Deanna Paul, The Washington Post Published 4:15 am PST, Monday, March 4, 2019 Mathematics professor Nathan Alexander was always on his students, including Morehouse College senior Wayne Hayer. Hayer knew the classroom rules, but unlike most students caught using their cellphones, the 26-year-old was not scrolling through Instagram in class two weeks ago. He was texting his wife about their 5-month-old daughter, Asada. Alexander, 34, called it "a moment of redirecting." "Our goal is to instill leadership in our students," he said in an interview Sunday with The Washington Post. "I want to be a model of that, and I think Wayne is a model of that. He was focused on his academics in spite of everything else he had going on." The professor told his student without hesitation, "If that's the issue, bring her to class." Hayer hadn't planned on testing his teacher's word; the college senior held down two jobs while studying kinesiology at Morehouse, in Atlanta, and his wife … [Read more...] about A student brought his baby to class because he didn’t have child care. His professor lent a hand.
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By LARRY BUCHANAN and KAREN YOURISH FEB. 19, 2019 I don't know Putin, have no deals in Russia, and the haters are going crazy - yet Obama can make a deal with Iran, #1 in terror, no problem! The fake news media is going crazy with their conspiracy theories and blind hatred. @MSNBC & @CNN are unwatchable. @foxandfriends is great! This Russian connection non-sense is merely an attempt to cover-up the many mistakes made in Hillary Clinton's losing campaign. Information is being illegally given to the failing @nytimes & @washingtonpost by the intelligence community (NSA and FBI?).Just like Russia Thank you to Eli Lake of The Bloomberg View - "The NSA & FBI...should not interfere in our politics...and is" Very serious situation for USA Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was Obama too soft on Russia? The real scandal here is that classified information is illegally given out by "intelligence" like candy. Very un-American! Leaking, and even … [Read more...] about Trump Has Publicly Attacked the Russia Investigation More Than 1,100 Times
PUBLISHED: 18:02 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 20:07 13 November 2018 Megan Aldous Goldie Sayers , Team GB Javelin Thrower and one of Suffolk's 100 Inspiring Women speaking at the event Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN Archant This is a list that Suffolk should be proud of - 100 women who are positive role models for future generations, women who have achieved success in a diverse range of fields from business, the arts, sport and education to the third sector.The list was put together by a panel of judges this summer after we asked readers for their nominations. From top left: Jenna Ackerley, Anne Beckett-Allen, Katie Bannister, Jane Basham, Dayle Bayliss, Shayra Begum, Nicola Beach, Adele Bellis and Professor Emma Bond Pictures: WENDY AIKEN PHOTOGRAPHY/EDF ENERGY/BARRY ELEY/PHILIP MYNOTT/SUFFOLK COUNTY COUCIL/UNIVERSITY OF SUFFOLKJenna Ackerley, Events Under Canvas: A Felixstowe girl originally, 38-year-old Jenna now lives in East Bergholt with her husband and … [Read more...] about Meet 100 of Suffolk’s most inspirational women
Read more transcripts from Face the Nation here. MARGARET BRENNAN, HOST: It's Sunday, August 5. I'm Margaret Brennan. And this is FACE THE NATION. President Trump is enjoying his 10-day vacation doing what he loves most, campaigning. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: A hundred years, I guess, 125 years, whoever has the White House, that party tends to lose the midterms. (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE) TRUMP: Look, if the Democrats get in, they're going to raise your taxes. You're going to have crime all over the place. You're going to have people pouring across the border. (END VIDEO CLIP) BRENNAN: But in terms of what's going on behind the scenes, behind the scenes to prepare for the midterms, the president's message is less clear. Last week, a dramatic presentation from top national security leaders underscored the administration's determination to keep the Russians from interfering. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) DAN COATS, U.S. DIRECTOR … [Read more...] about Full transcript: “Face the Nation” on August 5, 2018
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Africa Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by ByThe New York Times July 17, 2018 In his highest-profile speech since leaving office, former President Barack Obama on Tuesday offered an impassioned defense of democracy and international institutions, including the United Nations and NATO, in a veiled rebuke of his successor, President Trump. Mr. Obama spoke at a cricket stadium in Johannesburg, at an annual event honoring Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid South African leader, who would have turned 100 this week. [ Read our main article on Mr. Obama’s speech.] The following is a transcript of Mr. Obama’s speech, which was provided by his office. ________ MR. OBAMA: Thank you. Thank you so much. Thank you very much. Thank you. Thank you so much. AUDIENCE: Yes, we can! Yes, we can! Yes, we can! MR. OBAMA: Thank you. To Mama Graça Machel, … [Read more...] about Read the Transcript of Obama’s Speech Defending Democracy