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Former student drops lawsuit in admissions scandal case

Former student drops lawsuit in admissions scandal case

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07/16/2019

Adam Semprevivo, one of the students involved in the nationwide college admissions scandal, has dropped his lawsuit against the university. The lawsuit, filed in May, was an attempt to prevent Georgetown from rescinding his admission as a result of his falsified application.  Semprevivo’s father, Stephen Semprevivo, paid $400,000 to William Singer, the owner of the…

D.C. Should Decriminalize Sex Work 

D.C. Should Decriminalize Sex Work 

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07/08/2019

Early this June, D.C. councilmembers Robert White, Anita Bonds, and Brianne Nadeau introduced a bill that would decriminalize sex work in the District. The Community and Safety Health Amendment Act of 2019 is designed to remove certain criminal penalties for engaging in sex work in order to promote public health and safety. However, despite not…

End the Disenfranchisement of D.C. Felons

End the Disenfranchisement of D.C. Felons

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07/02/2019

Early this June, at-large Councilmember Robert C. White Jr. introduced the Restore the Vote Amendment Act of 2019. This bill would make D.C. the first jurisdiction in the country to restore voting rights to felons who are incarcerated, reversing the felony disenfranchisement instituted in D.C. in 1955 as part of the D.C. Election Act.  This…

Ryan O’Reilly and the Elusive 2C

Ryan O’Reilly and the Elusive 2C

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06/28/2019

There might not be a more important position in today’s National Hockey League than the second-line centerman. This has been especially on my mind recently because of Ryan O’Reilly’s utter brilliance in the Stanley Cup Final. Continuing to kick in the teeth of Sabres GM Jason Botterill and fans like myself after Buffalo sold low…

The Weekly List: Summertime Sadness

The Weekly List: Summertime Sadness

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06/27/2019

I don’t know about you, but at this point in the summer, I miss Georgetown a lot, it’s been getting to my feelings. I miss my friends, my Henle room, the smell of the trees in the Spring, and just sometimes, the classes. As a student with terrible coping mechanisms, I listen to sad songs…

Unshelved: Absurdity in a <i>Nutshell</i>

Unshelved: Absurdity in a Nutshell

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06/24/2019

In a nutshell, Nutshell by Ian McEwan is one of the most bizarre books I have ever read. Honestly, I don’t know why I even finished it. I think I was driven by a perverse curiosity to learn what twist awaited at the end of the book. At times, I couldn’t tell whether it was…

<i>Game of Thrones</i> Fizzles Out in Final Season

Game of Thrones Fizzles Out in Final Season

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06/10/2019

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season 8 of Game of Thrones Game of Thrones has dominated the entertainment scene since its premiere in 2011. Over the past eight years, the show has made waves thanks to its deft storytelling, exceptional special effects, and layered acting. Viewership kept growing up to the series finale, which…

Former Corp IT Director Convicted of Computer Fraud

Former Corp IT Director Convicted of Computer Fraud

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06/09/2019

Former Georgetown student Justice Suh pleaded guilty on one count of computer fraud for hacking The Corp’s email system. The federal government charged Suh in D.C. federal court in April 2019, and the U.S. government representative in this case recommended a sentence of 6 months’ probation. The government’s sentencing memo notes Suh’s awareness of his…

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