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Students Gather in Support of Civil Discourse

Students gathered Friday on Healy Lawn in a show of support for civil discourse, responding to radio host Rush Limbaugh’s disparaging comments about a Georgetown Law Center student earlier this month. The event was prompted by Limbaugh calling Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) a “slut” and a “prostitute” after she advocated[Read More…]

by March 24, 2012 0 comments News

Addressing the Real Issue

With all the anger, partisanship and misrepresentation that has sprung from the national debate on contraception coverage, students and alumni should be proud that University President John J.DeGioia added a voice of reason to the polarized din. DeGioia’s email to the campus community, which he sent just before spring break, put him[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Calling Rush Limbaugh’s Bluff

By now we are all familiar with the story of Rush Limbaugh and his comments about Sandra Fluke that sparked a national controversy. Like many women, I was outraged by his words and struggled to understand why someone would think it was acceptable to say such things — especially on[Read More…]

by March 15, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

A Moderate Solution to the Contraception Conflict

To the Editor: Your coverage of Sandra Fluke’s testimony in the article “Law Student Mired in Birth Control Debate (The Hoya, A1, March 2, 2012) omits a critical detail: Georgetown Law student insurance covers prescriptions to treat polycystic ovarian syndrome.  The written testimony of Sandra Fluke actually admits this in the[Read More…]

by March 4, 2012 0 comments Opinion