More Cooney analysis

UPDATED 4/27 BELOW THE FOLD Some commenters who read this post on the U.S. Attorney’s decision to drop charges against Philip Cooney (MSB ’10) want more clarification about that decision and the reporting in my recent article on… Read More

U.S. Attorney drops charges against Cooney

The U.S. Attorney’s office of the District of Columbia dropped all charges against Philip Cooney (MSB ’10) relating to an assault that occurred last fall which attracted controversy on and off campus. Cooney was charged with bias-related assault… Read More

Protect yourself

I’m not trying to kick up an alarmist sandstorm here, but if you’re one of the 6,137 undergrads who were notified that their social security numbers and/or other personal information may have been stolen as part of the… Read More

When it rains, it pours …

It’s particularly galling, in light of our recent editorial on the subject, to see D.C. police apparently discounting a rape allegation from an intoxicated woman. Even worse was their response to a local do-gooder who brought a female… Read More

October Rebellion hits Georgetown

The October Rebellion, an umbrella group of protest groups, launched an unpermitted march through Georgetown Friday night. The march started at Washington Circle and ended when police cordoned off protests and released them in small groups. According to… Read More

GU Pride reacts to second bias-related incident

UPDATE: Pride co-President Scott Chessare (COL ’10) has sent out a letter to administrators and media outlets; it is posted below the jump. The two co-Presidents of GU Pride, along with Bill McCoy, the part-time coordinator of LGBTQ… Read More

Another hate crime at Georgetown

Looks like homophobia on campus isn’t limited to September 9’s assault. Two men said homophobic slurs and pushed another person against a wall Sunday morning, according to a University Public Safety alert sent out Thursday night: A complainant… Read More

What ever happened to “innocent until proven guilty”?

Look, I don’t want to be “that guy”, but how are we all forgetting what happened at Duke University last fall? I shouldn’t have to remind anyone about that case, but I will. Three innocent students were prematurely… Read More

Georgetown students rally against hate crimes

GU Pride held a rally in Red Square today in response to the hate crime allegedly committed by a Georgetown student in early September. Thursday’s Voice will have more coverage of the rally, as well as any developments… Read More

Georgetown student arrested for hate crime

Metropolitan Police arrested Georgetown student Phillip Cooney Wednesday in connection with an anti-gay hate crime, according to police chief Kathy Lanier. According to the MSNBC article, on the September 9th a gang of men yelling homophobic insults attacked… Read More