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SCATTERGOOD: Week 2 Recap of The Olympics and Closing Preview

With such an eventful second (and final) week of Olympic action, where does one even begin? I suppose a nice place to start would be noting what appears to be a very secure first-place lead on the part of the United States as far as medals are concerned — with[Read More…]

by August 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Olympic Soccer Tournament Preview

CRAIGE: Olympic Soccer Tournament Preview

In just three days, one of the world’s greatest sporting events is set to get underway. The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics has already been shrouded in controversy, from the inadequacies of the Olympic village to the hazardous waste floating in Guanabara Bay to the Zika virus that has caused[Read More…]

by August 2, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: U.S. Looks to Shine in Copa América Semifinal

CRAIGE: U.S. Looks to Shine in Copa América Semifinal

The fact that this year is the centennial of the Copa América tournament guarantees that it would be a special one, regardless of what happened. Now that the semifinals are about to get underway, it is clear that this is more special than any Copa América we could have imagined.[Read More…]

by June 21, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Is America the Best Country In the World?

In the pilot episode of the HBO series “The Newsroom,” a college student asks Atlantis Cable News anchor Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels), “What makes America the greatest country in the world?” McAvoy responds candidly, stating the United States is no longer the greatest country in the world. His answer not[Read More…]

by March 19, 2015 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Georgetown sailing team, representing the United States, fended off Australia and secured the World University Championships.

Hoyas Win International Championship for USA

A Georgetown sailing team composed of junior Nevin Snow, sophomore A.J. Reiter and seniors Alex Post and Katia DaSilva won the 2014 World University Match Racing Championships held in Trentino, Italy, this summer. The event was a part of a series of international competitions known as the World University Championships[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
The U.S. starting XI sing the national anthem before the Belgium-U.S. game on July 1.

U.S. Soccer Team Skill Deserves Global Recognition

After the “Why do Americans call it soccer?” question, the next most frequently asked question that I’ve fielded about U.S. soccer during my semester in Spain and then during my summer in Italy is: Do you really think the U.S. can compete with the best teams in the world? Do[Read More…]

by July 14, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide

In Taiwan, a Call to Uphold US Values

Nearly 35 years ago next month, the U.S. Congress passed the Taiwan Relations Act, an act that has defined U.S. relationships with the small island country ever since. On this historic anniversary, the United States may be tempted to rejoice in the act’s success in providing the diplomatic flexibility to[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top