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Mistake alters election

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02/08/2001

Will Cosmas (CAS ‘01), Georgetown University Student Association Election Commissioner is filing a formal complaint with the Student Activities Commission against the student-run Saxa Server. The Server, which ran Friday’s GUSA Special Election, allegedly altered the online ballot for the Student Activities Funding Referendum in a biased and inaccurate manner. The official Student Activities Funding…

Students remember hate crimes

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02/08/2001

Yesterday evening a small crowd of students gathered in Red Square to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the rally organized by the Georgetown Unity Coalition. Last year’s rally had a theme of “no tolerance for intolerance,” and leaders said they attempted to unite students against the slew of hate crimes which had occurred on campus….

GUSA v. Yard

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02/08/2001

Systems of government rise and fall. Empires and kingdoms have given way to socialism and capitalism. Thirty years ago, the former Yard gave way to GUSA, and now a new (unrelated?) Yard wants back in. On the world stage, the system of government people live under intimately affects their lives. This is not the world…

GU opens Justice Center

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02/01/2001

Last Thursday, Kathleen Maas Weigert, the recently appointed director of Georgetown’s Center for Social Justice Research, spoke about her plans for the newly formed program and the impact that she hopes it will have on Georgetown and the surrounding community. Weigert’s plan involves a system that will address three primary areas. First: community outreach with…

Georgetown student robbed at gunpoint

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02/01/2001

A Georgetown student was robbed at gunpoint at approximately 9:30 p.m. Monday on the 1900 block of 38th street, according to police. The suspect stole Kathleen Kingsbury’s (SFS ’01) wallet and cell phone and then escaped in a four-door black sedan driven by an accomplice, MPD Lieutenant Brian Bray said. “[The Police] got there within…

ANC votes against four liquor licenses

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02/01/2001

The Advisory Neighborhood Council recommended that Alcohol Board of Control not renew the liquor licenses of several Georgetown bars at a meeting on Tuesday. Four bars sought to renew their liquor licenses and in all but one case the ANC unanimously voted to protest the renewal. Of the four bars, only Third Edition sent a…

Yard to hold referendum

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02/01/2001

Supporters of a group which wants to radically change the current system of student government have collected enough signatures to hold a school-wide referendum, according to one of the group members, Dennis Graham (SFS ’02). The group seeks to replace the Georgetown University Student Association with a form of government called the Yard. The system…

Four cases of arson in Village C

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02/01/2001

Four fires were ignited in Village C dormitory causing damage to University and student property on the morning of January 26, 2001. Two D.C. Fire Inspectors who responded to the scene in Village C labeled the fires as crimes of arson. According to Judy Bataille, Vice President of Public Affairs, no suspects have yet been…

Students to bartend at Hoya’s

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02/01/2001

Student bartenders will be reinstated on the Georgetown campus this Thursday in an effort to facilitate community building, said Brian Walsh (CAS ‘02). In conjunction with Late Night at Leavey and the Georgetown University Student Association, Hoya’s restaurant, in the Leavey Center, will be offering a Student Bartender night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m….

Vive le maire!

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02/01/2001

The District of Columbia has long been plagued with idiosyncrasies that belie even the best attempts at explanation. The federal government is the city’s largest landholder, but it pays no property taxes. Over 60 percent of the money earned by laborers inside of District lines goes to workers who live outside of the city. It…


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