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Students Must Ensure the Future of Feminism at GU

There’s something I haven’t been exactly forthcoming about with you all since I started writing this column about women’s issues: I’m not a women’s studies major, or even a minor. I’m just your usual government major in the College who cares a lot about social issues on the side –[Read More…]

by April 19, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

GUGS T-Shirts Cross the Line

It’s kind of strange to watch the controversy unfold over the GUGS T-shirt. (If you missed it, it says “GUGS: Grade A, Size D.”) It seems to be that the more seriously the protesters take it, the less seriously the backlash takes it, and as the backlash gets more fed[Read More…]

by April 4, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized
Glass Slipper No Longer Fits Goliath GU

Glass Slipper No Longer Fits Goliath GU

Image ContributorHead Coach John Thompson III, senior guard Jonathan Wallace, and senior center Roy Hibbert One of the most ubiquitous commercials from the first weekend of the NCAA tournament was a Nike spot featuring Head Coach John Thompson III studying the tape of Georgetown’s loss to Villanova in the 1985[Read More…]

by March 28, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

David Beats Goliath

RALEIGH, N.C. – Tenth-seeded Davidson ended Georgetown’s season with a 74-70 win in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Georgetown (28-6) had a 38-27 lead at halftime and was up by as many as 17 with 17:52 remaining in the game, but Davidson sophomore guard Stephen Curry powered the[Read More…]

by March 23, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Hoyas Rout Retrievers

RALEIGH, N.C. – Fellow 2-seed Duke got a scare from small-conference opponent Belmont last night, but the Hoyas had no such trouble today. Georgetown maintained a double-digit lead throughout the second half en route to a 66-47 victory over 15th-seeded UMBC in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Georgetown[Read More…]

by March 22, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

From Patrolling the Paint to Patrolling the Hilltop

It’s hard to get John Thompson Jr. to give statements anymore. Although he always sits in the interview room after Georgetown games to listen in on the press conference, he is not there to talk to reporters. So when I approached him to ask him a few questions for this[Read More…]

by March 18, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Wallace Heats Up Bradley Center in Overtime

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – Before today’s game against No. 21 Marquette, sophomore forward DaJuan Summers told Head Coach John Thompson III that Georgetown needed to win this game for the seniors. Fourth-year point guard Jonathan Wallace made sure that the No. 11 Hoyas did just that in a thrilling come-from-behind, overtime[Read More…]

by March 2, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Summers, Hoyas Use Stronger Second Half to Quiet Storm

Georgetown was outrebounded and slightly outshot by St. John’s tonight, but the Hoyas had the advantage where it mattered: in the win column. The 64-52 game ended in favor of Georgetown, the No. 11 team in the country, but the 14th-place Red Storm (10-17, 4-11 Big East) threatened the Hoyas[Read More…]

by February 28, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Girls Don’t Give GUSA a Chance

Do you remember that segment on Sesame Street, “One of these things is not like the others?” Well, if you went to the GUSA debate on Tuesday or looked at THE HOYA’s description of the candidates last week, you might have noticed a disparity. Out of the 16 students who[Read More…]

by February 22, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Putting the ‘Men’ in Women’s Studies

When you do a search on Facebook for male women’s studies majors at Georgetown, about 24 guys pop up. For most of them, it’s just a joke – some of these guys also have a minor in leisure and recreation education or “money studies.” But for one of these men,[Read More…]

by February 8, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized