HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Princess Turandot » Journal
Page: 1

Princess Turandot

Profile Information

Member since: Sun Jul 11, 2004, 03:42 AM
Number of posts: 4,708

Journal Archives

This week, New Jersey's Seton Hall U. gave out baccalaureate diplomas to 1,386 humans - and one dog.

When graduating senior Grace Mariani rolled up in her wheelchair to receive her diploma, she was escorted by her service dog Justin, who had regularly accompanied her to her classes. Dr Joseph E. Nyre, the University's President, had a surprise for them: After handing Grace her leather bound diploma, he presented Justin with one of his own (the rolled-up version).

There was a moment of uncertainty when Justin, with Joseph Cardinal Tobin, Archbishop of Newark and University Board Chairman, looking on, cautiously sniffed the diploma. Satisfied, he then graciously accepted it, to the delight of all (especially Dr Nyre).

From ABC News:
Posted by Princess Turandot | Thu May 25, 2023, 10:48 PM (8 replies)

Putin likely expected his very own Anschluss..

.....Poor poor Pootie. Look at what he couldn't have.

I assume that Medvedchuk is nailing all of his windows shut as we type.

On the afternoon of 12 March 1938, Hitler rolled into Austria en route to Vienna with a 4,000-strong 'body guard'. Once there, he would declare the creation of Greater Germany. 200,000 Viennese turned out to hear him.(An actual Wehrmacht army battalion had invaded earlier that same day, but met no resistance.)

Cheering crowds greet the Nazis in Vienna.

Hitler announces the Anschluss on the Heldenplatz, Vienna, 15 March 1938:

You can see an 8 minute clip from the events here, if interested.
Posted by Princess Turandot | Fri Feb 24, 2023, 12:20 AM (0 replies)
Go to Page: 1