"Randa Jarrar's speech is constitutionally protected, and Fresno State cannot, consistent with the First Amendment, discipline her for it", Ari Cohn of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education told me. "On top of that, the public announcement of an investigation, with clear statements from the university president indicating that he would like to take some kind of serious action against Jarrar, itself can violate the First Amendment".
The email also had a picture of Mrs. Bush: gray hair, eyes crinkly and welcoming, the soft smile that bespoke kindness and great joy - and pearls, three strands of them, elegant but understated.
'My dear mother has passed on at age 92. They had been married longer than any other presidential couple.
You could always assume Mrs. Bush knew what was going on in the news and within her orbit.
The former president was on hand to present the award to the Irish musician at a gala at the George W. Bush Presidential Center outside Dallas, the Dallas Morning News reported.
"Bush was a powerful witness to the whole community and was an involved citizen", described Fiorenza. "Bar, you have made my life full of everything I could ever dream of - my complete happiness should be a token of my love for you", part of his letter reads. "And so, you were born of an AIDS activist, sir, and you became one". The other was Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams. So that - and I actually had the conversation with her early on when he first started to run that she would work on literacy.
She was first lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993. She liked some gossip from time to time.
Sentenced: Man gets 25 years for helping mother in fatal stabbing.
Today in Houston, George H.W. Bush's compass is spinning a lot. "May the glory of the risen Lord transform our sorrow into serenity".
Perhaps the most touching moment was when a letter from former President George H.W. Bush - written specifically for those assembled - was read.
There will be a private funeral service for 1,500 invited guests Saturday. She met many authors during her time in Washington and in the years following.
The former president presented the George W. Bush Medal for Distinguished Leadership to Bono on Thursday at the center. Left-wing professors, in general, garner much less much public sympathy; their views often seem outré, particularly when seen through the prism of right-wing caricature.
10 a.m., Friday: KHOU 11's Doug Delony and Brandi Smith cover the parking and transportation ahead of the Barbara Bush visitation.