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Soaps and Suds

July 31, 2009 - today_thumbnailPeople in Boston have already moved on.   The latest drama screaming across the front page of the Boston Globe… is the “shocking, shocking” news that another baseball slugger, David Ortiz of the Red Sox, was on steroids the whole time.   Continue reading
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Presidential Math: Words = $$$

February 24, 2009 - President Obama is about to give a speech …in which the worth of the words may well be calculated for days to come.   Tonight, before a joint session of Congress, the president will address the global economic crisis and his Continue reading
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Choosing Our Better History

January 21, 2009 - presidential-wave-large.jpg One of my favorite commentators on leadership, the late John Gardner who founded Common Cause, wrote in his essay No Easy Victories that “Most of all, we need leaders to give us hope…the first and last task of a leader Continue reading
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Pheelin' Phine

October 30, 2008 - hwl.jpeg Be kind to all the Philadelphia natives today if we seem a little giddy — improbably, the Phillies just won the World Series!…   Only the second such crown in 126 years of baseball in the City of Brotherly Love Continue reading
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Graduation Day

May 18, 2008 - grad-3-large.jpg Outside my office, on the Marble Corridor, excitement is building as nearly 400 students race about with black robes flying, purple and gold hoods starting to appeargrad-2-large.jpg on their shoulders, and cries for “black tassels!” fill the air. Families and Continue reading
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Pink Mitts and Playing Hardball

April 6, 2008 - mitt-1-large.jpg So, it’s come to this. Pink baseball mitts for the female T-ball set. No dirty-boy-rawhide for these delicate creatures. My shopping cart screeched to a halt at Target this morning as I was prowling for detergent. The screaming display of Continue reading
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Not Again! Not Again! Yes. Again.

February 15, 2008 - Once again, with sickening familiarity, college campuses elsewhere are in mourning because of the deranged actions of people with guns.  Last Friday, an apparently depressed student at Louisiana Technical College… in Baton Rouge killed herself and two classmates.  Then, yesterday, Continue reading
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Beat the Press

January 9, 2008 - Voters are the real winners in New Hampshire this morning, and the biggest losers are the pollsters and pundits who are just stunned that the voters rejected the “conventional wisdom” of the collective media that the candidacies of John McCain… Continue reading
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Underdogs

January 5, 2008 - It’s the first Saturday morning of the new year and a whole lot of Very Important People are waking up as Underdogs. By this time next week, we’ll know whether any of them have managed to transform themselves into Alpha Continue reading
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Invincible Summer

January 1, 2008 - “In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was, in me, an invincible summer.” Posters with that quotation from Albert Camus graced many a dorm room wall when I was a student, and perhaps those posters may still 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


Patricia A. McGuire, President, Trinity, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington, DC 20017
Phone: 202.884.9050   Email: president@trinitydc.edu