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At the Crossroads, Encountering Illusion

November 20, 2015 at 1:06 am 3 comments

Georgetown was my dream school. I first stepped onto this campus six years and one week ago, amid a sudden thunderstorm. Our group of Los Angeles high school newspaper nerds, in town for a conference, immediately surrendered to the dictates of the downpour, and fled to the Leavey Center. There,Read More

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Then-freshman Isaac Copeland at last year's event.

Hoya Hoop Madness Brings 2 Chainz to McDonough

October 15, 2015 at 9:17 am 0 comments

2 Chainz will be the musical special guest at tomorrow’s Hoya Hoops Madness, the athletics department announced via social media this morning. And the Hoya Hoops Madness performer is…. @2chainz!! pic.twitter.com/4Ky8Ss2jpv — Georgetown Hoops (@GeorgetownHoops) October 15, 2015 The annual event, rebranded from “Midnight Madness” in 2013, marks the impendingRead More

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Concert Review: FFS at Lincoln Theatre, Oct. 5

October 9, 2015 at 1:26 am 0 comments

★★★★☆ A recipe: a theater full of bolted seats, a single small $9 drink, six performers twice and thrice the average college age, a decade-long love for four of the performers that reached its potency several years ago and extreme trepidation at missing the bulk of The Hoya’s production night.Read More

Expression, Untrammeled

Expression, Untrammeled

September 4, 2015 at 3:40 am 0 comments

As the mourners settled back into the pews of Holy Trinity Church after receiving communion, 94 unseen voices rose in song. Heads turned toward the balcony, with slow smiles crossing the faces of the congregation upon recognition — the Chimes, active and alumni, singing “I’ll Fly Away,” had assembled toRead More

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Rev. James Walsh, S.J., Father of Speech Policy, Dies

July 1, 2015 at 3:57 pm 5 comments

“A university is many things but central to its being is discourse, discussion, debate: the untrammeled expression of ideas and information.” With those words, Rev. James Walsh, S.J., opened his preamble to the 1989 speech and expression policy, the first of its kind at Georgetown. The associate professor of theology diedRead More

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Members of GU Fossil Free, after the release of the board's decision.

Board Resolution Ends Direct Investment in Coal

June 4, 2015 at 4:58 pm 1 comment

The university’s board of directors voted today to cease direct investment in coal companies, affirming the recommendation of the board’s working group. According to the resolution, the working group, which considered the proposals of both GU Fossil Free and the Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility, recommended a three-fold course ofRead More

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

April 24, 2015 at 1:00 am 0 comments

John Courtin (CAS ’70, LAW ’78), 65 Executive Director of the Alumni Association As a rower, coach, admissions officer, adjunct professor, executive director of the Georgetown University Alumni Association and 2014 recipient of the John Carroll Award, Courtin, who died June 29 after a prolonged illness, built a place forRead More

Haney Discusses Nuclear Strategy

April 10, 2015 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

As Georgetown readies for the influx of prospective freshmen this weekend, another individual is conducting a college tour of his own — Admiral Cecil Haney, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command. USSTRATCOM, one of the nine unified combatant commands under the Department of Defense, is responsible for the United States’Read More

Q&A: Haney Discusses Nuclear Strategy

April 10, 2015 at 1:54 am 0 comments

As Georgetown readies for the influx of prospective freshmen this weekend, another individual is conducting a college tour of his own — Admiral Cecil Haney, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command. USSTRATCOM, one of the nine unified combatant commands under the Department of Defense, is responsible for the United States’Read More

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Joe Luther (COL ’16), left, and Connor Rohan (COL ’16) celebrate after the success of their satirical YouTopia campaign. The pair attempted to engage fatigued voters by criticizing the association for being out of touch.

Iconoclastic Pair Capture GUSA, Students’ Fancy

February 20, 2015 at 2:56 am 0 comments

Sunday night finds the Healey Family Student Center nearly exceeding capacity and Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Connor Rohan (COL ’16) on a quest to find a private space to conduct an interview for this article. Frustrated in this endeavor, their offer to perform an interpretive dance in lieu ofRead More