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Georgetown Blanks Canisius

On a day when Georgetown’s offense found its rushing attack, the defense stole the show. The Hoyas used a combination of big plays and tough defense to shut out Canisius, 28-0 on Saturday, [improving to 4-1](http://www.thehoya.com/sports/football-saintly-vs-siena/) and moving into first place atop the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference in the process.[Read More…]

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Redskins Flounder, Campus Rejoices

It’s midterm season, and the campus should be in a foul mood. Yet something seems to have lifted the students’ spirits. It could be the Indian Summer weather, the newest edition of The Academy or Prime Time Tuesday at the New South Cafeteria. But after talking with some other Hoyas,[Read More…]

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Crazy Eights! Georgetown Wins Its Eighth Straight Game, Sits Atop the Big East

The Georgetown women’s volleyball team increased its winning streak to eight in the last week. The Hoyas had two conference wins last weekend, against West Virginia and Pittsburgh, and a key non-conference win over crosstown-rival American. These wins give the Hoyas a 17-3 record, and a 4-0 conference standing, leaving[Read More…]

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Officials, Alums Laud Kickoff Weekend

The festive air running through campus this weekend was not entirely due to anticipation of a long-awaited holiday weekend. Much of the excitement stemmed from the Kickoff Weekend events, which marked the beginning of the [public phase of the Third Century Campaign, a six-year, $750-million fundraising effort](http://www.thehoya.com/news/capital-campaign-goes-public/) to increase Georgetown’s[Read More…]

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Capitol Vigil For Gay Student

Last week, Matthew Shepard was an undergraduate political science major at the University of Wyoming who enjoyed late-night conversations about ethics and U.S. policy in Bosnia. Wednesday night, thousands of people, including Georgetown students from G.U. Pride and the College Democrats, filled the lawn in front of the U.S. Capitol[Read More…]

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Minority Enrollment Declining

Over the past decade, the number of African-American students at Georgetown has steadily fallen, according to university data. However, the number of African-American students applying to Georgetown has increased and the number accepted has remained steady. The decline in African-American students began in 1990, when total enrollment had reached an[Read More…]

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ANC Hopefuls Square Off in Forum

Officially gathered in public for the first time, the eight District residents running for the five local Advisory Neighborhood Commission positions presented themselves to the community at a town committee meeting Tuesday. Three candidates, Erik Gaull, Garrett G. Rasmussen and Barbara Zartman, are competing for Westy Byrd’s former position in[Read More…]

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Sophomore Payne Seeks Seat on ANC

Following a year as a freshman class representative to the Georgetown University Student Association, Matt Payne (COL ’01) is running for the district 2E05 seat on the Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commission, which includes all of Village C, the Jesuit Residence, Alumni Square and various endowment and permanent resident houses on[Read More…]

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GU Braces For Y2K

Georgetown University has identified troubles related to the “Millennium Bug,” or the Y2K problem, and is well on its way to fixing them, according to Dave Lambert, vice president for Information Services. The Year 2000 Program Office, directed by Suzanne Spitzer, has been dealing with how this problem will effect[Read More…]

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One Georgetown Great: a Tribute to Micheal Foley and His Legacy

President Clinton has not yet invoked the name of Michael Foley on television, nor is there a building or a chair in his name. However, in light of recent developments at Georgetown, it seems that the time has come to revisit the career of this outstanding educator, who often courageously[Read More…]

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