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MEN’S SOCCER | GU Notches Third Win In a Row

MEN’S SOCCER | GU Notches Third Win In a Row

Last Wednesday, with just three games remaining in the regular season, the No. 6 men’s soccer team (13-2-1, 4-2-0 Big East) knew that a win at Providence (3-8-2, 1-4-0 Big East) could prove essential to its conference title aspirations. That would have to come in spite of the Friars’ pitch,[Read More…]

by October 18, 2012 0 comments Sports

Holden’s Woes Weigh on America

The United States men’s national team has struggled recently, and despite reaching the Hexagonal — the final stage in World Cup qualifying — there is one key performer whose availability for his country would be a definite game changer. Scottish-American Stuart Holden, 27, is one of Major League Soccer’s most[Read More…]

by October 18, 2012 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

Evidentiary Standard Raised for On-Campus Incidents

The burden of proof for Code of Student Conduct violations will be raised to “clear and convincing evidence” for all on-campus incidents other than those involving sexual assault, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson announced Thursday afternoon. The change will come into effect Jan. 1, 2013, and will not[Read More…]

by October 18, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Environmentalist Discusses Preservation of Amazon

Ecuadorean environmentalist Ivonne Baki discussed her country’s efforts to preserve the Amazon Rainforest in Intercultural Center Friday afternoon. Baki, whose presentation was sponsored by the School of Foreign Service’s Center for Latin American Studies, is a former ambassador to the United States and the Secretary of State for Ecuador’s Yasuni-ITT[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
SULLIVAN: What’s in a Name?  For Spaces, Quite a Bit

SULLIVAN: What’s in a Name? For Spaces, Quite a Bit

Space at Georgetown is always in short supply, and for better or for worse this constraint has shaped our history in many ways. The history of our great space disasters and triumphs alone could fill a book — a book likely to be in the “tragedy” genre. But our close[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
HEALY: Seminars a Core Component

HEALY: Seminars a Core Component

After their first few weeks at Georgetown, most students are pretty familiar with their academic distribution requirements. While these requirements differ by school, at their core, they aim to give each student a balanced education in the liberal arts. Students may chafe at being forced to take certain classes, but[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

Flex Dollars Too Rigid

Although many students jump at the chance to dine anywhere but O’Donovan Hall, being required to purchase $50 to $100 worth of Flex Dollars as part of a meal plan is not a tasteful solution. Georgetown’s Flex Dollars program should be discontinued, and the savings should go toward reducing the[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
STIRRETT: Two Sides of the Coin in VP Toss-Up

STIRRETT: Two Sides of the Coin in VP Toss-Up

The recent vice-presidential debate was one of the more polarizing events of the past few weeks. Depending on to whom you talked, Vice President Joe Biden’s performance was either phenomenal or atrocious. This sharper-than-normal partisan divide can be explained by Joe Biden’s personality — his quirks are simultaneously his greatest[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Opinion

My Marriage to a Marine

I arrived on the Hilltop as a freshman in 2009. Yet while my classmates were preoccupied with the transition from high school to college, I was prepared for a different transition: My then-boyfriend of three years, Cpl. Eduardo “Lalo” Panyagua, was about to deploy to Afghanistan with the Marine Corps’[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Opinion

HBO Writer Engages Students

Georgetown students enjoyed a candid discussion with writer and producer the HBO series “Entourage” Doug Ellin in Lohrfink Auditorium Monday evening. Ellin began the discussion with stories about his early years as an aspiring stand-up comedian in Hollywood. His film career formally launched when he was 22 years old and[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News