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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…]

by October 16, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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…]

by October 16, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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…]

by October 16, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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…]

by October 16, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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…]

by October 16, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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…]

by October 16, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Defending the Women’s Center

Thus far, the Women’s Center’s (wise) policy has been to avoid engaging in the unconstructive dialogue that some of its critics are dying for. I cannot speak on behalf of the Women’s Center, but I am able to speak on behalf of myself and other members of the community who[Read More…]

by October 16, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

The Artist vs The Writer

It’s happened again. Each week I spend days on end crafting a column of subtle brilliance and brilliant subtlety. With tears in my eyes I turn it in to my Hoya Editors, hoping for approval, yearning for publication. Thursday nights are sleepless nights at best for me, as I lie[Read More…]

by October 16, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

My Roommate, Mr. Lova’ Lover

This weekend I am going to be alone. Utterly, completely and bitterly alone. No, my girlfriend didn’t dump me, but she’s going to New York for the weekend. I’m sorry, I don’t want to whine. And I know what you`re thinking: the boy is he whipped. Well, maybe you’re right.[Read More…]

by October 16, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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