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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Madness in the Funhouse

- 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…
2009 Read comments (4)     Add Comment

The Lives of Girls

- 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…
2002 Read comments (2)     Add Comment

Phenomenal Women!

- 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…
2001 Read comments (1)     Add Comment

Turning Back The Clock

- 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. …
1983 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

Freedom, Tolerance, Forgiveness

- 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…
1982 Read comments (3)     Add Comment

Title IX: Ted Stevens' Legacy

- 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…
1981 Read comments (1)     Add Comment

Gender and Pedagogy

- 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…
1979 Read comments (2)     Add Comment

Tracing Citizenship's Roots

- 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…
1978 Read comments (0)     Add Comment

$100 Million Tantrum

- 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…
1975 Read comments (1)     Add Comment


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