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GUSA Looks To Implement Web Ballots

By Dave Heaton Hoya Staff Writer GUSA considered a proposal Monday night that, if approved, will allow students to vote online for the executive elections for president and vice president. The new procedure, which will be implemented for the Feb. 28 elections, will replace the old system in which election[Read More…]

by February 1, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

$5 Million For New SFS Chair

By Christina Walsh Special to The Hoya An alumnus has donated $5 million to the School of Foreign Service to establish, among other things, a distinguished chair in diplomacy. Michael (SFS ’71) and Virginia Mortara made the donation to establish the Michael and Virginia Mortara Chair for a Distinguished Professor[Read More…]

by February 1, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

On Campus….In Brief

Cyrus Reza II Pehlavi, the Shah of Iran, will be answering questions about his life, likely changes in Iran and his efforts to promote a better understanding of historic Iranian culture in the West, tonight, at 7:30 p.m. in ICC Auditorium. The event, sponsored by the Delta Phi Epsilon Foreign[Read More…]

by February 1, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

Shabbat Encourages Diversity

By Andreas Andrea Hoya Staff Writer Showing solidarity in the face of the recent acts of intolerance that have plagued the university, the Jewish and African-American communities of Georgetown came together to worship during the Hallelujah Shabbat in Copley Formal Lounge last Friday. Participants said that the program aroused the[Read More…]

by February 1, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Students Support Bradley

Group Travels to New Hampshire to Aid Campaign By Tim Sullivan Hoya Staff Writer As the critical New Hampshire Primary approaches, 23 Georgetown students travelled this weekend to campaign for Democatic Presidential hopeful Bill Bradley. The students primarily concentrated their efforts on canvassing, or going door-to-door, on behalf of Bradley,[Read More…]

by February 1, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Report on Diplomacy Criticizes President and Congress

Kelly L. Karsner Hoya Staff Writer The president and Congress are to be faulted for a lack of leadership and ability to collaborate on world issues essential to carrying the United States into the new century, according to a report issued Jan. 18 by Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study[Read More…]

by February 1, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

Success For New Hospital Procedure

By Tracy Zupancis Hoya Staff Writer Three months after a team of doctors from Georgetown University Hospital completed a liver transplant from a living donor in the D.C. area, the livers of both donor and recipient have regenerated, a sign of success according to hospital officials. Eighteen-year-old Shannon Liller suffered[Read More…]

by February 1, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

Our Reaction to the Menorah Incident

Our Reaction to the Menorah Incident Raises Questions of Forgiveness as Well By Sarah Schiff Now that the holiday season has come and gone, now that we’ve entered upon a new century and now that time away from school has allowed our minds to simmer and cool, I’d like to[Read More…]

by January 28, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

The Politics of Persuasion

By Elina Teplinsky I was recently confronted by a classmate, an ardent Republican, during an all-too-familiar debate between the College Democrats and the College Republicans, concerning the origins of my political persuasion. “What and who made you a Democrat, and how much do you actually know about the party?” was[Read More…]

by January 28, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized

Hate Crimes Legislature Infringes Upon Freedom

Hate Crimes Legislature Infringes Upon Freedom Measures Aimed at Hate Crimes Have Several Implications for Personal Liberty By Robert Swope Let’s start with the obvious: the Georgetown sophomore who deliberately tipped the menorah over while uttering religious slursin December was wrong. University President Leo O’Donovan, S.J., was correct in promptly[Read More…]

by January 28, 2000 0 comments Uncategorized