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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Madness in the Funhouse

August 31, 2010 - Goodbye to August, the maddest month of the year.  Long days with hot air breezes.  Takes me back to the times when we kids would clamor to go to the amusement park, maybe the cheezy big one on the Wildwood… Continue reading
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The Lives of Girls

August 27, 2010 - For quite some time there’s been murmuring about girls getting too many advantages.  Echoing mostly from the caves of misogyny, though sometimes threaded with claims of learned research (ah, “data!”), the party line says that out-of-control feminism duped schools into… Continue reading
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Phenomenal Women!

August 23, 2010 - cole 4 (Medium) Across the years I’ve had the privilege of knowing some pretty phenomenal women, and in just the last week I’ve had the real pleasure of introducing several of them to our newest Trinity Women during the orientation program for the… Continue reading
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Turning Back The Clock

August 18, 2010 - Happy Anniversary, ladies!  Today is the 90th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.   Yes, it’s only been 90 years — within the lifetime of our mothers and grandmothers — that women became fully enfranchised citizens. … Continue reading
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Freedom, Tolerance, Forgiveness

August 15, 2010 - f we banned the building of churches for every religion that suffered some followers who became murderous fanatics in the name of God, we’d have few steeples in America.   The Gothic spires of many Christian and Catholic churches might never… Continue reading
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Title IX: Ted Stevens' Legacy

August 12, 2010 - Home I’ll take a wild guess that most of the young women athletes playing collegiate-level basketball or lacrosse or soccer or softball are unaware of the reasons why many older advocates for women’s sports are mourning Ted Stevens… today.  Outside of Continue reading
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Gender and Pedagogy

August 8, 2010 - An article in today’s Washington Post magazine… looks at the “new experiment” in single-sex classes at the Imagine Southeast Public Charter School in DC.  The headline is unfortunate:  “Separate but Equal:  More Schools are Dividing Classes by Gender.”   Critics of Continue reading
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Tracing Citizenship's Roots

August 5, 2010 - aflag9 pintacp Christopher Columbus did not go through Ellis Island in 1492.  He came right across the southern border. Refugees from the oppressive monarch in Britain — otherwise known as Pilgrims — who landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620 did not register… Continue reading
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$100 Million Tantrum

August 2, 2010 - Stomping_referee I don’t know about you, but the thought of $100 million is almost incomprehensible.  When I hear big dollar figures like that, I try to figure out what that kind of money could buy.   $100 million would fund about five… Continue reading
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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu