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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Addressing Academic Diversity

To the Editor: Given the pervasive divisiveness that defines our current political environment, let me start with some common ground. The author of a recent column, entitled “Closing the Academic Gender Gap,” argues that Georgetown’s government department has a diversity problem. I agree. The author also argues that Georgetown should[Read More…]

by October 19, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Women’s Basketball | Hoyas Extend Streak to 5 Games

The Georgetown women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five games Sunday, closing out a seven-game road swing with a 54-46 victory over Delaware. “We want to be road tested,” Head Coach Natasha Adair said. “We learned to play through adversity, whether it was playing in another team’s gym[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Women’s Basketball | Hoyas Extend Season-High Winning Streak to Four Games

A balanced offensive effort lifted the Georgetown women’s basketball team (5-2, 0-0 Big East) to a 75-59 victory over Towson (5-1, 0-0 CAA). Five players scored in double figures for the Hoyas as they handed the Tigers their first loss of the season. “We knew Towson had been playing really,[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Women’s Basketball | Star Players Aim to Extend Winning Streak

The Georgetown women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to three games with a 68-54 victory over Penn State (4-2) this past weekend. The win was the second for the Hoyas (4-2) at the San Juan Shootout. Georgetown finished the tournament with an undefeated 2-0 record. “At no point did[Read More…]

by November 29, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Women’s Basketball | Long Road Trip To Challenge GU

After kicking off its seven-game road swing with a 73-63 loss to Virginia Tech last Sunday, the Georgetown women’s basketball team heads to Minneapolis this Friday where it looks to rebound against the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Minnesota (2-0, 0-0 Big Ten) comes into the matchup with Georgetown (1-1, 0-0 Big[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Women’s Basketball | Season to Start With D.C. Rivalry

The Georgetown women’s basketball team opens its 2016-17 season with a matchup against crosstown rival The George Washington University. The two teams last met in 2013, with the game ending in a 78-57 victory for the Hoyas. The two teams were unable to schedule a meeting last season. “It’s always[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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The men’s and women’s sailing teams practice on the Potomac River. The sailing teams will look to defend their national championships this season. The teams will compete in the MAISA Championship in two weeks.

Sailing | GU Posts Top Finishes at First Regattas

Last weekend was a busy one for the Georgetown sailing team. The Hoyas kicked off their fall season with three regattas — the Riley Cup at Old Dominion and the Navy Laser Open and Women’s Radial Regatta, both at the Naval Academy. In each race, Georgetown came away with top[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Coach of the Year: Adair Turns Team Around

When Natasha Adair was named head coach of the College of Charleston’s women’s basketball team in May 2012, she took over a program that had finished its 2011-2012 campaign at 7-23 — the team’s second losing record in as many seasons. Two years later, when Adair made the decision to[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Year in Review 2015-2016
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Freshman guard Dionna White was tied for top Georgetown scorer with 14.5 points per game and led her team in rebounds with 6.1 per game during her breakout freshman season.

COMMENTARY: Adair Leads Team Revival

Last year, the Georgetown women’s basketball team (16-14, 9-9 Big East) only won four games, finishing with a disappointing 4-27 record in Head Coach Natasha Adair’s inaugural season. This year, it took the Hoyas less than a month to surpass their win total from last season. Georgetown was victorious in[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 1 comment Sports

Women’s Basketball | GU Falls to Rutgers in WNIT

The Georgetown women’s basketball team (16-14, 9-9 Big East) fell to Rutgers (19-14, 8-10 Big 10) in a heartbreaking 57-55 loss in the first round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament on Thursday evening. A buzzer-beating layup from Rutgers’ senior guard/forward Kahleah Copper sealed the victory for the Scarlet Knights.[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top