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EDITORIAL: For Athletes, Rehabilitation Over Repercussions

When the Department of Athletics’ new Drug Screening and Education Program takes effect tomorrow, student athletes at Georgetown will no longer be only subject to NCAA’s mandatory screening for performance-enhancing drugs. In addition, they will find themselves liable for recreational substances, including alcohol and marijuana, through randomized tests that can[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Georgetown received its second-largest donation in history Tuesday for the athletics leadership program and Multi-Sport Facility.

VIEWPOINT: An Undue Weight on Athletes

In December, Georgetown’s Department of Athletics introduced the Drug Screening and Education Program, a new policy that would screen student-athletes for drugs and alcohol. Under the new program, student-athletes are liable to be subjected to both randomized tests and tests on the basis of reasonable suspicion every day, year-round and[Read More…]

by January 8, 2017 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Drug Testing Flaws Cast Doubt on Djokovic

Does anyone remember when world No. 1 tennis star Novak Djokovic was third best? This weekend, Djokovic earned his first Monte Carlo title, beating eight-time defending champion Rafael Nadal in straight sets. For Nadal, who is widely considered the best clay-court player ever, the loss was his first defeat at the tournament in his last 47 matches[Read More…]

by April 23, 2013 0 comments Sports