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Logical Extensions of Illogical Thoughts

We recognize that it is quite trendy to be a relativist these days. Everybody gets to feel good and, don’t worry, nobody has to be wrong. Yes, wasn’t it Father O’Donovan who called for a Task Force on Enhanced Inclusiveness? No standards, no rules, and we can all live blissfully[Read More…]

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Modernistic Catholicism? I Think Not

For three years I have sat silently and watched members of the Georgetown University community bash Ann Sheridan and Catholicism in general. Maybe if her detractors would actually take time out to have a conversation with “that woman” (as she is derogatorily known around the Jesuit Residence), they might realize[Read More…]

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Using Religious as Inspiration

[A few weeks ago a man was killed for no other reason than the fact that he was gay](http://www.thehoya.com/news/capitol-vigil-for-gay-student/). Matthew Shepard was tortured and tied to a fence to die, a message for all the world to see. I found that one of the sickest parts of this whole episode[Read More…]

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Stop Honking at Me!

I don’t want to be male bashing, but I have to get this off my chest. Now this is something that happens all the time. It happens so often to women that they often do not even think twice about it. Some women take offense. Others get flattered. Yet others,[Read More…]

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Activist Dees Addresses Tolerance

Americans can work together to combat racism, according to Morris Dees, the Director of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Through a series of stories and messages, the historical civil rights lawyer and activist gave a speech on “Teaching Tolerance” to several hundred people in Gaston Hall last night at 6[Read More…]

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Two Village B Apartments Robbed

Several items of very expensive jewelry and four Patagonia jackets were stolen from Alumni Square 86 sometime between 4:30 and 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, according to resident Tatiana Gutierrez (SFS ’01). Jewelry and jackets were also taken twelve days earlier from Alumni Square 82, one stairwell over, according to[Read More…]

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GU Ranks 15th in Accounting Executive Placement

Georgetown ranks 15th in the nation among schools with partners in top accounting firms, according to a report published this spring and recently distributed by the business school. Bowman’s Accounting Report, an Atlanta-based publication, listed in May the top 50 universities with partners at the nation’s leading accounting companies. The[Read More…]

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Mitchell Receives Public Service Award

Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell (LAW ’60) received the Robert J. Drinan, S.J. Alumni Public Service Award Friday at the Georgetown Law Center Reunion Weekend. Mitchell served as chairman of peace negotiations in Northern Ireland for two-and-a-half years and was instrumental in reaching the historic peace accord signed in[Read More…]

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ANC Candidates in 2E06, 7, 8 Focus on Students Community

With next week’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission elections approaching, four local district elections are drawing attention from neighborhood residents. Jonda McFarlane in District 2E06, Arthur Schultz in District 2E07 and James Linen (MBA ’93) and Mark Ryan (DML ’81) in District 2E08 are stepping up their campaigns. Running unopposed, McFarlane seeks[Read More…]

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GU Releases Report on Catholic Identity

The Task Force on Georgetown’s Catholic and Jesuit Identity, which began about three years ago as a series of conversations and dialogues, released a comprehensive report recommending several steps to increase the role of Catholicism and Jesuits at the university. Appointed in Nov. 1997 by University President Leo J. O’Donovan,[Read More…]

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