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Georgetown Bubble, a student-run startup company, hosted its first pop-up store on the second floor of Lauinger Library to provide students with bubble tea. It sold out within half an hour.

Student Tea Startup Bubbles to Surface

Georgetown Bubble, a student-run startup that sells bubble tea, sold out in less than an hour at its first pop-up shop on the second floor of Lauinger Library Tuesday evening. The business sold out of its bubble tea faster than expected, running out of tea after about a half an[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Adjunct professor Ron Klain, pictured in Gaston Hall in November 2013, ended his term as “Ebola czar” on Feb. 13. He will return to Georgetown.

After 130 Days, Klain Ends Ebola Czar Term

Adjunct professor Ron Klain (CAS ’83) concluded his 130-day appointment as the White House’s Ebola response coordinator Feb. 13, having directed the United States’ reaction to the outbreak both domestically and internationally. Klain, who was appointed by President Barack Obama as a special government employee on Oct. 17, midway through[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, the emir of Qatar, spoke at Gaston Hall on Thursday. Student protests against labor practices followed his appearance.

Emir Outlines Qatari Role in Middle East

His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, emir of the State of Qatar, discussed the Arab Spring, education reform and Qatar’s political role in the Middle East with University President John J. DeGioia on Thursday in Gaston Hall. The event was met with protest from a group of seven students[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

College Considers Restructuring Academic Credits

The College Academic Council held a town hall meeting with a panel of administrators and professors from Georgetown College on Wednesday to discuss the possibility of changing Georgetown’s standard academic course structure from five three-credit courses per semester to four four-credit courses. Over 40 students attended the meeting, which included[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
BOOBYPACK
Christina Conrad (COL ’11) invented the Boobypack, a sports bra with pockets to store valuables. After raising funds for the project through a Kickstarter in 2014, Conrad will present the invention to the investors, or “sharks,” on ABC’s “Shark Tank” tonight at 9 p.m. EST.

Alumna Competes on ‘Shark Tank’

Christina “CC” Conrad (COL ’11) will be a contestant on an episode of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” where she will present her invention, the Boobypack, a sports bra with zipper-enclosed, water-resistant pockets that function to hold and protect a person’s valuables. The episode is scheduled to air tonight at 9 p.m.[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 1 comment Business, Business - Top

Students Fight Lottery Restriction

More than 700 students have signed a student-created petition on Facebook calling to repeal the university’s new housing policy that denies housing lottery access to students studying abroad in fall. The policy was issued on Feb. 6, 2014. The petition, titled “Student Against Restrictive Housing Policy (2015),” was created Jan.[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top