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New Curriculum Proposal: The Gateway to Mediocrity

Currently, the administration – namely a working group of the Main Campus Academic Committee (MCAC) – is surreptitiously devising a plan to annihilate the theology, philosophy and literature requirements. Under the preliminary “Gateway Proposal” these six courses will be replaced with eight new interdisciplinary courses under the categories of “Science[Read More…]

by November 10, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Take Back The Night Week Fights Violence Against Women

Take Back The Night Week Fights Violence Against Women By Tina Morin Hoya Staff Writer Beginning Monday, Nov. 9, and continuing through Friday, Nov. 13, the annual Take Back the Night Week, through a series of events and functions, will aim to educate students about the problem of violence against[Read More…]

by November 10, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Muslim Organization Kicks Off Islam Awareness Week with Panel

Muslim Organization Kicks Off Islam Awareness Week with Panel By Antonius Kufferath Hoya Staff Writer Islam Awareness Week officially began Monday night with an Interfaith Panel that brought together Jewish, Christian and Muslim students and faculty. According to its organizers, the week will include a number of events focusing on[Read More…]

by November 10, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Council Calls For Referendum On GUSA

Council Calls For Referendum On GUSA By Heather Burke Hoya Staff Writer Students will vote Dec. 2 on whether to hold a convention to amend the GUSA constitution, according to a unanimous but controversial decision made last week by the student association’s Consitutional Council. The ruling, made last Thursday, came[Read More…]

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Dalai Lama Addresses Human Rights

Dalai Lama Addresses Human Rights Kennedy Family and Other Dignitaries Attend Buddhist Spiritual Leader’s Speech in Gaston Hall By Tim Haggerty Hoya Staff Writer The 14th Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of six million Tibetan people and the head of the Tibetan government-in-exile, visited Georgetown University yesterday as the keynote[Read More…]

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Ticket Distribution Draws Hundreds

Ticket Distribution Draws Hundreds By Tim Haggerty Hoya Staff Writer When students got into line on Thursday, Friday and Saturday to wait for tickets to see the Dalai Lama, they knew that the line would not move for hours. Indeed it did not. By Saturday afternoon, 150 students had received[Read More…]

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College Dean Lawton To Be LMU President

College Dean Lawton To Be LMU President By Kelly L. Karsner Hoya Staff Writer Georgetown’s loss will be Loyola Marymount University’s gain. College Dean Robert Lawton, S.J. announced two weeks ago that he will become president of Loyola Marymount, a Jesuit university in Los Angeles, after he leaves Georgetown at[Read More…]

by November 10, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

Jesse “The Body” Ventura Puts a Choke Hold on Democracy

The talking heads were at it again on Monday night – skipping from state to state, analyzing race after race, endlessly prophesizing about Tuesday’s elections. It seemed harmless enough to me as I watched CNN explain a particularly tight race for the Senate. Harmless enough that is, until Bernard Shaw[Read More…]

by November 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

‘Take Back the Night’ Seeks Change

Angry feminazis screaming around campus advocating for the castration of men and burning their bras. This is the image of “Take Back the Night” that many at Georgetown have. It is simply not true. As a man and a co-chairperson for this year’s Take Back the Night, I think I’m[Read More…]

by November 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized

D’Amato: Don’t Mess with Teachers

This column is for my fellow New Yorkers, although some don’t consider me a true New Yorker because I’m from Long Island. ost people discuss the reasons why a particular candidate wins an election – I can’t wait to hear why Jesse “The Body” Ventura, former wrestler, won the Minnesota’s[Read More…]

by November 6, 1998 0 comments Uncategorized