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`Everyone Wanted to Be Her Friend’

`Everyone Wanted to Be Her Friend’

Image ContributorArielle DaCosta (COL ’11) died last week in Salamanca, Spain. *Updated at 9:11 p.m. on Oct. 15.* While the bells in Healy Hall’s clock tower tolled at 6 p.m. last Wednesday, about 60 members of the Georgetown community bowed their heads in silence in Dahlgren Chapel to honor the[Read More…]

by October 13, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

A Summer Under Foreign Sun

Last summer, Francesca Hemsey (MSB ’11) awoke every morning excited for another day in L’Aquila, Italy. Touring the piazzas, eating fabulous food, conversing with Italians from all over and people-watching at cafés were just some of the non-academic aspects of her summer study abroad experience. Led by Program Director Laura[Read More…]

by April 16, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Secretary of Education Outlines Plans for Schools

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan held a conference call Wednesday with reporters from across the nation to discuss President Obama’s educational reform plans. Duncan quickly summarized Obama’s plans before accepting questions from the press. He spoke about the need for expanding educational access to youth across America, increasing[Read More…]

by March 27, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Author Grisham Discusses New Book at GU Law

Novelist John Grisham visited the Georgetown University Law Center yesterday to speak in Hart Auditorium about his new book, “The Innocent Man.” The event was hosted by the Georgetown Law Innocent Program during Criminal Justice Reform Month, which is dedicated to enlightening students about the criminal justice system and its[Read More…]

by February 24, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

GUSA Makes Several Changes to SCU Recommendations

GUSA met Wednesday night to review the Student Commission for Unity’s recommendations to expand diversity and understanding on campus. These propositions mark the completion of SCU’s research over the past 10 months, which considered and analyzed patterns of discrimination on Georgetown’s campus. According to the SCU’s charter, the senate had[Read More…]

by February 6, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Global Assistance, A World of Options

Advisory support for students who study abroad is always an important aspect of a student’s experience. This past fall, however, advisers at the University of Cape Town took on a new role as 10 Georgetown students struggled to cope with the tragic passing of Terrance Davis (COL ’10) while studying[Read More…]

by February 3, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized
GUCRs and GUCDs Make Final Push

GUCRs and GUCDs Make Final Push

Image Contributor; After weeks of door-to-door canvassing, tabling in Red Square and calling undecided voters through phone banks, the campaign efforts of student political organizations on campus will come to an end tonight. And the GU College Democrats and Republicans have been making their rounds perhaps as frantically as the[Read More…]

by November 4, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

59 Will Call Magis Home

Next fall, O Street will be a little greener, healthier and have a whole new hip-hop beat. The 14 student groups, selected by the Office of Residence Life, will bring their creativity and energy to the new Living-Learning Community on the 3600 block of O Street. Students were selected based[Read More…]

by October 31, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Adderall Abuse Rises Nationally as Study Tool

College students are notorious for spending late nights in the library, whether it’s cramming during finals time or finishing homework for an early morning class. Night after night, many strain for ways to keep themselves going – and some have pushed aside the coffee, Red Bull and midday naps for[Read More…]

by October 10, 2008 0 comments Campus News, News

Missing Student Reported Safe

Authorities have confirmed that they have located Nyambura Thiong’o (SFS ’09), who last attended Georgetown in fall 2007 and was reported missing to the Metropolitan Police Department in late August. Andy Pino, director of media relations for the Office of Public Affairs, said that MPD has informed the Department of[Read More…]

by September 26, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized