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Pat McGuire has been the president of Trinity Washington University since 1989.
Freedom of the Press: Straw Poll on the First Amendment Part 2

- Trinity students, faculty and staff are definitely skeptical of all news and know that good research and independent thinking are key to keeping democracy vital. And there's a big generation gap when it comes to choosing newspapers, television or social media as the favored news source.
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Constitution Day 2017: First Amendment Poll Part One: Freedom of Speech

- Voices of Trinity: Freedom of Speech! For Constitution Day 2017 we took a First Amendment Straw Poll of the Trinity community. The results on the Freedom of Speech question are on today's blog, more to come on Press and Religion later this week!
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Land O’Lakes: Legacy and Leverage

- 50 years after the Land O'Lakes statement on Catholic higher education, we are called to be leaders of a new revolution for racial and social justice, for hope, for charity and peace.
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September 11: Restoring American Values

- We must not let the memory of September 11 defeat our values of equality, justice and freedom for all.
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Catholic Bishops on DACA Action

- Trinity joins the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in denouncing the elimination of DACA protection as a reprehensible rejection of Catholic and Christian values in social justice and care for those who are marginalized.
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Trinity Stands with Dreamers

- As a matter of social justice, deeply rooted in Catholic teachings on the dignity of human life and consistent with our mission values, Trinity stands proudly with our students who are Dreamers and urges preservation of the DACA program.
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Straw Poll: CAS New Students Speak Out!

- New students in the College of Arts & Sciences speak out in our straw poll conducted at the opening convocation.
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Voices of Trinity: Class of 2021!

- Welcome, Class of 2021 and all new students in the College of Arts & Sciences! Thanks for sharing so much of your amazing stories already!
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Don’t Know Much About History

- We should teach the truth about American history so that we do not repeat the terrible mistakes of our past. Any compromise on racism repeats the original mistake of the Founders who could have --- but did not --- abolish slavery.
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Leadership Imperatives

- True leadership is a moral act to restore hope, ensure justice, achieve peace. Leaders cannot equivocate in the face of clear hatred, provocation and violence. We must be clear and firm: there is no place in American society for those who seek to foment racial hatred.
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Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu