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Vineet Raman of Marietta is among the young Indian Americans recently named to the Washington Leadership Program class of 2018: The WLP is a non-profit that seeks to develop the next generation of American leadership from the South Asian community. The nine scholars will be placed in congressional offices for an eight-week summer internship accompanied by a structured leadership curriculum. “We are excited to welcome the WLP Class of 2018,…
With campus frigid and students on their way back from extraordinary New Year experiences, we share these words from our namesake and our hopes to fulfill their promise: Be at War with Your Vices, at Peace with Your Neighbours, and Let Every New Year Find You a Better Man - Benjamin Franklin, from the 1755 edition of “Poor Richard’s Almanac.” Complete title: “Poor Richard improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun…
Today is the day! If you haven't voted early, please get to your polling place and participate in your democracy. As our namesake Benjamin Franklin said when asked what kind of government the Constitutional Convention had created, "A republic, if you can keep it." Let's do. Image: U.S. Department of Defense
It was on this date in history, July 2, 1776, that the Continental Congress declared independence from Great Britain. Thomas Jefferson wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence in June 1776. The Declaration was not delivered to Great Britain until November of that year. The document was signed on August 2, 1776. But on July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the final wording of the Declaration of Independence. They'd…

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