|In the media
“As a woman, she is someone I look up to.”
— When Hillary Clinton visited Colgate in October, Charity Whyte ’16 told the Daily Beast about meeting Clinton when she came to her first-grade class in Greenville, Ill., in 2001. That visit, she said, inspired her to go to college.
“Get in sync nonverbally with the other person — it’s much easier to agree with someone if you’re on the same wavelength.”
— Psychology professor Caroline Keating talks to Prevention.com about using body language to influence co-workers
“Young people, like those here today, often tell me that their peers have given up on government. They roll their eyes when you talk about the political system.”
— Sociology professor emeritus Joan Mandle, during a meeting of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s anti-corruption Moreland Commission, as reported by WNYT.com (Albany)
“The Syrian crisis offers a hugely important test of the moral doctrine embodied in just war theory, which has for centuries been an invaluable factor limiting the destructive potential of war.”
— Philosophy professor David McCabe, in the Huffington Post
“Democracy brings its own set of threats and vulnerabilities to the good governance cause.”
— Political science professor and anti-corruption expert Michael Johnston telling the Thomson Reuters Foundation that he does not think democracy is necessarily required for good governance.
“Within one hour, my bed was made, Springsteen posters covered the walls, my parents were headed home, and the stereo system was cranking.”
— Dean of first-year students Beverly Low blogged about her first day of college on the Huffington Post