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Kenyan Ambassador Discusses Challenges

Speaking to a packed McGhee Library Wednesday afternoon, former U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Johnnie Carson discussed Kenya’s vital importance to the United States. “Kenya is the most important non-oil and non-mineral-producing country on the continent,” he said. “It’s one of our most significant trading partners.” Carson emphasized the many connections[Read More…]

by April 6, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Students Arrested at GWU

Metropolitan Police arrested 11 area students, including two Georgetown University students, last Monday, March 29, after protesting labor conditions at George Washington University. The two arrested Georgetown students, who were arrested with nine GW students, were Michael Wilson (COL ’05) and Ev Yankey (COL ’06). Both are members of the[Read More…]

by April 6, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Village C Floor Fills With Smoke; Damage Minimal

Village C East and West were evacuated early Saturday morning after reports of smoke. The cause is undetermined and still under investigation. “Basically Saturday morning at approximately 2:50 a.m., we received alarm activity from the Village C complex,” said Darryl Harrison, interim director of the Department of Public Safety. “We[Read More…]

by March 23, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Students Take Meaningful Trip to Mexico

There’s nothing wrong with spending spring break basking in the sun or relaxing at home. In fact, that’s what the majority of my Georgetown friends ended up doing last week. But 10 of us undergrads decided to do something a little different this year. We traveled to the Mexico-U.S. border[Read More…]

by March 19, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Smoking Banned in Residences

Smoking will be banned next semester both inside and in close proximity to residence halls after a new smoking policy was approved by Georgetown administrators. Karen Frank, vice president for facilities and student housing, notified students last Friday about the decision to make all university housing smoke-free. Under the current[Read More…]

by March 19, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Activist Details Civil War Atrocities

Juan Romagoza discussed how he helped bring justice to some of the perpetrators of El Salvador’s civil conflict before a crowd in ICC Auditorium yesterday afternoon. “This was a way to give life to people who had been murdered,” he said. Romagoza was born and grew up in a small[Read More…]

by February 24, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Take a Second Look at the ROTC Program

Before I stepped on the storied campus of Georgetown University, I really didn’t know what a soldier was. Sure, I had seen the annoyingly patriotic commercials urging me to be “an Army of one.” I met the Army recruiter who came to my school and I thought he was a[Read More…]

by February 20, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Burmese Activist Details Human Rights Abuses

Aaron Terrazas/The Hoya Ka Hsaw Wa said that multinational corporations contribute to human rights violations. Human rights activist Ka Hsaw Wa detailed rampant human rights abuses in Burma and urged students to work to make a difference in a speech Wednesday afternoon in ICC Auditorium. “We have a lot of[Read More…]

by February 20, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Senior Places on Second All-USA College Academic Team

Andreas Jeninga/The Hoya Kate Hard (COL ’04) It is often tough to be a transfer student, but Kate Hard (COL ’04), who transferred to Georgetown at the beginning of her junior year, has taken the transition in stride. Hard has taken her shortened time at Georgetown and turned it into[Read More…]

by February 20, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Solidarity Holds Concert

Rob Hutton (SFS ’04) has twin passions. He loves to make a difference and he loves great music. The Georgetown senior was able to combine both of his passions on Friday night as the Georgetown Solidarity Committee hosted a benefit concert in the Leavey Center’s Bulldog Alley. “I was asked[Read More…]

by February 20, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized