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Justice for All: GU Law’s First Women

When Agnes Neill Williams (LAW ’54) stepped onto the Georgetown Law Center campus for the first time, she broke 81 years of tradition. In 1951, Williams became part of the first class of women to enroll at the law school. “That was the beginning,” she said. “It was a little[Read More…]

by March 30, 2012 1 comment News

First Black Undergraduate Dies

Samuel Halsey Jr. (SFS ’53), who died last month at the age of 87, left behind three siblings, four children and more than a dozen grandchildren and great-grandchildren. But he also left an enduring legacy at Georgetown as the first black undergraduate to be admitted to the school. Valedictorian of his high[Read More…]

by March 28, 2012 0 comments News

Thefts in District Spike 21 Percent

Thefts in the Metropolitan Police Department’s second district, which includes Georgetown, have spiked 17 percent since Jan. 1, in keeping with a trend of increasing theft across D.C. Between Jan. 1 and March 21, a total of 592 thefts occurred in the second district, an increase from the 505 committed[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 0 comments News

First Black Undergraduate Dies

Samuel Halsey Jr. (SFS ’53), who died last month at the age of 87, left behind three siblings, four children and more than a dozen grandchildren and great-grandchildren. But he also left an enduring legacy at Georgetown as the first black undergraduate to be admitted to the school. Valedictorian of his high[Read More…]

by March 15, 2012 1 comment News
Shift to GU a New Battle for Veterans

Shift to GU a New Battle for Veterans

Most Georgetown undergraduates turn 21 amid a throng of friends at The Tombs and receive a smeared, black stamp on their foreheads to inaugurate their first night of legal drinking. Alex Horton (COL ’13) got a different kind of mark. “I got a pink belly for it,” Horton said. “It’s[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Red Square a Stage for Contraception Debate

As the national debate on policies governing insurance coverage of contraceptives continues, H*yas for Choice took to Red Square Monday to express support for more accessible birth control. H*yas for Choice and Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington piled $600 worth of ramen noodles in the square to represent the amount[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Evans Unchallenged In Sixth Run for Office

Evans Unchallenged In Sixth Run for Office

Longtime Democratic Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans remains unopposed in the leadup to the Democratic primary for what may be his sixth consecutive successful election. Because the city consistently votes Democrat, the April 3 primary will likely be the only relevant election for Evans, who has held his seat for 20 years. According to[Read More…]

by February 10, 2012 0 comments City News, News

Rocklands BBQ Rocks

Once upon a college education, a man named John Snedden grilled up whole pigs for his frat house. Sneddenwent on to develop his own blend of sauces and opened up a small store in 1990. Twenty-two years later, employees at  Rocklands Barbeque still are barbecueing like it’s the first day the restaurant opened, and trust me, this[Read More…]

by February 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Occupy Camp to Be Evicted

Occupy Camp to Be Evicted

Occupy D.C. protesters remained in McPherson Square Monday night, despite a National Park Service announcement that they would have to leave the park by noon. The drive to clear the camp began earlier this month when D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray sent a letter to NPS Director Jonathan Jarvis, asking that the McPherson[Read More…]

by January 30, 2012 0 comments City News, News
Fledgling Group Aims to Spark Student Support for Gingrich

Fledgling Group Aims to Spark Student Support for Gingrich

With the recent surge in support for Newt Gingrich in the GOP primary race, a chapter of the national Students for Newt organization is joining the ranks of candidate groups on campus. Beginning their efforts with a publicity push today, the budding organization hopes to reach the same prominence as[Read More…]

by December 5, 2011 0 comments News