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GU Can’t Fit in a Bubble Sheet

We Anglophones are very fond of ambiguity in our vocabulary. Take, for example, the word “standardization.” Throughout American history, it has been used in equal measure for good and evil. To many, it speaks of streamlined efficiency, borderless equality and accessibility for all. Nationally standardizing language, for example, was hailed[Read More…]

by February 8, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Save a Cow, Go to Leo’s

According to the PETA2 Web site, Georgetown University is the ninth most vegetarian-friendly campus in the United States, the result of an internet poll conducted at the end of 2007. As far as the Editorial Board is concerned, this is impressive news. Among those universities that are higher-ranked than Georgetown[Read More…]

by February 8, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Obama: Change We Believe in

Today, 24 states are holding presidential nominating contests in the closest thing to a national primary that the United States has ever seen. And if voting doesn’t winnow the field of candidates down to two presumptive nominees, the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia will have their say in their[Read More…]

by February 5, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

McCain Deserves GOP Nod

Of the Republican candidates with a plausible shot at the presidency, the only one that is wholly unacceptable to the Editorial Board is the awful Mitt Romney, the man who has ironically emerged as the conservative alternative in this race in spite of having held liberal political positions throughout most[Read More…]

by February 5, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

McCain Deserves GOP Nod

Of the Republican candidates with a plausible shot at the presidency, the only one that is wholly unacceptable to the Editorial Board is the awful Mitt Romney, the man who has ironically emerged as the conservative alternative in this race in spite of having held liberal political positions throughout most[Read More…]

by February 5, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

A Whale of a Distraction

If you took the time to read one of the flyers posted in Red Square, and then really turned the description of the event over in your mind for a few moments, you would have sworn it was a joke. An obscure young actress who plays a cheerleader on an[Read More…]

by January 29, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Must Provide for Humanity

How can humanity be described? There are currently 6.6 billion of us residing in 193 recognized independent states and over 50 dependencies. We partake in religion, communication and culture, interact with our environment and are living in the wake of thousands of years of human history. In academia, the study[Read More…]

by January 29, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

MLK Not an Impossible Dream

Monday’s “Let Freedom Ring” concert represented an inspiring merging of talent – local and otherwise – in an annual celebration of the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. It is easy to be swept away by the power and spectacle of the Broadway-scale performance, and it is right[Read More…]

by January 25, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Don’t Waste Your Voice

Readers of college newspapers expect students to complain. We get that; at least we hope so. There is a depth of issues that Hoyas advocate and to which they pay lip service, which winds up simply being an exercise in whining. Like students at many universities, Hoyas seem to be[Read More…]

by January 25, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Less Tuition? We Hope So

If you are a college student, you might have noticed a recent change in your parents’ willingness to give you money for books, drugs and booze. The reason for that is the ever-increasing cost of tuition. The average tuition of American universities is steadily rising, with Georgetown having implemented several[Read More…]

by January 18, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized