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IPPOLITO: Honoring Every Tournament

IPPOLITO: Honoring Every Tournament

If you had any access to a television during the past week and a half, you have probably heard about March Madness and Kentucky’s potential undefeated season. But what you probably did not hear about, for a variety of unfortunate reasons, was that there were two undefeated college teams entering[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
Protesters gathered to mourn the passing of Leelah Alcorn, a transgender teenager from Ohio

Photos of the Week: Jan. 12

Photos of the Week: Jan. 12 – Jan. 16 include a transgender rights protest in memory of Leelah Alcorn, a women’s basketball 69-61 victory over Providence on Saturday, a presentation by Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. on human dignity issues and more. View More Galleries

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Photography, Uncategorized

Will the Georgetown Basketball Team Make a Statement About #BlackLivesMatter?

When the Georgetown men’s basketball team takes the court against No. 10 Kansas on Wednesday at Verizon Center, in a nationally televised, sold-out, primetime showdown, it has an opportunity to do more than just win a game. It has the opportunity to make a statement about the recent non-indictments of[Read More…]

by December 8, 2014 2 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Students participating in the silent demonstration in Red Square on Tuesday.

Photos of the Week: Nov. 22

Photos of the Week: Nov. 22 – 28 Photos of the week of Nov. 22 – 28 include the Ferguson Protests around D.C. and Georgetown’s campus, a new volleyball court in-the-making, various sports games, and the 20th annual Rangila at the Kennedy Center.   View More Galleries

by November 29, 2014 0 comments Photography
Photos of the Week: Nov. 15

Photos of the Week: Nov. 15

Photos of the Week: Nov. 15 – 21 Photos of the week of Nov. 15 – 21 include the annual TEDxGeorgetown conference, Yeonmi Park speaking at Gaston Hall, GU Fossil Free’s campaign for divestment, GU Dance Company’s annual showcase, Mask and Bauble’s “Sonder,” four basketball games and more.   View[Read More…]

by November 22, 2014 0 comments Photography
The Big East Needs a Big Year

The Big East Needs a Big Year

The 2013-2014 basketball season kicked off a new era for the Big East Conference. Fresh off the exodus that saw traditional Big East powerhouses Syracuse and Pittsburgh head for the ACC, the Big East took the court for the first time with its new membership: the retained “Catholic 7” and[Read More…]

by November 19, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Georgetown basketball player Ki-Ke Rafiu (COL '16) had been taking sports clothes home to Nigeria to encourage sports.

Nigerian Student Works to Inspire Girls at Home

At Georgetown, it’s easy to take basic necessities for granted and never think twice about throwing out our old things. Ki-Ke Rafiu (COL ’16), a Georgetown women’s basketball player, is here to change that. Born in Kudana, Nigeria, in a place where even a pair of sneakers was an almost[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
Indiana Pacers center and former Georgetown player Roy Hibbert (COL ’08) donated $1 million to the Thompson Athletics Center.

Hibbert Adds $1M To TAC Donations

Following in the footsteps of Georgetown men’s basketball greats Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) and Jeff Green (COL ’12), All-American Roy Hibbert (COL ’08) made a donation toward the construction of the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center, prompting fan-favorite CasualHoya to launch a giving campaign of its own. The[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
WADEKAR | A Snapshot of the GU Basketball Experience

WADEKAR | A Snapshot of the GU Basketball Experience

It wasn’t supposed to end this way. I’m not talking about the end for Georgetown; the second-round NIT loss to top-seeded Florida State is what I expected when Josh Smith was declared academically ineligible. I’m talking about the end for me. After four years of watching every Georgetown men’s basketball[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

The McDonough Revival

It is ironic that the most fun we’ve had at a Georgetown basketball game took place in an unremarkable first-round NIT game against West Virginia on March 8. What made this game so memorable was neither the intensity of a rivalry nor the thrill of beating a formidable opponent. It[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top