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Hawk

An adviser or policymaker who is consistently concerned with inflation. That is, hawks favor maintaining low inflation over promoting high economic growth. As a result, hawks tend to prefer central banks to set relatively high interest rates. The term "hawk" may apply to persons who are concerned with another economic policy (e.g. deficit hawk), but the term, by itself, usually refers to an inflation hawk.
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While teaching political science from 1953 to 1989, he was chapter president of Phi Beta Kappa honor society, advisor to the local Mortar Board national college senior honor society, and unofficial officer at large at the Phi Kappa Phi chapter, participating in manifold events including initiations.
To mark the announcement, the HSE published a list of decisions the new panel would challenge, including office workers banned from putting up decorations, trapeze artists ordered to wear hard hats and graduates warned not to throw their mortar board hats in the air.
There I was in the university's Central Hall in my cape and mortar board, lining up to get my degree from the chancellor when the name "Jonathan Goodlad" was read out.
Sadly, the force 10 gale caused the cancellation of RAF Valley's Typhoon fly-past, although it was substituted by the mortar board worn by the Rev Steven Brookes taking off, which luckily touched down landside.
I AM sorry for those of you who have suffered an injury in a mortar board incident, but frankly, you should have known better.
The youngsters all donned a gown and mortar board, and get their very own 'graduation' certificate before the go on to primary school.
Mortar Board was founded in 1918 and has initiated some 250,000 members at 229 chapters.
Graduates ordered not to throw their mortar boards in the air - The chance of being injured by a flying mortar board is incredibly small and, when the concern is actually about the hats being returned in good condition, it's time to stop blaming health and safety Will Morris is risk management consultant at Wilby Ltd
I love watching the girls walk across the stage in the wonderful array of deeply inappropriate shoes (very high heels), which are hard enough to walk in on the flat, let alone when you add in the gown, which is always hard for girls to wear, and then the mortar board.
Tufnell has been on parade in the Test Match Special commentary box armed with a mortar board and scroll after being awarded an honorary doctorate at Middlesex University as a visiting professor of licensed victuallers and tobacconists.
SWAPPING MORTAR BOARD FOR HARD HAT Mike Croft welcomes Laura Major to Keepmoat Homes
HAT'S GREAT: Paul Hesketh, four, from St Pascal Baylan Nursery, Childwall, with his mortar board as he leaves nursery to go to school.