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Georgetown Crushes Catholic in Season Opener

The Georgetown men’s and women’s swim teams opened up the 1998-99 season with crushing victories over Catholic University, with the men’s team winning, 139-61, and the women’s squad cruising to a 133-72 victory. “We beat them fairly easily last year and we are a stronger team than last year,” Head[Read More…]

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Long Weekend Sees Hoyas On Top

[Roller coaster doesn’t begin to describe the whirlwind games the Georgetown men’s soccer team experienced this past weekend](http://www.thehoya.com/sports/somewhere-in-a-land-far-far-away-the-soccer-god-is-smiling/). At about 2:45 on Sunday, the weekend appeared to be a total loss for the Hoyas, trailing Syracuse 4-1 in the second half after losing a heartbreaking game to St. John’s 2-1[Read More…]

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Executive Faculty Discusses Activism

Student activism is on the rise at Georgetown, while the university faces challenges such as student depression and developing a sense of campus community, according to a report by the office of Student Affairs. The report was presented by Dean of Students James A. Donahue at a Main Campus Executive[Read More…]

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Sophomore Accuses DPS Officer of Assault

A Georgetown student said she was assaulted last Wednesday afternoon outside of Gaston Hall by a Department of Public Safety officer. Witnesses have confirmed Ciata Baysah’s (COL ’01) report claiming she was manhandled by a senior DPS officer at approximately 1 p.m. shortly after trying to leave early from a[Read More…]

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Clubs Raise Money for Hurricane Victims

Though last month’s Hurricane Georges swept the Caribbean, its effects have been felt as far away as Washington, D.C. Georgetown students involved in the Caribbean Culture Circle, in conjunction with the Center for Latin American studies, have been raising funds and collecting canned goods for the relief effort. According to[Read More…]

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Students Seek Georgetown TV Station

A group of students is planning to present Georgetown University Television, a proposed student-run television station on Georgetown’s Hoyanet cable system, to the University Media Board later this month. “The amount of resources the Media Board gives us will determine the kind of programming students can make,” according to Pablo[Read More…]

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Solidarity, University Agree on Sweatshop Products

Most Georgetown sweatshirts cost about $40 in the bookstore. But, according to Ben Smith (MSB ’99), president of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee, that same sweatshirt averages only about ten cents to make. If the cost of production is that low, then who is getting all the profit, and at whose[Read More…]

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GU Pride’s Fashion Demands Unfairly Divide Student Body

Last Tuesday was National Coming Out Day here at Georgetown, and I was evil. I didn’t wear jeans. I knew that G.U. Pride gave everyone flyers telling them that if they supported gay rights, they should wear jeans. I wore my tan corduroy pants. So I must be some hate-mongering,[Read More…]

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Risking Death for The American Dream

Now that the weather is cooling off and the cool chill of fall descends over the Hilltop, I can’t help but remember the hot and unforgiving summer that punished the country from May to September. From my hometown in Laredo, Tex, I both heard about and experienced one of the[Read More…]

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Safe Zones Enlightens Georgetown Students

Perhaps the most disturbing facets of [the Matthew Shepard story](http://www.thehoya.com/news/capitol-vigil-for-gay-student/) can be found in the details. Ultimately, it’s the nuances of events that evoke, most profoundly, our darkest corners as a nation and a culture. In many news making events of late, the favored media images have become ensconced in[Read More…]

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