Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

November 6, 2009: Thumbs Down

**Most Chivalrous Mayor:** London’s Boris Johnson rode his bicycle to the rescue of a British woman being harassed by a group of girls armed with an iron bar – stiff competition for D.C.’s Adrian Fenty. *Thumbs Up*

**Wrong Target:** Because of budget limitations, the University of Maryland, College Park announced that its full-time diversity director would be replaced with a part-time administrator. *Thumbs Down*

**Naturalized Soldiers:** The Terra Cotta Warriors – life-size clay sculptures that were buried in the tomb of China’s first emperor 2,000 years ago – will soon be on display at the National Geographic Museum. *Thumbs Up*

**Under Fire:** New evidence suggests that faulty on-site assessment by the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services may have contributed to the excessive fire damage to the Georgetown Public Library in 2007. *Thumbs Down*

**Deeper Hole:** Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas announced Thursday he would not seek re-election, stunting any traction there once was in the Obama administration’s Middle East peace process. *Thumbs Down*”

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