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EDITORIAL: Georgetown Basketball Must Confront Off-Court Issues

March 17, 2017 at 4:00 am 2 comments

If six consecutive losses and two straight losing seasons are not enough to irredeemably smear Georgetown basketball’s national reputation, Hoya fans have another reason to be dispirited. The university’s lackluster response to an increasingly embarrassing performance demonstrates that the program’s woes extend far beyond the court. Exasperation with the basketballRead More

EDITORIAL: For Athletes, Rehabilitation Over Repercussions

January 31, 2017 at 2:30 am 0 comments

When the Department of Athletics’ new Drug Screening and Education Program takes effect tomorrow, student athletes at Georgetown will no longer be only subject to NCAA’s mandatory screening for performance-enhancing drugs. In addition, they will find themselves liable for recreational substances, including alcohol and marijuana, through randomized tests that canRead More