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Monthly Archives: September 2006

Combat Boots Were Her Shoes

- Her photograph is stunning: a beautiful young woman, full of life, beaming through the robust fulness of her achievement as one of the highest ranking members of the Class of 2005 at West Point. A graduate of Oxen Hill High…
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The Governor and The Senator

- Leave it to a Trinity Woman to get a renowned U.S. Senator to do something he doesn’t normally do. Senator Barack Obama paid the highest compliment to Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius (Trinity ’70) last night when he stopped by a…
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Freedom of Speech, Trinity Voices

- Last week, on Constitution Day, I urged the Trinity Community to spend some time reflecting on the question “Is Freedom of Speech in Danger?” I’m delighted to know that some faculty and students took time to discuss this topic in…
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You've Got (HP Spy) Mail!

- What were they thinking? The news from the Hewlett-Packard Board Room gets weirder and weirder. First, there was the unceremonious ouster in 2005 of Carly Fiorina, one of the most well-known Fortune 500 women executives. Then came the news…
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Constitution Day 2006

- Today is Constitution Day. Congress has passed a law requiring colleges and universities to observe this day. That’s good, because this day gives us an opportunity to reflect openly on the health of the entire legal basis for this…
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The Village Godmother

- My last blog about women in television news was, in part, a reflection on the ways in which some women must assume facades and artifice and superficial images in order to reach what passes for success in the popular culture.…
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Wearing Her Own Shoes

- Up til now I’ve tried to avoid the Katie Couric frenzy. Couric became the anchor of the CBS Evening News last week, the first woman ever to sit as the “sole” anchor on a prime time news program of one…
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Get Out The Vote!

- 6:45 a.m. — I rolled up to the front door of Main at my usual hour this morning, and found that a group of students already beat me to the front steps! Sporting bright blue “Vote” T-shirts, they were heading…
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September 11

- Even now, five years later, I find it hard to look at the pictures. Towers of ash, figures in windows, shadows of planes, jagged shards of a place where once I entertained friends and colleagues at the very top, Windows…
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Special Students, Monumental Achievement

- As I turned to the Style section in the Washington Post today, I was pleasantly startled to see a familiar face gazing out from the feature story photo. Sharon Brady Raimo ’69 was comfortably perched in a circular cutout in…
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