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Two additional parents plead guilty in Georgetown admissions scandal

Two additional parents plead guilty in Georgetown admissions scandal

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05/30/2020

Two more Georgetown parents pleaded guilty for using bribes to facilitate their children’s acceptance to the university. Peter Dameris and Robert Repella were the 54th and 55th individuals to be charged by federal prosecutors as part of the nationwide college admissions scandal known as “Operation Varsity Blues,” which was uncovered last year. Dameris pleaded guilty…

Bundesliga Recap: Matchday 27

Bundesliga Recap: Matchday 27

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05/30/2020

With teams starting to return to form, the Bundesliga put on yet another show this past weekend. Improving from Matchday 26’s goal total of 26, 13 teams combined for 27 goals. Home sides struggled again this week, conceding 19 goals and losing five games. Surprising many fans and pundits, Hertha Berlin carried their momentum from…

Georgetown summer classes see a spike in registration

Georgetown summer classes see a spike in registration

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05/29/2020

A Georgetown student’s summer is typically just as busy as their school year, with students ambitiously pursuing internships, research fellowships, and jobs across the globe.  This summer, however, nearly 2,000 Georgetown students will return to the virtual classroom. Rates of registration for Georgetown’s 2020 summer session spiked 69% in comparison to 2019 according to Dennesha…

D.C. begins to reopen, no changes for Georgetown

D.C. begins to reopen, no changes for Georgetown

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05/29/2020

Washington, D.C.’s stay-at-home-order was lifted today, signaling a start to the ReOpen DC plan that was released on May 21.  Mayor Muriel Bowser’s order to begin Phase One of reopening, which was made public on May 27, allows limited opening of non-essential retail businesses and restaurants, in addition to repealing the stay-at-home order. This was…

Jeremy Zucker’s <em>love is not dying</em> is desolate yet compelling

Jeremy Zucker’s love is not dying is desolate yet compelling

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05/27/2020

I’m not sure if the universe could have cooked up a more fitting album for our current situation than Jeremy Zucker’s solo debut, love is not dying (2020). Throughout the 40-minute release, Zucker employs his unique brand of intricately assembled melancholic pop to explore themes of loneliness, emotional isolation, and resolve in the face of…

Prepare for nationwide vote-by-mail, before it’s too late

Prepare for nationwide vote-by-mail, before it’s too late

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05/27/2020

For a democracy to work, its citizens must be guaranteed the ability to participate in free and fair elections. Maintaining this guarantee while still requiring people to physically appear at polling locations is inherently contradictory due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s unconscionable to force anyone to choose between their health and exercising their right to…

Don’t leave Tara Reade behind

Don’t leave Tara Reade behind

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05/27/2020

Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault and the treatment of survivors.  In early March, Tara Reade accused former vice-president and likely Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden of sexually assaulting her in the spring of 1993, when she worked as a staff assistant in his Senate office. Two months after Reade first made the allegation,…

GUSA Senate passes resolutions addressing university COVID-19 response

GUSA Senate passes resolutions addressing university COVID-19 response

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05/27/2020

The GUSA Senate passed three pieces of legislation, two of which addressed Georgetown’s response to COVID-19, at their meeting on May 24.  The first piece of legislation was a resolution introduced by Sen. Julio Salmeron-Perla (SFS ’22) proposing the Senate sign the international students’ petition demanding Georgetown’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic account for their…

Which <i>The Vampire Diaries</i> character is your soulmate?

Which The Vampire Diaries character is your soulmate?

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05/27/2020

Being a vampire sounds pretty good right now. Although scientists haven’t figured that one out yet, this quiz provides the next best thing: the identity of your The Vampire Diaries soulmate. As quarantine brings out the worst (best) of our binge-watching habits, now is the perfect time to relive our favorite fictional character crushes. Forget…

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