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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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I don't feel I got a proper degree because I didn't get to wear a mortarboard" (23), which indicates that some students want to participate in the tradition of full academic dress; a custom that is understood by these students as an historic rite of passage and a lineal tradition practiced by numerous generations before them.
She covered the mortarboards with gold paper that matches the color of her wedding shoes.
ASU even has a contest to recognize the best-decorated mortarboards.
Serve pie with sweetened whipped cream, a Mortarboard Chocolate, Cream de Pirouline Diploma, and chocolate date of graduation.
It is unlikely to occur to either architect or users, but to a British observer of a certain age, the plane seems to be a little like an abstracted post-modern academic mortarboard worn at a cheerful angle in the sunshine.
He leans far out over the footlights, shading his eyes with his mortarboard, ostensibly searching for his straitlaced sister Nancy, but in reality seeing whether there's anyone in that he knows.
Made up of symbols like mortarboard caps and diplomas, it's come to be a sought-after keepsake of the high school years.
The caps are called mortarboards. A tassel worn on the mortarboard may be in different colors to show the kind of degree the graduate has earned.
This sign idea promotes party trays for graduation celebrations with a mortarboard attached as an attention-getter.
| A LONG-SERVING Northumberland surface mine manager has swapped his hard hat and hi-vis jacket for a mortarboard and gown to receive a high-level industry qualification.
Writing about the issue in student newspaper The Tab, chief reporter Jack Cummings said: "Joyless professors have spoiled the fun by banning mortarboard throwing from a graduation ceremony.
Wearing a white toga and a mortarboard hat donated to the NBP by a private sponsor, Kasim led the oath-taking ceremony for the batch of 542 graduates who finished 10-month ALS courses while serving sentences for various crimes.