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Prison System Evokes Attica Uprising for Author

The mistreatment of inmates in New York State’s Attica Prison over 40 years ago is relevant in scrutinizing current U.S. prison policy, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Heather Thompson argued in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Wednesday. The Prisons and Justice Initiative in partnership with Georgetown University Lecture Fund and the Department[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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24 Hours in New York City

“One belongs to New York instantly, as much in five minutes as in five years.” Tom Wolfe said it all. With unparalleled charm, New York City makes visitors feel at home from the moment they arrive. Only a five-hour bus ride away from D.C., the Big Apple is the perfect[Read More…]

ON RYE

Restaurant Review: On Rye

760 6th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001 | Cuisine: Jewish | $ | ★★★★★ Just around the corner from the Verizon Center, the smells of pastrami and latkes spread onto the streets of Chinatown. Entering the new deli-style restaurant On Rye, customers will be greeted by a wall displaying staples[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, Guide - Top, The Guide
AVANCEÑA: Clinton Panders To Opposing Fans

AVANCEÑA: Clinton Panders To Opposing Fans

When former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks, does America believe her? Recent surveys suggest not. A New York Times/CBS poll conducted in early July showed that 67 percent of voters found Clinton to be neither trustworthy nor honest. Perhaps even more damning, 47 percent of registered voters surveyed by[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

A ‘Home’ Run Away From Home

When I left my home in Las Vegas, Nev., to come to Georgetown, I knew I was leaving behind a special part of my life. I have grown up as an avid fan of the New York Mets. Having inherited this team from my New York-born parents, I can say[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
GU HOYAS
Junior Nevin Snow and senior Katie DaSilva led Georgetown to victory in the MAISA regatta in New York this weekend.

Sailing | Hoyas Capture MAISA Victory

On an extremely windy day on the East River in New York, the Georgetown University sailing team took home the Mid-Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association Coed Conference Championship. The win marks the fourth consecutive year Georgetown has earned top marks in the regatta, besting the other top 18 teams in the[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Yankees shortstop Deter Jeter retired on Sunday after an illustrious 20-year career in New York.

Commentary: Sports May Never See Another Derek Jeter

There, in his Gatorade-soaked uniform, he crouched on the lip of the outfield grass between short and second — the same area of the field he had taken countless times in his 20-year career. But this time it was different, and all of Yankee Stadium knew it. The flash of[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Sailing | Nevins Trophy Offers Early Test

Georgetown’s double-handed sailing crew will take to the water in its first inter-conference event this weekend, travelling to Kings Point, N.Y., to participate in the Nevins Trophy event. Last year’s national championship runners-up, the Hoyas will send two double-handed crews to compete, while Georgetown will also be represented in a[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Sports

Guilty Woes of Being a Sox Fan

Ten games. Ten straight losses. They were embarrassed. I was embarrassed. Late inning collapses. Lackluster offense. Poor pitching performances. For 10 straight games, I watched horrific baseball. SportsCenter updates flooded my phone. The final box score spammed my email. Newspaper headlines the next morning reminded me that the Red Sox[Read More…]

Disaster Movies Sell Out a Serious Situation

Imagine this scene: There’s a large, booming explosion and glass shatters. The people scatter; confusion is rampant. What’s happening and who’s doing it are questions that won’t be answered for days or weeks to come. That’s the scenario in many blockbuster movies. The Joker attacks Gotham. Loki demolishes Manhattan with[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide