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Administration, Student Activists Release Details of Compromise

By Clay Risen Hoya Staff Writer The group of student protesters who occupied the office of University President Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J., publicly announced in Healy circle yesterday afternoon the compromise with administrators that ended their sit-in early Tuesday morning. Under the compromise Georgetown will seek full public disclosure of[Read More…]

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CLC Agreement

The administration and the students agree that: Georgetown University is committed to working with licensees who share a commitment to the fundamental principles of a fair and just working environment, respect for all employees, safe and healthy work conditions and ethical business practices. This commitment is consistent with our Catholic[Read More…]

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New FCC Regulations Could Expand WGTB Range

New FCC Regulation Could Expand WGTB Range By: Keavney F. Klein Hoya Staff Writer The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Thursday, Jan. 28, 1999 that, if adopted, would license new 1000-watt and 100-watt low power FM (LPFM) radio stations. Georgetown’s WGTB (92.3 FM)[Read More…]

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Despite Marathon Protest, Many Students Oblivious

An hour after the Saturday afternoon student rally, a small group of students known as “the band” were still gathered on Healy steps banging on water bottles, shaking tambourines and singing for the members of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee and the cause for which they were sitting in the president’s[Read More…]

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From the Start, Sit-In Was a Concerted Effort

By Rebecca Sinderbrand Hoya Staff Writer It was a carefully timed mission from the start. The principals whispered furtively among themselves for the minutes and hours beforehand, united by the adrenaline-soaked anxiety of secret knowledge. At 11:53 a.m., they moved in. By 11:54, the first stage of the mission was[Read More…]

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COMPROMISE REACHED

COMPROMISE REACHED Students Occupy President O’Donovan’s Office for 85 Hours; Compromise to Be Announced at 4 p.m. Rally in Healy Circle Agreement Includes New GU Committee By Andy Amend Hoya Staff Writer Student activists signed an agreement with Student Affairs administrators shortly before 1 a.m. today, ending an 85-hour sit-in[Read More…]

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Broiler Sparks Village B Fire

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At GU, Modern Activism for Modern Times

This wasn’t your parents’ sit-in. For one thing, most of the people who rallied against administrative tyranny in the `60 are now administrators themselves. The temporary residents of Healy Hall were allowed bathroom breaks, gifts of coffee and taco salad, and fairly regular Domino’s deliveries. There were no menacing security[Read More…]

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Diplomatic Ball to Be Held at World Bank This Spring

This year’s Diplomatic Ball will be held April 30 at the World Bank. Tickets will go on sale March 26; ticket price has not yet been determined. “This is the first and last time the Ball will be held at the World Bank,” according to Dip Ball Committee Chair Ami[Read More…]

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ANC Views New Dorm Plans

This wasn’t your parents’ sit-in. For one thing, most of the people who rallied against administrative tyranny in the `60 are now administrators themselves. The temporary residents of Healy Hall were allowed bathroom breaks, gifts of coffee and taco salad, and fairly regular Domino’s deliveries. There were no menacing security[Read More…]

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