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Hoyas Deck Cards

Georgetown’s field hockey team won its [second straight game](http://www.thehoya.com/sports/georgetown-pulls-off-overtime-victory/), scoring the last three goals to defeat the Division III Catholic Cardinals, 3-1, Tuesday afternoon on Kehoe Field. The win over the crosstown-rival Cardinals improved the Hoyas record to 6-7. The Hoyas outshot the Cardinals 20-5 and held a 16-7 advantage[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

A Smashing Good Time

You hear them. What in the world is going on? You are just walking around the Harbin courtyard on a Saturday afternoon, and all of a sudden a wave of sound surrounds you. You hear them. You can’t help it. Just ask Big East soccer players. For five years now,[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Burleith Signs Warn of Fine

Students may soon notice new signs posted in and around the Burleith neighborhood warning of fines and possible jail time for excessive noise or disruptive conduct. Lt. Pat Burke of Metro Police said he began posting the 100 signs yesterday and should have the rest up shortly. According to Burke,[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Economics Professor Steps Aside

Economics Department Chair John T. Cuddington announced that Professor Robert Myers would no longer teach “Principles of Microeconomics” (ECON-001), a primarily first-year economics course, because Myers felt he was not reaching his students. In an announcement on Tuesday, Oct. 13, Cuddington said that Professor M. Daniel Westbrook has assumed responsibility[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Government Professor Wayne Predicts GOP Gains in Congress

The Democrats will most likely lose seats in the House and Senate in the upcoming elections, according to Professor Stephen Wayne, who spoke Tuesday on the upcoming Congressional mid-term elections. Wayne, chair of the American Government undergraduate program, spoke in Healy as the first installment of what Lecture Fund organizers[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Three Vie For Byrd’s ANC Seat

[Even with Erik Gaull (GRD ’95, MBA ’98), Garrett Rasmussen and Barbara Zartman running for Georgetown’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) District 2E04 position](http://www.thehoya.com/news/anc-hopefuls-square-off-in-forum/), the community is still ridden with opinions and memories of the district’s last officer, Westy Byrd. A commissioner since 1990, Byrd was known most widely on the[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Vigil Commemorates Shephard

Two weeks ago Matthew Shepard was fighting for his life in a hospital room. On Oct. 8, the 22-year-old gay student from the University of Wyoming was brutally beaten and left to die while tied to a fence near Laramie, Wyo. Just days later, students at Colorado State University celebrated[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Metro Sting Results in 53 Area Arrests

During September, D.C. Metropolitan police stepped up efforts against underage drinking in Georgetown, resulting in 53 arrests in a two-week period. The police targeted local bars, restaurants and liquor stores, as well as Georgetown house parties. One weekend, over half of those arrested were Georgetown students. The arrests took place[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

The Great Marion Barry Is Washington D.C.’s Finest Son … Give Me a Break

The thing I remember best about grade-school history is that out of all the people we studied in class, the only ones that seemed to get much respect had either used a gun in a socially respectable manner (Ulysses S. Grant = good, John Wilkes Booth = bad), signed the[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Behind the Bitterness Is a Man of Self-Restraint

I probably sound ridiculous, but The Famous Hoya column is not an anonymous endeavor. All of you know who I am and all of you know to whom I allude in my writing. For example, if I write something scathing about my housemates, you all know which guys on campus[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized