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Daschle Finds New Role on Hilltop

Hoya Staff Writer Friday, May 19, 2006 Lindsay Anderson/The Hoya Former Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), now a lecturer at the Public Policy Institute, said the current Congress needs `more civility.’

by May 19, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Douglas Feith Hired as Visiting SFS Professor

Georgetown announced yesterday that former Undersecretary of Defense Douglas Feith (LAW ’78) will join the faculty of the School of Foreign Service next semester as a visiting professor. Feith, who served as undersecretary of defense for policy from July 2001 to August 2005 under President Bush, will serve as a[Read More…]

by May 2, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Campaign For Hoya Autonomy Advances

THE HOYA’s board of directors signed articles of incorporation Friday, a preliminary step toward realizing in the next few months the newspaper’s long-standing goal of full independence from Georgetown University. The board also signed a letter of intent to lease new office space on M Street across from the Key[Read More…]

by April 11, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Sugar’s Tiff Leaves Bitter Taste

Closing in on its final two months, Sugar’s Campus Store at 35th and O Streets is still doing business as usual, serving up shakes and sandwiches to the afternoon crowd. But outside, Georgetown’s sleepy neighborhood has become the backdrop for a pitched political battle over the fate of the famous[Read More…]

by March 28, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Secret Service Probes Computer Breach

The U.S. Secret Service is investigating an attack on a university server that may have exposed personal information about 41,000 area residents, administrators announced earlier this month. The server had been used by a researcher to track services offered by the D.C. Office on Aging since 1983 and contained information[Read More…]

by March 17, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Error Could Make Loan Cuts Invalid

After passing in Congress by the slimmest of margins and being signed into law by President Bush last week, an error in the budget reconciliation package that would cut $12 billion from federal student loan programs may have rendered the bill unconstitutional. The error, made by a clerk after the[Read More…]

by February 17, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Wage Protest Meets DPS Resistance

Department of Public Safety officers forcibly restrained several students attempting to enter a meeting in New South on Wednesday to protest what they said was the university’s refusal to live up to its promises of increased worker wages. The members of the Living Wage Coalition who led the protest were[Read More…]

by February 3, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Students to Host Palestinian Summit

Administrators will allow the Palestine Solidarity Movement to hold its fifth annual conference on campus next month, despite heated criticism from some civil and religious groups that charge that the group promotes extreme anti-Israeli views . The conference, which will be hosted by Georgetown’s Students for Justice in Palestine, will[Read More…]

by January 13, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Incense Blamed for Campus Fire

A fire in a Village C bathroom last week sent smoke into a hallway and student rooms prompting firefighters to respond to campus. Village C East Hall Director Michael Campbell said that the fire was caused by burning incense left in Steven Sykes’ (MSB ’07) fourth-floor bathroom while Sykes was[Read More…]

by December 18, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Dole Calls Wartime Service Formative

From the frontlines of World War II to the halls of the U.S. Congress, former Senate majority leader and presidential candidate Bob Dole said that his life experiences have shaped his idea of political leadership during a speech Friday in Gaston Hall. Dole, who recently released his memoir, “One Soldier’s[Read More…]

by November 22, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized