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New Negotiations Make ANC Funding Possible

Despite the recent House Appropriations Bill to cut all federal funding for the District’s Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, the ANCs may yet receive funding. Recent Congressional negotiations have allowed for a reprogramming of funding within the District that could include an allocation of money to the ANCs from other programs, according[Read More…]

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Williams Wins Mayor’s Race

By a ratio of nearly two votes to one, [Democrat Anthony A. Williams](https://www.thehoya.com/news/williams-plan-focuses-on-education-efficiency/) defeated [Republican Carol Schwartz](https://www.thehoya.com/news/mayoral-hopeful-schwartz-goes-for-three/) in the election for mayor of the District of Columbia Tuesday. Williams, the fourth elected mayor of D.C., will begin his term at a time when the city anticipates a possible return of[Read More…]

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Payne, Zartman Elected to ANC, Byrd to School Board

In an election in which only 37 percent of the nearly 44,000 registered Georgetown voters showed up at the polls, eight Advisory Neighborhood Commission candidates in District Two won resounding victories, each receiving at least 40 percent of the vote in their respective districts. However, despite [opposition by Campaign Georgetown,[Read More…]

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Campus Reacts to D.C. Elections

On Tuesday night, [Democrat Tony Williams](https://www.thehoya.com/news/williams-plan-focuses-on-education-efficiency/) defeated [Republican challenger Carol Schwartz](https://www.thehoya.com/news/mayoral-hopeful-schwartz-goes-for-three/) in the District of Columbia mayoral race, [winning 65 percent of the popular vote](https://www.thehoya.com/news/williams-wins-mayors-race/). Students viewed the contest as reflective of the District’s large number of registered Democratic voters, and a lack of funds for the Schwartz campaign. College[Read More…]

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Global Exchange Head Addresses Labor Conditions

Visiting speaker Medea Benjamin accused U.S. companies such as Nike, Reebok, Fruit of the Loom and Levis of human rights violations at factories located in countries around the world. Benjamin, codirector of Global Exchange, a San Francisco-based human-rights group that focuses on corporate accountability, spoke to the Georgetown Solidarity Committee[Read More…]

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Board of Directors Suspends Medical Center Grievance, Pay Policy

With one day left for the administration to name an adjudicator for its appeal of the Medical Center compensation grievance, the Board of Directors Wednesday announced it had suspended the grievance proceedings, as well as the controversial new compensation policy and called for a comprehensive review of the financial and[Read More…]

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Georgetown Gears Up for Crucial Weekend

1998 just keeps getting better for Head Coach Jolene Nagel. She earned her 200th win on Saturday, Oct. 31, against Villanova’s Wildcats. In her seventh year of coaching, her current squad is off to the best season in the 24-year history of the program. With [an overall record of 20-3[Read More…]

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Spiders’ Web Snares Hoyas

Focus. It has been the buzzword all year long for the Georgetown men’s soccer team. Players and coaches alike all direct their comments to the “f” word whenever asked the reasons for winning and losing a particular game. Against Richmond on Wednesday, Georgetown’s focus was clearly lost in the wind[Read More…]

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Ex-Georgetown Basketball Player Arrested for Stalking Thompson

A former Georgetown basketball player was arrested Tuesday for making threatening phone calls to Georgetown Men’s Basketball Head Coach John Thompson and for trespassing on the Georgetown campus. Kevin Millen (GSB ’95) was arraigned Thursday for two counts of misdemeanor threat and one count of misdemeanor unlawful entry. According to[Read More…]

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Georgetown Falls Just Short

The Georgetown swim team suffered a close loss to the College of Charleston. The men lost by two points, 118-116, while the women fell short, 133-109. However, according to Head Coach Beth Bower, the [score does not accurately portray the squad’s racing](https://www.thehoya.com/sports/georgetown-crushes-catholic-in-season-opener/). “This is one of the best competitors outside[Read More…]

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