Post Tagged with: "drugs"

Georgetown Author R.F. Kuang Speaks on Upcoming Novel ‘The Poppy War’

HarperCollins is set to publish Georgetown senior Rebecca Kuang’s (SFS ’18) speculative historical fiction novel “The Poppy War” in May 2018, followed by two sequels. Set in a mythical land inspired by 20th century China, the book follows a young orphan’s entry into an elite military school and her discovery[Read More…]

Former Law Professor Arrested on Drug Charges

Former Law Professor Arrested on Drug Charges

A former adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, Jack Vitayanon, was arrested and charged with conspiring to distribute illegal drugs Wednesday. Vitayanon, an attorney for the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Professional Responsibility, is accused of attempting to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamines in Arizona and[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 0 comments City News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Reframing Duterte’s War on Drugs

Politics in the Philippines is rife with contradictions. It is probably the only country in the world where voters would elect an authoritarian as president, a human rights activist as vice president, a homophobic celebrity boxer as senator and the first transgender congresswoman all in one general election. This partly[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

BENNETT: Drug Warped (Please Dope Responsibly)

THE EDGE, HISTORY- Greetings from the frontlines of the Drug War. No, not the War on Drugs, which has come to exemplify everything bad about American governance. From the racism of sentencing disparities between white drug users and those of color, or the undue influence of corporate money in politics[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
HOCHBERG: Legalize The Use Of Drugs

HOCHBERG: Legalize The Use Of Drugs

The competitive college debate world loves debating whether or not the United States should legalize all drugs. As radical as this concept sounds, it is a favorite among debate teams because not only is it possible to effectively argue for the legalization of all drugs, but it might even be[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 1 comment Business, Business - Top

Down with Pharmaceutical Costs

Hepatitis C officially has a cure: Sovaldi. It is a powerful drug capable of healing the 150-200 million hepatitis C sufferers around the world. This pharmaceutical discovery entered the market in 2014 and was listed on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines. Though Sovaldi has the power to[Read More…]

by September 7, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Mandatory Minimums a Better Path to Justice

To The Editor: Re: “With Race, Holder’s Weak Action” The Hoya, Sept. 30, A3 I, too, have a bitter taste left in my mouth by the fact that those responsible for the financial collapse of the last decade seemed to have been simply slapped on the hand and told, “Don’t[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
Campus Crime Up in 2012

Campus Crime Up in 2012

Overall reported crime increased at Georgetown’s main campus but decreased at the Georgetown University Law Center in downtown D.C. this year, according to the Department of Public Safety’s 2013 Annual Crime Report. The report highlights reported crime trends at the two D.C. campuses and the McGhee Center for Eastern Mediterranean[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Meth Found in LXR

The Department of Public Safety uncovered a substance containing methamphetamine in an LXR dorm room early Thursday morning. According to a report in the DPS crime blotter, officers noticed a smell similar to that of marijuana while speaking with two students on the rooftop of LXR Hall. One of the students told DPS that he had smoked[Read More…]

by January 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

FDA to Fund Drug Research Center at GU

The Food and Drug Administration awarded  a $1 million grant to fund the establishment of a Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation at the Georgetown University Medical Center. “CERSI is vitally important because sound regulation requires the highest levels of science and evidence,” said Lawrence Gostin, co-principal investigator for the[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments News