Year in Review 2015-2016

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Beyond the 272 Sold in 1838, Plotting the National Diaspora of Jesuit-Owned Slaves

Beyond the 272 Sold in 1838, Plotting the National Diaspora of Jesuit-Owned Slaves

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Year in Review 2015 – 2016

Year in Review 2015 – 2016

As Assault Survivors Speak Out, Policies Advance As the issue of sexual assault on college campuses rose to the forefront of the national consciousness, advocacy efforts for awareness and policy reform at Georgetown also gained traction over the past academic year. From the hiring of the university’s first full-time Title[Read More…]

Lack of Emotional Leadership Sinks Season

An Instagram post should have changed everything; at least I thought it would. On April 7, 2015, a week after Georgetown issued a press release announcing that guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera would declare for the NBA draft, Smith-Rivera posted an Instagram saying that he, in fact, would return for his senior[Read More…]

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Coach of the Year: Adair Turns Team Around

When Natasha Adair was named head coach of the College of Charleston’s women’s basketball team in May 2012, she took over a program that had finished its 2011-2012 campaign at 7-23 — the team’s second losing record in as many seasons. Two years later, when Adair made the decision to[Read More…]

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Honoring Seniors: Stellar Careers Remembered

Jake DeCicco Aidan Curran In an era  of Georgetown football characterized by unsteady performances and losing records – with only one winning season  since the 2007-08 season – senior wide receiver Jake DeCicco  has been a model of consistency. DeCicco, a 6-foot-1 190-pound wideout from Kingston High School in Kingston,[Read More…]

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COURTESY MAXINE CRUMP

Crump: “It’s Been There All Our Lives”

When Maxine Crump, 69, heard the name “Cornelius,” she knew that the man on the phone was on to something. After all, it was her great-grandfather’s name, his son’s name, his daughter’s son’s name and his son’s son’s name. “That name is so familiar,” Crump said. On the road from[Read More…]

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Mixed Results in 2015-16 Shift Expectations

Men’s Soccer The men’s soccer team (16-2-3, 9-0-0 Big East) got off to a slow start this season, failing to win any of its first three games. However, as the season progressed, the Hoyas’ stout defense led them to a dominant run through Big East play. Georgetown won each of[Read More…]

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In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., 72 Professor of Catholic Studies and Theater Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., who taught for 10 years at Georgetown and founded Dog Tag Bakery, died Dec. 20 from heart failure. The Jesuit was a fervent advocate for veteran and disability rights, serving as the director of the[Read More…]

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Muriel Bowser

Bowser Pushes Initiatives to Accommodate Homeless

In light of an influx of families seeking shelter during a record-breaking winter storm this year, homelessness in Washington, D.C., became an increasingly prominent issue, with Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) recently announcing plans to close the city’s dilapidated D.C. General Family Shelter. According to the District’s Interagency Council on Homelessness,[Read More…]