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A group of more than 1,000 people, including more than 25 Georgetown students, marched from the White House to Capitol Hill and back last night to protest against police brutality.

Students Join More Than 1,000 in March Against Police Brutality

July 8, 2016 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

A group of more than 1,000 people, including around 25 Georgetown students, marched from the White House to Capitol Hill and back last night to protest police brutality after two fatal, police-involved shootings of black men this week. The deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., and Philandro CastileRead More


Fourth of July in the Capital

May 20, 2016 at 1:00 am 0 comments

There is no better place in America to celebrate the Fourth of July than the nation’s capital. If you’re here for the summer or just a long weekend, don your best patriotic attire, load up on water and check out our tips to make the most of the day. FourthRead More

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

April 29, 2016 at 4:07 am 0 comments

Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., 72 Professor of Catholic Studies and Theater Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., who taught for 10 years at Georgetown and founded Dog Tag Bakery, died Dec. 20 from heart failure. The Jesuit was a fervent advocate for veteran and disability rights, serving as the director of theRead More


The Future of Music Coalition Summit, which took place Monday and Tuesday, focused on challenges and changes in the music industry.

The Changing Face of Music

October 30, 2015 at 1:00 am 0 comments

It was 2000, and Napster — an online service that allowed users to swap and download MP3 files for free — was growing at a viral rate. In just under a year, the site’s 20-million-person user base tripled, as people shared artist discographies and top-10 singles with a single click.Read More

Q&A: DeGioia on Faith, A Campus Reconstructed

Q&A: DeGioia on Faith, A Campus Reconstructed

September 25, 2015 at 12:16 am 1 comment

Amid the buzz of the papal visit, The Hoya sat down with University President John J. DeGioia Thursday to discuss Georgetown’s Jesuit identity, DeGioia’s personal connection to his faith and a variety of campus issues including construction, sexual assault and sustainability. How do you feel about Pope Francis’ visit toRead More


Brekelmans, 25, Leaves Textured Legacy

September 1, 2015 at 12:29 am 1 comment

By all accounts, Nina Brekelmans (GRD ’15) was a brilliant student, an exceedingly proficient Arabic and Spanish speaker and an avid long-distance runner. She graduated with a near-perfect GPA in Georgetown’s Master of Arts in Arab Studies program and planned to study the experiences of female runners in Jordan withRead More

Homeless Man Killed in Glover Park

Homeless Man Killed in Glover Park

June 20, 2015 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

A man police describe as homeless was fatally assaulted Friday night at approximately 10:30 p.m. on the 3600 block of Calvert Street. Joel Johnson, 53, was attacked by an unknown assailant in the courtyard of St. Luke’s Mission Center, an outreach ministry of the Metropolitan Church that has run aRead More


Georgetown Graduate Dies in Dupont Circle Fire

June 5, 2015 at 4:07 pm 1 comment

Recent Georgetown graduate Nina May Brekelmans (GRD ‘15) died in an electrical fire in her home near Dupont Circle June 3. She was 25. Michael Patrick McLoughlin, 24, also died in the fire, and five others were injured. Although Sherri Kimbel, a representative from the Office of Councilmember Jack EvansRead More


Board of Directors Appoints New Chair

June 5, 2015 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

Businessman William J. Doyle (CAS ’72) was elected as Georgetown’s next chair of the board of directors, effective July 1. Doyle, the current vice chair, succeeds former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue (CAS ’62), who has served as chair since 2009. Tagliabue will remain on the board as its vice chairRead More


2 Students Reportedly Die in Dupont Circle Fire

June 3, 2015 at 9:19 pm 0 comments

Update 1:12 p.m (June 5, 2015): One Georgetown student, Nina Brekelmans (GRD ’15), was confirmed to have died in the fire. The other victim was a University of Maryland graduate. See full story here: Georgetown Graduate Dies in Dupont Circle Fire. Two Georgetown students died in a Dupont Circle house fire earlyRead More