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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

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

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

Take a Bow, GU Performing Arts

Politics. Languages. Architecture. Popped collars. There are a lot of reasons that students apply to Georgetown; however, many don’t typically think of the arts as one of them. We, however, beg to differ. It wasn’t long ago that arts at Georgetown were considered a fringe interest at best – something[Read More…]

by January 18, 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

‘Laptop’ Cheer Lacks Class

The cheer began just one minute 47 seconds into the game when the University of Connecticut’s A.J. Price stepped to the foul line for his first free throw of the afternoon. “Where’s my laptop?” Georgetown students taunted in unison. They did not let up during any one of Price’s game-high[Read More…]

by January 15, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

959 Days and Counting

Nine-hundred and fifty-nine. That’s how many days have gone by since May 2005, the month that year’s class graduated and the Darnall Hall cafeteria closed its doors for the final time. Nine-hundred and fifty-nine days. Wars have been waged in less time than that. Construction of the Empire State Building[Read More…]

by January 15, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized