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A smart, wealthy Swede from Silicon Valley

From a biological standpoint, interracial marriages actually strengthen the human gene pool. Anthropologically speaking, interracial dating is a process of acculturation: adapting to another person’s cultural values while retaining your... Read more

Features

Film at Georgetown

The moving image. Since its premier in the late 1890s, it has restructured the industrialized world’s self-perspective, forever shifting the course of almost everything, from politics to art. Through this... Read more

Leisure

Electric Bugaloo

I received an e-mail from an old friend the other day, who had written to tell me that he had just spotted a troubling Kenneth Cole billboard in his hometown... Read more

Leisure

Don’t mask this bauble, baby

Peter Shaffer’s play, Amadeus, explores the most crippling fear of any artist: the fear of mediocrity. When a person cares to share an art––an expression of his humanity––he does so... Read more

Leisure

Lezher Ledger

Most Washingtonians are at least somewhat familiar with the Metro system here; for students it plays an integral role. It provides decent and convenient train and bus service for residents... Read more

News

Revolution

The complete overhaul of the Georgetown University Student Association is a campaign platform that at least one pair of students runs on every year when they are seeking to become... Read more

News

Former student becomes Philippine president

Former Georgetown student Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo became the 14th president of the Philippines after a bloodless coup Jan. 20 in which President Joseph Estrada, facing wide corruption charges, was stripped of... Read more

News

Students protest inauguration

A group of 29 student protesters affiliated with the Georgetown Solidarity Committee marched Saturday at the inauguration of George W. Bush. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist swore in Bush... Read more

Leisure

The Value of Cheap Trick

Tucked in the suburban expanses of northwest Indiana, the Star Plaza Theater is where over-the-hill pop stars and irrelevant comedians are put out to pasture. A mid-sized venue that at... Read more

News

Garanzini next Loyola President

A Georgetown University administrator will be leaving in June to take the position as president of Loyola University of Chicago. Michael Garanzini, S.J., was selected to replace Loyola’s outgoing president.... Read more

News

Diversity in curriculum to be implemented

A call for diversity in the current curriculum may be implemented as early as fall of 2001, said David Andrews, professor of Slavic languages, at a meeting held Mon. by... Read more

Sports

The Sports Sermon

Expand your mind; find out what happens when sports cliches meet political jargon.

Leisure

Baltimore: bye bye dating blues

Gentlemen: Are you burned out on dating within the District? More specifically, have you run out of places to take your lady-friends that do not, by this point, either bore... Read more

News

Rev. King urges GU students to fight racism

Reverend Bernice A. King, daughter of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. told a packed Gaston Hall on Tuesday that “unconditional love” was the necessary ingredient to end racism... Read more

Sports

Super Gripe

Attention: It’s January, a sports month that always culminates in the biggest sporting event on the planet. As a full-service sports column, The Answer usually prides itself on maintaining acute... Read more

Sports

Everybody Loves Raymond

Ray Lewis is not a nice guy, or at least that’s what watching him on television would make you think. He’s portrayed as ineloquent, evasive, boorish and above all unlawful.... Read more

Sports

All around McDonough

Women’s Basketball?Coach Patrick Knapp’s post-season hopes were bolstered last night with a much-needed 76-56 win against the Pittsburgh Panthers With the victory, the Hoyas move to 11-7 and 3-4 in... Read more

News

GUSA passes request for activities endowment

The Georgetown University Student Association voted Tuesday to support a proposal to provide greater funding for student activities. The proposal puts forward two approaches to supplement the current operating budget... Read more

Sports

Undefeated no more

The men’s basketball team isn’t undefeated anymore. As Head Coach Craig Esherick said after the team’s loss to Pittsburgh, going undefeated in the Big East would be next to impossible.... Read more

Sports

Men’s basketball edged by Pitt

The men’s basketball team lost for the first time this season, falling this past Saturday against Pittsburgh, 70-66. The Hoyas are now 16-1 (4-1 in the Big East), but are... Read more

Editorials

Culture of consumption

With each passing day, the energy crisis in California grows more acute. Prognosticators of doom may have well-founded claims in this case, as predictions for the long-range impact of this... Read more

Editorials

Not a black-and-white issue

Questions regarding racial politics have plagued Mayor Anthony Williams since the day he entered office, and he continues to face the question the Washington Post asked at the beginning of... Read more

Editorials

Politics of unity

In Saturday’s inaugural address, George W. Bush promised to work to build a single nation of justice and opportunity. The stated reason that this goal was attainable was not Bush’s... Read more

Voices

Letters to the Editor

Your editorial “Cleaning up the Cabinet” is not only ludicrous in its assertions but is also highly insulting to military personnel, current and former, and reveals a glaring lack of... Read more

Voices

A smoker’s de-light

I truly enjoy smoking; those little nicotine-filled sticks augment just about every possible situation. I love inhaling deeply when I’m feeling stressed and lightly when I’m feeling meek. I love... Read more