS" to the Global Warming, but I think we can all agree that wearing wool in 70-80 degrees weather shows the true craziness of this … Continue reading An Open Letter to Mother Nature