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Ashbrook Columbus Day Quiz featured on Newsweek.com

  Columbus Day, which commemorates Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the New World on October 12, 1492, and is observed on the second Monday of October, is one of 10 federal holidays. The first Columbus Day is said to have occurred in 1792 … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Scholar Cultivates Appreciation for Non-Profit Development During Summer Internship in DC

Young conservatives often seek internships with Washington, DC nonprofit organizations that work to protect American freedoms. Eager to translate their principles to policies, they look for opportunities to do advocacy and research. Yet nonprofits  also need the intellect and energies … Continue reading »

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Internship Provides Scholars with Experience for Conservative Careers

In 2015, Ashbrook Scholar Kayla Toth (a 2016 graduate) spent a rewarding summer interning in the development department of the Heritage Foundation. She shared her experience with rising senior Ali Brosky and rising junior Halle Hershberger, who applied to Heritage … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Constitution Day Quiz featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer

  Who is known as the father of the Constitution? George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, or James Madison? In 1787, at the close of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin was asked, “Well, Doctor, what have we got … Continue reading »

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Op Ed: Calvin Coolidge and the ‘two minds’ of the American presidency

This op ed. originally appeared in the Washington Times on September 12, 2016. By: JASON STEVENS It is a great misfortune that Calvin Coolidge consistently ranks as one of the worst presidents in American history. There are many reasons for this … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook Scholars Observe Ohio Supreme Court Arguments

A group of Ashbrook Scholars traveled to Columbus in July to observe an Ohio Supreme Court hearing, joining other college students in watching the appeal of a lower court murder conviction that had resulted in the death penalty. In Ohio, … Continue reading »

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Ashbrook MLK “I Have a Dream” Speech Quiz featured in The Denver Post

  Fifty-three years ago, on Aug. 28, 1963, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. gave one of the most iconic speeches in American history at the March on Washington. King’s masterful speech drew on America’s founding documents — the Constitution and Declaration … Continue reading »

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Press Release: Sugarcreek resident and Ashbrook Scholar Awarded D. Louise and Edward S. Young Endowed Scholarship

This news story originated on the York Daily Record on 8/12/16. Ashland, OH –Halle Hershberger, of Sugarcreek, Ohio, an Ashbrook Scholar in her junior year at Ashland University, has been awarded the prestigious D. Louise and Edward S. Young Endowed … Continue reading »

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Op Ed: The continuing relevance of the U.S. Constitution in American politics

This op ed. originally appeared in the Daily Press on August 17. By: RICHARD REEB In the hurly-burly of a presidential campaign, it is easy to forget what a privilege it is to select the occupant of the most powerful … Continue reading »

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Prestigious Summer Program Puts History Right In Front of Ashbrook Scholar

“A lot of Ashbrook Scholars are gung-ho about becoming the next Senator. I just want to work in a museum,” says Shelby Boatman, a rising senior in the Ashbrook Scholar program. Boatman was selected to be one of 14 students … Continue reading »

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