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A New Type of Jamming

A New Type of Jamming

The players roll out onto the track decked out in bright colors and full of excitement. They play roller derby, the fastest-growing contact sport for women, according to ESPN. They’re fierce competitors who must be speedy, strong and energetic in order to win. But the women who play this sport[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide
TISA: Faith, Sexuality in Harmony

TISA: Faith, Sexuality in Harmony

This column is the first time I acknowledge my sexuality in a public record. From here on out, alea iacta est — “the die is cast.” There can be no return, and I feel entirely at peace. Do not interpret the above to say I dedicate myself forevermore to the[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

Students Continue Protests After Metro Installs Anti-Muslim Ads

After a U.S. District Judge Mary Collyer ruled that anti-jihad advertisements be immediately installed in D.C. Metro stations last Friday, Georgetown students have launched a protest against the decision. The anti-Muslim ads, which read, “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel.[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments City News, News

MSB Wins Award for Diversity

The McDonough School of Business received the 2012 Brillante Award for Educational Excellence from the National Society of Hispanic MBAs at a fundraising gala in Orlando, Fla. last Friday. NSHMBA grants five Brillante awards every year to recognize corporate, educational, membership and volunteer excellence and has honored big name companies[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Denver’s Advantage a Mile High

When the Houston Texans took a commanding 31-11 lead against Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos in Week 3 of the NFL season, most would have assumed that the game was all but over. In the season following Tim Tebow’s miracles, Denver seemed to lack the kind of fourth-quarter magic they’d once[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

University Eyes Tech Expansion

Last week, six students graduated from Georgetown’s first-ever online-only offering, a master’s nursing program that lets participants take classes through video chats and submit assignments over the Internet without ever leaving their clinical posts. But the nursing program — which has grown to an enrollment of over 600 since it[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Executive Excels

The Georgetown University Student Association struggles with a fundamental image problem: No matter its efforts to communicate, GUSA’s constituents rarely appreciate the limitations of its power, making it difficult for students to fairly evaluate GUSA leaders. Eight months after winning an election marked by the highest voter turnout in GUSA[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

UIS to Reevaluate Blackboard

In response to student comments on the university-wide forum IdeaScale, the administration is in the process of assessing Blackboard’s usefulness and discussing how to improve the online resource. According to Chief Information Officer Lisa Davis, the university considered updating the site even before a suggestion was posted on IdeaScale last[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Conference Discusses Vatican II

Administrators, Jesuits and Vatican II staff discussed the historic council that transformed the Catholic Church at a conference titled “Vatican II After Fifty Years: Dialogue and Catholic Identity” in Gaston Hall Thursday evening. After University President John J. DeGioia welcomed the audience, keynote lecturer Fr. John O’Malley, S.J., spoke about[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Documentary Triggers Discussion on Student Activism

Students discussed Georgetown’s history of on-campus student activism and a 2005 hunger strike that protested worker conditions at the university at an event in Intercultural Center Wednesday night. The event, which followed a showing of the documentary “Living Wage 101,” was co-sponsored by Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlan de Georgetown[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News