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In Dissent

In Dissent Conflict Over Block Party Raises Deeper Issues By Tom Johnson and Laurie Mingolelli The editorial “Take Block Party, Lose Unity,” lamenting Dean of Students James A. Donahue’s decision not to endorse this spring’s Block Party contains several salient insights concerning school spirit and the overall campus culture of[Read More…]

by February 29, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

Diversity and Georgetown: How Far Away Were We’

Recent Criticisms of Georgetown Faculty, Community Prove Inaccurate By Robert Swope Sed Contra U nder the siren calls of Georgetown’s new gods, ” diversity,” “sensitivity” and “tolerance,” a movement spearheaded by the campus left is now afoot. At stake is the very existence of student intellectual life and the educational[Read More…]

by February 29, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

A Loss That Binds Us All

I never knew David A. Shick. I never hung out with him. I never shared a beer with him. I never spoke to him, or he to me. I never played sports with him or watched a basketball game with him or spent an afternoon with him. For all I[Read More…]

by February 29, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

On Campus…in Brief

On Campus.in Brief Investigation Continues Into Manhole Explosions While the cause of the Feb. 18 manhole explosions is still unknown, the Potomac Electric Power Co., released a report last Friday indicating their preliminary judgements and areas of investigation. Pepco, according to the report, has hired a consultant who specializes in[Read More…]

by February 29, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

Davis/Arsenault Elected GUSA Executives

Voter Turnout Down in Write-In Victory By Tim Sullivan Hoya Staff Writer Write-in candidates Tawan Davis (COL ’01) and Jacques Arsenault (COL ’01) were elected GUSA president and vice president, narrowly defeating their closest challengers, Ryan Erlich (SFS ’01) and Keavney Klein (NUR ’02) by 47 votes in the student[Read More…]

by February 29, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

University Withdraws Support for Block Party

By Andreas Andrea Hoya Staff Writer In the wake of the death of junior David Shick, the university withdrew its support for the spring Block Party, whose fate will be voted on tonight by the Advisory Neighborhood Commission. Also following the incident, the Alcohol Beverage Control Board inspected most Georgetown[Read More…]

by February 29, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

Students Air Concerns Over University Action

By Tom Johnson Hoya Staff Writer Students voiced their concerns last night over the university’s actions in the days following the death of junior David Shick and expressed disapproval about the way in which administrators address issues of student life, in general. In a town-hall style meeting, university officials stressed[Read More…]

by February 29, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

For Palmese, A Term Moves Toward End

GUSA President’s Ups and Downs By Tim Haggerty Hoya Staff Writer With his successor chosen and his senior year winding to an end, GUSA President Ron Palmese (MSB ’00) has a month and a half until President-Elect Tawan Davis (COL ’01) takes office. In this time, Palmese is looking to[Read More…]

by February 29, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

Spending Spring in Service

By Tracy Zupancis Hoya Staff Writer When some Georgetown students head to Miami to spend spring break at parties or relaxing at the beach, Kerry Waldrep (SFS ’02) will be in South Florida for a very different reason. Waldrep, president of the Georgetown chapter of Habitat for Humanity, is one[Read More…]

by February 29, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

Shake-up in Hockey McSorely Needed

Shake-up in Hockey McSorely Needed By Tim Sullivan Hoya Staff Writer This just in to the Hoya Sports Desk: Professional athletes have an almost unparalleled ability to do incredibly stupid things. This week’s installments in the continuing saga of embroiled athletes comes courtesy of Boston Bruins thug Marty McSorley and[Read More…]

by February 25, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized