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Viewpoint –Follett, GU Bookstore Bring Excess Commercialism Onto Campus

By William A. Powers A mid the perennial new semester bookstore crunch I picked up a copy of Thoreau’s “Walden” among the stacks of class books. Thumbing through his pages on voluntary simplicity and nature, I discovered a glossy advertisement for a credit card within the book. It announced in[Read More…]

by February 5, 1999 0 comments Uncategorized

Pre-Professionalism Undermines Education

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GPB’s “Sex Week” Renamed

GPB’s “Sex Week” Renamed Series of Events To Be Rechristened `Hoya Sexa Week’ By Sean Gormley Special to The Hoya The name of Georgetown’s upcoming “Sex Week,” a series of events organized by the Georgetown Program Board scheduled to take place Feb. 8 to 14, has been nixed, according to[Read More…]

by February 2, 1999 0 comments Uncategorized

Students’ Items, Village A Rooms Soaked in Flood

Students’ Items, Village A Rooms Soaked in Flood By Tim Haggerty Hoya Staff Writer Water gushed out of a broken sprinkler head Saturday in a fourth floor Village A unit, causing serious flooding in three apartments and taking Facilities one hour and fifteen minutes to stop the flow. Students reported[Read More…]

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Grievants Seek Support in Suit Against School

Grievants in the lawsuit against the university filed Jan. 14 accused the administration Friday of lying and treating faculty with disrespect in its handling of the controversial Medical Center compensation plan that inspired the suit. The grievants were seeking increased solidarity and support from university and Medical Center faculty at[Read More…]

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Student Rally Protests Adoption of CLC Code

Concurrent protests at both Georgetown and Duke University over the weekend were not enough to stop the two universities from moving closer to signing a controversial code of conduct seeking to improve working conditions for producers of athletic apparel. Students at both universities claim that the code, which was written[Read More…]

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Senior Athletic Director Resigns After 30 Years

Senior Athletic Director Resigns After 30 Years Rienzo Played Vital Role in Construction of Yates By Molly Longstreth and Sarah Walsh Hoya Staff Writers After 30 years in Georgetown Athletics, Francis Rienzo has resigned his position as Senior Director of Athletics. Rienzo announced his resignation in a Jan. 28 letter[Read More…]

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The Hoya — Women’s Basketball, January 30th, 1999

Women’s Basketball Box Score: Georgetown at Syracuse Georgetown Player Min FG FT O-T A PF Pts. Thomas 34 5-9 2-2 2-7 1 2 12 Heindel 27 1-6 2-2 2-4 2 2 4 Chambers 34 7-16 4-5 3-6 1 3 19 Walker 32 3-7 2-6 2-4 1 0 8 Smrcka-Duffy 38[Read More…]

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Georgetown Roughed Up

Georgetown Roughed Up By Steve Harris Hoya Staff Writer It was a disappointing weekend for Georgetown tennis as both the women’s and men’s teams were convincingly defeated by opponents, which in the words of Head Coach Rich Bausch were, “bigger, stronger, and as fast, if not faster than us.” On[Read More…]

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GU Splits with Providence

GU Splits with Providence By Meredith McCloskey Hoya Staff Writer The Georgetown men’s swim team defeated Providence College on the road Saturday, improving their record to 8-1. Winning by a margin of 70 points, with a score of 152-82, this is the second year in a row that the Hoyas[Read More…]

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