Author Archives: Keenan Steiner
When you walk inside the Oyster school, you see a big banner from the Department of Education hanging from the ceiling in commemoration of the school’s No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon award, which the school received in 2006 for its outstanding test scores. Bulletin boards display student projects, featuring work half in English, half in Spanish. On the loudspeaker, a woman makes an announcement in Spanish. There is no translation. A few minutes later, another voice makes a different announcement in English.
A recent Washington Post editorial criticized Georgetown for the low graduation rates of its men’s basketball team, stirring discussion about how the Univeristy educates its most famous athletes.
A number of recent assaults on campus, including an incident in Henle Village over spring break, have caused the University’s public safety officials to take steps to improve security.
I hate yarmulkes. They mess up my hair. And because they cover up the spot on your head where men typically begin balding, I used to think that they make you go bald.
Employees of Georgetown’s contracted companies, including Marriot and Follett, must pay daily fees to park in the under-utilized Southwest Quad Garage, which add up to considerably more per month than the monthly permits available for University faculty and staff
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.
6,580 red flags decorated Copley lawn on Wednesday. Each flag represented one hundred coalition soldiers or Iraqis who have died in the Iraq War.
Crimes dropped and arrests rose during the District’s crime emergency, which officially ended on Nov. 3, according to data released by the Metropolitan Police Department.
Chris Simcox, the founder and President of the Minutemen Civil Defense Corps, provoked raucous protests outside his speech in Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday night.