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  • ‘Exorcist’ author, William Peter Blatty, to sue Georgetown University in Catholic court

    05/21/2012 4:18:06 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 21 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 5/18/2012
    The author who turned Georgetown University into a horror scene in “The Exorcist” plans to sue the school in church court, charging that his alma mater has strayed so far from church doctrine that it should no longer call itself Catholic. William Peter Blatty, who graduated from Georgetown in 1950, says the “last straw” was the university’s speaking invitation to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Sebelius, who addressed graduating public policy students on Friday (May 18), has been criticized by conservative Catholics for approving a mandate that requires many religious institutions to cover employees’ birth control costs. The...
  • Deep Thoughts and Free Beer

    07/18/2006 1:53:00 PM PDT · by JSedreporter · 21 replies · 555+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | July 18, 2006 | Julia A. Seymour
    Young conservatives in DC apparently like intellectual stimulation in a lecture format, but then again the free beer might have been on more than a few minds. Last Wednesday night, more than 80 young conservative intellectuals crowded into a back room of The Brickskeller on 22nd St, NW to listen to a professor talk about vocation, to eat and drink, and to meet their peers and colleagues. It was the first meeting of “Conservatism on Tap” presented by the ISI (Intercollegiate Studies Institute) Young Alumni group of DC founded by Princeton graduate Evan Baehr. The event was a success, with...