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The Philippine Constabulary Band at President William Howard Taft's Inauguration

In 1909, a series of “grand concerts” to celebrate William Howard Taft’s Inauguration featured twice the Philippine Constabulary Band. (A few years earlier, Taft served as Governor-General of Philippines and the band–Col. 261 more words

Of Beards and Men

Of Beards and Men: The Revealing History of Facial Hair, by Christopher Oldstone-Moore

Ok.  It really has nothing to do with collegiate ministry.  But hey, we all know that beards and collegiate ministry go cheek to cheek.  574 more words

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Saturday soapbox

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse. 20 more words

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Hillary Clinton's health is fine - focus on the real issues

I’m not a doctor, so this is not a medical diagnosis. But it is a reminder that we need to keep things in perspective. And when it comes to Hillary Clinton, part of that perspective is the fact that, when she was First Lady, her husband asked her to take on some policy duties and because she was a strong, intelligent, outspoken woman, conservatives went apeshit and have spent the last 30 years attacking her for having the audacity of not knowing “her place.” 182 more words

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