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Isn’t it time?

This spring’s was the third semester that I wasn’t able to register for Professor Emmett-Mattox’s course on “Class, Race & Gender.” Not surprisingly, this story seems to be more common... Read more

Features

What makes G-PIG tick?

Michael Lavoie (CAS ‘03) and John Mulaney (CAS ‘04) enter the scene. Lavoie grabs a chair and Mulaney follows his lead. No one has said anything yet; each looks to... Read more

Voices

Unluck of the Irish

Georgetown students place a lot of pressure on one another to enjoy a year studying abroad with more passion than a great lover, with more joy than a first-born child... Read more

Voices

Walken around

I’ve recently come to the conclusion that there are really only two things in this world that make me uncomfortable. And when I say “uncomfortable,” I mean it in the... Read more

Voices

How the hell did I get this old?

My name is Donald. I am not 40 years old. I am not balding. I am not stuck in a job that I hate. I do not look at my... Read more

News

General Hospital

A long festering problem in the District seems to finally be coming to a head, and the health of many of our city’s poorest residents is at stake. D.C. General... Read more

News

Speech gives lesson in Georgetown’s history

Rev. Brian McDermott, the rector of Georgetown’s Jesuit Community, and Dr. R. Emmett Curran spoke Monday on Georgetown University’s Jesuit history. The speech was part of Jesuit Heritage Week. Dr.... Read more

News

Students and faculty discuss performing arts

Georgetown students, faculty and alumni met in Bulldog Alley Tuesday to discuss the future of performing arts at Georgetown. The discussion centered around the developing arts program, in particular the... Read more

News

Speaker urges end of electoral college

John Feerick, dean and professor of law at Fordham University School of Law, advocated the abolishment of the electoral college at a speech Monday night. “The electoral college is an... Read more

News

Donations to benefit student activities

Alumni will receive a solicitation later this week asking for donations for student activities. The solicitation will allow alumni who have graduated in the past 10 years to donate money... Read more

News

First GUSA funding board meets

The funding board of the Georgetown University Student Association was called for the first time ever this Wednesday. The funding board was established by the GUSA’s funding proposal that was... Read more

News

Residence halls to be locked 24 hours a day

Doors to University residence halls will be locked 24 hours a day starting in the near future, University officials said. Students will only be able to gain unaccompanied access to... Read more

News

Sweep of local bars leads to student arrests

Twenty-two Georgetown students were arrested over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend by the Metropolitan Police Department at four Georgetown bars. Last Thursday night, 18 students were charged with underage possession... Read more

News

Yard referendum cancelled for March vote

Supporters of the Yard Student Association have requested a postponement of the Yard Referendum. The supporters plan to pursue the Yard reform next year, said Nate Willems (SFS ‘01), co-chair... Read more

Editorials

Crash and burn

It is no wonder that our generation used to say that we wanted to be astronauts when we grew up. They are really smart and have really high-tech plans. Look at the case of the Mir space station (even though it was built by non-capitalist pigs). The way the Russians have decided to retire the space station is pure genius.

Editorials

Dippity doo ball

To participate in last Friday night’s most prominent on-campus activity, a student needed all of the following: blankets, toothbrush, CDs, textbooks, several tolerable companions, food, drink, patience, copious self-restraint, the competitive spirit necessary to eventually possess one of 1,000 tickets that sold out by Saturday morning and, most importantly, plenty of time.

Editorials

Playing the name game

$400,000 is a lot of money. $400,000 could provide a lot in the way of transportation improvements for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority. $400,000 is also the amount of money that Republic Representative Robert L. Barr, Jr. (Ga.) wants Metro to spend renaming the “National Airport” station to “Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport” station. Doing so also “honors” the former president?he would no doubt be impressed by a Metro stop bearing his name.

Sports

The battle of D.C. heads to Anaheim

Point Guard Maryland’s Steve Blake is a solid point guard, who has improved his ability to score on his own this season. He does a great job of organizing his... Read more

Voices

Oh the weather outside …

I am so incredibly tired of this weather—not so much because it’s wet and cold, not even because on a bad day my nipples get hard enough to cut diamond;... Read more

Voices

Here kitty, kitty

I miss my cat. My little boo-boo bear is lonely at home without me. I feel so badly for her. I really miss her, and I’m pretty sure she misses... Read more

Voices

Letters to the editor

There are a number of mistruths and misrepresentations in the editorial concerning the Senior Class Gift (“Don’t Leave School Without It?” March 15, 2001). First, the money raised for the... Read more

Voices

Rock and roll all night

Happiness abounds on campus. The men’s basketball team is going to the Sweet 16. Nat Burton is God. Uh-oh. I just took God out of our University. Maybe, as many... Read more

Voices

Don’t wanna grow up

I’m starting to think I have a problem. As a little kid, I was obsessed with every book in the Wizard of Oz series. I read them so often, I... Read more

Sports

The Sports Sermon

The Serm wondered about its past this week, and when we say wondered, we of course mean that we had to question where exactly we were during the 1970s. Why,... Read more

Voices

It ain’t easy being green

The scene went down like this: After having made my way over to the Leavey Center on a lonely weekend afternoon, I found myself waiting at the bank of elevators... Read more