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FILE PHOTO: ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA |  Requested budget allocations for student activities were cut by $229,040.80 in the Feb. 26 draft.

GUSA Releases Draft Budget; Club Sports and CSJ Face Largest Cuts

The Georgetown University Student Association finance and appropriations committee released its draft budget allocating $1,092,000 in student activities funds Feb. 26. While the overall budget for the 2019-20 school year increased by 2.4 percent from last year, the requested student activities budget totaled more than $1,321,040, forcing cuts. The budgets[Read More…]

by March 5, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

The Waning Relevancy of an Honest Game

With the 837th pick of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft, the San Diego Padres selected Johnny Manziel. Although Manziel — a football player, a Heisman trophy winner and NFL quarterback — has not played baseball since high school, the Padres decided to use a draft pick on a player[Read More…]



On January 17, senior defender and co-captain Emily Menges was drafted 25th overall by the Portland Thorns in the National Women’s Soccer League draft. Menges had the option of forgoing the last few months of her senior year in order to better her chances at making the roster. However, Menges[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top

Unfair MLB Draft Must Go

The MLB playoffs are just around the corner, but before we all get caught up in the excitement of the pennant races, there’s one more important issue surrounding Major League Baseball that I think should be discussed: the MLB draft. As Grantland columnist Rany Jazayerli discussed in his column, “Abolish the MLB Draft!,” the MLB[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Sports

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Menges Takes Game to Next Level in Pros

Last December, while most Georgetown students toiled away in Lau studying for finals, senior defender Emily Menges was in a far more pleasant place: Sunrise, Fla. But this was no leisurely vacation; Menges — along with junior midfielder Daphne Corboz — was in town to train with the Under-23 U.S.[Read More…]

by January 31, 2013 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Hollis Thompson Enters NBA Draft Without Agent

Hollis Thompson Enters NBA Draft Without Agent

Sophomore forward Hollis Thompson has declared for the NBA Draft but has not hired an agent, Georgetown Sports Information confirmed to The Hoya today. By not hiring an agent, Thompson retains eligibility to return to the Hoyas for the 2011-2012 season, but he must withdraw his name from the draft[Read More…]

by April 22, 2011 0 comments Sports

The College Experience

I am philosophically opposed to the requirement that basketball players must spend a year in college (or overseas in rare cases) before they can become eligible for the NBA Draft. I find it outrageous that an 18-year-old is old enough to die for his country in Afghanistan, but not old[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

Durant Should Be Top Draft Pick

In the coming months, the Boston Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies, or whatever other moribund franchise hits pay dirt in the NBA lottery, is going to face a tough decision. Or at least that’s what everyone thinks about the great Greg Oden v. Kevin Durant debate, the question rivaling Hamlet’s “To be[Read More…]

by April 27, 2007 0 comments Sports