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HOLLANDER: Negotiation a Smarter Way to Play Politics

By Evan Hollander October 4, 2013

In 1997, just one year after the most recent government shutdown, the comedy "Wag the Dog" was released, with a plot centered on a fictional president launching a war against Albania to distract the public...

GADEA: Division Derails Congress

By James Gadea October 4, 2013

When I voted Republican, I asked for a small government, not a petty one. Over the past few weeks, however, Congress has given us just that: a trifling government of power-hungry individuals with no regard...

CURRAN | GU Must Watch for Road Traps

By Pat Curran February 8, 2013

Georgetown is riding pretty high right about now. The Hoyas have made a triumphant return to the national rankings, clocking in at No. 20. They’ve won six of seven games. Otto Porter Jr. is a Big...

GAVIN & HONJIYO: Church Community Goes Unappreciated

By Pat Gavin and Alex Honjiyo October 23, 2012

Imagine asking three of your peers — people in their late teens or early 20s — about their religious affiliations. On average, according to a recent survey from The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life,...

STERN: No Suppression of Stupidity

By Mark Joseph Stern October 23, 2012

A slew of advertisements that are being displayed in Metro stations have caused much public turmoil. Sponsored by the pro-Israel American Freedom Defense Initiative, the ads read: “In any war between...

Part Time Pays Off

By The Editorial Board October 23, 2012

Many students fantasize about prolonging their years spent on the Hilltop, but the reality of some undergraduates’ finances and futures can make studying part time as a senior a more practical option....

DAVIS: A Level College Playing Field

By Khadijah Davis October 19, 2012

Discussing grades with classmates can certainly be an uncomfortable encounter. As awful and over-analytical as this may sound, students typically only ask when they expect to hear lackluster results. Recently,...

MORRIS & WEBER: Burgers, Banter and a Faculty Mentor for Life

By John Morris and Lauren Weber October 19, 2012

If you can recall your college tour days, one of the usual major selling points — often shouted as you were herded around a variety of beautiful campuses — focused on the infinite number of dinners...

HEALY: Seminars a Core Component

By Dan Healy October 16, 2012

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...

STERN: Gays Await High Court

By Mark Joseph Stern October 2, 2012

Who gets the equal protection of the laws in the United States? Since the passage of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution in 1868, this has been a critical question in American jurisprudence. Do black...

TISA: GUSA Can’t Do it All

By Nate Tisa September 27, 2012

For a moment, the “clear and convincing” evidentiary referendum brought the student body and its elected government together in support of a common goal. Yet I fear, in the end, that efforts undertaken...

LAKHANPAL: A Discontinued Dialogue

By Nikhil Lakhanpal February 6, 2012

If the population of the Arab world were offered ballots for the 2012 U.S. presidential election, I'm pretty sure they would choose not to vote. In such a situation, the losers would be the Arab nations...

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