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Monthly Archives: April 2008

Wright. Wrong? Right?

- Only history will be able to tell us if Reverend Jeremiah Wright is an important figure in the 2008 presidential election or a footnote to a very strange primary season. What we know right now is that he has managed…
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Stepping To Success

- step-8-medium.jpg What can cause several thousand Washington area residents to spend the better part of a sunny Saturday afternoon indoors for an event that often brings them to their feetstep-2-medium.jpg cheering and stomping and having a rip-roaring good time? No, it…
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Leadership Across Generations

- copy-of-paula-3-large.jpgAlumnae leadership is a Trinity hallmark across all generations of Trinity Women. At this week’s Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society induction for Political Science majors, Paula Lettice, Class of 1971, continued the grand tradition of extending our “Old Girls’ Network”…
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Trinity's Fearless Founders

- What would Julia think? I found myself contemplating that question on the eve of Trinity’s Founders Day as I sat in the Washington studios of Al Jazeera, the Arabic world television network, offering commentary on the Pope’s visit to the…
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Warsaw @ 65: Passover Remembrance

- As a fitting end to this past week’s intense focus on religion and faith in modern life, I joined a wonderful group of friends for Seder on the first night of Passover on Saturday. This group of Jewish and Christian…
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Apostolate of Hope

- pope-4-large.jpgPope Benedict surprised and delighted a lot of people today. After his Mass at Nationals Stadium, he met privately with several victims of clergy sex abuse, a move that surprised many but a gesture consistent with a theme of…
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Catholic Conundrum

- Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Washington appears to be going very well; he enjoyed the warm greetings at the White House and enthusiastic adulations of thousands of Washingtonians and people from all over. At the White House, Pope Benedict called…
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Papal Kaffeklatsch

- pourcoffee.gifImagine for a minute that the Trinity community could have a kaffeklatsch with Pope Benedict when he’s in town this week. (That strange looking word means “coffee and donuts and a discussion”…) What would we want to discuss with the…
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Remembering Sr. Elizabeth Henry Bellmer, SND

- sr-elizabeth-henry-bellmer-snd-cropped.jpgSister Elizabeth Henry Bellmer, SND, saved many a tree on Trinity’s campus, long before the Green Movement was fashionable. Our remarkable landscape, originally designed by Olmstead, includes an astonishing variety of chestnut, beech, magnolia, pine, maple and other beautiful trees.…
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Leaders for the Next Generation

- students-large.jpgLast Friday, I had the privilege of sitting in on a focus group conducted by students in Dr. Shelley Tomkin’s seminar on public opinion polling. What a great affirmation of Trinity’s mission in women’s leadership development! The students organized a…
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