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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…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Opressed: Nah, Just Well Dressed

Umm, excuse me, I don’t mean to sound ignorant, but do you have to wear that thing when you go to sleep? OK, this might sound like a stupid question, but, when you take showers, do you leave it on? Do you have hair? Are you a nun? You know[Read More…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

No. 11 Hoyas Shut Out Pittsburgh

If it wasn’t apparent before, the Hoyas are officially on a roll. The Georgetown men’s soccer team won its fifth straight game, including four in a row in the Big East, with its 2-0 shutout of Pittsburgh on Sunday. With an aggressive tone from kickoff, the Hoyas looked to put[Read More…]

by October 16, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

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…]

by October 16, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized