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It seems like a scene straight out of Braveheart: as the sound of a lone bagpiper pierces the air, you jump out of the way of a group of men... Read more

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Yankees once again

Well folks, its that time again. Yeah that’s right, “take me out to the ball park, buy me some peanuts and cracker jacks” and all that jazz. It’s baseball season... Read more

Sports

Runner breaks Pre’s 5000 meter record

A fine young man by the name of Mos once uttered a great phrase. This man, who happens to have the peculiar surname of “Def,” once intoned into his microphone,... Read more

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El Report Card

The men’s basketball team accomplished its No. 1 goal this year: to return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1997. They finished the season with 25 wins... Read more

Voices

It couldn’t happen to you

Do you know the correct way to moan? If you don’t by now, I am sure it is not due to a lack of moaning on your part (you are,... Read more

Voices

Letter be

I’m beginning to think that I was born in the wrong era. Well, that’s not quite true. I actually came to the conclusion a long time ago, but it’s only... Read more

Voices

When I grow up …

I am really glad I am a junior. I have some senior friends who do not know what they are doing next year, and I am really glad I am... Read more

Voices

Learning to bow

“Sumimasen, America-jin desu ka?” (Are you an American?) inquired the polite middle-aged man standing on the train platform with me. “For the love of Buddha,” I thought. “Not again.” It... Read more

Voices

Irish eyes aren’t smiling

I’m only half Irish, but I’m belligerently half Irish. Maybe it’s because my parents named me Erin Kathleen Sullivan (I often consider re-adding the “O’” for tradition and authenticity.) Maybe... Read more

Voices

I wish I was taller, I wish I was a baller …

“Yo, Pete, you wanna go to Yates? We’re gonna play ball.” “Yeah, sure.” I find a dirty t-shirt from my laundry basket. I put on my baggy Wizards basketball shorts... Read more

Editorials

Fully committed

Georgetown University has made millions licensing its name to clothing manufacturers. Georgetown clothing is produced in factories around the world and under varying conditions. Clearly, Georgetown has received money for clothing produced in violation of both labor laws and ethical standards.

Editorials

Smoke screens

In October 1998, an amendment, called the Drug-Free Student Aid Provision, was passed as part of the Higher Education Act that prohibits any college applicant with an adult drug conviction from receiving federal financial aid. Last year, Reps. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and Bobby Scott (D-Va.) pushed bills to repeal this amendment that failed, and Frank wants to reintroduce the repeal bill this spring.

Editorials

Adding it all up

An advertisement for pizza in a campus publication is unexceptional. But an ad espousing a particular political opinion almost instantaneously provokes controversy, especially when that opinion runs counter to the oft-assumed liberal credentials of the college press corps. To censor ads that contain political content is seemingly to negate the First Amendment right to freedom of speech, but to publish such ads is seemingly to implicitly endorse the views contained therein. For a radical-turned-reactionary looking to force the hand of college newspaper editors nationwide, it has all the makings of a brilliantly spun Catch-22: Publish and perish in the court of public opinion, or cut the ad and capitulate to the pretense that the press has a moral obligation to shield its readers from potentially inflammatory material.

Sports

Da Scoop

A fine young man by the name of Mos once uttered a great phrase. This man, who happens to have the peculiar surname of “Def,” once intoned into his microphone,... Read more

Editorials

Locked out

People who have ever entered a residence hall after telling a student guard that they left their IDs at home, by waiting for someone else to come out of a building, or by simply swiftly kicking a door, know that Georgetown’s security measures are far from fool-proof. However, university officials’ current plan to lock all residence halls 24 hours a day and permit only students who live in a particular building to enter that building is misguided and based on a distorted view of the security problem.

Editorials

End of the line

GUSA executives Tawan Davis (CAS ‘01) and Jacques Arsenault (CAS ‘01) have reached the end of their tenure, and it is time to take stock of the year that has passed. In the 19-page Annual Report recently published by the Student Association, the Davis-Arsenault administration reflects on its accomplishments and the issues that defined the face of student government this year.

Leisure

Lezhur Ledger

It is less than sixty days to graduation and you don’t have a job, a plan or even a clue. Bills are mounting, parents are complaining and the Tombs is... Read more

Leisure

The boy with the arab strap

The best measure of a DC-area nightclub’s import, or at least its funding, is to check the size of its ad in the City Paper. Ever heard of the Luna... Read more

Leisure

When a horse isn’t a horse: Equus

Karl Marx once said that religion is the opiate of the masses. Yet even at a Catholic university like Georgetown, a lot of the students percieve religion and god as... Read more

Leisure

The aroma of fun

Maybe it was the opening of the movie that made me watch?the images of typical Valentine’s Day gifts being thrown into a dumpster. Maybe it was the prospect of watching... Read more

Leisure

Shuggie gets the last word

The story could be the centerpiece of any independently-minded musician’s propaganda program, really. Label misunderstands brilliant artist, leaving his masterpiece to languish in obscurity. Decades later, the record is finally... Read more

News

A necessity

Self interest can be a powerful motivating factor. In Congress, representatives add provisions to bills to help their home districts or their home states. Discussions between unions and management often... Read more

News

GUTV news goes on-line

The Daily Dose, Georgetown University Television’s news program, will now be available on-line. According to Zana Barakat (MSB ‘02), the General Manager for GUTV, going on-line is an important step... Read more

News

Hoya-Thon Raises $5,000

Thirty-three students danced to raise money in the first Georgetown Hoya-Thon this weekend. Shining Hsu (SFS ‘01), the Corporate Sponsorship Chair of the Hoya-Thon steering committee, said that Hoya-Thon raised... Read more

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O’Donovan speaks on life at GU

Last Thursday, University President Leo O’Donovan, S.J., spoke on his life at Georgetown, from his undergraduate days to his tenure as president. The speech was the concluding address of the... Read more