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Oh the Irony…Booth and Lincoln Halls

Has anyone else caught the irony currently residing in the west end of Levy Mayer? A single floor separates Booth Hall from Lincoln Hall, and while Lincoln Hall unmistakably commemorates our sixteenth president Abraham Lincoln, who besides John Wilkes Booth

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A Documentary History of Veterans Day

Veterans Day is November 11 and, being a legal holiday, one would expect that there is actual law behind its existence.  And yes, that is true, although some of the earliest documents related to Veterans Day (or, more accurately, its antecedent,

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On This Date in History….

On this date in 1957, nine black students, known as the “Little Rock Nine”, integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court handed down the consolidated decision of Brown v. Board of Education,

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Happy Constitution Day!

It is September 17, which means it is Constitution Day, celebrating the September 17, 1787 signing of the Constitution in Philadelphia by the delegates to the Constitutional Convention.  There are many Constitution Day events around the web. Here are just

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