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South Carolina Congressman Plots To Deny Funding To The Citadel For Flying The Confederate Flag

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

The Confederate flag hasn't flown over the South Carolina State House since summer, when a racially motivated mass shooting at a historically black ch...

Buying Art vs. Collecting Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.02.2017 | Arts
Edward Goldman

An unsettling cash phenomenon happened in the art world just two weeks ago, when a gigantic pile of money exchanged hands between two major American art philanthropists. A $500 million dollar pile, to be precise.

Citadel Suspends Cadets Who Wore Pillowcases Resembling KKK Hoods

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics

The Citadel military college in South Carolina has completed an initial investigation into the students who wore pillowcases resembling Ku Klux Klan h...

This Billionaire's Wife Reportedly Wants $1 Million A Month In Child Support

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.26.2015 | Divorce

After filing for divorce last year, billionaire Kenneth Griffin reportedly says his wife is claiming $1 million in monthly expenses to support their t...

Official Approves Confederate Flag At Military College

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., June 10 (Reuters) - A Confederate flag displayed at the Citadel military college in Charleston, So...

Microsoft And FBI Team Up To Take Down $500 Million Cyber Crime Ring

Reuters | Jim Finkle | Posted 09.19.2014 | Technology

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp and the FBI, aided by authorities in more than 80 countries, have launched a major assa...

Dear Syria

Rayya Elias | Posted 07.14.2013 | World
Rayya Elias

My family left Syria in late 1967 after nationalization started taking place and moved to Detroit. It's really hard for me to wrap my head around what is going on in my homeland. People often ask me how I feel about Syria, and frankly, it confuses me.

Rick Santorum's Son Runs For President Too

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

The oldest son of Rick Santorum has made his own run for president of his freshman class at the Citadel, a public military college in South Carolina. ...

Group Lays Out Blueprint For 'Bastion Of Liberty' In Remote Idaho

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

For anybody intent on relocating to a fortified, self-sustaining community based on the principles of patriotism and survivalism -- and on doing so wi...

Syria: Much More Than a Geography of Violence

Maytha Alhassen | Posted 02.12.2013 | World
Maytha Alhassen

I wanted to share my stories with you, so that you might know a land and people beyond distorted filters of violence and destruction.

The Road of Damascus: Shared Heritage Imperiled by a Savage Civil War

Paul Gunther | Posted 02.04.2013 | World
Paul Gunther

Syria endures as one of the world's greatest cultural crossroads. Its architectural and archeological record lends dignity and pride of place to its citizens. The question today is, can this precious national patrimony survive another year or even a few more months?

Did These Critics Go Too Far?

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 11.10.2012 | Entertainment

It's another week loaded with music and movie releases, and once again, the world's critics are here to express their opinions on which flopped. In...

Shocking Claim Against Former Santorum Aide

Mount Pleasant Patch | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

A recent Citadel graduate accused of sexual improprieties at the public military university once worked for Rick Santorum's presidential campaign, acc...

After Scandal Rocks Penn State, Another College Faces Abuse Allegations

Posted 01.14.2012 | College

After Penn State's horrific abuse scandal came to light last week, another college has come clean about an abuse allegation on their campus. On Sa...

Citadel Leaders Who Covered Up Child Sex Abuse Charges Must Stand Down

Christine Pelosi | Posted 01.13.2012 | College
Christine Pelosi

By their own admission, we know that Citadel's leaders' decision to keep child sex abuse charges involving their alum and employee from police was a moral failure to "duty honor country."

Too Big To Fail, Or Too Trifling For Oversight?

New York Times | Posted 08.12.2011 | Business

It is not very often that business people head to Washington to explain how unimportant they are. But over the last several months, executives from...

Insider Trading Probe Offers New Chance to Curb Hedge Fund Power

David Callahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Callahan

It is never good to hear that large financial players may have broken the law, and the huge insider trading investigation unfolding on Wall Street is deeply troubling. But the upside to the probe is that it offers a chance to curb the outsized power of hedge funds.

This is Iraq (But Not the One You've Seen Before)

Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Victoria Fine

Iraqi Kurdistan is full of the growing pains and remarkable opportunities of a society that is moving on from violence and redefining a national and regional identity. This is the story we are here to tell.

Tea, Green: Five Experts Serve Up Their Favorite Eco-Friendly Brews

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

The tea industry has an ugly history of deforesting, damaging biodiversity, and using pesticides. To promote more enlightened sipping, we asked five experts to name their preferred brew.

Author And Citadel Graduate Pat Conroy Sent Shannon Faulkner To College (VIDEO) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Shannon Faulkner, the first woman to be admitted to the Citadel Military College, told Good Morning America today that her education was funded by aut...

Chicago Hedge Fund Reeling

The New York Times | Louise Story | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Kenneth C. Griffin was one of those Wall Street whiz kids. As a teenager, he traded out of his dorm room at Harvard. In his 20s, he opened his own hed...

Hedge Funds Poach Talent From Weakened Investment Banks Like Bear Stearns

DealBook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Hedge funds are on a hiring binge, taking advantage of cutbacks at investment banks. Star traders, senior executives and whole teams have been recruit...

Why Citadel Pounced On Wounded E*Trade

Wall Street Journal | SUSANNE CRAIG, GREGORY ZUCKERMAN, MATTHEW KARNITSCHNIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On Monday, Nov. 12, Kenneth Griffin was boarding a plane to New York when he received an urgent call from Joe Russell, a lieutenant at Mr. Griffin's b...

E*Trade Gets Help From Citadel

Wall Street Journal | SUSANNE CRAIG, MATTHEW KARNITSCHNIG and DENNIS K. BERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

E*Trade Financial Corp., which is ensnared in the mortgage crisis, said it is getting a $2.55 billion cash infusion from Citadel Investment Group, in ...