Hoyas Shut Out Mountaineers

After playing host to three straight home games, all of which were wins, and playing host to three more starting Saturday, one might think a letdown could be in order for the Georgetown men’s soccer team facing West Virginia in Morgantown on Wednesday night. The Hoyas let the good times[Read More…]

by October 9, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Women’s Center Biased in its Services

Interested in women, gender, and social justice issues? (Read: Interested in bashing conservatives?) Seeking a place that is supportive of women’s concerns, perspectives and ideas? (Read: Seeking a place that bolsters liberal lies and classifies women as unthinking victims?) Hoping to get involved in helping students, staff and faculty to[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Seeing Beyond Myself to Life’s Bigger Picture

When was the last time you thought about your purpose in life? Do you have a vision for yourself, for the world or for anything? For me, writing this article is an expression of my purpose and vision. Through these writings (and actually through everything that I think, say and[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Soap’s Wonder Women are Really Washed Out

ROAR! Sorry, I just had to start off that way. I simply couldn’t fight the temptation. Well, now that I have your attention, let’s talk about television. I love soaps. I simply love them. The plots and twisted lives they develop simply enthrall me. The women in these shows simply[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Sri Lankan Minister Covers Subcontinent Security

Increasing regional cooperation in Southeast Asia will bring social and economic improvements to the area, according to Sri Lanka’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honorable Lakshman Kadirgamar. Kadirgamar spoke Tuesday in the ICC Auditorium on the topic: “South Asia in the Emerging World.” Kadirgamar mainly discussed the issue of increasing[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Financial Crisis Cuts Asian Student Rolls at GU, Universities Across the Nation

As the Asian economic crisis heads into its second year, American colleges and universities are beginning to feel its long-term impact. U.S. universities have reason to worry – nine out of the top 10 sources of foreign students are Asian nations, with Canada being the sole non-Asian entrant, according to[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Committee Rules on Medical Center Case

After months of deliberation, the University Grievance Code Committee ruled on Friday to uphold a grievance filed by Medical Center faculty against a new policy, implemented on July 1, to alter their compensation plan. The 11-3 decision, which is still confidential, rejected an appeal by the university against a lower[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

NCAA Case Goes to Supreme Court

The National Collegiate Athletic Association may be forced to raise scholarship limits for women’s sports and increase spending on promoting women’s championships, depending on the outcome of a case the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear during its 1998-99 session. On Sept. 29, the Court announced it would hear an[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Students, Residents Clean Up Georgetown

Despite Sunday afternoon’s damp weather, a group of Georgetown students participated in the Spirit of Georgetown, a community clean-up that raised $20,000 for the Georgetown Ministry Center, a nonprofit group that works to help the homeless of the area. Paul St. Lawrence (COL ’99), a member of the Community Action[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Conference Celebrates South Korea

“Where has the last half-century brought us?” was the question echoing through the ICC auditorium this past weekend as scholars from as far away as Seoul presented papers on various topics dealing with the conference’s central theme, “The Republic of Korea After 50 Years: Continuity and Convergence.” The conference, sponsored[Read More…]

by October 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized