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Monthly Archives: January 2008

Voices of Trinity: Election Fever

- Following the State of the Union address the other night, I received several great comments from students and alumnae. Ally Portee, president of College Republicans, who has campaigned for Mitt Romney in several states, offered this comment: “Even though I…
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State of the Union, Classic Americana

- What an amazing night for Trinity! On Capitol Hill in the House Chamber, there was Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Trinity ’62, gaveling the joint session of Congress to order and announcing the arrival of the President of the…
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Governor in Vogue

- governor-sm.jpgKansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius, Trinity Class of 1970, is in vogue. Really! She’s in Vogue magazine this month, but even more, she’s in vogue politically — chosen by her party’s leadership (notably House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Trinity ’62)…
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Cathie Black: Portrait of Success

- basic-black-cover4.jpg“Always take a clean copy of your resume to a job interview.” “Dress for the next job you aspire to have.” “Carry yourself as though you know where you’re going.” Cathie Black’s wit and workplace wisdom leaps from every page…
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Campaign Debates Meet American Gladiator

- Gladiators International stock markets experienced a shocking drop today, to levels not seen since September 2001. The world economy is sagging badly under the weight of the impending recession in this nation. Investors abroad and at home are signalling a profound…
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What Would Martin Think?

- Martin Luther KingAlmost 40 years have passed since that terrible April day in 1968 in Memphis when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. That’s one more year than the entire span of years he had on this earth. He’d be 79…
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Uniform Unfairness

- Muslim RunnerWas it right for officials of the Montgomery Invitational track meet to disqualify runner Juashaunna Kelly because she wore a special track suit to comply with her Muslim religion? Ms. Kelly, a senior at Theodore Roosevelt High School in D.C.,…
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Dr. King's Legacy: What's It To You?

- Yesterday was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, and the nation will officially observe the occasion on Monday, January 21. In the last two weeks, courtesy of the presidential campaign (more on this below), there’s been a new public discussion
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Voices of Trinity: Students at the Primaries!

- Trinity Students Allyson Portee (president of the College Republicans) and Lauren Romero spent the last two weeks at the Iowa Caucuses and the New Hampshire Primary. They stumped for Mitt Romney. Ally sent this message about their experience: “I had…
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Beat the Press

- Voters are the real winners in New Hampshire this morning, and the biggest losers are the pollsters and pundits who are just stunned that the voters rejected the “conventional wisdom” of the collective media that the candidacies of John McCain
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