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Jack, formally known as John B. Carroll, is settling into life on campus, though he has yet to cheer on the Hoyas at Verizon Center.

New Mascot Out of Limelight

Since arriving on campus in October, new mascot Jack, formally known as John B. Carroll, has quietly settled in with his caretaker and six dog-walkers on the Jack Crew. As he adjusts to his duties on campus, however, he remains absent from his predecessors’ stage on the court at Verizon[Read More…]

by January 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Social Justice the World Over

Social Justice the World Over

Four student participants in the Education and Social Justice Project presented  research on their efforts to promote social justice through education from their respective summer experiences all over the globe Tuesday at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs. Currently in its fourth year, the ESJ Project, a creation of[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Scholars Question Recent Wars

Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq and Afghanistan Ryan Crocker and Chair of the International Relations at Boston University Andrew Bacevich weighed the pros and cons of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and cautioned against going to war too quickly at an event in Lohrfink Auditorium on Tuesday. The event[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Concert Commemorates Chilean Coup Anniversary

To mark the 40th anniversary of the 1973 coup in Santiago, Chile, Chilean folk singer PatricioZamorano performed a concert Wednesday in the Intercultural Center Auditorium. The event, sponsored by the Department of Spanish & Portuguese, commemorated the coup’s anniversary with a message of historical memory, justice and peace. The concert began with a video[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Kappa Kappa Gamma Founded at Georgetown

Kappa Kappa Gamma Founded at Georgetown

The Georgetown colony of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority held its pledge ceremony Sunday, making it the first National Panhellenic Conference sorority at the university. The colony was founded by Carrie Cosgrove (NHS ’16),Bayla Pidgeon (SFS ’16) and Katie Steininger (MSB ’16) and has 25 members in its inaugural pledge class. Last spring, the founders started looking into bringing KKG to Georgetown.[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Law Dean Backs Third Year

Law Dean Backs Third Year

As part of his recent push for more affordable higher education, President Barack Obama recommended that law schools would be more cost effective if they offered two-year curriculums instead of the traditional three-year programs. “Can law schools maintain quality and keep good professors and sustain themselves without that third year?”[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Hoya Selects New Staff for Upcoming Semester

The Hoya’s summer and fall 2013 editorial and publishing staff began their terms this Saturday after selections throughout April. Former Campus News Editor Emma Hinchliffe (COL ’15) was selected to be executive editor. “I’m thrilled to step into this role and look forward to working with the editorial team next semester,”Hinchliffe said. Hunter[Read More…]

by April 24, 2013 0 comments News

Conference Analyzes Secularism

The Program for Jewish Civilization’s three-day “Secularism on the Edge” conference addressed misconceptions about secularism Wednesday through Friday. The conference included public interviews, panels and presentations covering topics ranging from women and secularism to Israeli religious secularism. PJC Director Jacques Berlinerblau said that a common misconception, especially among Catholics, is[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments News
Latin American Leaders Attend MSB Program

Latin American Leaders Attend MSB Program

Young professionals from Latin America arrived on the Hilltop last week for Georgetown’s Global Competitiveness Leadership Program. The program, which was launched in 2007 by the university’s Latin American Board, aims to teach students how to tackle the longstanding economic challenges their countries face. According to Paul Almeida, McDonough School of[Read More…]

by February 5, 2013 0 comments Campus News