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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

January 26, 2010: Thumbs Down

**Zero Tolerance:** A Saudi Arabian girl was sentenced to 90 lashings after allegedly bringing a forbidden mobile phone to school. Human rights groups have expressed outrage at the punishment. *Thumbs Down*

**Picasso Peril:** On Friday, a woman taking an art class at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art fell into a Picasso painting, creating a six inch tear in the painting’s corner. *Thumbs Down

**Lost His Magic:** Washington Wizards player Gilbert Arenas pled guilty to a charge of carrying a gun without a license. He drew the unloaded pistol as a misguided attempt at a joke. *Thumbs Down*

**Fresh Take:** President Obama intends to propose a federal budget freeze on selected discretionary spending to help stem the growth of the current $1.4 trillion national deficit. *Thumbs Up*

**En Route:** Microsoft founder Bill Gates told the BBC that his foundation hopes to make a partially effective vaccine for malaria available in three years. *Thumbs Up*

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