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At a Crossroads

At a Crossroads

When Fr. William McFadden, S.J., came to Georgetown University in 1963, a crucifix occupied a place of honor at the front of every classroom. Before class began, students were asked to face the cross and say a simple prayer. It was a time before the Second Vatican Council modernized the Catholic Church,[Read More…]

by March 29, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Race: One Dimension of Diversity

There is no denying that diversity of students is a must for higher education, but affirmative action is not the best way to go about ensuring this. The case of Fischer vs. The University of Texas may end up eliminating the use of race in the admissions process to ensure[Read More…]

by March 1, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Community Colleges: The Road Less Travelled to the Hilltop

Jenniffer Torres Ortega  (COL ’13) moved to the United States from Colombia three years ago without knowing a word of English. This fall, she enrolled at Georgetown, as one of a handful of students who transferred to the university from a community college. Although the university does not keep records[Read More…]

by December 6, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Exploring the Diversity of Ability

Exploring the Diversity of Ability

Lily Kaiser (COL ’12) was used to hiding her cerebral palsy. After all, it only affected her right hand, so it was easily concealed, even forgotten at times. For Gallaudet University freshman Kyleigh Herrera, her only form of communication is American Sign Language. She said that much of society disregards[Read More…]

by October 20, 2011 0 comments Campus News
Clinton Pushes India Ties, Student Activism

Clinton Pushes India Ties, Student Activism

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton directly challenged the throng of students crowding the upper floor of Gaston Hall this morning to work toward improving the system of higher education in India. “A democracy depends on education and an educated citizenry. At the highest levels of government, we are committed[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News

French Professor Dies After Illness

French professor Kathleen Delgado died following a long illness Tuesday morning. She had taught introductory French as a part-time lecturer since 2001. She also taught English as a Foreign Language at Georgetown from 2001 to 2002. “A true Francophile, she shared her love of France and all things French with her[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Hilltop Welcomes Class of 2015

Hilltop Welcomes Class of 2015

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by September 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Student Leaders Nationwide Weigh in on Debt Ceiling Debate

Student Leaders Nationwide Weigh in on Debt Ceiling Debate

Georgetown University Student Association President Mike Meaney (SFS ’12) looked slightly nervous as he stepped up to the microphone. Midway through his speech, he admitted that he did not particularly enjoy public speaking. But that did not deter him from making an impassioned plea to congressional leaders to reach a deal on the[Read More…]

by July 21, 2011 0 comments News

Reynolds Rooms Burglarized

An undetermined amount of cash and various electronic items were stolen from several rooms in Reynolds Hall on Friday, according to a Public Safety Alert sent out by the Department of Public Safety Friday evening. Several students told DPS that they had left their rooms at 8 a.m. and upon[Read More…]

by June 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Student Robbed at Gunpoint a Block From Campus

A student was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday evening at 36th and O Streets, according to a public safety alert sent out by the Department of Public Safety Thursday morning. While the student was walking north on 36th Street toward O Street at about 10:20 p.m., a black male in his[Read More…]

by June 2, 2011 0 comments City News, News