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Thanks for All the Stories, Georgetown

Let’s be honest: I’m not so sure THE HOYA’s traditional senior viewpoints really do justice to our readers. They’re mostly a way to pat ourselves on the back and pretend college journalists have some special insight no one else does. Maybe I am special, but, more likely, I’m not. Each[Read More…]

by May 1, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Thanks for All the Stories, Georgetown

Let’s be honest: I’m not so sure THE HOYA’s traditional senior viewpoints really do justice to our readers. They’re mostly a way to pat ourselves on the back and pretend college journalists have some special insight no one else does. Maybe I am special, but, more likely, I’m not. Each[Read More…]

by May 1, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Remark Incites Student’s Departure

One roommate said he was just making a joke about the Virginia Tech shootings. But the other wasn’t laughing. And apparently, neither was Georgetown. Now Reynold Urias (COL ’10), who calls himself Rei Sairu, says he’s been asked to leave campus by university officials. On Tuesday night, Urias said, he[Read More…]

by April 27, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Remark Incites Student’s Departure

One roommate said he was just making a joke about the Virginia Tech shootings. But the other wasn’t laughing. And apparently, neither was Georgetown. Now Reynold Urias (COL ’10), who calls himself Rei Sairu, says he’s been asked to leave campus by university officials. On Tuesday night, Urias said, he[Read More…]

by April 27, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Unjustified Lawsuit Threatens Free Speech

The lawsuit refuses to go away. A character named Bill Maniaci sued several Georgetown officials for $8 million in federal court last fall, alleging that he was manhandled during a controversial conference in spring 2006 (“PSM Attendee Files $8 Million Suit,” THE HOYA, Sept 22, 2006, A1). Today, the suit[Read More…]

by February 27, 2007 0 comments Opinion

Student Vandalism Charges Dropped

Two Georgetown juniors were arrested on suspicion of burglary charges after they allegedly broke into and trashed an N Street townhouse on March 11. Prosecutors dropped charges against Ryan Still (COL ’07) and Garrett Wilson (COL ’07) last week. Channing Phillips, a spokesman in the U.S. Attorney’s office, declined to[Read More…]

by March 21, 2006 0 comments City News

Student Injured in 33rd Street Shooting

As Helen Obregon (SFS ’06) and two close friends began walking through Georgetown’s darkened streets late Saturday night, they were only thinking of another friend’s warm Prospect Street house that was to be their escape from the cold. Only minutes later, at 10:30 p.m., the three were mugged, Obregon was[Read More…]

by February 7, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Campus Assault Case Dropped

Prosecutors dropped simple assault charges against three Georgetown football players and a fourth student last week stemming from an alleged Henle Village beating in October. Another athlete charged with simple assault – lacrosse player Daniel D’Agnes (COL ’08) – has his next court date set for April, court records show.[Read More…]

by January 27, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Gets National Coverage

Georgetown’s basketball team didn’t just shock Duke last Saturday – the men in blue and gray stunned the national press. Journalists across the country scrambled to modify the script that has become standard after each (seemingly) inevitable Blue Devil victory. Now they were grasping for words to describe a stunning[Read More…]

by January 24, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

A Return to the Glory Days

It was an epic battle, but in the end, the Hoyas triumphed over the Blue Devils on Saturday – and the Hilltop celebrated. As Georgetown hurtled toward its 87-84 victory, many students were glued to their TV sets. Some held their emotions in check, not wanting to get their hopes[Read More…]

by January 24, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized