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Memories from Championship Days

Like so many wannabe politicos, I enrolled at Georgetown determined to study government, volunteer for national political efforts and make good “connections.” Four years later I left Georgetown having learned from a broad spectrum of the humanities departments, spent most of my energy focused on campus, and made some truly[Read More…]

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Roots Extend Beyond Graduation

Congratulations to The Hoya for 90 excellent years as a vital voice in the Georgetown University community. One of Georgetown’s enduring values is a commitment to continuously building a vibrant, engaged community: one that responds to both individual and collective gifts, needs, backgrounds and concerns, and serves as a launching[Read More…]

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Getting the Scoop in the Age of PR

When I graduated in May 2001 with a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, the commencement speaker singled me out at the time as the oldest person, at 68, to have earned a law degree from the school. Today, at 77, it appears I’m the oldest reporter at The Washington[Read More…]

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Twelve Tweets For the Future

As the first investor in and strategic adviser to Twitter, each of my 11 lessons learned at Georgetown is fewer than 140 characters in length: 1) Learn now, train later. Fr. Otto Hentz, S.J. taught me that undergrad is your one chance to Learn with a capital L. Forget your[Read More…]

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