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VIEWPOINT: Responsible News Consumption

The Sept. 11 attacks were an inside job, 250,000 Syrian refugees are currently being housed on the Navajo Indian Reservation and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton organized a hit on an FBI agent who was investigating her. According to my Facebook news feed, all of this — and more[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Mitigate Bias in Social Media

This past summer, Facebook faced criticism for its trending news section being biased towards liberal sites, routinely ignoring or suppressing conservative news outlets like Breitbart. In response to these accusations, first revealed through documents obtained by the technology blog Gizmodo, Facebook fired the human editors whose job it was to[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Farewell to Legends of Comedy

On Tuesday, Feb. 10, Jon Stewart announced his departure from the hit Comedy Central segment “The Daily Show.” As expected, the Internet erupted as Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless bid him farewell and as Jon Stewart confirmed the news on air later that night. Stewart’s departure makes him the third[Read More…]

by February 19, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CORREIA: Cronkite: Biased and Better for It

CORREIA: Cronkite: Biased and Better for It

Ask anyone over the age of 40, and he or she will likely say that the last great American broadcast journalist was Walter Cronkite. From 1937 until 1981, Cronkite reported on many important events in American history; his most famous moments include his report of John F. Kennedy’s assassination and[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Entering his 14th year, University President John J. DeGioia is the longest-serving president in Georgetown’s history.

13 Years In, DeGioia Outlasts Predecessors in President’s Office

After 13 years at the helm, University President John J. DeGioia (CAS ’79, GRD ’95) has reached a milestone. The Georgetown fixture is now the longest-serving president in the university’s history, surpassing the 12- and 13-year tenures of former presidents Fr. Leo O’Donovan, S.J., and Fr. Timothy Healy, S.J. But[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News

Anti-Harassment Act Addresses Cyberbullying

Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) has reintroduced the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act, which would require all colleges and universities that receive federal funds to explicitly recognize cyber-bullying as harassment as well as establish anti-harassment policies. The new legislation would require Georgetown to define cyberbullying in its Code of Student[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Exploring Value of Nature

Mark Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, led a conversation entitled “The Value of Nature” in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Tuesday. The event was co-sponsored by the Georgetown Center for the Environment, Georgetown’s Office of Sustainability and the Green Alumni Network in commemoration of Earth Day. Tercek[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

After Suicides, GWU Revisits Counseling

In the wake of three suicides at its Mount Vernon campus earlier this year, The George Washington University has rushed to add counseling resources at its satellite campus. At Georgetown’s other Washington, D.C. locations, counseling services already present at the Law Center and the School of Continuing Studies ensured no[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Modern Popes Canonized

Modern Popes Canonized

Fr. John O’Malley, S.J., and Gerard Mannion, the amaturo professor in Catholic Studies, discussed the upcoming canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II, and the former popes’ impact on the Catholic Church in Riggs Library on Wednesday. Vice President for Mission and Ministry Fr. Kevin O’Brien, S.J.,[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

To Save, DC Water Plant Embraces Waste

In order to conserve energy and cleanly generate power, D.C. Water plans to get dirty this summer by embracing sewage. The water utility’s plant proposal involves converting all waste from the surrounding Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia area into Class A biosolids and energy. The company hopes to use the[Read More…]

by April 15, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top