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GU Peace Action Protests Canceled

GU Peace Action Protests Landmines By Joe Harten Hoya Staff Writer Georgetown University Peace Action planned an entire week of events this week in support of the International Landmine Ban Treaty. On Monday, Red Square became the site of a simulated mine field, and the movie “Small Targets” was shown.[Read More…]

by February 26, 1999 0 comments Uncategorized

Ivy League Schools Join Fight Against Sweatshop Labor

Ivy League Schools Join Fight Against Sweatshop Labor By Erin Ross Hoya Staff Writer Last weekend, Princeton officials announced that they will require full public disclosure of the locations of the factories making their clothing. The week before, students there, as well as at Harvard, Cornell and Yale Universities, rallied[Read More…]

by February 26, 1999 0 comments Uncategorized

Annan Reveals Vision for World Peacekeeping

Annan Reveals Vision for World Peacekeeping U.N. Secretary-General Receives Jit Trainor Award Before Capacity Crowd in ICC By Rebecca Sinderbrand Hoya Staff Writer Every one of the United Nations’ Security Council members must be prepared to pay its share of peacekeeping costs “promptly, and in full,” according to U.N. Secretary-General[Read More…]

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GU Rescinds Med Center Pay Policy

GU Rescinds Med Center Pay Policy By Andy Amend Hoya Staff Writer Georgetown has rescinded a suspended Medical Center faculty compensation plan that gave rise to faculty complaints more than a year ago and led to a faculty lawsuit filed against the university last month. The policy, created in an[Read More…]

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Students’ Break Plans Canceled

Students’ Break Plans Canceled Reasons Remain Unclear for Cutting of 64 Students’ Trips By Tim Haggerty Hoya Staff Writer Their trip was planned early and paid for in full – they thought they were two weeks away from spring break in Jamaica. But last Friday night, 64 seniors found out[Read More…]

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Campus Opinion

What are you going to do if it snows this weekend?   I’m going to get some nice, clean snow and make some alcohol-laced snow cones. Shannon Shea, COL ’01 Have a snowball fight in Dahlgren. Emily Fuchs, COL ’02 Go sledding. Liz Creelman, COL ’02 Go in search of[Read More…]

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Black Power: The Struggle Continues

By James Harris As Black History Month swiftly draws to a close, it seems important to reflect on the changes that brought blacks to this point in history, and what some of our next steps might be. Just last week I was reading an article in the City Paper about[Read More…]

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The Intern Experience

By Jeff DeMartino Salad Days Looking at internships here in the nation’s capital? You might have D.C. connections hooking you up with a cushy position, but if you don’t, the alternative is easy. Go to your Career Center, hit up www.jobtrak.com, or call your congressperson’s office for a position. These[Read More…]

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Baker Scholar Program Is Georgetown’s Best Kept Secret

By Seth Lucia I somehow ended up at Georgetown from Preston, Idaho. I went through the whole application process, but I didn’t really know what it meant – no Thanksgiving with my family and no skipping classes to go snowboarding or kayaking. When I came here, I had never been[Read More…]

by February 26, 1999 0 comments Uncategorized

The Politics of Landmines

By Rob Cimperman So, if the opposite of “pro” is “con,” what is the opposite of “progress?” You guessed it. Yet again, the United States is falling short of its leadership role in a major global crisis. There are an estimated 60 million landmines in 60 countries around the world.[Read More…]

by February 26, 1999 0 comments Uncategorized