The new president of the Citadel, retired General Glenn Walters, has announced that the military college will assign rising sophomores to a different company than the one they were in as freshman in an effort to reduce hazing. Traditionally cadets remained in the same company throughout all four years at the school. Source: P&C
The winner of the $1.5 billion jackpot still hasn’t claimed their money, leading to conspiracy theories — did it get thrown away? Did they have a heart attack because of the shock? Are they waiting it out? — but they have until April 19 to claim their money. The state could lose $61 million in income tax if the winner does not come forward. Source: New York Times
Your stuffy nose may not be a cold, but instead the it-must-be-unseasonably-early pollen. According to Charleston Allergy and Asthma, it is pretty standard. Unfortunately this is just the beginning, with March through June seeing even more pollen. Specialists advise to start taking allergy pills or getting an allergy shot now–it’s only going to get worse. Source: P&C
The New York Times Magazine published a look into Sen. Lindsey Graham to try to answer the question “what happened?” According to Graham, it is Graham’s search for “relevance” and effort to get reelected. Source: New York Times Magazine
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