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Voices of Trinity: Danielle Harrington '12

September 29, 2008 - /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:”"; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New Roman”; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} img_4483.JPG Last week, a Trinity freshwoman made us all proud — Danielle Harrington, Class of 2012, Continue reading
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"We the People" Deserve The Debate!

September 25, 2008 - The news is so disturbing that I’m starting to click on links like “Ed McMahon Takes New Job As Rapper” and “Five Reasons NOT to Go on a Date”… just to get away from headlines blaring about bailouts… of all Continue reading
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Masters of the Universe No More

September 24, 2008 - websterfix1.jpgThe Masters of the Universe… were always figments of the imagination, plastic toys and comic book heroes and celluloid characters with outsized muscles and egos.   When the novelist Tom Wolfe borrowed the mythic male action figure to satirize the rising Continue reading
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The Big Bailout: What's It To You?

September 21, 2008 - dollar.gifdollar.gifdollar.gifdollar.gif So, what’s it to you, the $700 Billion federal bailout of the financial industry? (What’s that you say?  You don’t read the papers?  Your TV broken?  You didn’t get that text?  PAY ATTENTION!   This affects YOU …big time!) Continue reading
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Constitution Day 2008: Call to Action

September 17, 2008 - 150x200_b.gif Federal law requires all schools, colleges and universities to observe today, September 17, as Constitution Day.   At Trinity today, many faculty will devote some portion of their classes to teaching about the presidential election process and the various issues at Continue reading
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Our Next Congresswoman? Alice Kryzan ’70

September 14, 2008 - kryzan.jpgHelen Gallagher, Class of 1970, writes, “How about a shout out to my green classmate, Alice Kryzan, and her race for congress?” Yes, here’s a “shout out” for a woman we hope will be Trinity’s next member of Congress:  Alice … Continue reading
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9/11 Postscript: "What Type of People?"

September 12, 2008 - A student emailed me with a comment on yesterday’s blog on September 11 — she works in a local hotel and she had the following personal encounter yesterday: “…There was a group of Muslims practicing Ramadan in our hotel’s event… Continue reading
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September 11

September 11, 2008 - candle.jpeg Did “everything” really change on September 11?  Seven years ago, on that terrible day and for the many awful days that followed, commentators filled the air with mournful profundities about the transformative power of that horrific terrorist attack on the Continue reading
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Catholic Dogma, Political Landmine

September 9, 2008 - In late August, in an interview on Meet the Press, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Trinity ’62, said in response to a question by host Tom Brokaw that there is controversy in the Catholic Church over the question of … Continue reading
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Condi Tames Mad Dog

September 7, 2008 -  2008_riceqadhafi2_600.jpg Almost lost in the backwash of hurricane news and convention aftermath last week was the stealth visit of Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice to the leader of the nation of Libya, Moammar Qaddafi, a former terrorist leader whom President Continue reading
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