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Vote ‘Yes’ on Referendum

It takes a lot to move a glacier and not much less to fundamentally alter a 223-year-old university’s disciplinary system. It requires years of unjust outcomes; it necessitates observers of the system — students, faculty and staff alike — taking the time to audit rules and realities. Above all, however,[Read More…]

by September 25, 2012 0 comments Opinion

A Surge of Greed in Academia

I couldn’t help but feel a wave of dismay and frustration wash over me this past Tuesday when I perused news headlines. Between The Hoya’s article on the exorbitant salaries of Georgetown administrators (The Hoya, Sept. 19, 2011, A1) and the announcements regarding the flurry of athletic conference realignment (The[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments Opinion

French Burqa Ban Represents Islamophobia

The debate over Islam’s place in France has been at the forefront of national conversation in the past six years. The climax came 10 days ago when the French National Assembly approved a bill that severely infringes upon religious expression. Last Tuesday, the French government passed a hotly contested ban[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Silence on Gaza Violence Troubling

Above the Palestinian open-air market in the West Bank city of Hebron, there is a metal grate ceiling. The shop owners constructed this fence-like roof to protect their wares and customers from the shoebox-sized rocks and assorted debris hurled down by Israeli settlers occupying the second and third floors of[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Health Care a Moral Imperative

Today, the United States faces a social and moral challenge. The system for managing the expenses and complexities of health care has turned against us, or at least the less well-off among us. With prices soaring on health care costs and insurance, the supposed “greatest nation in the world” has[Read More…]

by March 4, 2010 0 comments Opinion