Articles tagged: Student Athletes


News

COVID-19 cases surge amid influx of students in Georgetown

The first few weeks of the spring semester have been marked by a significant uptick in COVID-19 cases as students return to the area.

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Georgetown basketball returns to court amid calls for athletes to play

Georgetown basketball teams will return to games this month for the start of the college basketball season on Nov. 25.

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Social unrest prompts Georgetown’s first Black student-athlete coalition

As a wave of protests against police brutality and racial injustice continue and Georgetown grapples with instances of racism on its own campus, Georgetown Black student-athletes have virtually united through... Read more

Editorials

Level the Playing Field for College Athletes

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) was founded under a different name in 1906. Its goal was to “protect young people from the dangerous and exploitative athletic practices of the... Read more

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‘One-and-Done’ Rule Hurts Student-Athletes

When the Philadelphia 76ers selected Markelle Fultz with the first round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft this summer, they did so after the 19-year-old played only one year at... Read more

Editorials

Just Do It: Holding the Swoosh Accountable

Nike has long enjoyed a special type of relationship with Georgetown’s athletics programs. As noted in this week’s feature, titled “In Foul Trouble: Unlacing Georgetown’s Relationship with Nike,” this partnership... Read more