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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Gallaudet University
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered university for the education of the deaf and hard of hearing, located in Washington, D.C. It was the first school for the advanced education of the deaf and hard of hearing in the world, and is still the world's only university in which all programs and services are specifically designed to accommodate deaf and hard of hearing students. Hearing students are admitted to the graduate school, and a small number, known as HUGS (Hearing UnderGraduate Students) are admitted as undergraduates each year. The university was named after Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, a notable figure in the advancement of deaf education. - Source: Wikipedia
A reader named Kari Miranda wrote me an email a few weeks ago that caught my attention in the first paragraph.
Andrew Allen was heading out to a Northeast D.C. nightclub in the heart of a rival gang's turf, so on the night of March 10 he made sure to pack heat — putting two semi-automatic guns with high-capacity magazines in his car. His paranoia proved prophetic. Mr. Allen got into a fight with members of the gang and left the club in a rage, hoping to seek revenge, according to court documents.
"Until hearing people walk a day in our shoes, they will never understand," says a guidance counselor at a high school for deaf students in "Switched at Birth."
The nation's leading university for the deaf and hard of hearing has reinstated its chief diversity officer, who was suspended for three months after signing a petition circulated by opponents of gay marriage in Maryland.
D.C. police are investigating a fiery taxi cab crash that left one man dead Wednesday night in Northeast D.C.
One man was fatally shot in Prince George's County on Wednesday night and another man was injured in a shooting in Northeast D.C., police said.
A fire has torn through a wholesale warehouse in northeast Washington near Gallaudet University.
Maryland voters will have the opportunity in November to vote for or against homosexual "marriage." A vote for Question 6 is a vote to affirm the Maryland General Assembly's narrow vote to legalize homosexual "marriage," while a vote against Question 6 is a vote to keep the traditional definition of marriage as the union of one man and one woman.
Sparing the rod does more than spoil the child.
An 18-year-old D.C. man let the battery drain on his court-ordered GPS tracking device in order to elude authorities before fatally shooting a man near Gallaudet University less than an hour later, police said.
City lawmakers on Tuesday answered a mounting chorus of motorists who say the District is burdening them with pricey traffic-camera fines in an attempt to balance the local budget under the banner of public safety.
Gallaudet University's chief diversity officer — on administrative leave for signing a petition to bring Maryland's same-sex marriage law to a vote — demanded on Tuesday to be reinstated to her old job and to be fairly compensated by the university for the emotional damage and embarrassment her suspension has caused.
Leaders on both sides of the Maryland fight over same-sex marriage are urging Gallaudet University to reinstate an employee who was suspended because she signed a petition in favor of traditional marriage.
D.C. police on Thursday identified a man fatally shot near Gallaudet University.
Last winter, the man largely credited with morphing the Washington Nationals from perennial losers to the talk of the town left D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray a voice-mail message.