Marshall Fishwick

Marshall Fishwick teaches at Virginia Tech.

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  • The Fronts
    June 2003

    The Fronts

    We hear much about misogyny (woman-hating) these days but far less about misandry (man-hating). Spreading Misandry, coauthored by a woman who has written extensively on women’s issues, identifies negative stereotypes and double standards that harm not only men but society as a whole.

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  • October 2001

    New Politics in Old Virginia

    It took 114 years, but by 2000, Virginia had become a Republican state. What brought about such a great change in the Old Dominion? Let's take a look back.

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  • April 2000

    Letter From Virginia The Old Dominion Meets Sploge

    What poses the greatest threat today to the Old Dominion—mother of Presidents, a state secure and renowned for precious memories and aspirations? No person or foreign power, but a vast impersonal force already despoiling cities and states around the globe, a force that I call "sploge."

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  • December 1999

    A Christmas Parable

    It was beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. The stores were staying open until midnight, and the crowded malls were noisy. But all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.

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  • February 1997

    The Stone Wall Has Crumbled

    Last June, the tradition of 157 years at single-sex Virginia Military Institute was changed by the vote of seven Justices in Washington.

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  • A Family Business

    The Schwinn Bicycle Company, which was run by the same family for 97 years, has gone bankrupt. No more Schwinn bikes? I remember mine, and brother Jack's, and those I bought my children in the 50's—visions of delight with their balloon tires, chrome springs, and coaster brakes.

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  • January 1993

    Make Way for the Hillbilly

    He looks into your eyes, moves you to tears, touches your heart. You cheer, raise your hands to heaven, bring offerings of red roses and baby's breath. Garth Brooks is conquering another audience, and country music is conquering America.

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  • January 1991

    The Virginia Cavalier

    "We are Cavaliers," novelist William Caruthers boasted, "that generous, fox-hunting, winedrinking, dueling and reckless race of men which gives so distinct a character to Virginians wherever they may be found."

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  • March 1989

    Passage to India

    Though he never came here, Walt Whitman knew India was more than a country: a subcontinent, madhouse of religions, seedbed of civilizations, primordial and immemorial. "Passage to more than India."

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