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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Georgetown Students freed Valentino Dixon, a man imprisoned for over 26 years for murder. The students were a part of Professor Marc Howard’s spring 2018 Prison Reform Project seminar.

GU Students Free Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder

By Emma Kotfica September 28, 2018

A team of Georgetown undergraduate students and professors helped exonerate Valentino Dixon, who spent 26 years in prison after being found guilty of murder, on Sept. 19. Three undergraduate students...


Movie Review: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

By Liddy Kasraian November 10, 2017

★★★☆☆ “Murder on the Orient Express,” the star-studded film adaptation of the 1934 Agatha Christie novel of the same name, is a fast-paced mystery that captivates even those familiar...


Crime Mysteries at the Renwick: ‘Murder is Her Hobby’

By Alexandra Brunjes October 27, 2017

In the 1940s, Frances Glessner Lee, now known as the mother of forensic science, revolutionized crime scene analysis by introducing a novel tool: dioramas. In the Renwick Gallery’s newest exhibit, “Murder...

Homeless Man Killed in Glover Park

By Katherine Richardson June 20, 2015

A man police describe as homeless was fatally assaulted Friday night at approximately 10:30 p.m. on the 3600 block of Calvert Street. Joel Johnson, 53, was attacked by an unknown assailant in the...

Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Georgetown Grad Student

By Kristen Fedor May 29, 2015

The former George Washington graduate student convicted of killing Georgetown University Law Center student Mark Waugh was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday. A Montgomery County jury convicted...

Gupta Convicted of Murder

By Kshithij Shrinath March 23, 2015

A former George Washington University engineering student was convicted by a jury Monday for the first-degree murder of Georgetown University Law Center student Mark Waugh in October 2013. Rahul Gupta...

UNC: A Tragedy to Bridge Religions

UNC: A Tragedy to Bridge Religions

By Zahid Syed February 20, 2015

Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha and Razan Abu-Salha, three young Muslim students, were brutally murdered by Craig Stephen Hicks last Tuesday just a few blocks from the University of North Carolina Chapel...


Tunnel Vision: The Post-Ferguson American Morale

By Joshua Dostal December 30, 2014

I was riding a subway in New York City at the same time that Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, two New York City police officers, were shot to death in Brooklyn for merely being police officers. When...

Jesuit Priest Killed in Syria

By Joy Ma and Suzanne Monyak April 15, 2014

As civil war continues in Syria, members of the Catholic community worldwide remain fixated on the country’s people and violence. But the Syrian conflict struck even closer to home April 7, when a Jesuit...

Scheuer Upholds Assassination Call

By Mallika Sen January 14, 2014

Since School of Foreign Service adjunct professor Michael Scheuer appeared to endorse the assassinations of President Barack Obama and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron in a column Dec. 23, he has been...

EARL: How Fundamental is the Right to Life?

By Jake Earl October 29, 2013

According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, all people have an inviolable, inalienable and fundamental moral right, namely, the “right to life and physical integrity from the moment of conception...

GU Law Student Slain

By TM Gibbons-Neff October 18, 2013

Mark Waugh (LAW ’16), 23, was stabbed to death during the early hours of Sunday morning in a long-time friend’s apartment in Silver Spring, Md. The friend, Rahul Gupta (GRD ’13), a biomedical...

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