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Boy, 10, Bikes 20 Miles into NYC. Arrest the Parents?

Did you hear about the 10-year-old who rode his bike across the George Washington Bridge to New York City?! He says he, “pedaled twenty miles down unfamiliar roads and busy streets, past neighbors and strangers, out into the unknown….I didn’t need help form anyone. It took me all day, but I found the way and did (continue reading...)

Robert E. Lee’s Southern tragedy: The rebel general who might have been George Washington

Lincoln wanted him to lead the Union against the South. Lee chose differently, and forever complicated his legacy

Health Food Update

Back by popular demand: The Pioneer Woman shows how to make Crazy Brownies. Any recipe that involves peanut butter cups is appealing and should be regarded as a way to honor George Washington Carver.

President Washington and Major Gibbs

Here’s a final glimpse for the week of President George Washington’s visit to Massachusetts in 1789. On Friday, 30 October, Washington left Boston for the north shore and New Hampshire. His diary entry for that day was all about the bridges along the way, such as the one over the Charles River, shown above courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library. Show More Summary

ABC NEWS ANNOUNCES COVERAGE OF THE 2015 STATE OF THE UNION LED BY CHIEF ANCHOR GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS

David Muir to Anchor World News Tonight from Washington, DC and Report from Capitol Hill Throughout the Night ABC News Will Broadcast President Barack Obama’s Address Along with the Republican Response on January 20 at 9:00 P.M., ET on the ABC Television Network ABC News...

Arizona Pushes for Civics Savvy Among American Youth

Meet George, governmental guru and fan of the American Civics Act. Art Credit: "George Washington" by Rembrandt Peale, 1853. Apparently Arizona, land of well-sunned cacti groves, the Grand Canyon, and rampant racial profiling, is looking...Show More Summary

No, No One Attacked The Aircraft Carrier USS George Washington

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Someone just hacked into the New York Post and UPI Twitter feeds, claiming that China attacked the American Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington. It isn't true (so far as we know), but by and large one of the better hacks we've seen. Read more...

GW Accused By American Associate Dean Of Poaching Law Students

George Washington Law School (where I teach) has been accused of “downright predatory” tactics by the Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs in its acceptance of transfer students from American law school. The tension caused by transfers has increased during a period of reduced applications. Not only are schools fighting over a small applicant […]

President Washington in Sickness and in Lexington

Having spent many autumn days outdoors meeting lots of American citizens, on 26 Oct 1789 President George Washington…got sick. He wrote in his diary:The day being Rainy & Stormy—myself much disordered by a Cold and inflamation in the left eye, I was prevented from visiting Lexington (where the first blood in the dispute with G. Show More Summary

Richmond forces OT vs. George Washington after HEY I'M SHOOTING A THREE foul

A rare situation where fouling up three backfires miserably. George Washington led Richmond with a few ticks left in regulation, but rather than let the Spiders tie the game with a three, Mike Lonergan told his squad to foul. But Kendall...Show More Summary

Report: George Soros Pumped Millions into Violent Ferguson Protest Movement

Far left billionaire George Soros pumped at least $33 million into the violent Ferguson protest movement, according The Washington Times. There’s a solitary man at the financial center of the Ferguson protest movement. No, it’s not victim Michael Brown or … Continue reading ?

Schoolboy Views of President Washington in 1789

When President George Washington finally reached Boston on 24 Oct 1789, he found that the town had planned a huge celebration for him. Huge.The young architect Charles Bulfinch had designed a triumphal arch, shown above. (For more about...Show More Summary

Obama Avoids the Bush Trap

Washington Post: “While Obama has certainly been battered over his six years, he can at least say this: He’s in considerably better shape than his predecessor, George W. Bush, heading into the home stretch.” “While Obama’s and Bush’s numbers rivaled [...] The post Obama Avoids the Bush Trap appeared first on Political Wire.

American University Law Prof Slams George Washington's 'Predatory' Poaching of 54 Its Students (Out of 97 Transfer Students)

Following up on my previous posts: The Law Student Transfer Market: Arizona State, Florida State, George Washington, Georgetown & Utah Lead The Way Further Understanding the Transfer Market -- A Look at the 2014 Transfer Data GW Hatchet, Transfer Students Pad Law School's Enrollment as Selectivity Dips Again: The GW...

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: American University Law Prof Slams George

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: American University Law Prof Slams George Washington’s ‘Predatory’ Poaching of 54 of Its Students (Out of 97 Transfer Students). Meanwhile, my Dean told me that our applications at Tennessee are way up this year. I don’t know if that’s reflective of a national trend, or just us.

George Washington University will sell Corcoran College’s historic Fillmore building

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George Washington University plans to sell the historic schoolhouse in Georgetown that it took control of this summer as part of a court approved breakup of the financially-troubled Corcoran Gallery of Art. The agreement sent the museum’s art collection to the National Gallery of Art and allowed the university to absorb its College of Art […]

Washington’s Return to the Vassall Estate in Cambridge

Yesterday I quoted President George Washington’s description of his return visit to Cambridge on 24 Oct 1789, when he viewed Middlesex County militia troops under the command of militia general John Brooks (shown here later in life)....Show More Summary

House of the Day: George Washington Once Visited This $390K Saltbox Home

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Holliston, Massachusetts Price: $389,900 Local...

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