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Louisville's Blueprint to Upset Dominant Kentucky in Rivalry Showdown

Rick Pitino needs to channel Rollie Massimino this week. It's not March yet, so a win on Saturday for fourth-ranked Louisville wouldn't carry with it the historic relevance of Villanova over Georgetown, but doesn't it feel like for anyone...Show More Summary

House Tours for the Holidays: 10 Favorites from March — Best of 2014

Rachel & Brian's Spacious Place James' Beautifully Handcrafted Apartment in Clinton Hill Matthew's Magical Woodland Wonderland Maggie's Cutest House in Georgetown HGTV Star Danielle Colding Layers Generations of Influence Jane & Dan's...Show More Summary

More on the Law School Transfer Market

Following up on my previous post, The Law Student Transfer Market: Arizona State, Florida State, George Washington, Georgetown & Utah Lead The Way: The Legal Whiteboard: Further Understanding the Transfer Market -- A Look at the 2014 Transfer Data, by Jerry Organ (St. Thomas): Starting this fall, the ABA Section...

Orphan receptor proteins deliver double whammy to glioblastoma cells

WASHINGTON -- Two related proteins exert a lethal double whammy effect against glioblastoma cells when activated with a small molecule, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. The scientists say when activated,...Show More Summary

Why War Must be Studied

A colleague recently pointed me to LGEN H. R. McMaster’s excellent Veterans Day speech at Georgetown University last month in which he argued that the scholarly study of war is central to the prevention of war. I've excerpted some of...Show More Summary

Review: James E. Pepper 1776 Ale

Georgetown Trading is the company behind John L. Sullivan Irish whiskey and James E. Pepper “1776” whiskey — and now the company has decided to get into barrel-aged beers, too. Proprietor Amir Peay explains: We had been selling our whiskey … Continue reading ? The post Review: James E. Show More Summary

Sadly There Will Be No Exam Delay For Traumatized Students at Oberlin College

Last week students at Columbia Law School, Harvard, UC Berkeley and Georgetown were excused from finals due to the trauma they experienced reading about the Michael Brown and Eric Garner grand jury decisions. But at least one liberal institution will … Continue reading ?

This Is Not What Strength Looks Like

[guest post by Dana] Remember when Harvard (and Georgetown and Columbia) law students wanted to delay finals due to grand jury protests? Well, an editor on the Harvard Law Review responded: Our request for exam extensions is not being made from a position of weakness, but rather from one of strength and critical awareness. Although […]

Harvard 3L: Delaying Exams Is Not a Request from 'Coddled Millennials'

Following up on last week's post, Columbia Law School Lets Students Postpone Exams Due to Grand Jury Decisions; Harvard, Georgetown Students Demand Similar Treatment: National Law Journal op-ed: Delaying Exams Is Not a Request from 'Coddled Millennials', by William Desmond (Harvard 3L): Over the last week, much has been said...

5 Things That Cost More Than You Will Make in Your Lifetime

According to a report published by the Georgetown University Center for Education and the Workforce, the average American will make between $973,000 and $3.65 million over a lifetime. As the report highlights, the higher level of education,...Show More Summary

Government Should Get Out of the 'Charity' Business

The story is told that when Tennessee frontiersman Davy Crockett served in the US Congress he voted for a bill appropriating $20,000 for relief for victims of a fire that broke out in Georgetown.

Eight New Places Where You Can Eat and Drink This Weekend, Plus Limited-Edition Releases from Georgetown Brewing

Zack Bent The newly opened, new Lark. Behold, a bounty of new restaurants to explore this weekend: Manolin Bar & Grill Open since last Thursday, Manolin—run by Rachel Johnson and Joe Sundberg, veterans of Renee Erickson’s Walrus and the Carpenter and the Whale Wins—features a wood-fired grill and an emphasis on seafood. Show More Summary

Largescale Greorgetown Gateway Plan proposed by City of Dunwoody including Roundabout.

Video Public Information Open House Materials December 11, 2014 Corridor - Chamblee Dunwoody Georgetown Gateway Fact Sheet Multimodal Typical Section Options Alternate A - Bike Lanes with Sidewalks Alternate B - Multiuse Paths on Both...Show More Summary

What is the mikvah all about?

last weekReligion / Islam : On Faith

Last month, D.C. police charged Barry Freundel, a prominent Modern Orthodox rabbi from Kesher Israel Congregation in Georgetown, with secretly video­taping naked women at his synagogue’s mikvah. So what is a mikvah, anyway, and does it have anything to do with sex? We explain. Read full article >>

Concha: Elite Law Schools Set Poor Precedent Granting Ferguson ‘Trauma’ Exam Extension

last weekNews : Mediaite

First it was Columbia Law School. Then Harvard Law followed. Then Georgetown. Then Yale. What is "it" you ask? Each institution granting extensions for its law students on their final exams due to--and no, this really isn't a joke--trauma over the Michael Brown and Eric Garner grand jury verdicts.

Organ: The Law Student Transfer Market: Arizona State, Florida, George Washington, Georgetown, and Utah Lead the Way

The Legal Whiteboard: Better Understanding the Transfer Market, by Jerry Organ (St. Thomas): Up until this year, the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar only asked law schools to report the number of transfer students “in” and the number of transfer students “out.” This allowed us...

Georgetown Mascot Skateboards Across Court, Looking Confused (Video)

For no particular reason, other than “it exists,” we’re pleased to give you a quick clip in which the Georgetown mascot skateboards across the court at the Verizon Center. Is this newsworthy? Absolutely. Any time the Georgetown mascot skateboards across ANYTHING, we drop what we’re doing and move to report it as quickly as possible. […]

Kansas Basketball: Difficult Nonconference Games Will Pay Dividends for Jayhawks

There are times in sports where you have to either sink or swim, but Bill Self seems to be putting weights on his players to make it harder. Kansas moved to 7-1 on the season with a 75-70 win over Georgetown, continuing a run of extremely difficult games for the Jayhawks. Show More Summary

Georgetown’s Basketball Team Dons ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Shirts for Warm-ups

Georgetown became the first college basketball team to wear “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirts during their warm-ups, only days after some of the NBA’s own stars wore similar outfits to show solidarity with Eric Garner, the Staten Island, N.Y., dad who was killed by a police officer, Yahoo Sports reports.

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