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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

NAACP CEO Promotes Cooperation in Activism

Joint activism between blacks and Jews is critical to maintain a long-standing relationship, according to National Association for the Advancement of Colored People CEO and President Cornell Brooks at an event hosted by the Georgetown Center for Jewish Civilization on Wednesday.“When we think about this relationship between blacks and Jews,[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Campus News, Multimedia, News - Top
GUSA Approves Budget, Media Board Sees Cut

GUSA Approves Budget, Media Board Sees Cut

The Media Board’s student activities fee funding is set to decrease from $95,000 to $57,500 — a 39.5 percent cut — as approved Sunday in the Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriation Committee fiscal year 2018 budget. The budget, approved unanimously by the 28-person GUSA senate Sunday, allocates exactly[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top