Postal Service Launches Ruth Bader Ginsburg Stamp Inspired by Bermingham Photo  

October 5, 2023

When it comes to celebrating the “First Day of Issue” for a Forever Stamp dedicated to the legacy of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (aka Notorious […]

Students, Faculty Petition to End GU Legacy Admissions

September 11, 2023

Choosing a freshman class at one of Washington, D.C.’s elite colleges just got a whole lot harder this summer.  In June, as expected, the U.S. Supreme Court declared it unconstitutional […]

Georgetown University’s Prisons and Justice Initiative Hires Adnan Syed

December 27, 2022

On December 12, when Georgetown University’s new Prisons and Justice Initiative (PJI) hired the key murder suspect featured in the most widely streamed true-crime podcast in history, the university’s Jesuit […]

Editorial: Reading, ’Riting, ’Rithmetic… and Religion  

August 17, 2022

The other day I was talking to a neighbor whose daughter, a rising high-school junior, was beginning to plan her college visits. Suddenly, it’s become very complicated, she told me. […]

Crime & Safety: Latest Reports, Aggravated Politics and Firearms

August 15, 2022

Heightened Political Tensions and D.C. Homicide Stats Recent crime stats for the District show improvements in many categories, but not for homicides. So far, in 2022, the District has seen […]

Re Dobbs vs. Jackson, Beware the Originalists   

July 13, 2022

With all their emphasis on the importance of the founders’ intentions in creating the U.S. Constitution as the foundation of federal law, the Constitutional “Originalists” and their enthusiastic cheerleaders might […]

Profs & Pints DC: Reproductive Justice after Roe

May 31, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Reproductive Justice after Roe,” with Sara Matthiesen, professor of history and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at George Washington University and author of Reproduction Reconceived: […]

SCOTUS Springs a Leak 

May 11, 2022

Leaks are pernicious things. You often don’t know you have one until water starts to drip down your wall or a stain creeps across the ceiling. It’s not a good […]

Editorial: Sound and Fury 

April 13, 2022

Forget the calendar. It may say Spring, but we seem to be stuck in a “winter of discontent” that plays on and on in an endless loop.   From Ukraine, where […]