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The Hoya Holds Annual Holiday Cross-Lighting Ceremony in Dahlgren Quad

Saturday, December 12th, 2009
<i>The Hoya</i> Holds Annual Holiday Cross-Lighting Ceremony in Dahlgren Quad

DAHLGREN QUAD—After a challenging year during which Georgetown’s main newspaper saw a last-minute revocation of its independence from the University and extended fallout over its annual April Fool’s issue, The Hoya came together this Friday for its annual cross lighting. Since the 1930s, the Christmas cross has stood next to Georgetown’s official Christmas tree and... »

Problem of God Turns Out to Be Dumb Girl’s Incessant Questions

Monday, November 16th, 2009
Problem of God Turns Out to Be Dumb Girl’s Incessant Questions

WALSH—The solution to Georgetown’s traditional freshman “Problem of God” course was discovered this past Friday morning after more than a decade of fruitless searching.  Initial reports indicate that Keith Vincent, a freshman in the College, solved the problem towards the end of Fr. Michaels’ lecture on St. Thomas Aquinas, when “this one girl at... »

WGTB Show Still Waiting to Award Tickets to First Caller

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009
WGTB Show Still Waiting to Award Tickets to First Caller

LEAVEY—After hours of waiting, Georgetown’s WGTB radio show “Brogasm” is still looking for the first listener to call in for the show’s concert ticket giveaway. The show, run by freshmen Ken Williamson (MSB ’13) and Brett Richards (MSB ’13), announced the giveaway at the beginning of its 1-3 PM time slot Thursday afternoon.  The pair... »

Georgetown Football Team Drops Eighth Straight Against Intramural Flag Football Team

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

MULTI-SPORT FIELD—The Hoyas’ pre-game hopes of ending their 0-7 losing streak were quickly extinguished Tuesday evening as they fell to the Harbin Floor 9 intramural flag-football team 35-7. The defeat against the flag-wearing squad saw the Hoyas fail to capitalize on their overwhelming advantage in equipment, financial resources, and number of recruited football... »

Cafeteria Employee Stolen from Leo's

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

LEO’S—Officers from the Department of Public Safety are investigating the theft of an employee from Leo J. O’Donovan Dining Hall late Thursday evening. According to the dining hall’s policy, students may not take anything bigger than an ice cream cone or piece of fruit with them out of the facility. Co-workers reported the disappearance of... »