Garrow, Obama proposed twice to half-Asian and half-white Jager – only to be rejected both times, the Daily Mail reported.
The now-professor at Oberlin told the author of the book that Obama asked her to marry him in the fall of 1986, but she rebuffed him, saying “not yet” as her mother thought the future president was too young (she was two years younger than Obama who was 23 at the time). “I remember very clearly when this transformation happened, and I remember very specifically that by 1987, about a year into our relationship, he already had his sights on becoming president,” Jager told Garrow.
David Freedman ’42 ended his career for the men’s tennis team with national championships in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. A group of Pomona pranksters set out in 1942 to burn a capital “P” into the middle of the University of Redlands’ football field on the eve of a game, using black market gasoline.Sign Up For Free Join for FREE, and start talking with other members, weighing in on community discussions, and more.Also, by registering and logging in you'll see fewer ads and pesky welcome messages (like this one!The next day, President Lyon, Dean of Men William Nicholl and a crowd of Pomona students accompanied her and her brother, Kazuo “Casey” Hisanage '42—who would be allowed to graduate in May despite his April departure—to the train station, where the College band played for them.“Everybody cried,” one student later told Dean of Women Jessie Gibson.) College Confidential’s “Dean,” Sally Rubenstone, put together 25 of her best tips.