AND THEN THERE WERE TWO...

CLAIMING SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND VICIOUS HAZING, HALF THE FEMALE CADETS QUIT THE CITADEL

The week before Kim Messer and Jeanie Mentavlos announced that they were leaving the Citadel because they no longer felt safe on campus, interim Citadel president R. Clifton Poole was planning to send a letter to alumni telling them how well the assimilation of females into the 154-year-old South Carolina military college had gone. "We were feeling really good, really proud," says Poole. "Now I have to send a letter to a lot of angry alumni explaining what went wrong."

It will be interesting to see what Poole chooses to tell those alums. For until state and federal authorities complete their...

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