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Monthly Archives: August 2008

The Tactics of History

- conway.jpegTrinity Alumna Kellyanne Fitzpatrick Conway ’89 (left photo), founder of thepollingcompany,was ahead of most political strategists on Sarah Palin, the Alaska governor who became John McCain’s vice presidential choice yesterday.  Quoted in a June article in politico.com, Kellyanne…
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Sydney Cross: Eyewitness to History

- hpim0567-medium.JPG Sophomore Sydney Cross is in Denver for the Democratic National Convention, and she has sent the following dispatches from the scene: A snapshot of Day One: “Day one of the Democratic National Convention has been a very dynamic and interesting…
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88 Years and Counting!

- 19th-amendment.jpegvoters.jpegwomen-voters.jpeg 88 years ago today, Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby ratified the 19th Amendment to the Constitution. 88 years ago — before this very day, and in the lifetime of women many of us have known — women in the United…
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Let the Games Begin!

- 41816251.jpg The Olympics may be over, but for Americans, a contest of Olympic proportions is just beginning.  Today marks the real beginning of the presidential election season as Democratic Convention Co-Chair and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi ’62 gavels the…
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What a Classy Class!

- ||29695108@N03||orientation|| The Class of 2012 has been on campus for just one week and already they are exhibiting a style and grace — a sense of class — that sets a high standard for the upcoming academic year.  I have…
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Dreams of Olympic Proportions

- 08new_toplogo.gifThis past weekend, as Michael Phelps swam into Olympic history and some remarkable older women (aged 33, 38 and 41 — winning silver in gymnastics vault, gold in the marathon, and silver in 50 meter swimming) proved that staying in…
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A Spy in My Soup!

- sh03h353juliachild_w190.jpgWe all do things in our young lives that people who know us later on can’t imagine — bet you didn’t know that I was once in charge of the horses for an entire summer at the day camp where…
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What Was He Thinking??

- 160px-lucy_mercer.JPG225px-fdr_in_1933.jpgeleanor-images.jpegrielle-images.jpegedwardscouple.jpg Quick review of the scorecard:  (oops, no pun intended!)… Bill Clinton Newt Gingrich Robert Livingston Rudy Giuliani Eliot Spitzer Nelson Rockefeller John F. Kennedy Franklin Delano Roosevelt Hmmm.  This is gettting to be a pretty distinguished list!  Now we can…
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What in the World…

- beijing-thumbnailaspx.jpeg On the far side of the world, the bear and the dragon are flexing their muscles in different ways — Russian bombs crashing on apartments in Georgia; Chinese architectural wonders amid tightly controlled environments in Beijing — while Olympic television…
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The Girls of Summer

- dancing-large.jpg Can a woman fly an airplane? Yes, she can! Can a woman build a building? Yes, she can! Can a woman lead a nation? Can she run a TV station? Can she head a corporation? Yes! She can! Yes! She…
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