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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Rethinking DC’s Team

By The Editorial Board November 18, 2014

With a potential name change for the Washington Redskins gaining popularity among the general public, yet another voice has been added to the debate — and this time, it’s a slightly more powerful one....

Bill Decries ‘Redskins’ Name

By Matthew Larson November 18, 2014

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) introduced legislation Nov. 12 that would strip the National Football League of its tax-exempt status if it continues to support the official team name of the Washington...

Imagining a Future Without RGIII

By Nick Barton September 19, 2014

Only a few metro stops away, DeSean Jackson and the Washington Redskins are preparing for their NFC East divisional showdown against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. While Jackson’s first game against...

Poli Sci for the Average Guy: #CancelColbert

Poli Sci for the Average Guy: #CancelColbert

By Harper Weissburg and Harper Weissburg April 2, 2014

Last week, The Colbert Report inadvertently invited criticism from Suey Park, a 23 year-old Twitter activist. Her fervent tweeting and the resulting trend, #CancelColbert, attracted national attention...

By Any Other Name

By Pat Curran November 21, 2013

As the last burgundy and gold leaves cling desperately to the treetops of the nation's capital, and D.C. residents watch the sun set on another Indian summer, the city's NFL team finds itself, once again,...

We Should All Root for RGIII’s Comeback

By Nick Fedyk September 6, 2013

In a statement earlier this week, Redskins Head Coach Mike Shanahan announced that Robert Griffin III will start the season opener. After tearing ligaments in his knee last January, RGIII will be back...

DC Football Team Needs Name Change

By Nabeel Zewail August 27, 2013

For all the talk on campus and around the country about racial tolerance, diversity and acceptance, Washington, D.C.’s most famous team continues to represent the progress still needed on racial issues...

Healthy Griffin Needed For Skins Trade to Show Results

By Corey Blaine September 27, 2012

Robert Griffin III stepped onto FedEx Field for his first regular season home game last Sunday amidst overwhelming fanfare. Fireworks were set off, and the entire crowd of rabid Redskins fans erupted into...

NFL Kickers Grab Limelight With Mistakes

By Matt Bell September 21, 2012

When I happened upon the final 90 seconds of Sunday afternoon’s game between Washington and St. Louis, I saw the Redskins’ desperate comeback end on the “shank of all shanks” by kicker Billy Cundiff. The...

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