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SEGELSTEIN: Our Essential Suffering

SEGELSTEIN: Our Essential Suffering

March 24, 2017 at 5:30 am 0 comments

The first day of Lent is perhaps the busiest day of the year for Dahlgren Chapel. Far more Hoyas come to Mass on Ash Wednesday than attend weekly Sunday service, even though only the latter is morally obligated by the Catholic Church. There are two ways to view this discrepancy.Read More

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Catholic lobbying group NETWORK Executive Director Sister Simone Campbell, left, Monsignor John Enzler, president and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, Francis Rooney (R-Fl., COL ’75, LAW ’78), Catholic Social Thought and Public Life Founder and Director John Carr, Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor Administrator Jessica F. Chilin-Hernández and Joan Rosenhauer, executive vice president of U.S. operations for Catholic Relief Services encouraged President-elect Donald Trump to consider Catholic social values in developing policy.

Panelists Advocate Role for Catholic Social Values in Trump Presidency

January 18, 2017 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

President-elect Donald Trump’s administration should embrace certain Catholic social values in order to help the poor and protect refugees, according to a panel discussion of Catholic leaders in Gaston Hall on Thursday. Some of Trump’s economic and immigration policies came under fire during his campaign and following his November electionRead More

Event Highlights Importance of Pope Francis’ Church Leadership

December 20, 2016 at 11:39 am 0 comments

Pope Francis’ message of mercy and inclusivity has the ability to rekindle faith in the Roman Catholic Church, according to Save the Children Action Network President Mark Shriver in an event hosted by Georgetown University’s Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life on Dec. 5. The discussion, attended byRead More

Jack’s Snacks Rolls Onto Campus

November 18, 2016 at 3:15 am 0 comments

Jack’s Snacks, a convenience cart service run by students for students, made its first rounds in freshman dorms across campus earlier this month, offering wares from simple over-the-counter medicines to drinks and snacks. Five McDonough School of Business students founded the for-profit business as a project in the first-year MSBRead More

COURTESY ORDER & LIBERTY
The non-profit publication 'Order & Liberty' was founded by Georgetown students and offers conservative commentary to inform debate on campuses around the nation.

‘Order & Liberty’ Comes to Georgetown

November 4, 2016 at 3:00 am 0 comments

Last month, the founding of The Georgetown Review, Georgetown’s first-ever daily conservative publication, and the Georgetown University Right to Life chalking incident prompted campus-wide reflection on the quality, balance and freedom of speech at Georgetown. Amid these developments, Order & Liberty, an online publication founded last year by a GeorgetownRead More

COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY PUBLIC REAL ESTATE FUND
James McLoughlin, back middle, and Lena Duffield, front middle, are members of the inaugural executive committee of the Georgetown University Public Real Estate Fund.

New Real Estate Fund Secures $100K, Aims Higher

October 28, 2016 at 3:40 am 0 comments

In partnership with Georgetown University’s Steers Center for Global Real Estate, the Georgetown University Public Real Estate Fund launched this semester and has so far raised $100,000. GUPREF is a student-run investment fund that manages money in collaboration with the university’s endowment and invests in publicly traded real estate investmentRead More

COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY GLOBAL HUMAN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Moderator Dave Muchow, managing partner at Muchowlaw, right, spoke with alumni entrepreneurs Jake Decicco, left, Phillip Wong and Ann Yang and Dan Berger, not pictured.

GU Alums Discuss Keys to Startup Success

October 14, 2016 at 3:10 am 0 comments

Last week, alumni entrepreneurs came back to campus to offer guidance and advice to students at a panel in the Intercultural Center’s Executive Conference Room. The School of Foreign Service and Georgetown’s Global Human Development Program co-sponsored the event, which was titled “What’s It Take to Be a Hoya Entrepreneur?”Read More

SeaWorld Partnership Faces Criticism, Protest

SeaWorld Partnership Faces Criticism, Protest

October 10, 2016 at 6:52 pm 2 comments

More than 20 demonstrators from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals protested outside of the Rafik B. Hariri building during a discussion between SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment President and CEO Joel Manby and President and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States Wayne Pacelle on Sept. 29.Read More

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Rich Battista attended the McDonough School of Business and was recently appointed CEO of the media giant Time Inc.

Alum Rich Battista Made CEO of Time

September 23, 2016 at 5:16 am 0 comments

McDonough School of Business alumnus and founder and Chairman of the Georgetown Entertainment and Media Alliance Rich Battista (GSB ’86) was appointed CEO of Time Inc. last week after 25 years of experience in the media industry. Battista, who currently serves as executive vice president at Time, succeeds former CEORead More

OWEN EAGAN/THE HOYA
Traffic flows by Georgetown University on Canal Road. Lyft offers a new luxury service allowing customers to ride in comfort and style.

Lyft Unveils Luxury Service in D.C.

September 16, 2016 at 4:00 am 0 comments

Ride-sharing company Lyft introduced a new service in Washington, D.C. last week called Lyft Premier, which promises riders comfort, style and consistency in luxury sedans and SUVs in the midst of an extensive overhaul of the D.C. metro system. The service, which costs roughly twice as much as a standardRead More