The Gold Star Journal (GSJ), founded in July 1996 by Dr. Suzanne Mabrouk (Chemistry Department), promotes academic excellence at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs and photo stories. Selected nonfiction papers demonstrate effective writing, research skills, and critical thinking. Featured photographs commemorate the life of Citadel students. Photo stories depict experiences mostly through photographs and minimal prose.

Recent Submissions

  • The Gold Star Journal, 2022 Edition 

    Clark, Alexander; Henriquez, Richardo; Jensen, Will; Geiger, Charles; Unden, Matthew; Morse, Cooper; Charles, Harry; Smiles, Shiloh; Wilson, Eric, Jr.; Smith, Matthew; McCord, Kaytlynne; Williams, Jacob; Babcock, Joshua; Hanellin, Cort (2022)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2021 Edition 

    Fricchione, Nick; Wood, Dylan R.; Dion, Hannah; Kyte, Thomas; Singleton, Jalen; Field, Joseph M.; Ruiz, Ashley; Smiles, Shiloh; Hoffman, Frank; Williams, Jacob; Ervin, Chase; Prioleau, William Berry; Britton, Anna (2021)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2020 Edition 

    Unknown author (2020)
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2019 Edition 

    Unknown author (2019)
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2018 Edition 

    Unknown author (2018)
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2017 Edition 

    Unknown author (2017)
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2016 Edition 

    Unknown author (2016)
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2015 Edition 

    Unknown author (2015)
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2014 Edition 

    Keener, Robert; Parrado, Luis Miguel; Ma, Jane; Kersey, Andrew; Santana, Michael; Katchen, Sarah; Pinelli, Nick (2014)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2013 Edition 

    Holmes, Scott A.; Braye, Lance C.; Madden, Nathaniel G.; Gorman, Thomas A., Jr.; McGuire, Franklin S., Jr.; Boodee, Ryan J. (2013)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2012 Edition 

    Selmasska, Matthew E.; McGuire, Franklin S., Jr.; Braye, Lance C.; Ma, Jane; Riser, John J.; Jack, Christian V.; Keener, Robert P., III; Herold, Matthew L. (2012)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2011 Edition 

    Smith, Devon C.; Van Swearingen, John R.; Braye, Lance C.; Periola, Marttin E.; Selmasska, Matthew E.; Riser, John J. (2011)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2010 Edition 

    Mann, Brice L.; Raymond, Abraham J.; Trippi, Joseph A.; Koubenec, Noah J.; Martin, George H., III; Periola, Marttin E. (2010)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2009 Edition 

    Periola, Marttin E.; Gardner, Tyler L.; Millard, Matthew C.; Dioguardi, Frankie S.; Petersen, Ashley R.; Otto, Nathan A.; Williams, Charles J., III (2009)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2008 Edition 

    Collins, Joseph C.; Edelson, Jerome C.; Meng, Tso-Chun; Hsiao, Kai; Yu, Kei-Tai; Hontz, Leon E., III; Elliott, Franklin D., Jr.; Stinson, John P.; Carter, Clayton E.; Poston, David A. (2008)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2007 Edition 

    Gryder, Matthew O.; Kuderka, Raymond A., III; Morrison, Mark J.; Newman, Jared S., II; Sandquist, Cody S.; Schmid, Douglas J.; Sullivan, Thomas J., III (2007)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2006 Edition 

    Amen, Brian J.; Edem, Anyanime A.; Henfey, Matthew J.; Ligon, Harris C.; Monte, Alex M.; Park, Mary C. (2006)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2005 Edition 

    Hyman, Kathryn; Nelson, Deon; Funk, Joel; Wheeler, Paul; Stelmach, Michael; Bergmans, John H. (2005)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2004 Edition 

    Hudson, Michael R.; Pratt, D. Ryan; Groh, Garrison D.; Head, Ryan E.; Speck, John G.; Somerset, Scott M. (2004)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...
  • The Gold Star Journal, 2003 Edition 

    Sinclair, Nicholas C.; Middleton, Clay; Cunningham, Jeffrey; Wells, Joshua A.; Potter, Nathan C. (2003)
    The Gold Star Journal showcases the excellence of every academic department at The Citadel through the publication of cross-disciplinary, nonfiction papers and creativity and ingenuity through the publication of photographs ...

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