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The Georgetown University basketball team currently wears Nike apparel; Nike has been accused of violating workers' rights.

President DeGioia Addresses Nike Labor Disputes

Following an extended campaign spearheaded by student-athletes and the recommendations of the university’s Licensing Oversight Committee over the past few months, University President John J. DeGioia submitted a letter to Nike last week emphasizing the importance of Georgetown’s code of conduct and calling on the apparel producer to cooperate with[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
When I Talk About Going Home

When I Talk About Going Home

If this were an op-ed about leaving, I’d be two months too late — the “official remembrances” of Katrina: citywide commemorations, the flood (no pun intended) of news articles and prime-time and ten year “specials” are already a thing of the recent past. But this piece isn’t about leaving; it’s[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

DC Statehood

As students from across the country and globe flood the streets of Washington, D.C. in anticipation of a new academic year at one of the District’s numerous colleges and universities, they may be unaware that their West Georgetown neighbors, D.C. Public Schools elementary school tutees in Ward 7 and many[Read More…]

Judge Delays Milzman’s Court Date

In a status hearing Friday, Magistrate Judge Deborah Robinson ordered that Daniel Milzman (COL ’16), who was arrested after making ricin in his dorm room in March, remain held without bond pending trial. Milzman is charged with possession of a biological toxin and has been held in D.C. Jail since[Read More…]

by July 13, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
H*yas for Choice’s short-lived protest.

Ricin Case, Free Speech Remain Unresolved

While the Year in Review highlights the events and themes that have defined the past year on the Hilltop, some stories have not been neatly tied up in time for the conclusion of classes. Student Charged with Ricin Possession On the morning of March 18, residents of McCarthy Hall awoke[Read More…]

Maryland Senate Votes to Decriminalize Marijuana

On Monday, the Maryland Senate voted overwhelmingly to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, following in the footsteps of 24 other states, including the District of Columbia. The decision comes in the wake of the D.C. Council’s March 4 10-1 vote overwhelmingly in favor of the decriminalization of small[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments City News

Milzman Denied Release

In a packed courtroom Monday, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Chief Justice Richard Roberts ordered that Daniel Milzman (COL ’16), who was arrested after making ricin in his McCarthy Hall dorm room March 18, remain in D.C. jail pending trial. Roberts’ ruling, that Milzman be detained and[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Campus Shocked by Milzman Arrest

Since Daniel Milzman (COL ’16) was arrested for possessing a lethal quantity of ricin Friday, his friends and colleagues have slowly come to terms with the fact that the science student had been quietly concocting the biological toxin in his dorm room. “Nothing ever would have led me to think[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News
Sophomore Charged in Ricin Case

Sophomore Charged in Ricin Case

Daniel Milzman (COL ’16) was charged Friday afternoon with possession of a biological toxin after police found ricin in his room on the sixth floor of McCarthy Hall early Tuesday. Federal court documents indicate that Milzman, 19, showed a resident assistant a bag of what he claimed was ricin late[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Emergency personnel surround Southwest Quad, where a substance that tested positive for ricin was found early Tuesday morning.

SWQ Ricin Scare Unnerves Students

In the wake of Tuesday’s revelation that a substance found on the sixth floor of McCarthy Hall had tested positive for the potentially lethal poison ricin, students affected by the investigation have expressed frustration with the university’s inconsistent communication and its dissemination of information during the event and subsequent investigation.[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top