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

Hate Crime Update

The latest news about the bias-related incident that spurred Monday’s campus rally: The as-yet-unidentified victim found alleged assailant Philip Cooney (MSB ’10) not just on Facebook, but also in an MPD photo line-up. Here’s Sam Sweeney’s web exclusive…. 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