New Creighton commit Reagan Karlin had a feeling that CU was her school right after she took a February trip to see campus.But she didn’t want to make a rushed decision.So Karlin, a high school sophomore from Garden City, Kansas, went on her other planned college visits. She talked through the pros and cons with her parents. She gave herself some time to think it all through. But she ultimately ended up right back where she started. The 6-foot-1 outside hitter announced on Twitter last week that she intends to play volleyball at Creighton.“I just felt comfortable,” Karlin said.She is the third known member of the Bluejays’ 2020 recruiting class. Ellie Bolton, a defensive specialist from Lenexa, Kansas, committed in February. Kiara Reinhardt, a 6-foot-3 middle blocker from Wisconsin, committed in August.Karlin was a Kansas first-team Class 6A all-state performer in 2017. The Garden City Telegram named her its volleyball player of the year. She averaged 4.7 kills … [Read more...] about First visit sold Kansas hitter Reagan Karlin on committing to Creighton volleyball
In 1981, President Ronald Reagan, above, was shot and seriously injured outside a Washington, D.C., hotel by John W. Hinckley Jr.; also wounded were White House press secretary James Brady, Secret Service agent Timothy McCarthy and a District of Columbia police officer, Thomas Delahanty.1822: Florida became a United States territory.1870: The 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which prohibited denying citizens the right to vote and hold office on the basis of race, was declared in effect by Secretary of State Hamilton Fish.1923: The Cunard liner RMS Laconia became the first passenger ship to circle the globe as it arrived in New York. … [Read more...] about This Day in History: March 30: President Ronald Reagan was shot in D.C.
The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley Jr. opened fire at former President Ronald Reagan and his staff. Found not guilty by reason of insanity, Hinckley was held for decades in a mental hospital from 1982 until his release in 2016, when a judge ruled to release Hinckley since he is no longer a threat. Take a look back at the horrifying incident and the aftermath leading up to his release. Amanda Douville … [Read more...] about The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan
Peter Dailey, a Los Angeles-based advertising mogul and former college football player, had his biggest assignment in 1980: selling Ronald Reagan to the American public. In crafting television ads, his aim was to show the Republican presidential nominee as an experienced governor with a calm, common-sense approach, not a washed-up movie actor... … [Read more...] about Peter Dailey Sold Americans on Ronald Reagan’s Common Sense With TV Ads in 1980
close Video Is President Trump building on Reagan's blueprint? Former executive assistant to President Reagan reflects on the staff changes. Like Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump is an outsider who refuses to accept that business can't get done in Washington. Both presidents were elected by working men and women in America, not just by the coastal elites, and were sent to the White House to do things differently - a charge they both took seriously. There are many criticizing the so-called "revolving door" of Trump staff, yet as with everything in life it's all about perception. Are these changes bringing in people who are better aligned with the president's vision? Is he elevating proven leaders who will assist in accomplishing his agenda and the will of the people who elected him? If so, then these personnel adjustments are good. Perhaps instead of being so quick to criticize change, we should look at the danger of the converse. When leaders, … [Read more...] about Trump, like Reagan, can beat back the ‘swamp’ in assembling his own presidential dream team