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Metro Sting Results in 53 Area Arrests

During September, D.C. Metropolitan police stepped up efforts against underage drinking in Georgetown, resulting in 53 arrests in a two-week period. The police targeted local bars, restaurants and liquor stores, as well as Georgetown house parties. One weekend, over half of those arrested were Georgetown students. The arrests took place[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

The Great Marion Barry Is Washington D.C.’s Finest Son … Give Me a Break

The thing I remember best about grade-school history is that out of all the people we studied in class, the only ones that seemed to get much respect had either used a gun in a socially respectable manner (Ulysses S. Grant = good, John Wilkes Booth = bad), signed the[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Behind the Bitterness Is a Man of Self-Restraint

I probably sound ridiculous, but The Famous Hoya column is not an anonymous endeavor. All of you know who I am and all of you know to whom I allude in my writing. For example, if I write something scathing about my housemates, you all know which guys on campus[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Mark Thompson is the Wrong Man for the Job

The Civil Rights Anthem, “We shall overcome” should be replaced with “we shall not sell out to the Jews.” Is it possible that these words were uttered in this country just four years ago? Is it possible that this remark was uttered at a University rally where some of the[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Foolin’ Around: An American Legacy

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Oskar Schindler and President Bill Clinton are all admirable men. Yet they all have one thing in common: remove the fame and kudos, and you’ll find out that they were all adulterers. Does this shocking fact erase their contributions to society? Or do they remain,[Read More…]

by October 23, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Pulls Off Overtime Victory

The Georgetown field hockey team snapped a three-game losing streak on Sunday with a dramatic 1-0, double-overtime victory over William and Mary on Kehoe Field. The teams played to a scoreless tie for two periods and then still could not find a score in the first 15-minute, sudden-death overtime period.[Read More…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Somewhere, in a Land Far, Far Away the Soccer God is Smiling

He is looking down and shaking his finger at us and saying, “See, I told you so.” And Georgetown soccer fans are looking up with disbelief wondering if what happened this weekend on Harbin Field really happened. “Pinch me,” they are saying, “for this can’t be real.” For those of[Read More…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Crushes Catholic in Season Opener

The Georgetown men’s and women’s swim teams opened up the 1998-99 season with crushing victories over Catholic University, with the men’s team winning, 139-61, and the women’s squad cruising to a 133-72 victory. “We beat them fairly easily last year and we are a stronger team than last year,” Head[Read More…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Long Weekend Sees Hoyas On Top

[Roller coaster doesn’t begin to describe the whirlwind games the Georgetown men’s soccer team experienced this past weekend](http://www.thehoya.com/sports/somewhere-in-a-land-far-far-away-the-soccer-god-is-smiling/). At about 2:45 on Sunday, the weekend appeared to be a total loss for the Hoyas, trailing Syracuse 4-1 in the second half after losing a heartbreaking game to St. John’s 2-1[Read More…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Executive Faculty Discusses Activism

Student activism is on the rise at Georgetown, while the university faces challenges such as student depression and developing a sense of campus community, according to a report by the office of Student Affairs. The report was presented by Dean of Students James A. Donahue at a Main Campus Executive[Read More…]

by October 20, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized