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Album Review: ‘Lemonade’

★★★★★ Beyoncé premiered her sixth solo album on HBO Saturday – but calling it an “album” is a gross understatement. “Lemonade” is a visual masterpiece that redefines what it means to be an artist, swiftly dismissing anyone who doubts that she is the reigning queen of the music industry. In[Read More…]

GUPD Reports Spike in Halloween Crime

There were  six robberies in the west Georgetown neighborhood Saturday evening, according to a public safety alert email the Georgetown University Police Department sent out shortly after 2 a.m. Nov. 1. No victims were injured and the suspects are still at large. GUPD’s daily crime log from last year indicates[Read More…]

by November 1, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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University President John J. DeGioia discussed Pope Francis’ encyclical with Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday.

GU, Google Hold Energy Summit

Georgetown and Google co-hosted Secretary of State John Kerry’s Climate and Clean Energy Investment Forum on Oct. 20 and 21, gathering federal officials and executives from both the public and private sectors to discuss clean energy initiatives nationwide. Conference highlights included a fireside chat between Kerry and University President John[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Hoyas Flock to Catch Glimpse of Pope Francis

Pope Francis began his first trip to the United States with a tour of Washington, D.C., from Sept. 22 to 24, marking the third papal visit in the District’s history. President Barack Obama and his family greeted the pope as he arrived at Joint Base Andrews on Tuesday afternoon. The[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The new Spanish monarch, King Felipe VI (GRD ’95), accompanied by Queen Letizia, was thronged by students and security during his visit to campus Wednesday night.

University Fetes Royal Return

King Felipe VI (GRD ’95) and Queen Letizia of Spain visited the university Wednesday to launch a three-day campus conference with Spanish scientists, attending both the first meeting of the conference in Riggs Library and celebratory dinner in their honor on Copley Lawn. The panel discussion in Riggs Library, primarily[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Clinton Broaches Campus Assault in 2016 Race

Clinton Broaches Campus Assault in 2016 Race

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pledged to address sexual assault on college campuses during a “Women for Hillary” meeting at the University of Northern Iowa on Monday, making her the first 2016 contender to formally discuss the issue at a campaign event. “As president, I’ll fight to make sure every campus[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Union Station Evacuated After Stabbing, Shooting

A security guard shot and wounded a man who stabbed a woman in Union Station around 1 p.m. Friday, resulting in a brief evacuation of the station, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. MPD Director of Communications Gwendolyn Crump indicated the stabbing may have been a domestic dispute, according to CNN,[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized
Vets Ranking Slips With New Methodology

Vets Ranking Slips With New Methodology

While Georgetown remains at the 21st spot on U.S. News & World Report’s National Universities Ranking list, the university dropped from first to 16th on the Best Colleges for Veterans list. The 2016 Best Colleges rankings were released Wednesday. Richard Hare, a representative from U.S. News, attributed the dramatic shift[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Students Appointed to Georgetown Community Partnership Steering Committee

In a progressive move for student-neighborhood relations, Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners Kendyl Clausen (SFS ’16) and Reed Howard (SFS ’17) were unanimously appointed additional student representatives to the Georgetown Community Partnership Steering Committee on July 10. Prior to their appointment, only one undergraduate, the sitting Georgetown University Student Association president, served[Read More…]

by July 23, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

DC Minimum Wage Jumps to $10.50

Minimum wage in Washington, D.C., rose from $9.50 to $10.50 Wednesday as part of the January 2014 legislation that guarantees an hourly wage of $11.50 by next year. The $1 change is the second increase outlined in the Minimum Wage Amendment Act of 2013, which the D.C. Council passed unanimously under[Read More…]

by July 2, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top