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Sophomore starting pitcher Anna Brooks Pacha was named to the Big East Weekly Honor Roll for her performance against Seton Hall.

SOFTBALL | Georgetown Hits 2 Walk-Offs in Series Against Seton Hall

The Georgetown women’s softball team concluded its season on a positive note May 6 with a walk-off single to cap off a series win against Seton Hall. The Hoyas (16-36, 7-13 Big East) took two of three games from the Pirates (19-35, 5-16 Big East) at Nationals Youth Academy in[Read More…]

by May 17, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
GOODMAN | An Ode to Eli

GOODMAN | An Ode to Eli

I was a kindergartener in spring 2004, and, in my short life as a New York Giants fan, I had known only suffering. After a playoff choke akin to Super Bowl 51 Giants ended the 2003 season with a 4-12 record, prompting the firing of Head Coach Jim Fassel. Today,[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
GOODMAN | Golden Knights Beating the Odds

GOODMAN | Golden Knights Beating the Odds

Thanks to the newest franchise in major American professional sports, it will become common to inquire about the Vegas odds for — the Vegas game. The Vegas Golden Knights, the National Hockey League expansion team, has splashed onto the scene in its first month of regular season play to astonishing[Read More…]

by November 8, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
GOODMAN | Parity or Mediocrity: The NFL’s Atypical Autumn

GOODMAN | Parity or Mediocrity: The NFL’s Atypical Autumn

With the NFL’s Week 7 slate of games finished, the oft-beleaguered Philadelphia Eagles hold the league’s best record. Given that the Eagles have never won a Super Bowl, perhaps this season really is atypical. In all seriousness, though, we have arrived near the season’s midway point almost completely unsure of[Read More…]

by October 25, 2017 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
GOODMAN | Safety Overrides NFL Thrill

GOODMAN | Safety Overrides NFL Thrill

When my friend and I watched a rather lopsided National Football League contest between the Arizona Cardinals and Philadelphia Eagles this past Sunday, we made two observations. First, most kickoffs seemed to result in touchbacks, dead-ball scenarios where the kick clears the end zone or the returner decides to take[Read More…]

GOODMAN | Should Closers Really Close?

It is the top of the ninth inning, and a packed Yankee Stadium casts its hopeful gaze toward centerfield. The home team is winning and only needs three more outs to secure the victory. Then, the first foreboding notes of Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” blare throughout the stadium, sending Yankee fans[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
GOODMAN | Is That Hand Really Hot?

GOODMAN | Is That Hand Really Hot?

I guess they call it “Believeland” for a reason. Of course, it was the Cleveland Cavaliers who popularized that moniker, back when superstar forward LeBron James helped the Cavs finally deliver a championship to The Land. Recently, though, “Believeland” best applies to the city’s baseball team, the Cleveland Indians, who[Read More…]

by September 19, 2017 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
GOODMAN | NFL Coaches: Time to Roll the Dice

GOODMAN | NFL Coaches: Time to Roll the Dice

“Let’s play it safe.” This reassuring mantra brings to mind wisdom and seasoned restraint. So why does this sentence cost NFL head coaches game after game? Football coaching doctrine essentially mandates adherence to cautious, by-the-book play calling. Without much thought, coaches know to punt on fourth down, “take the points”[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
ELIZA MINEAUX FOR THE HOYA
Professor Matthew Kroenig, center, moderated a discussion on nuclear nonproliferation and North Korea between former Pentagon official Michael Rubin, left, and newly appointed Vice Dean of Georgetown College David Edelstein, right, on Wednesday night.

Experts Mull More Aggressive North Korean Responses

Foreign policy experts hashed out strategies to combat the rise of nuclear proliferation in rogue states, including more aggressive actions against North Korea, at an event hosted by the Alexander Hamilton Society Wednesday evening. Former Pentagon official Michael Rubin and newly appointed Vice Dean of Georgetown College David Edelstein discussed[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA
Tens of thousands gathered at the National Mall on Saturday to march to the Capitol building.

Thousands Descend on National Mall for Science March

The March for Science drew tens of thousands of marchers, including Georgetown students, to the National Mall on Saturday in support of science and in protest of policies of President Donald Trump’s administration that critics consider anti-science. The protest, corresponding with National Earth Day celebrations, was accompanied by more than[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top