MEMORABLE MOMENTS: Seeing people she supervised in the Summer Youth Employment Program who are now working full time at Columbia, some of them in her own department. They often thank her for getting them started, she says. The program had about 30 participants when she started working in Community Affairs and now has about 100 every summer..
With school well underway, students in the program are immersed in their studies, taking roughly six classes a semester instead of the usual four or five. In addition to his double degrees, Alexander is also earning a teaching certificate in secondary education at Barnard, and he’s a resident adviser in JTS’s undergraduate dorm, where all 140 students in the program live. After graduation he plans to work as a high school English teacher..
It started with the Obama administration, and the Trump administration has been ambiguous about their policy. My assumption is that at some point they’ll make bad law around an unpopular defendant, like Wikileaks. Who’s going to stand up and fight that because there won’t be a lot of support for opposition outside of the profession? The other thing I wonder about is incitement.
“This is a strikingly and frightening concept to have an open carry policy in the state of Florida without any mention of how to safely protect and maintain your weapon. It’s unconscionable.”The Florida Sheriffs Association has not yet taken a position on the bill, but Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey, speaking for himself, praised it as a helpful tool in crime prevention.”This comes down to giving our citizens the immediate ability to protect themselves,” he said.The Florida Chamber said it supports the bill but wants more assurances that private property rights will be protected. Gun rights advocates said the bill doesn prohibit private property owners from banning guns on their land as they able to do now.”This doesn’t change who carries or where they carry, only how they carry,” said Eric Friday, a lobbyist for the gun rights group Florida Carry.Another bill in the legislative pipeline would allow people on college campuses to carry concealed weapons.
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