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SARS Scare Cancels Asian Study Abroad

The spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or SARS, throughout China has led Georgetown University’s Office of International Programs to withdraw students studying abroad in the major epicenters of the disease, including Hong Kong and three major cities in mainland China – Beijing, Nanjing and Shanghai. “Initially, we were very[Read More…]

by April 29, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

You’ll Understand When You’re Older

Lucye Rafferty/The Hoya Mark Mulvanny I remember move-in. Walked up the stairs with Dad, met a girl I would later jokingly call “The Devil,” met a kid who would leave school in a week, two who would transfer and another who would be expelled. I was pumped about coming to[Read More…]

by April 29, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

War Protests To Continue Despite Apparent Collapse of Iraqi Regime

Lucye Rafferty/The Hoya Georgetown Peace Action has protested in Red Square against the U.S.-led war in Iraq since the war began over four weeks ago. Georgetown students jumped on the Metro this Saturday to the White House to participate in a peace protest at the Ellipse, south of the White[Read More…]

by April 15, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

Youth Hear More Radio Alcohol Ads

According to a recently-released study from the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at Georgetown, consumers below the legal drinking age of 21 in the U.S. heard more beer and distilled spirits commercials on the radio in 2001-02 than did people of legal drinking age. Youth ages 12 to 20[Read More…]

by April 11, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

Springer Decries American Elitism

Charles Nailen/The Hoya Talk show personality and former politician Jerry Springer speaks to students in Gaston Hall Wednesday evening. Greeted by chants of “Jer-ry! Jer-ry,” highly controversial talk-show host Jerry Springer visited Georgetown to discuss his disgust with elitism in U.S. politics Wednesday night. Despite the throwback to his television[Read More…]

by April 4, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

Change in Iran Advocated

Charles Nailen/The Hoya Former Iranian Ambassador to the U.N. Mansour Farhang speaks on the political situation in Iran in Gaston Hall Tuesday. Former Iranian Ambassador to the United Nation Mansour Farhang spoke to a group of Georgetown Students in Gaston Hall Tuesday night. The talk focused on the current political[Read More…]

by March 28, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

Survival of the Fittest

Charles Nailen/The Hoya “Survivor: Australia” winner Tina Wesson speaks about her experiences with reality television in ICC Auditorium Wednesday evening. Self-proclaimed adventurer and soccer mom Tina Wesson, the ultimate survivor of “Survivor: The Australian Outback,” gave advice and talked strategy with Georgetown students Wednesday night in ICC. Looking healthy and[Read More…]

by March 21, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Professor Named ‘Most Promising’ in Industry

Georgetown professor M. Brian Blake was recently honored for his work in computer science and software engineering by receiving the 2003 Most Promising Engineer in Industry Award. This award was given at a conference held by U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology Magazine. The award arose from concern stemming from[Read More…]

by March 4, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

Students, Activists Hear From Death Row Inmates

The Georgetown Campaign to End Death Penalty sponsored a Live From Death Row event to raise awareness about the death penalty. About 50 Georgetown students attended the event that was created seven years ago at Georgetown and is now a nationwide program that allows university students and community members to[Read More…]

by February 28, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

Team Somehow Finds Victory

Virginia Tech tried to beat us. The officials tried to beat us. We tried to beat ourselves. But it didn’t work. The Hoyas put an end to the longest losing streak since 1975 on Feb. 15 by beating the Hokies of Virginia Tech, 85-73. For once, the cards were stacked[Read More…]

by February 21, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized