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A Championship Remembered

Correction (April 6, 2004): The article incorrectly listed NBA star James Worthy as one of the rising talents on the 1984 team. Worthy actually played for the University of North Carolina. On April 2, 1984, all eyes were on Seattle as Georgetown took on the University of Houston in the[Read More…]

by April 5, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Bomb Threat Evacuates Southwest Quad

A series of bomb threats early Sunday morning forced the evacuation of the entire Southwest Quadrangle for 90 minutes and cCarthy Hall for three hours. According to Darryl Harrison, director of the Department of Public Safety, someone called DPS at 1:52 a.m. saying that “there was a bomb in McCarthy[Read More…]

by April 5, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Bargain Concludes Hunger Strike

University administrators and members of the Living Wage Coalition reached a compromise on wages for contracted workers just before Easter Break, bringing an eight-day hunger strike involving 26 students to an end. The total compensation of workers hired through third-party contracting agencies will rise to a minimum of $13 per[Read More…]

by April 5, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Bargain Concludes Hunger Strike

University administrators and members of the Living Wage Coalition reached a compromise on wages for contracted workers just before Easter Break, bringing an eight-day hunger strike involving 26 students to an end. The total compensation of workers hired through third-party contracting agencies will rise to a minimum of $13 per[Read More…]

by April 5, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

University, Student Coalition Reach Wage Agreement

Georgetown administrators and the members of the Living Wage Coalition reached a compromise on wages for contracted workers Wednesday evening, bringing an eight day hunger strike involving 26 students to an end. The university’s new “Just Employment Policy” raises the total compensation of contracted workers to a minimum of $13[Read More…]

by March 23, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Club Softball Overcomes Challenges

For several years the Georgetown softball team has hoped to reach varsity status, but for the 2004-05 season it remains a club sport. The season opened Sunday with two losses in a doubleheader against the Prince George Community College varsity squad. The team is looking forward to a tournament at[Read More…]

by March 22, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Ultimate Defined by Youth

David Hartlzer (COL `06) uses one word to describe his experience as treasurer of the men’s ultimate frisbee team – fun. According to Hartzler, this young team made up of 15 freshmen and seven upperclassmen is going through a rebuilding process, but it has experienced significant success nonetheless. Despite relative[Read More…]

by March 22, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Three Off-Campus Students Robbed Over Spring Break

Three Georgetown students returned to their university-owned townhouse following spring break to find personal items missing and the house ransacked by unknown intruders. According to police accounts of the incident, someone kicked open the door of the home on the 1200 block of 37th Street around arch 8 or 9[Read More…]

by March 22, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Hunger Strikers Enter Day Eight

Twenty-six members of the Living Wage Coalition continued their hunger strike even as a striker was hospitalized over the weekend, reaching their seventh day without food yesterday. Student protesters said yesterday that they would continue the protest indefinitely until the university raises total compensation for contracted workers to $14.93 per[Read More…]

by March 22, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Emergency Call Boxes Remain Inoperative

More than six months after their scheduled on-campus installation date, 19 emergency call boxes remain inoperable and may not be in service until June, according to university officials. According to David Morrell, vice president for university safety, 23 new call boxes were supposed to be installed last September to coincide[Read More…]

by March 22, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized