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2005 Edition

The Gold Star Journal, 2005 Edition

The Editors

  • John H. Bergmans, Class of 2006, Political Science Major.
  • Emil Deon Nelson, Jr., Class of 2005, English Major.
  • John J. Brothers, Class of 2005, Political Science Major.
  • Elliot James Pernula, Class of 2005, English Major.
  • Matthew J. Harakas, Class of 2006, English Major.
  • Timothy A. Devine, Class of 2007, History Major.
The Gold Star Journal, 2005 Inside Cover

"This year's editors and Dr. Mabrouk proudly dedicate the ninth edition of The Gold Star Journal to Major General John S. Grinalds. Through his strength and endurance, he has brought unprecedented progress and prosperity to The Citadel. Through his hard work, dedication, faith, and kindness, he has touched all of those around him."

To view the entire 2005edition, click this link or the cover above.

  • "Feminism Gone Wrong: Domestic Female Portrayal in Recent Film", Kathryn Hyman, Graduate Student, English.

  • "The Religion of Cormac McCarthy's West", Deon Nelson, Class of 2005, English.

  • "Massacre at Srebrenica and the UN Safe Area Calamity", Joel Funk, Class of 2006, Political Science and German.

  • "7th Century Alexandria: A Microcosm of Peaceful Muslim-Christian Relations ", Paul Wheeler, Class of 2005, Political Science.

  • "Tetraethyl Lead-History, Chemistry and Health Effects", Michael Stelmach, Class of 2006, Chemistry.

  • "Four Months of The Mercury: Prelude to Total War", John H. Bergmans, Class of 2006, Political Science.


Special Merit Award Recipient 2005, Other Magazines Category
CASE District III Advancement Awards Program
Entry included the 2004, 2003, and 2002 Editions of The Gold Star Journal