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Bits & pieces: Armed cops on campus, the shroud of police secrecy, and the leadership team already divided on homeless issues

July 31st, 2015 · 4 Comments

The PBS NewsHour last night included a segment on the situation in Cincinnati, where a university police officer shot and killed a driver he had stopped on a minor traffic offense. Two issues. Should university police be armed? A Washington Post column looked at the question this week (“Should college police officers be armed and […]

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Tags: Campaigns · Education · Politics

Throwback Thursday: Goliath’s last day

July 16th, 2015 · 2 Comments

The note on this slide says it was Goliath’s last day, September 16, 1960. “Goliath” was a car built by the London-based Austin Motor Company. Comparing it to photos on Wikipedia, it looks like it was a Model A30. Goliath was, as I recall, a deep green color. I don’t know where my mother found […]

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Tags: Education · History · Photographs

Want to run the university like a business?

June 1st, 2015 · 4 Comments

Here’s a column from Professor David Duffy, current president of the University of Hawaii Professional Assembly, the UH faculty union. It’s posted on the union’s website, and distributed via email to a broad list with an invitation to share. So you want to run the university like a business? Try making nice to the faculty. […]

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Tags: Education · Politics

Kahala School: Two more class photos, 1957-58

May 28th, 2015 · No Comments

When I described the 60th Anniversary of Kahala Elementary School a few days ago, I noticed that I was missing a photo of my 4th grade class. One of my former classmates at the school commented: “wish you had the 4th grade photo Miss Landis – I believe- and then Mrs. Reichauer’s (sp?) 5th grade […]

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Tags: Education · History · Photographs

Crashing Kahala School’s 60th anniversary celebration

May 24th, 2015 · 7 Comments

Two photographs taken 59 years apart. The top photo was taken in May 1956, somewhere near the end of my 3rd grade year at Kahala Elementary School. I entered the 2nd grade when the school first opened in the fall of 1954, and graduated from the 6th grade as Hawaii became a state in 1959. […]

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Tags: Education · History