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Fresh Faces

Fresh Faces

For the first time in at least two years, Georgetown can no longer be described as “young.” Still, the two rookies who join the Hoyas this fall — junior transfer junior center Josh Smith, having played one and a half seasons at UCLA, doesn’t quite count — have generated excitement even before[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Sports
Moderation Proves Key to Victory in Virginia

Moderation Proves Key to Victory in Virginia

With less than a week before elections, it appears that Virginia choose Terry McAuliffe as its next executive, putting an Democrat back in the state house. As the “first friend” of President Clinton, the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and now a start-up executive, McAuliffe is the epitome of a wheeler-dealer. His[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments Opinion

MEN’S BASKETBALL | NCAA Rules Smith Eligible

With just 16 days until the season begins, Georgetown received welcome news Wednesday afternoon when the NCAA ruled UCLA transfer Josh Smith eligible to play immediately. Smith, a McDonald’s All-American and a prized recruit for the Bruins in 2010, left Westwood for Washington in January and was able to practice[Read More…]

by October 23, 2013 0 comments Sports
HOLLANDER: Negotiation a Smarter Way to Play Politics

HOLLANDER: Negotiation a Smarter Way to Play Politics

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 from his own sex scandal. Less than a year after “Wag the Dog,” President, Bill[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion

HOLLANDER: Politicizing Appointments a Losing Game for All

This week’s announcement that former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers was withdrawing his name from consideration to become the next Federal Reserve Chairman didn’t surprise anyone. However, it marks a disturbing trend of nominations becoming major political footballs — often without clear reason — before they are even made. Summers,[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments Opinion

HOLLANDER: Obama Blows Chance to Bypass Congress

Saturday was the opening day of the college football season, and President Barack Obama — interrupting the games for a passionate address on Syria from the White House Rose Garden — seemed intent on imitating a coach who continues to call the same plays long after they have stopped working.[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Biden Talks Asia Policy at GWU

Vice President Joe Biden described the benefits of increased U.S. engagement in Asia in an address at The George Washington University on Thursday afternoon. Biden cited three American goals in the region during his speech, which was sponsored by the Center for American Progress: stronger alliances, a new defense strategy[Read More…]

by July 19, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Surprise Success Ends in Heartbreak

Surprise Success Ends in Heartbreak

It may have been filled with its own share of exciting victories — included two over a Final Four team (Syracuse) and one over the eventual national champion (Louisville) — but the 2012-13 men’s basketball season will above all be remembered for Georgetown’s humiliation at the hands of Florida Gulf[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Porter Jr. Staying Busy During Awards Season

As Georgetown fans anxiously await his decision on the NBA draft, sophomore forward Otto Porter Jr. keeps acquiring hardware. The latest accolade came Tuesday, when the sophomore forward was one of 10 players named to the John Wooden Award All-America team. The last Hoya selected by the voting members of the[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments Sports

HOLLANDER | Searching for Answers After Another Early Exit

With a few minutes remaining in the second half of Friday’s first-round game against Florida Gulf Coast, Georgetown fans began streaming out of the Wells Fargo Center, disheartened by another postseason campaign that ended just as it was beginning. The essential facts are familiar: The Hoyas have reached the top 10 of[Read More…]

by March 26, 2013 0 comments Sports