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Men’s Golf Snags Big East Championship

The Georgetown men’s golf team completed their fall season this past weekend by winning the Big East Conference Championship for the first time in school history. The Hoyas, playing at one of their home courses, the Tournament Players Club at Avenel in Potomac, Md., also had four players place in[Read More…]

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Men’s Golf Snags Big East Championship

The Georgetown men’s golf team completed their fall season this past weekend by winning the Big East Conference Championship for the first time in school history. The Hoyas, playing at one of their home courses, the Tournament Players Club at Avenel in Potomac, Md., also had four players place in[Read More…]

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Rookies Make Grand Debut

The men’s basketball team’s four newcomers stole the show at Saturday’s exhibition game vs. Ft. Hood, scoring 62 of the Hoyas’ points in a 101-68 victory over the Tankers at McDonough Arena. Sophomore guard Anthony Perry, who missed last season due to NCAA Clearinghouse eligibility questions, led the way for[Read More…]

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Cross Country Men, Women Place Second at League Race

Despite a fierce wind and cold temperatures, the Georgetown men’s and women’s cross-country teams ran to second-place finishes at [the Big East Cross Country Championships last Friday afternoon in Boston](http://www.thehoya.com/sports/running-wild-georgetown-aims-to-bring-home-bragging-rights-at-big-east-championships/). The women’s team finished with 53 points, behind only Villanova, which scored 40 points. The Wildcats were led by Carrie[Read More…]

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Colombian President Speaks in Gaston

President Andrés Pastrana of the Republic of Colombia challenged the “harmfully misleading, over-simplified stereotypes” that plague the reputation of his nation last Friday in Gaston Hall. Pastrana, in the District for a state visit, was elected in 1998 to the presidency of a democratic nation engulfed in turmoil. He said[Read More…]

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New South Site of Drunken Food Fight

Prospective diners Alicia Byrdsong (COL ’02) and Beth Feezer (COL ’02) surely noted the presence of five members of the Department of Public Safety as the two hungry freshmen waited for their cards to be swiped at the entrance to the New South dining hall last Friday night. Byrdsong said[Read More…]

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Frosh Parish Runs as ANC Write-In

Kay Parish (SFS ’02) has announced that she will challenge previously unopposed Scott Polk as a write-in candidate for ANC 2E01 in today’s election, which includes New South and part of Foxhall. “I think it’s my responsibility as a resident and a citizen to provide the community with an option,”[Read More…]

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GU Block Party Raises $15,000; Food Fight Follows

Amidst scattered fall leaves and afternoon sunlight, about 1,200 students enjoyed a festival of food, drink and fun at Friday afternoon’s Halloween Charity Block Party from 12:30-6:30 p.m. Charging a $10 per person entrance fee, the block party raised about $15,000 for various charities such as the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation,[Read More…]

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Mayoral Hopeful Schwartz Goes for Three

Carol Schwartz hopes the third time really is a charm. After falling short in two previous bids, the 55-year-old Republican nominee for mayor of the District of Columbia is hoping that the promise of reducing the local sales tax and restoring accountability to government will propel her to D.C.’s highest[Read More…]

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University Considering New Core

Depending on a decision by the Main Campus Academic Committee, Georgetown may change its core curriculum, requiring students to choose courses from a series of interdisciplinary topics such as “Science and Nature” and “Ethics and Values” rather than the current literature, theology and philosophy requirements. The new curriculum, entitled the[Read More…]

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