Tag: my view

My View: Remembering George H.W. Bush

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] I met then-Vice President George H. W. Bush in 1987 in the Rose Garden. The Indiana University men’s basketball team...

My View: Big opportunities for collaboration

By Heather Peeler Amazon’s announcement that it will establish a headquarters in Northern Virginia gives us much to celebrate. The promise of significant job growth...

Letter to the Editor: Leave humor to the humorists

To the editor: Times Publisher and Executive Editor Denise Dunbar’s “My View” column, “An imaginary conversation about T.C. lights,” is an irresponsible dumbing down of...

My View: Let’s better celebrate our waterfront

By Hal Hardaway Alexandria needs to do a better job of celebrating our waterfront. Many residents may not be aware of the many facets of...

My View: Angles of academic success

By Dr. Gregory Hutchings, Ed.D. The mission of Alexandria City Public Schools is to ensure that every student succeeds. But what does success look like? In...

My View: Superintendent should focus on achievement gap

By John E. Lennon The Times has noted that, despite the distractions of heat and rain, July has been a busy month for Alexandria City...

My View: Why I’m running for city council

By Matt Feely  In 1978, Northern Virginia was brand new territory for me. I had just turned 18, was in what I thought was the...

Conventional wisdom is not always the wisest route to follow

Sanford Horns recent column (President George Costanza? July 15, 2010) reflects a desire to treat law enforcement and government as the playthings of conventional wisdom and popular opinion, instead of the underpinnings of a robust American democracy. 

Does Anyone Really Miss Oldsmobile?

The automobile industry is responsible for their failings. They are either not producing vehicles Americans want or the cost is prohibitive.