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Marching On

Marching On

On the morning of May 3, 1971, upwards of 3,000 protesters who had flocked to the nation’s capital to protest the Vietnam War sought refuge on Georgetown’s campus. Driven out of their main base in West Potomac Park by police, the May Day protesters pitched tents across Georgetown’s campus, rapidly[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 2 comments Features, The Guide
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Spacey, Klain Talk Ethics

Actor Kevin Spacey and Ron Klain (CAS ’83), former chief of staff to Vice Presidents Al Gore and Joe Biden, roused a packed Gaston Hall on Monday evening in a discussion about ethics in politics. Most of the event, in which Klain, currently an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University[Read More…]

by November 5, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Lasting Effects

Lasting Effects

“It felt so good. I just kept rolling my head around and around and around.” “I opened my eyes, and I felt like a newly empowered individual.” “Music came on, and my arms started moving and flailing. I was watching my arms move.” “The worst thing in the world could[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments The Guide
ANC 2E Votes in Lockstep

ANC 2E Votes in Lockstep

In a city notorious for political gridlock, the elected body that oversees neighborhood of Georgetown, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, has voted almost exclusively with unanimity in the past year. Between September 2012 and April of this year, only two of the 67 resolutions passed by the commission have received a down[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Georgetown BID Seeks Community Input for 15-Year Plan

About 40 members of the Georgetown neighborhood community gathered Thursday evening under the auspices of the Georgetown Business Improvement District to discuss proposals to better the commercial functionality of the area over the next 15 years. Georgetown University’s Robin Morey, vice president of planning and facilities management, sat at the Getting[Read More…]

by June 17, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Confessing a Need for Change

Confessing a Need for Change

Georgetown Confessions has drawn ire from students, parents and The Hoya’s editorial board, and for good reason. The Facebook page, founded in December but gaining widespread popularity only last month, gives students — and, it seems, a disproportionate number of non-affiliates of the university — a forum to air their[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Opinion
A Plan Comes to Life

A Plan Comes to Life

After town-gown relations reached a height of hostility during 2010 Campus Plan negotiations in the winter of 2011, the past year has seen efforts between the university and its neighbors to maintain cooperation after a compromise was reached this past summer. The Georgetown Community Partnership, the brainchild of the university’s[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Secret Societies Jolt End of GUSA Race

The final 24 hours of the GUSA executive race were dominated by revelations, allegations and admissions about candidates’ membership in secret societies. A release Tuesday night of documents and photographs implicated presidential runner-up Jack Appelbaum (COL ’14) to be a member of the Second Society of Stewards. The information, posted[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Secret Societies Jolt End of GUSA Race

The final 24 hours of the GUSA executive race were dominated by revelations, allegations and admissions about candidates’ membership in secret societies. A release Tuesday night of documents and photographs implicated presidential runner-up Jack Appelbaum (COL ’14) to be a member of the Second Society of Stewards. The information, posted[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized
Secret Society Disclosure Brings Focus to Appelbaum Campaign

Secret Society Disclosure Brings Focus to Appelbaum Campaign

An anonymous Facebook profile, “StewardThroat Hoya,” has shaken up the GUSA presidential election less than 24 hours before voting begins with allegations regarding the involvement of presidential candidate Jack Appelbaum(COL ’14) in a secret society. Documents posted to Facebook, some removed and later reposted on a newly created blog, include Google messages between members of[Read More…]

by February 20, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News