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George Washington is five seasons removed from its last NCAA tournament appearance.
Paul Johnson has written several concise biographies for general audiences about a wide array of landmark historic figures such as Churchill, Jesus, Napoleon and George Washington. In these minibiographies, he certainly has demonstrated a proven knack for distilling complex biographical issues into accessible stories of about 200 pages.
The eventual addition of Pittsburgh and Syracuse to the ACC figures to strengthen the conference in basketball.
The habits and beliefs of the Founding Fathers are subject to constant historical revision, but this much we know to be true and factual: George Washington loved his wine.
Who would you put on a stamp? Charlie Sheen? Lady Gaga? Yourself?
In the efforts to illuminate our nation's beginnings either via epic cable series or expertly written biographies - it seems James Madison, proverbial "Father of the Constitution," often gets pushed to the sidelines.
New George Mason basketball coach Paul Hewitt will make $659,750 in salary, according to documents obtained in an open-records request from the school.
Declaring your independence is risky, but it's relatively simple. Figuring out how to function as an actual nation is more complex. That's why some of the brightest American minds came to Philadelphia in 1787 to write the Constitution of the United States. Thomas Jefferson called their meeting "an assembly of demigods," and who can disagree? The ensuing debate produced the remarkable document that still guides our nation 224 years later.
We are fast becoming a nation where convenience and ease surpass ingenuity, creativity and even stubborn "Yankee pride." And I've got news for you: There isn't a thing wrong with pride when it is funneled into creative channels.