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ELLIE STAAB FOR THE HOYA | Georgetown freshman Andrew Rozanow won his singles match against Longwood on Feb. 14, making his winning record 4-1 during his first season.

MEN’S TENNIS | Hoyas Split Matches With Longwood, JMU

The Georgetown men’s tennis team competed in two matches over the long weekend, winning its first match over Longwood University and dropping the second against James Madison University. On Thursday, the Hoyas (3-4, 1-2 Big East) hosted the Lancers (4-2). After dropping the first three points in the match, Georgetown[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | Freshman midfielder Zachary Geddes moves by the defender to take the ball up the field.

MEN’S LACROSSE | GU Continues Strong Start to Season

The No. 16 Georgetown men’s lacrosse team continued its strong start to the season with a 14-11 win over Robert Morris University. Georgetown’s (2-0) offense was led by its usual stalwarts, junior attack Jake Carraway and senior attack Daniel Bucaro, who both put up a team-high six points. Senior midfielder[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
BRON STUDIOS | "Isn't It Romantic" parodies the stereotypical conventions of the romantic comedy to weave a charming tale that bolsters female empowerment and body positivity.

‘Isn’t It Romantic’ Charmingly Parodies the Romantic Comedy

★★★½ Starring comedian Rebel Wilson, “Isn’t It Romantic” delights audience members with its lighthearted satire of romantic comedies, celebrating female empowerment while revealing how negative social norms manifest themselves in cinema. This parody follows the life of New York architect Natalie, uninspired and invisible in her career while struggling to[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Movies, The Guide
DIRECTOR’S CUT: Peter Jackson’s ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ Humanizes Western Front Soldiers

DIRECTOR’S CUT: Peter Jackson’s ‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ Humanizes Western Front Soldiers

As I was browsing the AMC website the other day, I noticed that Peter Jackson’s “They Shall Not Grow Old” had returned to the theater on account of popular demand. Given the endless critical praise and the film’s status as one of the highest grossing documentaries of 2018, I was[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 1 comment Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
@CATHOLICDIOCESEOFONDO/FACEBOOK | Pope Francis removed former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick from the priesthood Feb. 16 after an investigation of allegations of sexual abuse. A university working group formed in November is continuing to evaluate the honorary degree McCarrick received from Georgetown in 2004.

McCarrick Removed From Priesthood; GU Continues Review of Honorary Degree

While Georgetown continues to consider revoking the honorary degree awarded to former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, Pope Francis expelled McCarrick from the priesthood Feb. 16. The expulsion follows the conclusion of a canonical trial dealing with allegations of sexual abuse, according to a Feb. 16 statement by the Vatican. Since October[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
In his 2007 remake of the 1915 D.W. Griffith drama "A Birth of a Nation," director Paul Miller, commonly known as DJ Spooky, said  Feb. 12 that he applied the technology of turntable remix to a piece of historical literature in an effort to expose the racist undertones of the original film.

Film Influences Understanding of Racial Prejudice, Director Says

Paul Miller, commonly known as DJ Spooky, spoke about the influence multimedia has in reshaping identity and racial prejudice in public discourse Feb. 12. Miller, a composer, multimedia artist and writer, is the director and producer of “Rebirth of a Nation,” a 2007 remake of the 1915 D.W. Griffith silent[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Photos of the Week: Feb. 15

  The photos for the week of Feb. 15 include President Iván Duque Márquez of the Republic of Colombia mingling with the crowd during his visit to Georgetown on Thursday; the window sign of Bridge Street Books, a Washington, D.C. bookstore located on Pennsylvania Avenue; a Georgetown women’s tennis player[Read More…]

by February 18, 2019 0 comments Photography, Uncategorized

VIEWPOINT: Vote ‘No’ on GU272 Referendum

Georgetown University has struggled to adequately address its past participation in the American slave trade, but the recently proposed referendum is not the answer. In an effort to confront the university’s troubled legacy, the Georgetown 272 Advocacy Team proposed creating a fund of charitable contributions for the descendants of the[Read More…]

by February 16, 2019 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
GUHOYAS | Senior guard Greg Malinowk

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Defense Struggles Again, Hoyas Give Up 90 at Seton Hall

Coming off another last-minute loss at home, the Georgetown men’s basketball team had little luck stopping Seton Hall Wednesday night, losing 90-75. Senior center Jessie Govan led the Hoyas (15-10, 5-7 Big East) with 20 points and six rebounds. Playing a key role off the bench, senior guard Greg Malinowski[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
GUHOYAS | JUNIOR JACK VAN SCOTER FINISHED IN FIFTH PLACE FOR THE HOYAS IN THE 3000-METER

TRACK AND FIELD | Distance Runners Prove Strong Again for Hoyas

The Georgetown men’s and women’s track and field teams traveled to Ames, Iowa, and Boston on Saturday for the Iowa State Classic hosted by Iowa State University and the Valentine’s Day Invitational hosted by Boston University. The Hoyas ran well in both meets, but it was the distance runners again[Read More…]

by February 15, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top