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  • Hamas-linked CAIR threatens suit as Citadel denies hijab for Muslim cadet

    05/11/2016 12:34:27 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 35 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 5/11/16 | Robert Spencer
    See, a uniform is supposed to be uniform. It is supposed to convey the idea that all those who wear it are engaged in a common enterprise that is greater than their individual proclivities. To allow Muslim cadets wear hijabs would be to deny the very nature and purpose of the uniform itself, and to allow an expression of the assertion that the cadet’s allegiance to Islam is greater than her allegiance to the Citadel or the U.S. military, which is doubtless true, but not something that the Citadel or the U.S. military ought to be in the business of...
  • Citadel rejects hijab for Muslim student; family considers lawsuit (

    05/10/2016 11:25:30 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 10, 2016
    The Citadel military college has decided a newly accepted Muslim student cannot wear her traditional Muslim headscarf if she enrolls. The South Carolina school announced ....... allowing the student to wear the head covering known as a hijab wouldn't be consistent with the school's policy of having cadets look similar. The school in Charleston is known for its buttoned-up uniforms and close-cropped haircuts that represent the sacrifice of one's self for the greater goals of the unit. "Uniformity is the cornerstone of this four-year leader development model. The standardization of cadets in apparel, overall appearance, actions and privileges is essential...
  • The Citadel Denies Prospective Student's Request to Wear Hijab

    05/10/2016 8:05:52 AM PDT · by onedoug · 40 replies
    NBC News ^ | May 10 2016 | Jon Schuppe and Alexandra Bacallao
    The Citadel, one of the country's oldest military schools, has denied an incoming Muslim student's request to wear a hijab, saying it would interfere with its tradition of cadets' "relinquishing of self."
  • The Citadel rejects Muslim cadet's request to wear hijab

    05/10/2016 6:41:39 AM PDT · by Carpe Cerevisi · 36 replies
    abcnews4.com ^ | 5/10/2016 | Sam Tyson
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — A Muslim student admitted to the Class of 2020 Corps of Cadets at The Citadel will not be allowed to wear a religious headscarf with the military college's standard uniform. In a statement released by Citadel President Lt. Gen. John Rosa, the decision to reject the request came from an "essential" need to standardize the appearance of the cadets regardless of their religious requirements. "This process reflects an initial relinquishing of self during which cadets learn the value of teamwork to function as a single unit. Upon graduation, The Citadel's graduates are prepared to enter a...
  • Citadel cadet punished after leaking hijab story

    04/28/2016 8:52:08 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 42 replies
    Post and Courier ^ | 4/21/2016 | Paul Bowers
    A cadet at The Citadel said he is being punished with 33 hours of marching after he revealed in a Facebook post that the school was considering allowing an incoming cadet to wear a hijab in uniform. The cadet, senior political science student Nick Pinelli, said officials at the public military college originally sought to charge him with behavior “unbecoming to a cadet,” a Class I offense that can lead to dismissal under the school’s disciplinary code. Instead, he said the school reduced the charge to “gross poor judgment” and handed him the maximum punishment: 40 “tours,” each consisting of...
  • The Citadel Considers First-Ever Uniform Exception: Allowing A Muslim Hijab

    04/14/2016 11:08:26 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 19 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | April 15, 2016 | Susan Svrluga
    The Citadel is considering a request from an admitted student that she be allowed to wear a hijab in keeping with her Muslim faith, a move that would be an unprecedented exception to the school's longstanding uniform requirements. If the request for the traditional Muslim hair covering is granted, it apparently would be the first exception made to the Citadel's uniform, which all cadets at the storied public military college in South Carolina are required to wear at nearly all times. (At beaches, for example, college rules stipulate that, "Cadets will change into appropriate swimwear upon arrival and change back...
  • Eight Citadel cadets suspended due to controversial photos

    12/10/2015 2:08:09 PM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 27 replies
    Wistv ^ | 10 Dec 2015 | Suzelle Santos
    Officials at the Citadel Military College say eight cadets have been suspended as a result of photos that appear to show cadets wearing white sheets on their heads... Preliminary reports are cadets were singing Christmas carols as part of a “Ghosts of Christmas Past” skit. These images are not consistent with our core values of honor, duty and respect.
  • 'Suspension proceedings' begin after photos of Citadel cadets in white hoods posted online

    12/10/2015 9:48:00 AM PST · by windcliff · 25 replies
    ABC news.com ^ | 12-10-15 | unknown
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- After photos surfaced on social media showing Citadel cadets in white Klan hoods and reportedly singing Christmas carols, a source close to the school said all of the members of the group have been identified. In a statement from The Citadel's Lt. Gen. John Rosa, the cadets "were singing Christmas carols as part of a 'Ghosts of Christmas Past' skit. These images are not consistent with our core values of honor, duty and respect." Rosa goes on to identify the student in blue as an upperclassmen. Rosa said suspension proceedings had begun for the students involved,...
  • BOMBSHELL: Amazing Biblical Archeological Discovery In Jerusalem...

    11/10/2015 8:09:42 AM PST · by amorphous · 66 replies
    Shoebat.com ^ | 9 Nov 2015 | Walid Shoebat
    The discovery of the Acra last week is "a dream come true" for archaeologists, who have been speculating on the citadel's location for 100 years, the IAA said. The discovery of Acra comes at a delicate time, for it reveals the story of the Maccabees, Antiochus and the coming Antichrist. All this is understood once we connect the dots and see the parallels between the Grecian Empire at the time of the Maccabees harassing God's people and the Antichrist who is also from the same empire (Asia Minor) harassing God's people today.
  • Fortress of Antiochus Epiphanes Uncovered in Jerusalem

    11/04/2015 8:29:09 AM PST · by dutchdingo · 5 replies
    thetrumpet.com ^ | November 3, 2015 | Brent Nagtegaal
    On Monday afternoon, the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) sent a newsbrief to reporters in Jerusalem, calling for a press conference the following day to announce the “solution to one of the greatest questions in the history of Jerusalem.” Tuesday’s announcement did not disappoint: On site, in Jerusalem’s City of David, archaeologist Doron Ben-Ami announced that the famed Akra (citadel) of Antiochus Epiphanes had been discovered. Up until that announcement, little had been found testifying to the massive Hellenistic intrusion into the city early in the second century B.C. Yet here, at the northwestern portion of the City of David, a...
  • Citadel leaders want Confederate flag moved from Summerall Chapel

    06/24/2015 10:48:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Charleston Regional Business Journal ^ | 06/24/2015 | Ashley Heffernan
    Less than a week after nine people were fatally shot in Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, leaders at The Citadel have voted to remove a Confederate Naval Jack flag from the campus chapel. Dylann Storm Roof, who has been charged in the shootings, was previously photographed posing with the Confederate flag. Many national businesses have vowed to stop selling Confederate merchandise, and hundreds of people rallied in Columbia to remove the Confederate battle flag from the S.C. Statehouse grounds. Lawmakers are expected to debate the flag’s location this summer. One of the victims of the shooting was a Citadel...
  • Citadel votes to remove Confederate Naval Jack from campus chapel

    06/23/2015 7:38:50 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 70 replies
    News5 ^ | 6-23-2015 | Patrick Phillps, Meaghan Wallace
    The Board of Visitors at the Citadel voted Tuesday night to remove the Confederate Naval Jack from its chapel on campus. The vote was 9-3 in favor of removing the flag from Summerall Chapel. A Citadel spokesperson says the school needs the General Assembly's permission to remove the flag. According to Citadel officials, the flag was presented to the military college in 1939. The removal of the flag will be done in accordance with the Heritage Act, the spokesperson said.
  • 175,846,629,768 Reasons Why Ben Bernanke Joined Citadel Hedge Fund

    04/16/2015 8:15:57 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 1 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 04/16/2015 | Tyler Durden
    No, that is not the number of hits his blog posts got, neither is that what Ben Bernanke will make as the most recent employee of Citadel (at least not for a few years until the the eponymously named helicopter makes a landing and hyperinflation runs wild).It is also not the assets under management held by HFT titan, and Bernanke's new employer, Citadel. As Citadel reminds us in its regulatory filing with the SEC, "as of December 31, 2014, in Funds managed on a discretionary basis, we had approximately $23,804,000,000 in net assets under management."Only.So what does the number...
  • Israeli says he has found King David’s citadel

    05/06/2014 12:01:33 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 6, 2014 2:27 AM EDT | Daniel Estrin
    An Israeli archaeologist says he has found the legendary citadel captured by King David in his conquest of Jerusalem, rekindling a longstanding debate about using the Bible as a field guide to identifying ancient ruins. The claim by Eli Shukron, like many such claims in the field of biblical archaeology, has run into criticism. It joins a string of announcements by Israeli archaeologists saying they have unearthed palaces of the legendary biblical king, who is revered in Jewish religious tradition for establishing Jerusalem as its central holy city—but who has long eluded historians looking for clear-cut evidence of his existence...
  • Patriotic Group To Build Armed 'Defensible' Neighborhood Fortress

    01/13/2013 3:50:29 AM PST · by Candor7 · 53 replies
    CNS News ^ | 12th January 2013 | Gregory Gwyn-Williams, Jr.
    A group of like-minded patriots, bound together by pride in American exceptionalism, plan on building an armed community to protect their liberty. The group, named Citadel, intends to purchase 2,000 to 3,000 acres for the project in western Idaho. The community will comprise of 3,500 to 7,000 families of patriotic Americans who "voluntarily choose to live together in accordance with Thomas Jefferson's ideal of Rightful Liberty." According to the Citadel website, Rightful Liberty means that "neighbors keep their noses out of other neighbors' business, that neighbors live and let live." Citadel explains that residents in the community will be bound...
  • Patriotic Group To Build Armed 'Defensible' Neighborhood Fortress

    01/12/2013 5:15:00 PM PST · by bimboeruption · 112 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 1-13-2013 | Gregory Gwyn-Williams, Jr.
    A group of like-minded patriots, bound together by pride in American exceptionalism, plan on building an armed community to protect their liberty. The group, named Citadel, intends to purchase 2,000 to 3,000 acres for the project in western Idaho. The community will comprise of 3,500 to 7,000 families of patriotic Americans who "voluntarily choose to live together in accordance with Thomas Jefferson's ideal of Rightful Liberty." According to the Citadel website, Rightful Liberty means that "neighbors keep their noses out of other neighbors' business, that neighbors live and let live." Citadel explains that residents in the community will be bound...
  • Schlafly Tells Male Students at The Citadel not to Date Feminists

    09/06/2012 7:26:06 AM PDT · by grundle · 28 replies
    rightwingwatch.org ^ | 04/05/2012 | Kyle Mantyla
    Yesterday, Phyllis Schlafly traveled to South Carolina to speak to at The Citadel, which now offers a course entitled the "Conservative Intellectual Tradition in America." Speaking to an all-male audience, Schlafly assured them that women don't care about the issue of contraception and warned them not to date feminists: The recent political flap about contraception being an important issue for women is completely contrived by Democrats and the media to divert attention from abortion and other important issues, said conservative political activist Phyllis Schlafly. “Contraception is not controversial,” she said. “The issue is not access. It’s who’s going to pay...
  • After Penn State Scandal, The Citadel Details Abuse Allegation

    11/13/2011 6:41:02 AM PST · by marshmallow · 15 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | 11/13/11
    (CNN) -- With many focused on the Penn State child sex abuse scandal, a South Carolina military college said Saturday it regrets not pursuing an allegation against a camp counselor further than it did. The Citadel released details on one of its alumni, Louis Neal "Skip" ReVille, who faces charges including criminal sexual conduct with a child. In 2007, the college received an allegation that five years earlier, ReVille invited two campers at The Citadel Summer Camp into his room to watch pornography. They did not touch each other, but engaged in sexual activity, the college said. "Though the general...
  • Restored ancient citadel in western Afghanistan is symbol of hope in nation beset by war

    10/17/2011 6:11:40 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 9 replies
    AP via Washington Post ^ | Monday, October 17, 11:54 AM
    HERAT, Afghanistan — In the 1970s, tourists traveled to western Afghanistan to climb on the ruins of an ancient citadel, a fortress resembling a sandcastle that has stood overlooking the city of Herat for thousands of years. The citadel was crumbling then, but today the newly restored structure, dating back to the days of Alexander the Great, is a hopeful sign of progress in a country beset by war. Hundreds of Afghan craftsmen worked to restore the ruins’ past glory with help from the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and about $2.4 million from the U.S. and German governments. The...
  • 2010 Talkers - Heavy Hundred

    05/21/2010 9:08:30 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 82 replies · 1,232+ views
    Talker's Magazine ^ | 2010 | unattributed
    The top 25: 1. Rush Limbaugh 2. Sean Hannity 3. Glenn Beck 4. Michael Savage 5. Dr. Laura Schlessinger 6. Laura Ingraham 7. Dave Ramsey 8. Mark Levin 9. Lou Dobbs 10. Thom Hartmann 11. Ed Schultz 12. Joe Madison 13. Neal Boortz 14. Mancow 15. Doug Stephan 16. Alan Colmes 17. Jerry Doyle 18. Bill Handel 19. Mike Gallagher 20. George Noory 21. Don Imus 22. Jim Bohannan 23. Michael Medved 24. Stephanie Miller 25. Bill Bennett
  • Citadel QB being held in jail

    03/02/2010 5:39:28 AM PST · by PilotDave · 18 replies · 1,018+ views
    The Post and Courier ^ | Monday, March 1, 2010 | Jeff Hartsell
    All of that came crashing down early Saturday morning when Starks, a 19-year-old from Atlanta, was arrested and charged with armed robbery, first-degree burglary, kidnapping and possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime — charges that could result in a lengthy prison term if Starks is found guilty. The victim in the case is one of Starks' own coaches at The Citadel, assistant coach Joshua Harpe of West Ashley. A police affidavit states Starks pointed "a handgun (semiauto) at the victim, struck him once in the head with the handgun and ordered him back into (the)...
  • Conservative host Lee Rodgers didn't retire...was fired...told to speak positively about Muslims

    02/20/2010 9:29:42 PM PST · by stillonaroll · 55 replies · 2,440+ views
    In a shocking letter to his disgruntled fans, KSFO (560-AM) radio host Lee Rodgers told them he was fired from the station but probably would have quit anyway, because Citadel, owned by Farid Suleman, had pushed him toward making positive statements about Muslims.
  • Citadel Broadcasting to File for Bankruptcy

    12/20/2009 9:47:15 AM PST · by Steelfish · 10 replies · 1,183+ views
    Wall St. Journal ^ | December 20th 2009
    DECEMBER 20, 2009 Citadel Broadcasting to File for Bankruptcy BY MIKE SPECTOR AND SARAH MCBRIDE Citadel Broadcasting Corp., the third-largest radio broadcaster in the U.S., plans to file for bankruptcy as soon as Sunday, according to people familiar with the matter. Citadel is expected to file in a deal supported by many lenders collectively owed $2 billion, known as a "prearranged" deal in bankruptcy parlance.
  • Officials think S. Carolina Civil War flag found in Iowa

    10/02/2009 10:35:25 AM PDT · by iowamark · 46 replies · 1,342+ views
    Cedar Rapids Gazette ^ | 10/02/2009 | AP
    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – Researchers seem to have solved the mystery of what happened to the “Big Red” flag flown by Citadel cadets when they fired on a ship trying to resupply Fort Sumter three months before the Civil War. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports a 10-by-7-foot flag with a large white Palmetto tree and a white crescent on a red field has been located in storage at an Iowa museum. Researchers think it is the same flag that flew over Morris Island when cadets fired on the supply ship Star of the West, forcing the ship to...
  • Citadel believes it has found the original ‘Big Red,' its Civil War-era flag

    10/03/2009 3:46:48 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 14 replies · 1,080+ views
    The (Charleston) Post and Courier ^ | Oct. 02, 2009 | Diane Knich
    CHARLESTON -- In the days leading to the Civil War, a battery of Citadel cadets on Morris Island fired at the supply ship “Star of the West” as it approached Fort Sumter, forcing the ship to turn around. A red palmetto flag flew over the cadets during the attack on Jan. 9, 1861, which marked a victory for them, and was a significant precursor to the war. The war officially began on April 12, 1861, with the Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter. But some Citadel alumni and others consider the shots fired at “Star of the West” to be the...
  • Talk Radio Sad News: 630 WMAL just cancelled "The Chris Plante Show" today!

    04/03/2009 11:05:55 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 49 replies · 3,545+ views
    Beginning Monday, we welcome a name and voice familiar to many of you, deliver MORE from your favorite morning team, and say goodbye to a good friend and top-notch talk show host. On Monday, the Grandy and Andy Morning Show will expand to 5 hours! The Grandy and Andy magic starts at 5am and won’t stop until 10am (or slightly earlier if Fred starts to choke on his daily ration of mixed nuts.) Between 5 and 9am, it’s all of the great stuff you’re accustomed to: 20 minutes of news and views commercial free at the top of every hour,...
  • Graham: Rule of law vital in Iraq

    03/17/2009 7:37:21 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 10 replies · 332+ views
    The Post and Courier, Charleston, SC ^ | 2009-03-17 | Jill Coley
    The war in Iraq will not be won on dusty roads or in bustling market places. The real battle is being fought on the moral high ground. That's the message U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham shared Monday at The Citadel with cadets and a panel of military and law experts. The seminar on military legitimacy and leadership focused on U.S. military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Citadel Anniversary [166th year] [Grahamnesty speaking on "principled leadership"]

    03/12/2009 8:52:05 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 6 replies · 280+ views
    Charleston - The Citadel is celebrating a great milestone. It's the 166the anniversary of the military school's founding, and it's being marked by four days of concerts, parades, speeches, and athletic events. Corps Day, as it is called, begins on Thursday. On Friday Senator Lindsey Graham is expected to deliver the keynote address at a symposium on principled leadership."
  • Citadel Freezes Its Funds Through March (VERY BAD)

    12/12/2008 9:38:48 PM PST · by GreaterSwiss · 33 replies · 1,367+ views
    WSJ ^ | 12/13/2008
    Kenneth Griffin's Citadel Investment Group barred investors from withdrawing any money from its two biggest hedge funds until at least the end of March, reflecting increased strain on the firm after its funds fell almost 50% this year on investment losses. Investors who asked to withdraw money at year end from Kensington and Wellington, with a combined $10 billion in assets, won't be ...
  • Laura Ingraham Lockout Personal, Not Political: HOLD YOUR FIRE!

    06/17/2008 10:57:48 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 51 replies · 913+ views
    Radio Equalizer ^ | 06/17/08 | Brian Maloney
    Fighting Ingraham's Battle, Activists Waste Valuable Time At a time when conservatives face important political battles heading into November's election, one radio host would have the right waste valuable resources fighting for her lucrative syndication contract. After playing her hand much too aggressively while courting a rival broadcast outfit, Laura Ingraham has found herself locked out at the Talk Radio Network, which has handled her show since an abrupt exit from Westwood One nearly five years ago. While your Radio Equalizer certainly doesn't expect Ingraham to back down from her contention that she's done nothing wrong, attempting to drag the...
  • Laura Ingraham Radio Absence Still Mysterious: AWKWARD MOMENTS

    06/10/2008 12:21:39 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 161 replies · 1,032+ views
    Radio Equalizer ^ | 06/09/08 | Brian Maloney
    Ingraham Takes Award, Doesn't Explain Radio Silence *** WITH IMPORTANT UPDATED DETAILS *** Less than a week after her sudden absence from the radio airwaves, syndicated talker Laura Ingraham found herself in a truly awkward position while picking up a radio industry award Saturday evening. And today, the mystery over her program's fate has only deepened. During the 2008 New Media Seminar, a talk radio convention held in Manhattan, Ingraham received the "Judy Jarvis Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions by a Woman to Talk Radio". Touching on her past accomplishments in talk radio, Ingraham gave a brief speech to attendees,...
  • Sean Hannity and Farid Suleman sat down to dinner last week

    06/04/2008 9:15:58 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 25 replies · 253+ views
    Taylor on radio-info.com ^ | 06/04/08 | Tom Taylor
    ...And the topic was probably not politics (they’re poles apart, personally), but business – and Hannity’s looming opportunity next week to start the process of leaving ABC Radio Networks. That’s if he wants to. And I think Citadel CEO Suleman was trying to explain the reasons why Sean should stay. Among them (and I’m guessing here): continued association with the storied call letters of WABC, WLS, KABC, etc. Will that be enough, followed up by serious expressions of monetary interest like a whale-sized signing bonus? We’ll find out by next Thursday. But I hear from two sources that Hannity and...
  • Sean Hannity may be negotiating to leave ABC

    04/15/2008 8:48:56 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 19 replies · 358+ views
    radio-info.com ^ | 04/15/08 | radio-info.com
    This morning's Taylor on Radio-Info (in a lead story titled "countdown for Hannity?") says Hannity's contract with ABC gives him the right to leave beginning one year after a sale of the company. The afternoon talkshow host is claiming that Citadel's deal with Disney for 22 ABC Radio stations and the ABC Radio Networks constitutes just such an event, and that he's interested in other deals. The anniversary date would be mid-June, and T-R-I says other "interested parties" may include "Hannity & Colmes" syndicator Fox, Clear Channel-owned Premiere, Jimmy deCastro's Content Factory - and Tribune, the new home of Hannity's...
  • Melanie Morgan off KSFO airwaves [MAF founder connected to talk radio audience for 14 years]

    03/04/2008 9:51:19 AM PST · by Impeach98 · 47 replies · 653+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 03/04/2008 | Joseph Farah
    Melanie Morgan off KSFO airwaves © 2008 WorldNetDaily Melanie Morgan (courtesy San Francisco Chronicle) WND exclusive columnist Melanie Morgan, renowned radio personality, national conservative leader and co-author with Catherine Moy of "American Mourning, A Story of Two Families," has announced her departure from talk radio powerhouse KSFO 560 AM. Citadel Broadcasting, which owns KSFO, decided not to renew Morgan's contract as part of the company's announced across-the-board cost-cutting, and her last broadcast on the station was today. "It has truly been an honor for me to work at KSFO for the past 14 years. What I loved most about my...
  • KSFO Confirms: Thank You and Goodbye Melanie Morgan [KSFo 560 - San Francisco]

    03/03/2008 6:03:35 PM PST · by Impeach98 · 38 replies · 945+ views
    KSFO 560 AM ^ | 03/03/2008 | KSFO Management
    Goodbye and thank you, Melanie Morgan We are sorry to report that Melanie Morgan is no longer with KSFO 560am. KSFO was unable to renew Melanie’s contract because of across-the-board budget cuts mandated by our parent company, Citadel Broadcasting. Other employees have been impacted as well. Melanie has been a valued member of the KSFO staff since its inception of the “HotTalk” format in 1994. Previously, she worked for KSFO’s sister-station, KGO, as a reporter since 1983. She has reported on the scene from the Marine barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon; the Mexico City earthquake; and the Tiananmen Square massacre...
  • WABC fires John Gambling, brings in Sliwa (WABC-AM - NYC & Metropolitan area)

    03/03/2008 9:59:39 AM PST · by neverdem · 66 replies · 1,248+ views
    NY DAILY NEWS ^ | March 1st 2008 | DAVID HINCKLEY
    John Gambling City radio veteran John Gambling is out - and Curtis Sliwa is in.Gambling was fired from WABC, a victim of hard times at the station's parent company, Citadel Broadcasting.Sliwa will get Gambling's 10 a.m. slot starting Monday. Also out is WPLJ afternoon host Rocky Allen. Further changes seemed imminent following a scorched-earth fourth quarter financial report from Citadel CEO Farid Suleman. There was no official announcement from WABC or Citadel that Gambling and newsman George Weber were dismissed, but company sources confirmed it. They said Sliwa will take over Gambling's 10-11:45 a.m. slot. That's a prominent position...
  • Talk Radio Breaking News - Citadel Cuts Chris Core & More - 630 WMAL - Washington, D.C.

    02/29/2008 12:08:17 PM PST · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 196 replies · 2,079+ views
    Citadel Cuts MAL's Core & More - 2/29 - DCRTV gets confirmation: Longtime DC radio talker Chris Core has been let go from Citadel talker WMAL, which has promptly erased him from its 630wmal.com website, including its program schedule (right). We're told that it was "not personal," just "part of a massive cutback country-wide by Citadel." Core has worked at WMAL more than two decades, doing the Bill "Trumbull And Core" afternoon show in the 1980s. And there are rumblings of more cuts at Citadel's three DC stations - WMAL, WRQX, and WJZW - including the latter's entire airstaff (see...
  • Author James Rigney (pen name Robert Jordan) Dies

    09/16/2007 10:13:39 PM PDT · by burzum · 17 replies · 516+ views
    16 September 2007
    His official blog seems to be overloaded with traffic right now, but his cousin posted earlier that James Rigney, the author of the Wheel of Time series, died earlier today after a year long fight against amyloidosis. Author Patrick Nielsen Hayden has a discussion on his blog. James Rigney was a good guy and his death is sad news for all of his fans. Not only was he a great author, he was a great patriot as well. He served in the army in Vietnam earning (from Wikipedia) the Distinguished Flying Cross with bronze oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star...
  • Citadel 17, Wisconsin 17 ("Big Ten Stinks" VANITY)

    09/15/2007 10:47:02 AM PDT · by dinoparty · 7 replies · 275+ views
    Citadel 21, Wisconsin 21 at halftime.
  • Whom Do You Think You're Fooling?

    07/23/2007 3:37:59 PM PDT · by Jemian · 59 replies · 1,370+ views
    Town Hall.com ^ | 23 July 2007 | W Stovall Witte III
    Democrats seeking nomination for the 2008 Presidential election must think the American people are pretty gullible. How else can one explain the location and the format they've chosen for their next national debate? You see, on Monday, July 23rd, the South Carolina Democratic Party is hosting all the candidates at the Citadel. They arranged this knowing that an audience of uniformed cadets would attend, so as to offer the national television audience a tacit military endorsement for their leftist, anti-military positions. What's worse is my fellow students at the Citadel won't even be allowed to ask questions of the candidates....
  • Citadel offers lesson in change

    07/23/2007 7:51:42 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies · 372+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 23, 2007 | Christi Parsons
    When officials announced that The Citadel would host a presidential debate Monday, local minister Nelson Rivers III went straight to his calendar to make sure he'd be there. He wanted to be a witness, he said, when a woman and an African-American pass the gates of the historic military college in Charleston, S.C., as the leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. "When they stand on the stage at The Citadel, the message will be that perseverance, commitment and having God on your side will help you prevail," Rivers said. "It's going to be a great day for a lot...
  • (Immense) Subterranean Vault Dating Back To 8th Hejira Century Found Beneath The Citadel

    06/09/2007 4:41:54 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies · 1,307+ views
    Subterranean vault dating back to 8th Hejira century found beneath the Citadel An immense subterranean vault was found beneath the Citadel in Cairo on 7/6/2007, said the Minister of Culture Farouq Hosni. The vault dates back to the era of King Al-Nasser Mohamed Ben Qalawun in the 8th century of Hejira, said the Minister. The vault extends along 200 meters between Al-Ablaq Palace and the sideline palaces of the Citadel.
  • Giuliani supports Army buildup (Rudy's strong commencement speech at the Citadel)

    05/28/2007 4:37:06 AM PDT · by Redmen4ever · 66 replies · 1,060+ views
    Auburn (NY) Citizen ^ | 5/7/07 | AP
    CHARLESTON, S.C. - Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani called for boosting the Army by another 35,000 troops, saying the nation must project strength and better handle the aftermath of war.
  • Citadel military school to put locks on cadets' rooms

    04/23/2007 1:45:38 PM PDT · by Jake The Goose · 56 replies · 1,152+ views
    CNN.com ^ | April 23, 2007 | AP
    CHARLESTON, South Carolina (AP) -- The Citadel will break with tradition and install locks on all cadet rooms amid concerns about safety in the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings. Male cadets at the state military college have no locks on their barracks doors. Female cadets can lock their doors from the inside. The tradition had evolved in keeping with the spareness of military life and with the school's honor code, which mandates that cadets do not steal. Now, all cadets will get keys to lock their doors from the outside by next semester. Installing the locks will cost about...
  • Peru: Bandurria May Rival Caral As Oldest Citadel In Americas

    03/27/2007 2:44:41 PM PDT · by blam · 30 replies · 373+ views
    Peru: Bandurria may rival Caral as oldest citadel in Americas Bandurria's circular ceremonial center. ? Andina (LIP-jl) -- A team of specialists headed by archaeologist Alejandro Chu has informed that structures found in Bandurria may be as old as structures found in Caral, Peru, deemed as the oldest citadel in the Americas. Located north of Lima, near the city of Huacho, the Bandurria archaeological center has been found to have similar structures as those found in Caral. Among the similarities are a circular plaza made with circular borders, and a ceremonial center made of clay, all in an asymmetrical style....
  • Legacy of Fallen Citadel Grad Lives On at Afghanistan Post

    09/07/2006 4:28:26 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 374+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Master Sgt. Chris Miller, USAF
    KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 7, 2006 – For the last five years, here in the heart of Afghanistan’s largest city, lies the nerve center for the command and control of Operation Enduring Freedom, the mission to defeat al Qaeda and associated terrorist movements. Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan is a coalition of 26 nations headquartered inside a brick-walled compound named after a graduate of The Citadel: U.S. Army Capt. Daniel W. Eggers. Eggers, a former Green Beret, lost his life in Afghanistan on May 24, 2004, when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near Kandahar. He was leading his Special Forces A...
  • Pace Offers Leadership Advice to Citadel Graduating Class

    05/08/2006 8:57:08 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 742+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 8, 2006 – The top U.S. military general told members of The Citadel's graduating class accepting commissions into the military on May 6 they're serving their country in its time of need and offered them his own personal formula for leadership success. Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, , addresses the 397 graduates at The Citadel for their May 6 commencement in Charleston, S.C.. He told them that their country, at war, needed them. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Cherie Thurlby, USAF  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. "Your country needs you. We...
  • BREAKING: FCC Targets Four Radio Powers in Probe (1st Fed payola probe in 25+ years)

    04/20/2006 5:33:10 PM PDT · by Wolfstar · 18 replies · 649+ views
    Clear Channel, CBS, Citadel and Entercom Will Be Investigated in First Federal Payola Investigation in More Than a Quarter Century April 20, 2006 The FCC has launched formal investigations into pay-for-play practices at Clear Channel Communications, CBS Radio, Entercom Communications and Citadel Broadcasting. The story was broken by Charles Duhigg in an L.A. Times Page One story. As Duhigg notes, this is the biggest federal payola inquiry since the congressional payola hearings of 1960. The story cites two FCC officials as revealing that the FCC had requested “letters of inquiry” from the four radio powers in search of evidence that...
  • Ancient Citadel Shows Scars Of Mass Warfare (Mesopotamia - 3500BC)

    12/16/2005 8:34:38 AM PST · by blam · 14 replies · 943+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 12-16-2005 | Will Knight
    Ancient citadel shows scars of mass warfare 11:42 16 December 2005 NewScientist.com news service Will Knight The shattered remains of a 5500-year-old citadel that stood on the modern-day border between Syria and Iraq provide some of the oldest evidence for organised and bloody warfare. The Mesopotamian settlement lies in Hamoukar, on the northernmost tip of Syria, 8 kilometres from the Iraqi border. In 3500 BC the 13-hectare development was subjected to a devastating attack, its edifices crumbling beneath a crushing hail of bullet-shaped projectiles. The evidence of the destruction was uncovered in October and November 2005 by an expedition coordinated...
  • Citadel Board picks Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa, Jr. as next president

    06/20/2005 7:36:12 AM PDT · by Robe · 2 replies · 289+ views
    The Citadel Board of Visitors announced that they have selected Lieut. Gen. John W. Rosa, Jr. to be the college’s 19th president subject to his release from active duty. Rosa, a member of the Class of 1973, is currently serving as the superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.