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Monthly Archives: September 2006

Combat Boots Were Her Shoes

September 30, 2006 - 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… Continue reading
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The Governor and The Senator

September 27, 2006 - 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 Continue reading
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Freedom of Speech, Trinity Voices

September 24, 2006 - 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… Continue reading
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You've Got (HP Spy) Mail!

September 21, 2006 - 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 Continue reading
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Constitution Day 2006

September 17, 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 Continue reading
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The Village Godmother

September 14, 2006 - 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.… Continue reading
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Wearing Her Own Shoes

September 12, 2006 - 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… Continue reading
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Get Out The Vote!

September 12, 2006 - 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… Continue reading
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September 11

September 9, 2006 - 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… Continue reading
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Special Students, Monumental Achievement

September 6, 2006 - 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 Continue reading
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