Daily Archives: April 25, 2013
Eliminating poverty, ending cancer, brokering world peace—everyone’s had a daydream or two involving these noble goals, but let’s face it: they’re not too likely. Thanks to the development of the Human Papillomavirus vaccine Gardasil, however, which targets certain strains of the sexually transmitted infections causing cervical cancer in women, the goal of ending cancer looks [...]
Jobs work on the basic principle that you trade your time for monetary compensation. But if you happen to work at the Leo J. O’Donovan Dining Hall or the Campus Bookstore, and you use a car to get there, it also means you’re being robbed of some of those wages. Georgetown offers monthly, on-campus parking [...]
To surge or not to surge, that is the question. Look at the facts: Iraq is a land area larger than California. Baghdad alone has a population of over six million. Twenty thousand extra troops, in short, will not bring victory in Iraq. Reality is not going to stop the President, however, whose blind fanaticism [...]
The Hoyas had only a few days to regroup from Saturday’s loss to Pittsburgh before heading back on the road to face Rutgers University in Piscataway, New Jersey last night.
When a lower-ranked team wins, the media often calls it an upset. This has happened quite often eacrly in the Big East season, so much that the world “upset” has lost its meaning.
Georgetown swimming and diving, to the average fan, might appear to be at a dismal nadir.
From terrorist attacks to hurricanes, America has time and again witnessed devastation of horrifying proportion. Even after these disasters, we have chosen to ignore the obvious implications: we in D.C. are woefully underprepared to respond to the consequences of catastrophe.
In a live telecast to a packed auditorium at the Georgetown Law Center, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee recalled the dehumanizing atmosphere of the military detention center there and criticized the U.S. government’s war on terror.
A federal investigation evaluating the Metro’s safety began after a Green Line train derailed near the Mount Vernon Square station on Jan. 7, injuring 20 people.
Although Georgetown residents have hired private security guards with cellphones and flashlights from Securitas Security Services for years, the neighborhood’s anti-crime presence is now stronger than ever before.