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Everybody dance now

The Faint, with openers Out Hud, cristened the new Black Cat last Thursday, Sept. 13. Doors opened later than normal because Black Cat staff was still in the process of... Read more

Features

Freedom and Justice for All…

Misguided hate Sanjeev Kumar (MSB ‘04) was en route to work last Thursday, trying to put the tragic events of the past days out of his mind. Taking the GUTS... Read more

Features

Shock, Anger, Sadness

Vice President for Student Affairs Juan Gonzalez was speaking at a staff meeting when he heard the news about terrorist attacks against the United States. Darryl Harrison, the Associate Director... Read more

Editorials

Pigs have feelings, too

“One potato, two potato, three potato, pork.” “Life is like a bowl of pork chops.” “I scream, you scream, we all scream for pork loin.” The new advertising campaign for... Read more

Editorials

Undoing student community

The Residential Judicial Council has been introduced in all residential halls and apartments campus-wide following what its executives call a successful pilot program last year in New South. The Residential... Read more

Editorials

GW sends students packing

Last Thursday George Washington University President Stephen Trachtenberg announced that GW will force nearly 5,400 students to leave their Foggy Bottom residence halls in expectation of massive protests for the... Read more

Voices

The “Freshman Fifteen”

Just over two weeks ago, somewhere in between those amber waves of grain and the purple mountain’s majesty, I sat anxiously in the passenger seat of my father’s FourRunner, eagerly... Read more

Voices

Before and after

I heard someone yesterday on the radio say that there are moments that divide time into before and after. Today at Georgetown is day two of the after, our second... Read more

Voices

A cycle of violence, a plea for peace

I hardly know where to begin. So many of you have been touched by this in one way or another. I found myself yesterday hardly able to put a coherent... Read more

News

Panel attempts to put tragedy in perspective

Efforts to make sense of Tuesday’s tragic events and discussions on how the United States should respond to them provided the focus for a panel held Wednesday evening in Gaston... Read more

News

Black Tuesday

Tuesday began just like any other day. Students went to their 8:50 a.m. classes and business at Georgetown seemed to run as usual. Little did we know that in a... Read more

News

Fight for Bill of Rights continues

Students are organizing an off-campus door-to-door campaign to educate neighbors about methods to ensure students receive equal treatment in the District. At the Sept. 4 meeting of the Advisory Neighborhood... Read more

News

Schall speaks on knowledge

The philosopher’s quest for knowledge never ceases, according to James V. Schall, S.J. “Philosophy leaves us in a state of expectancy,” Shall said, speaking Monday night to approximately 50 people... Read more

News

GW evacuation planned

Last week George Washington University President Stephen J. Trachtenberg announced that the GW Foggy Bottom campus will close during the Sept. 29-30 World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings, prompting... Read more

News

GU ranked 23rd for third consecutive year

For the third straight year, Georgetown tied with Carnegie Mellon as the 23rd best university in the country according to U.S. News and World Report. Georgetown has been as high... Read more

News

GU campus gathers to show solidarity

Last night approximately 200 students gathered in Dahlgren Quadrangle for a candlelight vigil to remember the individuals who died on Tuesday. The Rector of the Jesuit community, Father Brian McDermott,... Read more

Voices

Postcards in the rain

The clock ticks twelve. Midnight. Another day ends. Simple. Inevitable. It passed, in many ways, as days have always?the sun rose, brightening the morning, and set in the evening, returning... Read more

Leisure

bling bling

I hate “rap.” First, liking “rap” is like being into rock or blues and saying “I like singing.” More importantly, “rap” has taken on a separate meaning, in day-to-day conversation,... Read more

Leisure

On the Road … To Hollywood

Writing these words on a Greyhound speeding down I-95 toward New York City, I find myself thinking of Dean Moriarty. Having first encountered On the Road in my younger and... Read more

Leisure

Cobra Conspiracy?

A couple of months ago I took the plunge and bought myself a Cobra. The Cobra, for those of you who are culturally deprived, is a top-of-the-line Coleman tent. Purchasing... Read more

Leisure

Fantastic Lumumbastic

When Patrice Emery Lumumba became Prime Minister of the newly independent Congo in 1960, he refused to sit by as the Congolese gave false homage to their tormentors and torturers... Read more

Leisure

Blues Alley in our own back alley

While I don’t normally plug specific District hang-outs, I will make an exception for one location: Blues Alley. A small jazz and blues club located in an 18th century red... Read more

Sports

Now batting for the Pink Team …

Vittles is the social center of our worlds. Consider one conversation overheard in there on Tuesday, after a plane crashed into the Pentagon: “Dude, yea … like, we probably won’t... Read more

Sports

Viagra: More scoring for NHL heroes?

Canadian hockey legend Guy Lafleur is stirring up controversy north of the border. Last week, Lafleur made headlines when news leaked that Pfizer, maker of Viagra, had signed on the... Read more

Sports

Sportsview

There was a time, around 14 years ago, when my father woke me up really late at night. Blearly eyed and clenching my tattered blue blanket, which I called Snoopy?I... Read more