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It isn’t a child yet

Last Thursday, with support from the Bush White House, Representatives in the House passed a bill granting legal protection to the human fetus by establishing new criminal penalties for anyone who injures or harms a fetus while committing another federal offense. The bill is known as the Unborn Victims of Violence Act.

Editorials

Wheel of Death

Since 1963, there has not been a single execution of a federally-convicted death-row inmate. The scheduled execution of Timothy McVeigh on May 16 in Terre Haute, Ind., however, will break that streak. Without even addressing arguments for or against capital punishment, the administration of McVeigh’s sentence is generating an inordinate amount of controversy.

Editorials

Almost O’Gone-ovan

Father Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. is leaving us. Unlike many of the high-level administrators who have departed recently or will be departing shortly, O’Donovan will be moving on to a quieter life. It’s no wonder he needs a rest, though, in his 12-year tenure, he has worked hard. It seems fitting to take a look back at what O’Donovan will leave behind from his administration.

Voices

Correction

The article “Catholic activist seeks repeal of Vatican U.N. privilege” (April 5, 2001) contained a factual error. In explaining how Catholic doctrine allows for abortion in certain circumstances, speaker David... Read more

Voices

Letter to the Editor

My name is Kristin Campbell. I am a freshman and a Maryland native. I am writing this letter because I am extremely appalled by the way that go-go music is... Read more

Leisure

Harper does McDonough

We couldn’t find an icepick to jam in our ears, so we decided to go to a concert in McDonough. Despite the fact that sound quality in the gym is... Read more

Voices

One self-indulgent apology

When I was growing up, my dad pulled me aside at one point to impart some advice. He told me something to the effect that I would get to a... Read more

Leisure

Return of the Bewilderbeast

I have always known that in the curious microcosm of indie rock snobbery there is a just less than codified list of groups and individuals that must be on your... Read more

Leisure

Shakespeare under the boardwalk

As full of sickly sweet fluff as cotton candy and as vapid as the cashier at Boardwalk Fries, The Shakespeare Theatre’s current production of Two Gentlemen of Verona is about... Read more

Voices

And this bird you cannot chain

I am not a religious person, but I do believe that I receive signs from God. (Warning: If you are bothered by my faulty logic that I get signs from... Read more

Voices

Use a condom, for the love of God

Last fall, an acquaintance of mine asked me if I had ever had sex using a condom. She wanted to know if sex felt different with a condom. I was... Read more

Voices

So long, farewell, aufwiedersehn, goodbye

“I thought you were a freshman,” a fellow castmate (and actual first-year) confessed over dinner. “You were walking into Village C West, after all.” So much for my theory that... Read more

Leisure

Hi, my name is …

The refrain is engrained in the American consciousness by now, to the point where the response is unconscious. “Hi, my name is … ,” the squeaky voice begins, and all... Read more

Leisure

GU creativity thrives at film festival

Last Thursday marked the first annual Georgetown Student Film Festival, hosted by GUTV, the Georgetown University television station. This showcase was viewed by a sold-out crowd in McNeir auditorium and... Read more

Sports

The Sports Sermon

Note from the vessel As the first prophet to speak the good word of The Sermon, I have tried as hard as possible to remain true to The Sermon’s vision... Read more

Sports

Lacrosse teams ease into postseason

Men’s Lacrosse?The Hoyas defeated Rutgers on Saturday, 15-7, to clinch the ECAC Championship and advance to their fifth straight postseason. Junior midfielder Steve Dusseau and senior midfielder Scott Doyle each... Read more

Sports

Sportsview

I am from Brooklyn New York, born, raised and damn proud of it. I am a New York sports fan. And most of all I am a New York Knicks... Read more

Sports

My name is Ted Rock

I don’t know how many of you chilled over in the domain of the G to the P to the B a few weeks back on Village C lawn, watching... Read more

Sports

Kabuki wins intramural soccer final

Kehoe was angry that day, my friends. As the setting sun reflected off Healy in the near distance, a warm evening breeze tingled the skin. Then cries of pain erupted,... Read more

Features

Looking Back

On their way out the door, seven long-time, graduating, writers look back on the stories and the moments that were their years here. Some are obscure, some mundane and some are ridiculous. But that’s the way memories go.

Sports

Behind the box score

The office of Men’s Lacrosse head coach Dave Urick is littered with everything lacrosse. Helmets and sticks are strewn everywhere, team shirts that read “Monday!” on the back (a reminder... Read more

News

InterHall defends townhouse wiring

Students have compiled a report recommending students living in University townhouses have high speed Internet access. According to Gilbert Cruz, InterHall Vice-President for External Affairs, the report was compiled at... Read more

News

GU’s solution

Georgetown Day is a day of “food, fun, games and friendship designed to bring together students, faculty, staff and friends to celebrate the Georgetown community.” GU Day was created last... Read more

News

University holds farewell week for O’Donovan

Georgetown University will hold several farewell celebrations for outgoing University President Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. before he steps down on July 1. Senior Vice President Jack J. DeGioia will replace... Read more

News

Speakers remember GU professor

Jan Karski, a former Georgetown government professor, who passed away last July, was honored for his time at Georgetown and for his role as a witness to the World War... Read more