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DC Seeks Higher Wages

Only four weeks after Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed a bill that would have hiked the minimum wage for large retailers in D.C. to $12.50 an hour, mayoral candidate and Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) has proposed a bill that would raise the minimum wage of all D.C. workers to $10.25.[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Baker Scholars Mark 40 Years

Baker Scholars Mark 40 Years

Each spring, 10 sophomores in the College with an interest in business are accepted as the new crop of Baker Scholars. Last month, 80 of these scholars from the past 40 years returned to the Hilltop for the program’s 40th anniversary, honoring the late Fr. Roy Davis, S.J., who brought[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Catholics Wary of MOOCs

Though the massive open online courses trend seems to pervade higher education today, Georgetown is the only Catholic university that has added MOOCs to its curriculum. In an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, John Malesic, an associate professor of theology at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., argued that[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Grandstand Wall Gets Makeover

Grandstand Wall Gets Makeover

Student volunteers painted a mural on MultiSport Facility on Thursday as part of an effort that Hoya Blue and the Office of Facilities is undertaking to make use of concrete walls around campus. The project was originally scheduled to be done Sunday but was delayed because there was a scheduling[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News