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Home page photo archive for 2003-2004

Photos linked to the home page during the current 2003-2004 academic year are archived on this page. Links to archives for previous years are listed below:

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Knob athletes report to campus
(02 AUG '04) (View Article) The Citadel welcomed 68 freshmen cadet-athletes Monday as they reported for military training and fall practice. Scenes like this one from last year will be common on campus after the remainder of the Class of 2008 knobs report Aug. 14.


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The joys of summer camp....
(28 JUL '04) ...Marching everywhere we go.


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The joys of summer camp....
(28 JUL '04) ......Making new friends.


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The joys of summer camp....
(28 JUL '04) ....Hanging out with your buddies.


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The joys of summer camp
(28 JUL '04) .....Playing sports.


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The joys of summer camp....
(28 JUL '04) .....Standing in formation.


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On the mat
(22 JUL '04) Participants in The Citadel's Lowcountry Wrestling Camps watch a demonstration of technique in McAlister Field House. Top coaches and wrestlers from the college's 2004 Southern Conference championship team took part in the camps.


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On the banks of the Ashley
(13 JUL '04) The view of the Ashley River from the new Padgett-Thomas Barracks tower is as spectacular as ever. Cadets are scheduled to start moving into the barracks next month. Construction crews are busy finishing interior work and cleaning up.


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Hey batter, batter, batter!
(01 JUL '04) A camper connects with the ball during the first session of The Citadel Summer Camp - a three-week residential sports camp. The first session of camp concludes with graduation on Saturday. Camp staff will take a weeklong respite before opening the second session of camp on July 11.


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Campers stay active with sports
(01 JUL '04) Soccer is just one of the many sports boys and girls take part in during The Citadel Summer Camp - a three-week residential sports camp. The first session concludes Saturday. Second session opens July 11.


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Friendships bloom at summer camp
(01 JUL '04) The first session of The Citadel Summer Camp - a three-week residential sports camp - concludes on Saturday. Camp staff will take a short break and then open the second session of camp on July 11.


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A challenging task
(28 JUN '04) Butch Lattea of Shenandoah Restorations works on repairing and restoring the stained glass on the front of Summerall Chapel. It's been many years since any work was done on the windows. To learn more about Summerall Chapel click here.


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Research continues, even in the summer
(24 JUN '04) Most people think that professors have it easy during the summer months. Not Citadel biology professor Alix Darden, who is continuing her molecular research. With grants funded by The Citadel Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, she and her students are conducting experiments that may be useful in understanding retinal degeneration diseases such as macular degeneration. In this picture, Darden and Cadet Matt Verdin program a thermalcycler as they prepare to amplify DNA by polymerase chain reaction.


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Research continues, even in the summer
(24 JUN '04) Most people think that professors have it easy in the summer months. Not Citadel biology professor Alix Darden. She is continuing her molecular research. With grants funded by The Citadel Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, she and her students are conducting experiments that may be useful in understanding retinal degeneration diseases such as macular degeneration. In this picture, College of Graduate and Professional Studies student Sandra Walsh loads DNA samples for analysis by gel electrophoresis.


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Students study South Carolina flora
(21 JUN '04) Summer school students taking Richard Porcher’s class, "Vascular Flora of South Carolina," travel to the Francis Marion National Forest where they learn about identification and collection of native plants. Porcher is an emeritus professor of biology and the co-author of "A Guide to the Wildflowers of South Carolina."


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Student studies South Carolina flora
(21 JUN '04) Norm Shea, a summer school student, examines a sample of wild rice in the Francis Marion National Forest. Shea is taking Richard Porcher’s class, "Vascular Flora of South Carolina."


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Happy Birthday, General!
(18 JUN '04) Bulldog mascot General (right) turns 1 year old on Friday, June 18. He will celebrate with cake and doggie treats from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the lobby of Mark Clark Hall. Everyone on campus is invited to join General and Boo (left), who turns 1 in late September, at the birthday bash.


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Happy Birthday, General!
(18 JUN '04) General enjoys a birthday treat after his party.


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Happy Birthday, General!
(18 JUN '04) Boo loves a good birthday party.


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Happy Birthday, General!
(18 JUN '04) Still a puppy at age 1, General poses as a menacing birthday dog.


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Happy Birthday, General!
(18 JUN '04) Psychology professor Tim Matthews (left) and his wife and kids, Sally Keltner (center) of the Commandant's Office and Sandra Taylor (right) of the President's Office wish General, the college's mascot, a happy birthday Friday in Mark Clark Hall. Dozens turned out to wish General well on his first birthday.


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The making of a quad
(16 JUN '04) With the grid drawn and many gallons of paint on the sidelines, Providence Paint crews have started painting the signature red and white checkerboard quad inside Padgett-Thomas Barracks. The original PT Barracks, which was built in 1922, closed in 2000 and was demolished in 2001 to make way for the new construction by Ellis Don.


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The making of a quad
(16 JUN '04) Work started this week inside Padgett-Thomas Barracks to paint the red and white checkerboard quad that is a signature feature in each of the five barracks on campus. While it may look easy, it takes a good eye to keep track of the pattern as 275 gallons of paint goes down. PT is on schedule to open in August.


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Welcome campers!
(12 JUN '04) (View Article) Founded in 1957 by Gen. Mark W. Clark, The Citadel Summer Camp is a three-week residential sports camp for children ages 10 to 15.


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Welcome campers!
(12 JUN '04) (View Article) Founded in 1957 by Gen. Mark W. Clark, The Citadel Summer Camp is a three-week residential sports camp for children ages 10 to 15.


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College mourns Reagan's passing
(10 JUN '04) (View Article) The Citadel mourns the loss of former President Ronald Reagan. Reagan, who served as the nation's president from 1981 to 1989, was the commencement speaker for the college's 1993 graduation.


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Happy Birthday, Frank Ford!
(08 JUN '04) The Citadel wishes Frank Ford, '27, the military college's oldest living alumnus, a happy 100th birthday. In this 2003 photo, Ford cuts the Corps Day cake with Cadet Michael Roberts, who was then the youngest cadet.


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Bulldogs are NCAA tournament bound
(04 JUN '04) Still basking in the glory of winning the Southern Conference championship, The Citadel baseball team heads to Columbia today to take on the USC Gamecocks in the NCAA Regionals. Game time is 7 p.m. at USC's Sarge Frye Field.


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1997 graduate dies in Afghanistan
(01 JUN '04) (View Article) Army Capt. Daniel William Eggers, Class of '97, died May 29 in southeastern Afghanistan. He is the sixth Citadel graduate to die in the war on terror.


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Happy Memorial Day from The Citadel


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Women's Club yard sale is Saturday
(26 MAY '04) (View Article) Volunteers get ready for Saturday's annual yard sale by stocking and organizing cleaning supplies gathered when cadets left campus earlier this month. The annual Citadel Women's Club yard sale is from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Altman Athletic Center.


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Women's Club Yard sale is Saturday
(26 MAY '04) (View Article) Whatever you need, it's likely the Women's Club yard sale has it for sale from 8 a.m to noon Saturday - cleaning supplies, furniture, dishes, hardware, computers, lamps, sporting goods, shoes, vacuums, books, irons, fans and even a kitchen sink.


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Women's Club yard sale is Saturday
(26 MAY '04) (View Article) Need to stay cool this summer? Fans left behind by cadets will be on sale along with numerous other items at the annual Citadel Women's Club yard sale, from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Altman Athletic Center.


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Women's Club yard sale is Saturday
(26 MAY '04) (View Article) Coffee, tea, or ironing. You decide. The annual Citadel Women's Club yard sale features these and many other items. Proceeds go to provide scholarships.


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Women's Club yard sale is Saturday
(26 MAY '04) Coffee, tea, or ironing. You decide. The annual Citadel Women's Club yard sale features these and many other items. Proceeds go to provide scholarships.


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Doing saddle time
(17 MAY '04) (View Article) Rising Palmetto Battery senior Cadet Ryan Birkelbach hones his equestrian skills on Spirit, a gelding owned by Eric Cox, CGPS '01. Birkelbach, the president of the Cadet Reenactment Society, and other members are trying to raise money to supplement their operating costs. Topping their list of new equipment to purchase is a reproduction of the Corps flag presented to the cadets by the Washington Light Infantry in 1857.


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Congratulations Class of 2004!
(08 MAY '04) Saturday marked the end of a Citadel career and the beginning of the next chapter in the lives of some 400 cadets and active duty military personnel who graduated inside McAlister Field House. For more graduation information, click on Class of 04 Profile, Graduation Awards, or Honorary Degrees.


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Congratulations Class of 2004!
(08 MAY '04) Saturday marked the end of a Citadel career and the beginning of the next chapter in the lives of some 400 cadets and active duty military personnel who graduated inside McAlister Field House. For more graduation information, click on Class of 04 Profile, Graduation Awards, or Honorary Degrees.


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(08 MAY '04) Saturday marked the end of a Citadel career and the beginning of the next chapter in the lives of some 400 cadets and active duty military personnel who graduated inside McAlister Field House. For more graduation information, click on Class of 04 Profile, Graduation Awards, or Honorary Degrees.


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Citadel family mourns death of grad in Iraq
(06 MAY '04) (View Article) Capt. Christopher James Kenny died May 3 in an accident north of Baghdad.


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Commencement Week 2004 is here
(04 MAY '04) April Davis (second from left) celebrates her graduation from the College of Graduate and Professional Studies with her family following the May 2 commencement service. Davis earned a master of arts in education.


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Commencement Week 2004 is here
(04 MAY '04) Nancy Stockton (right) gets a little help with her gown from Shirley Platt of the provost's office before the May 2 commencement for the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. Stockton completed her master's in history and has received a fellowship to pursue a doctorate at Tulane University in the fall.


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Commencement Week 2004 is here
(04 MAY '04) (View Article) The Corps of Cadets will receive diplomas at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 8, but there are a lot of other events on campus this week in honor of graduates.


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Research takes cadet to the Hill
(29 APR '04) Senior Cadet Matt Verdin explains genotyping mice and examining rod and cone activity. Verdin was one of 60 students nationally selected to present his research to the Council on Undergraduate Research's Undergraduate Posters on the Hill April 20, 2004 in Washington, D.C.


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Cadets build yellow submarine
(27 APR '04) Lt. Col. John Peeples observes as electrical engineering Cadets Peter Barrett, David Coisson and Matthew Durling demonstrate their senior design project, a yellow submarine.


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Photographer snaps up awards
(23 APR '04) (View Article) Citadel photographer Russ Pace was awarded the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Circle of Excellence silver award in individual photography for this picture of Summerall Chapel. Pace was also named Employee of the Year and will be recognized along with retiring employees in this afternoon’s dress parade.


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Headed for class
(21 APR '04) Cadets and active duty military personnel attend classes together in pursuit of undergraduate degrees, and for some commissions as officers in the armed forces. The Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program (MECEP) has been at The Citadel since 1973. This is the second year for the the Nuclear Seaman to Admiral Commissioning Program.


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Cadet Activities presents yearly awards
(16 APR '04) (View Article) The annual Cadet Activities awards ceremony took place Thursday, April 15 to recognize cadets for leadership, academic standing and contributions to cadet life. Citadel President Maj. Gen. John Grinalds addressed the award recipients.


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Stadium demolition under way
(12 APR '04) (View Article) A lone worker power washes the east side stands at Johnson Hagood Stadium where the seats will be replaced.


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Stadium demolition under way
(12 APR '04) (View Article) Portions of the west stands of Johnson Hagood Stadium are nothing more than piles of concrete and steel now. Plans are to rebuild the stadium in the coming months.


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Stadium demolition under way
(12 APR '04) (View Article) Huge chunks of steel started coming down at Johnson Hagood Stadium last week as part of a rebuilding project.


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Stadium demolition under way
(12 APR '04) (View Article) The west side stands at Johnson Hagood Stadium are being demolished to make way for a new stadium.


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Pipers headed for the links
(09 APR '04) The Citadel Pipe Band will perform during Monday's opening ceremonies at the MCI Heritage Classic golf tournament on Hilton Head Island. The entire Regimental Band and Pipes will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. April 17 at the North Myrtle Beach Community Center in North Myrtle Beach.


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Gospel Choir headed for Disney
(07 APR '04) (View Article) The Citadel Gospel Choir rehearses for its April 17 performance at Disney World.


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Spring means exams right around corner
(05 APR '04) Third-class Cadet Kevin Hammack uses quiet time in chemistry lab to get some extra studying done. The countdown to the end of the semester is on. Final exams for the Corps of Cadets begin April 28.


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Cadet to study in Germany on Fulbright
(31 MAR '04) (View Article) Cadet Jeffrey Cunningham has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Germany for the 2004-2005 academic year. In this picture, Cunningham and his classmates discuss the East German film, "Jacob, the Liar," with professor and modern language department head Col. Al Gurganus.


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Learning about DNA in the classroom
(26 MAR '04) Cadets work with Dr. Alix Darden in biology lab to isolate DNA from corn products such as organic and regular corn chips and corn meal for later testing. The goal is to see whether the product is from genetically modified corn or regular (non-genetically modified) corn.


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Spring has sprung
(23 MAR '04) The South Carolina Corps of Cadets is on spring break furlough until March 28.


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Serious about academics
(22 MAR '04) Adrian Ybarra, an active duty Marine, processes data for his senior research project in the chromatography lab in Byrd Hall. Ybarra, who is working on his BA, used high performance liquid chromatography to analyze the chlorophyll content in plant extracts.


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Academics: How strong is concrete?
(22 MAR '04) Dr. Jeff Davis, professor of civil and environmental engineering, works with students Clint Howard (center) and Matt LaPoint (right) as they crush concrete cylinders to analyze strength characteristics. College of Graduate and Professional Studies undergraduate students create a mix design, proportion batch materials, pour trial cylinders and vary curing conditions before conducting compression load tests.


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Spring has sprung
(19 MAR '04) Cadets head back to the barracks after classes Friday to pack for spring break furlough. They will return to campus March 28.


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USAF general discusses effects of leadership
(18 MAR '04) (View Article) Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley spoke to the Corps of Cadets today on leadership in McAlister Field House as part of the Greater Issues Series.


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Cadets exhibit research
(16 MAR '04) (View Article) Cadet John Speck discusses his research with chemistry professor Capt. Kevin Crawford at the Third Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Daniel Library March 12 as part of Corps Day Weekend festivities. Cadet Speck placed second in the competition.


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Cadets exhibit research
(16 MAR '04) (View Article) Cadet Aaron Sand stands ready to discuss his research for a solar powered radio controlled airplane at the undergraduate research competition March 12.


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Cadets exhibit research
(16 MAR '04) (View Article) Cadet Alex Lee talks about his physics research on the earth from space during the presentation of posters for the undergraduate research competition March 12.


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Corps Day '04 comes to close Saturday
(13 MAR '04) Knobs get the howitzer cannons on Summerall Field ready for Corps Day events and visitors. The cannons are fired at the weekly dress military parade.


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Corps Day '04 comes to close Saturday
(13 MAR '04) Col. Joe Trez, front, special assistant to the president, waits with other members of the Washington Light Infantry for the start of Friday's Corps Day dress military parade. Each Corps Day, the WLI participates in the college's birthday celebration.


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Corps Day '04 comes to close Saturday
(12 MAR '04) (View Article) Cadet Ying-Hau Luo performs a Taiwanese rope show. His was one of several acts to take part in a cadet talent show this week.


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Corps Day '04 comes to close Saturday
(12 MAR '04) (View Article) The South Carolina Corps of Cadets on Thursday night in the mess hall celebrated its founding 161 years ago. Francis Ford, age 99, Class of '27 and the oldest living graduate, cuts a birthday cake with the youngest cadet, Maitham Mansoor, 18, (second from left) of Lima Company. Watching are Regimental Commander Keane Phillips (right) and Regimental Human Affairs Officer Easa Al-Tunaiji (left). Corps Day activities continue this weekend.


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Happy birthday!
(08 MAR '04) (View Article) The South Carolina Corps of Cadets celebrates its 161st birthday this weekend. Corps Day Weekend brings together cadets, faculty and staff, alumni and friends for numerous fun and educational events on campus.


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Building a better bridge
(04 MAR '04) (View Article) Cadets test the strength of model craft stick bridges built and designed by Lowcountry middle and high school students last weekend in Mark Clark Hall. The contest was one of several activities in celebration of National Engineers' Week.


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President's Inspection
(29 FEB '04) Citadel President Maj. Gen. John Grinalds inspects the uniforms of two knobs Saturday morning during his President's Inspection.


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President's Inspection
(29 FEB '04) Everything in a cadet's room and what he or she wears must be in top form for a President's Inspection. Here, Commandant of Cadets Brig. Gen. Emory Mace inspects the uniform of a cadet after giving his room the once over.


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President's Inspection
(29 FEB '04) Maj. Gen. John Grinalds, center, president of the college, and Commandant of Cadets Brig. Gen. Emory Mace talk to cadet officers before Saturday's President's Inspection of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets.


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PT barracks construction on schedule
(22 FEB '04) The new Padgett-Thomas Barracks, under construction since 2002, is on schedule to open for the arrival of the Class of 2008 this summer. The tower once again looms over campus as it has since the original barracks was built in 1922.


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Bulldogs in charge
(18 FEB '04) Boo (left) and General (right) rule the military college campus as the official live-in mascots of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. General turned 8 months old on Wednesday, while Boo will be 5 months old on February 29.


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At the end of the day
(16 FEB '04) Cadets from Palmetto Battery fold the American flag after lowering it recently from the flagpole on Summerall Field. Palmetto Battery, which numbers about 50 cadets, is the ceremonial unit of the Corps of Cadets. In addition to daily flag detail, the battery is responsible for the regimental color guard at parades, honor guard ceremonies and members maintain and fire the salute guns at parade and the touchdown cannons at home football games.


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Smith Barney powerhouse talks to cadets
(12 FEB '04) (View Article) Sallie Krawcheck, a native of Charleston and the chairman and CEO of Smith Barney, spoke to cadets Thursday as part of the college’s Greater Issues Series.


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Drop and give me 20
(05 FEB '04) Knobs in Second Battalion drop for pushups during a recent formation. Pushups are part of the daily life of fourth-class cadets.


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Getting ready for parade
(30 JAN '04) (View Article) The traditions of United States military reviews and parades began at Valley Forge. At that time, brigades of soldiers were formed in order of battle. Modern day ceremonies, including The Citadel's are conducted to render honors, preserve tradition, and foster esprit de corps.


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Early risers
(26 JAN '04) The sun rises over The Citadel campus and cadets make their way to class. A typical day begins between 5 and 6 a.m. for many cadets.


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Bond Volunteer workout
(22 JAN '04) Second-class cadets hoping to secure a spot on the 2005 Summerall Guards, a silent drill platton, run across Summerall Field recently as part of the daily drills and physical training that are part of the annual tryouts.


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Knob year revisted?
(22 JAN '04) Bond Volunteer Aspirants - juniors vying for a spot on the 2005 Summerall Guards - go through intense physical workouts and drills as part of the annual tryouts for the 61-member silent drill platoon. Shaving their heads is tradition for aspirants.


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Cadets give blood
(20 JAN '04) Cadets lined up in Mark Clark Hall Tuesday, Jan. 20, for the monthly campus blood drive. The Citadel is the third largest contributor to the Red Cross' blood and platelet donation programs in the Lowcountry.


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Bulldogs return to McAlister Field House
(16 JAN '04) The McAlister Maniacs and Bulldog basketball fans from across the area return to the hardwood this weekend for Saturday's 2 p.m. game against Chattanooga. Tipoff for Monday's home matchup against Furman is 7 p.m.


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Inaugural issue of The Citadel now available
(06 JAN '04) (View Article) To view the portable document format (pdf) version of The Citadel, you must have Adobe Acrobat. Acrobat is available free from the Adobe website. To purchase a hard copy of the magazine online, check out the Gift Shop virtual catalog and search for "magazine."


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Campus calm - for now
(03 JAN '04) The campus is quiet now but soon the hustle and bustle of college life will return. The holiday furlough ends Sunday, Jan. 11 for cadets who head back to class on Wednesday, Jan. 14. College of Graduate and Professional Studies (CGPS) classes begin Monday, Jan. 5 for graduate students and Monday, Jan. 12 for evening undergraduates.


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(22 DEC '03) From The Citadel family to your family - happy holidays and happy new year.


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(19 DEC '03) Hanukkah - the Hebrew word for dedication - began at sundown Friday and continues for eight days.


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Christmas in the barracks
(18 DEC '03) The holiday spirit abounded in the barracks just before cadets left Tuesday for Christmas furlough. Today we feature Christmas lights in the companies November, Oscar, Romeo and Tango.


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Christmas in the barracks
(18 DEC '03) The holiday spirit abounded in the barracks just before cadets left Tuesday for Christmas furlough. Today we feature Christmas lights in the companies November, Oscar, Romeo and Tango.


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Christmas in the barracks
(18 DEC '03) The holiday spirit abounded in the barracks just before cadets left Tuesday for Christmas furlough. Today we feature Christmas lights in the companies November, Oscar, Romeo and Tango.


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Christmas in the barracks
(18 DEC '03) The holiday spirit abounded in the barracks just before cadets left Tuesday for Christmas furlough. Today we feature Christmas lights in the companies November, Oscar, Romeo and Tango.


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Christmas in the barracks
(17 DEC '03) The holiday spirit abounded in the barracks just before cadets left Tuesday for Christmas furlough. Today we feature Christmas lights in the companies India, Kilo, Lima and Mike.


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Christmas in the barracks
(17 DEC '03) The holiday spirit abounded in the barracks just before cadets left Tuesday for Christmas furlough. Today we feature Christmas lights in the companies India, Kilo, Lima and Mike.


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Christmas in the barracks
(17 DEC '03) The holiday spirit abounded in the barracks just before cadets left Tuesday for Christmas furlough. Today we feature Christmas lights in the companies India, Kilo, Lima and Mike.


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Christmas in the barracks
(17 DEC '03) The holiday spirit abounded in the barracks just before cadets left Tuesday for Christmas furlough. Today we feature Christmas lights in the companies India, Kilo, Lima and Mike.


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Christmas in the barracks
(16 DEC '03) Cadets always get into the spirit of the holidays by decorating the inside of the barracks. Today we feature the companies Echo, Foxtrot, Golf and Hotel.


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Christmas in the barracks
(16 DEC '03) Cadets always get into the spirit of the holidays by decorating the inside of the barracks. Today we feature the companies Echo, Foxtrot, Golf and Hotel.


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Christmas in the barracks
(16 DEC '03) Cadets always get into the spirit of the holidays by decorating the inside of the barracks. Today we feature the companies Echo, Foxtrot, Golf and Hotel.


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Christmas in the barracks
(16 DEC '03) Cadets always get into the spirit of the holidays by decorating the inside of the barracks. Today we feature the companies Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta and Palmetto Battery.


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Christmas in the barracks
(15 DEC '03) Cadets always get into the spirit of the holidays by decorating the inside of the barracks. Today we feature the companies Echo, Foxtrot, Golf and Hotel.


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Christmas in the barracks
(12 DEC '03) Cadets always get into the spirit of the holidays by decorating the inside of the barracks. Today we feature the companies Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta and Palmetto Battery.


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Christmas in the barracks
(12 DEC '03) Cadets always get into the spirit of the holidays by decorating the inside of the barracks. Today we feature the companies Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta and Palmetto Battery.


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Christmas in the barracks
(12 DEC '03) Cadets always get into the spirit of the holidays by decorating the inside of the barracks. Today we feature Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta and Palmetto Battery.


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Christmas in the barracks
(12 DEC '03) Cadets always get into the spirit of the holidays by decorating the inside of the barracks. Today we feature the companies Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta and Palmetto Battery.


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Christmas in the barracks
(12 DEC '03) Cadets always get into the spirit of the holidays by decorating the inside of the barracks. Today we feature the companies Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta and Palmetto Battery.


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Beginning to look a lot like Christmas
(12 DEC '03) Cadets performed for a packed chapel each of the three nights that the annual Christmas Candlelight service was presented this year.


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Holiday open house at Quarters One
(11 DEC '03) Behind the scenes in the kitchen, Aramark employees enjoy a break.


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Holiday open house at Quarters One
(11 DEC '03) Lt. Col. Suzanne Bufano of the counseling center talks with Assistant Commandant Col. John Lackey.


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Holiday open house at Quarters One
(11 DEC '03) Every year Citadel President Maj. Gen. John S. Grinalds and his wife, Norwood, host a holiday open house for everyone who works on The Citadel campus.


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Moon over The Citadel
(10 DEC '03) This week's full moon casts a heavenly glow on Summerall Chapel.


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Care package project recognized
(09 DEC '03) Army Capt. Vince Patenaude (center) of the 151st Signal Battalion, recently presented President Maj. Gen. John Grinalds and Cadet Chad Buckel with a Citadel spirit flag - Big Red - that flew in Iraq. The presentation recognized the efforts of Buckel and the Corps of Cadets in sending holiday care packages to troops, including the Signal Battalion, in the Middle East. Patenaude is also a 2001 graduate of The Citadel's College of Graduate and Professional Studies.


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Governor Sanford visits The Citadel
(05 DEC '03) (View Article) Governor Mark Sanford met with media from around South Carolina Friday morning in Bond Hall to discuss a proposal to allow public colleges and universities to go private if they choose. The press conference is one of several the governor is calling across the state to discuss his budget proposals for the coming year. Click here for the college's statement.


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Second mascot comes home
(04 DEC '03) Boo 5, The Citadel's second bulldog mascot, made his debut on campus this week. The 8-week-old puppy, getting some loving here from cadets, joins General, now 6 months old, as the official mascots of the Corps of Cadets.


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It's a Bulldog time out

(04 DEC '03) Boo 5 takes a break from all the excitement at the USC vs. Citadel basketball game where he made his debut as one of two live mascots on campus.


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Mascots get acquainted

(04 DEC '03) General, the college's first English Bulldog, gets a little attention from another Bulldog mascot, Spike.


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Beginning to look a lot like Christmas
(04 DEC '03) Jim Sumner of The Citadel Physical Plant hangs garland on the front of Summerall Chapel as the campus prepares for the holidays.


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Kid magnet
(04 DEC '03) Boo 5, the college's second English Bulldog mascot, takes a nap in the lap of a friend.


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Beginning to look a lot like Christmas
(04 DEC '03) (View Article) A cadet prepares Christmas wreaths for hanging on Summerall Chapel just in time for this weekend's Candlelight Service, which is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday.


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Beginning to look a lot like Christmas
(04 DEC '03) Earl Droze of The Citadel Physical Plant strings lights on the campus Christmas tree, which will be lit during a tree lighting ceremony at 6:45 p.m. Thursday on Summerall Field.


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The Bulldogs face South Carolina Gamecocks tonight
(03 DEC '03) Sophomore Dante Terry prepares to score against Appalachian State earlier this week. The Bulldogs take on the USC Gamecocks at 7 p.m. today in McAlister Field House. The game will be televised on the Comcast sports channel.


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Welcome back cadets!
(30 NOV '03) With Thanksgiving over, the countdown to the end of the fall semester is on. About 2 1/2 weeks remain before the South Carolina Corps of Cadets completes classes. Exams begin Dec. 10, followed by Christmas furlough until Jan. 11.


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Everyone gets into the spirit
(21 NOV '03) (View Article) Aramark staff in the mess hall get into the Thanksgiving spirit as the Corps celebrates with turkey and all the trimmings.


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The taller the better?
(21 NOV '03) (View Article) Balancing the tall Thanksgiving hats can sometimes be a challenge as Kilo Company Commander Jonathan Lance finds out.


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Thanksgiving at The Citadel
(21 NOV '03) (View Article) Knobs have to help this upperclassman balance a pyramid on his head as they all head to Thanksgiving mess.


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Thanksgiving at The Citadel
(21 NOV '03) (View Article) Thanksgiving isn’t until the fourth Thursday of November, but the Corps celebrates together on the third Thursday – the night before Thanksgiving furlough - with a big meal and hat making.


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Knobs at ease
(21 NOV '03) (View Article) Knobs get to relax and enjoy the festive atmosphere of Thanskgiving in the mess hall.


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A knob's first Thanksgiving
(21 NOV '03) (View Article) Knobs find Thanksgiving to be a memorable night. After making hats and buying cigars for their senior mentors, they sport their own unique head gear before heading to the mess hall for a Thanksgiving feast.


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Battalion Big Wig
(21 NOV '03) (View Article) Third Battalion Commander Cadet Keith Laws wears a replica of Law Barracks, home of Kilo Company.


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Turkey carver digs in
(21 NOV '03) (View Article) Each table in the mess hall gets its own turkey for the traditional Thanksgiving meal. In all, Aramark baked some 150 turkeys for cadets and faculty and staff who attended dinner.


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Thanksgiving bonnets abound
(21 NOV '03) (View Article) Knobs put a lot of time and effort into personalizing Thanksgiving hats for upperclassmen. The more grand, the more important the upperclassman is in rank in the Corps or the more endeared he or she is to mentored knobs.


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Thanksgiving at The Citadel
(21 NOV '03) (View Article) Vanessa Choice of Aramark checks on one of the more than 100 turkeys baked for the traditional Corps of Cadets Thanksgiving dinner in the mess hall.


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Care packages headed to Middle East
(19 NOV '03) (View Article) Cadets on Wednesday assembled more than 500 care packages loaded with everything from candy, books and toiletries to cards and letters from cadets are headed to U.S. military troops in the Middle East this holiday season.


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Care packages headed to Middle East

(19 NOV '03) (View Article) Cadets on Wednesday assembled more than 500 care packages loaded with everything from candy, books and toiletries to cards and letters from cadets are headed to U.S. military troops in the Middle East this holiday season.


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Care packages headed to Middle East
(19 NOV '03) (View Article) Cadets on Wednesday assembled more than 500 care packages loaded with everything from candy, books and toiletries to cards and letters from cadets are headed to U.S. military troops in the Middle East this holiday season.


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Care packages headed to Middle East
(19 NOV '03) (View Article) Cadets on Wednesday assembled more than 500 care packages loaded with everything from candy, books and toiletries to cards and letters from cadets are headed to U.S. military troops in the Middle East this holiday season.


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Care packages headed to Middle East
(19 NOV '03) (View Article) Cadets on Wednesday assembled more than 500 care packages loaded with everything from candy, books and toiletries to cards and letters from cadets are headed to U.S. military troops in the Middle East this holiday season.


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Care packages headed to Middle East
(19 NOV '03) (View Article) Cadets on Wednesday assembled more than 500 care packages loaded with everything from candy, books and toiletries to cards and letters from cadets are headed to U.S. military troops in the Middle East this holiday season.


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Care packages headed to Middle East

(19 NOV '03) (View Article) Cadets on Wednesday assembled more than 500 care packages loaded with everything from candy, books and toiletries to cards and letters from cadets are headed to U.S. military troops in the Middle East this holiday season.


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Silver Shako returns home
(17 NOV '03) President Maj. Gen. John Grinalds speaks to Citadel fans, Coach Ellis Johnson and football players after receiving the coveted Silver Shako Saturday in Charlotte. The Bulldogs beat military college rival Virginia Military Institute 27-23.


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Holiday break just around the corner
(14 NOV '03) Knobs stand at attention during a recent parade inspection of their uniforms. Cadets head home Nov. 21 for Thanksgiving break. It will be the knobs' first time away from campus since arriving for military training in August.


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Final parade of 2003 on Friday
(12 NOV '03) This is your last chance to see a Military College of South Carolina parade until 2004. The last parade before the holiday break and exams begins at 3:45 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14. Parades will resume on Jan. 16.


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From the academic world...
(05 NOV '03) Cadets Nicolas Van Dyke and Angela Ellenwood measure the temperature coefficient of resistance in a Physics 272 lab.


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Service to country
(03 NOV '03) Some of the graduates who have served in the armed forces during the war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan pose for a homecoming photo. Nearly 500 Citadel graduates are known to be serving in the Middle East.


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Marching by twilight
(03 NOV '03) The Corps of Cadets marches as the sun sets in Charleston in what has become of of the top attended parades of the year - the homecoming twilight parade.


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(03 NOV '03) Citadel President Maj. Gen. John S. Grinalds (USMC), a graduate of West Point, was surprised to learn he was named an honorary life member of The Citadel Alumni Association during homecoming festivities last weekend.


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Pass in review
(03 NOV '03) The Corps of Cadets marches past the reviewing stand during homecoming parades this past weekend.


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50 years and still going strong
(03 NOV '03) The Citadel Class of 1953 celebrated its 50th reunion during homecoming this year. Here, graduates gathered on the edge of Summerall Field to review the Corps of Cadets as they marched by.


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Bulldog homecoming
(31 OCT '03) It's tradition for alumni to gather on the field at Johnson Hagood Stadium before the start of each homecoming game. Saturday's match up between the Bulldogs and Wofford College begins at 2 p.m.


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PT towers over campus again
(24 OCT '03) The tower of the new Padgett-Thomas Barracks has taken near full shape in recent weeks. Construction is moving full steam ahead and the new PT is expected to open for the fall 2004 school year.


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PT towers over campus again

(24 OCT '03) The tower of the new Padgett-Thomas Barracks has taken near full shape in recent weeks. Construction is moving full steam ahead and the new PT is expected to open for the fall 2004 school year.


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Follow the future leaders
(20 OCT '03) A group of knobs lead the way for a pre-knob. The Pre-Knob Overnight Visits Program gives high school students who have been accepted for admission the chance to visit classes, eat in the mess hall, sleep in the barracks and participate in other aspects of cadet life before they enroll. The program is administered by the admissions office.


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In the shadows
(13 OCT '03) Shadows like these inside the cadet barracks are a sure sign that fall has arrived as the sun changes positions and the days get shorter and the nights get cooler.


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Getting ready for the work world
(09 OCT '03) Cadets had the opportunity to meet and talk with employers from nearly 50 businesses and 14 colleges with graduate programs this week at The Citadel Fall Career/Graduate & Professional School Fair at the Holliday Alumni Center.


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Proud in dress salt and pepper
(07 OCT '03) You know cooler weather (relatively speaking for Charleston) has arrived when cadets don their dress salt and pepper uniforms. The parade uniform switch - from summer leave to dress salt and pepper - takes place each October during Parents' Weekend.


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Pass in Review
(04 OCT '03) In dress salt and pepper uniforms for the first time this year, cadets march by the reviewing stands at Saturday's parade.


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Parents' Day parade
(04 OCT '03) Citadel President Maj. Gen. John S. Grinalds, his wife, Norwood, and their guests watch Saturday's Parents' Day parade get under way.


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Barracks decorated for Parents' Day
(04 OCT '03) Palmetto Battery prepares for Saturday's Corps of Cadets parade in honor of parents.


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"I wear the ring"
(03 OCT '03) Seniors, First Class cadets, march into Summerall Chapel Friday to receive their class rings.


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"I wear the ring"
(03 OCT '03) Cadet Manken Chigawaw Jr. was one of 378 seniors who received their class rings on Friday.


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"I wear the ring"
(03 OCT '03) It's a tradition for seniors to run across Summerall Field with their classmates in celebration of receiving their class rings.


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"I wear the ring"
(03 OCT '03) Citadel seniors received their class rings on Friday. It's a milestone in a cadet's career on the way to receiving a Citadel diploma in May.


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A bird's eye view of campus
(02 OCT '03) The tower of Padgett Thomas Barracks, which is still under construction, provides a unique view of The Citadel's dress military parade. Two parades are set this week - 3:45 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday in honor of Parents' Weekend.


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A bird's eye view
(01 OCT '03) The tower of Padgett Thomas Barracks, which is still under construction, provides a unique view of The Citadel's dress military parade. Two parades are set this week - 3:45 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday in honor of Parents' Weekend.


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Jenkins Hall entrance
(23 SEP '03) Sunlight bathes the entrance to Jenkins Hall as a cadet walks past the Wall of Stars -- a portrait gallery of alumni who have become flag officers.


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Bulldog mascot gets a name
(16 SEP '03) With the help of the entire Corps of Cadets, The Citadel's 13-week-old bulldog puppy has been named "General." Dozens of names were suggested by each company then narrowed down by the Class of 2004 Board of Directors. Among the top five names were Red, Cid, Blue and Brewster.


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Bulldog mascot gets a name
(16 SEP '03) With the help of the entire Corps of Cadets, The Citadel's 13-week-old bulldog puppy has been named "General." Dozens of names were suggested by each company then narrowed down by the Class of 2004 Board of Directors. Among the top five names were Red, Cid, Blue and Brewster.


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Remembering Sept. 11, 2001
(11 SEP '03) Cadets who chose to participate formed a circle on Summerall Field Thursday after lunch to pray and remember the victims of Sept. 11, 2001.


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Remembering Sept. 11, 2001
(11 SEP '03) Cadet Philip Mantz of Band Company plays a soulful rendition of Taps at 8:46 a.m. Thursday on Summerall Field to mark the time that the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center two years ago.


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Remembering Sept. 11, 2001
(11 SEP '03) Flags on campus fly at half-staff in remembrance.


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Remembering Sept. 11, 2001
(11 SEP '03) About 100 cadets and a handful of staff members gathered on Summerall Field Thursday afternoon to remember the victims of the terrorist attack and the Citadel graduates who have fought and died in the war on terrorism.


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Mornings at The Citadel
(10 SEP '03) Several times a week, cadets wake before sunrise to take part in physical training with the Corps, their ROTC units or with their companies.


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Mornings at The Citadel
(10 SEP '03) Even before the sun rises, cadets are hard at work getting ready for the day ahead. Here a guard detail forms up.


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Mornings at The Citadel
(09 SEP '03) A cadet polishes The Citadel seal on the sidewalk in front of Mark Clark Hall.


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Mornings at The Citadel
(09 SEP '03) Construction at the Padgett-Thomas Barracks, which is set to open in summer 2004, takes on an eerie glow in the early morning hours.


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Mornings at The Citadel
(05 SEP '03) In the early morning hours, buildings on campus like Bond Hall take on a majestic glow.


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Mornings at The Citadel
(05 SEP '03) Lesesne Gate - the entrance to The Citadel campus - glows with lights and traffic during the early morning hours.


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Mornings at The Citadel
(05 SEP '03) Freshman, also known as knobs because of their closely shaved heads, take part in a sweep detail on a recent morning inside the barracks. Time lapse photography gives Third Battalion knobs this ghostly appearance.


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Mornings at The Citadel
(05 SEP '03) Even before the sun rises each day, cadets are busy in the barracks. Guards at Third Battalion stand watch as knobs behind them sweep the checkerboard quad.


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Arriving in style
(31 AUG '03) The Citadel's new mascot, which will live on campus with a staff member, arrived at the Aug. 29 retreat parade in decorated motorized cart with his cadet handlers.


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Citadel mascot makes his debut
(31 AUG '03) This English bulldog puppy - a gift from the Class of 2003 to the Corps of Cadets - will be named by cadet vote in the weeks ahead.


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Mascot draws media attention
(31 AUG '03) The official mascot of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets - a 10-week-old English bulldog - attracted much media attention when he made his public debut Aug. 29 at the retreat parade.


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New mascot takes first official photo
(28 AUG '03) (View Article) The 10-week old, 15-pound English bulldog - the official mascot of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets - made his public debut at parade Friday, Aug. 29.


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1...2...3...
(21 AUG '03) F troop knobs learn the cadet way to do pushups during military training.


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Forward march!
(21 AUG '03) Cadets learn how to march on the signature checkerboard quad that is the centerpiece of each of the barracks on campus.


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Inspecting the troops
(21 AUG '03) Fourth-class cadets wait for their marching orders as a cadre member inspects the formation.


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Taking an oath
(21 AUG '03) Some 638 young men and women were sworn in as cadet-recruits during the first week of military training.


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"Say cheese"
(16 AUG '03) With some spare time before lunch is served Saturday to freshmen and their families, proud parents pose for and snap pictures with their children. Academic orientation takes place this weekend followed by the start of military training on Monday.


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A family affair
(16 AUG '03) Everyone - mom, dad, brothers and sisters - pitches in on moving day to help freshmen move into the barracks.


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Move-in day challenges
(16 AUG '03) Juggling many things at once - as this freshman does on the first day in the barracks - is a skill that cadets learn well as they train to become disciplined citizens and leaders.


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Keep cool under pressure
(16 AUG '03) CamelBak hydration packs like these are being issued to knobs this year. The backpacks filled with water replace hand held canteens as the way to stay hydrated on hot, humid days in Charleston.


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Welcome to The Citadel
(16 AUG '03) Cars line up at Lesesne Gate on Saturday for directions to the barracks as freshmen and their families arrive on campus.


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Checking in to Tango
(16 AUG '03) A Tango knob waits for his room assignment. Upper class cadets have spent several weeks training for academic and military orientation training for knobs.


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"Sir, yes sir!"
(16 AUG '03) Freshmen line up to receive their summer PT uniform, hats, robes and other items issued on move-in day.


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Moving in to Band Company
(16 AUG '03) Would-be cadets and their families unload their belongings in front of Band Barracks. Saturday was move-in day for freshmen.


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A new campus leader
(16 AUG '03) Col. Jeffrey Weart and his wife, Carol, (right) talk with Regimental Commander Keane Phillips and Regimental Executive Officer Viann Bolick. Weart has been named director of the Krause Initiative in Leadership.


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Back on the grid iron
(08 AUG '03) Bulldog football players started fall practice this week in preparation for the Aug. 30 season opener against cross town rival Charleston Southern University.


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Forward march!
(05 AUG '03) Fourth-class athletes march out of the barracks. During their first week of military training, freshman learn how they are to conduct themselves as cadets. In the coming days and weeks, they will begin practice with their teams and start classes beginning Aug. 27.


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Welcome Class of 2007
(05 AUG '03) (View Article) Cadet life is well under way for athletes like these. Meanwhile nearly 600 other freshman are due to arrive on campus Saturday morning. The Citadel broke a record for applications to the South Carolina Corps of Cadets for the second time in as many years. A record 2,113 young men and women sought admission to the Class of 2007


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Learning The Citadel way
(05 AUG '03) Sixty-seven athletes reported for military training and orientation on July 31. Here some of them learn the proper way to salute.


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Reporting for duty
(31 JUL '03) A father and son bid farewell with a hug inside 4th Battalion. About 70 students who will take part in fall sports reported to campus Thursday to begin academic orientation and military training before starting practice.


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Summer at The Citadel
(23 JUL '03) Members of the S.C. Police Corps raise the U.S. and Police Corps flag on campus each morning. Police Corps is a scholarship program administered by the U.S. Department of Justice and prepares college students for jobs in law enforcement.


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Summer at The Citadel
(23 JUL '03) The Fred Jordan Fundamentals of Baseball Day Camp is one of several athletic camps offered each summer.


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Summer at The Citadel
(23 JUL '03) Cecelia Windham checks the cadet store's stock of clothing as she gets ready for the arrival of the knobs (freshman) on Aug. 16.


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Summer at The Citadel
(23 JUL '03) Grounds keepers stay busy all summer maintaining the buildings and keeping the campus, which is open to the public year round, looking great for visitors and employees alike.


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Summer at The Citadel
(23 JUL '03) While cadets are away, construction crews stay busy working on the new Padgett-Thomas Barracks, which is scheduled to open next summer.


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Summer at The Citadel
(23 JUL '03) The Rob Hjerling Wrestling Camp teaches youngsters the finer points of grappling on the mat.


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Summer at The Citadel
(23 JUL '03) Students in the College Success Institute (CSI) head to class. The CSI summer visitation program gives incoming freshman a head start developing the skills they will need to succeed acadmically and militarily during their knob year.


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Summer at The Citadel
(23 JUL '03) Boys from The Citadel Summer Camp try to stay cool any way they can on hot, humid days in Charleston. The three-week residential summer camp attracts 500 boys and girls from around the country each year.


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Summer at The Citadel
(23 JUL '03) Lt. Keith Pereira of the Admissions Office gives a tour to students visiting Charleston with the Urban League of the Upstate.


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Summer at The Citadel
(23 JUL '03) What would summer be like without a nice dip in the pool? These girls from The Citadel Summer Camp know how to stay cool.


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Summer at The Citadel
(23 JUL '03) Sometimes it's just nice to kick back and relax as these girls from The Citadel Summer Camp do.


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A first for 2003
(09 JUN '03) Four new grads catch their breath after a final run-through of the Marine obstacle course in their full dress uniforms.


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Summertime break
(23 MAY '03) The South Carolina Corps of Cadets is on summer furlough until August. The Class of 2007 is scheduled to arrive on campus on Saturday, Aug. 16.


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