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Copley Residents Displaced After Flooding

Water flooded the upper floors of Copley Hall shortly before midnight last night, damaging property and displacing students on one of the coldest nights of the year. Collapsed ceiling panels covered the soaked floors in the middle of the fifth floor of Copley as Hall Director Mary Ellen Wade and[Read More…]

by February 6, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Sets School Marks

Looking forward to Saturday’s Penn State Invitational, Director of Track and Field Ron Helmer said last week he only planned to send a small group to the event. That small group, however, produced a big result: 13 top-three finishes, including two from relay teams and six from underclassmen. Once again,[Read More…]

by January 23, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Monopolizes Middle Distance

Director of Track and Field Ron Helmer is reluctant to classify Georgetown as a “middle-distance school,” but after the Hoyas’ performance at last weekend’s Virginia Tech Invitational, it would be hard to argue otherwise. The men and women both won their distance medley and 4×800-meter relays, and they dominated individual[Read More…]

by January 19, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Searching for the Story Behind the Story

There is always a story behind the story. Two years ago an impromptu tradition began whereby THE HOYA’s outgoing editor in chief writes a few words in his final issue to address a pressing issue for the newspaper’s future. In the two previous farewell addresses by Nick Timiraos (COL ’06)[Read More…]

by November 17, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

As A Generational Link, English Professor Pforges Ahead

Whenever one of Professor John Pfordresher’s (CAS ’65) students makes a particularly interesting comment, he takes note and incorporates the concept into his lesson the next time the text comes up in a course. “I become a kind of carrier,” he says. “I take what one Georgetown student says and[Read More…]

by November 3, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Fight on Campus Causes Injuries

Three Department of Public Safety officers and one student were hospitalized early Sunday morning after a fight broke out in front of the Reiss Science Building. An additional student was treated on the scene. DPS responded shortly after midnight to calls that a fight had broken out among a large[Read More…]

by September 19, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Veteran Golfers Take Swing at Fresh Season

Hoya Staff Writer Tuesday, September 12, 2006 Despite a mid-season coaching change that left a 22-year-old in charge, the Hoya women’s squad finished the 2005-06 season second in the Big East. The Georgetown men, led by 23-year veteran Head Coach Tommy Hunter, did not fare so well in the same[Read More…]

by September 12, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Student E-Business Debuts

Hoya Staff Writer Friday, August 25, 2006 The long tradition of independent student businesses at Georgetown entered the digital age this summer with the inauguration of an online student-run supplies store. GU College Supplies, the brainchild of Marcus Howard (COL ’08) and Harrison Beacher (COL ’08), was launched on July[Read More…]

by August 25, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

French Strikes Disrupt GU Classes Abroad

PARIS – Nearly 30 Georgetown students studying abroad in France have been caught in the crossfire as French students organize mass strikes in protest of pending legislation that would make it more difficult for younger workers to hold jobs. Two study abroad programs in which the university participates have repeatedly[Read More…]

by March 17, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

New Coach, Same Old Problems

There were fresh new faces, but it was the same old story. On the sidelines, Head Coach Pat Knapp resigned in July 2004 after 18 years leading Georgetown’s women’s basketball team. His tenure was legendary. Twelve of his former players went on to play professionally in the European league; two[Read More…]

by November 15, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized