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Obama Enters Second Term on Historic Note

Barack Obama took the oath of office on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building Monday, beginning his second term as president of the United States before a sea of hundreds of thousands gathered at the National Mall. Obama placed his hand at 11:50 a.m. on a battered Bible used[Read More…]

by January 21, 2013 0 comments City News, News
MORRIS & WEBER: Burgers, Banter and a Faculty Mentor for Life

MORRIS & WEBER: Burgers, Banter and a Faculty Mentor for Life

If you can recall your college tour days, one of the usual major selling points — often shouted as you were herded around a variety of beautiful campuses — focused on the infinite number of dinners you would have with your professors while at that university. What they don’t tell[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Commentary, Opinion
MORRIS & WEBER: A Hilltop Bucket List of Memorable Moments

MORRIS & WEBER: A Hilltop Bucket List of Memorable Moments

Every year we find ourselves forming mental to-do lists of all the things we are dying to try. Now, the following suggestions may not fall into the same category as keeping up with that marathon-training schedule you’ve set up or finishing your homework before dawn. But as seniors, we want[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 0 comments Opinion
MORRIS & WEBER: For GU Perfectionists, a Fresh Take on Failure

MORRIS & WEBER: For GU Perfectionists, a Fresh Take on Failure

Failure. If there’s one thing that we overachieving, Type-A Georgetown students can all sympathize with, it’s the fear of failure. After all, we’ve grown accustomed to succeeding. We all arrive at the front gates of Healy armed with our accomplishments, academic and otherwise. As a student at Georgetown, you have[Read More…]

by September 7, 2012 0 comments Opinion
Law Student Stars in Birth Control Saga

Law Student Stars in Birth Control Saga

This semester, the university found its stance on contraception thrust into the national spotlight after conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh went after one of Georgetown’s own. Third-year law student Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) became embroiled in a political controversy after Limbaugh called her a “slut” and “prostitute” on his nationally syndicated[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments News
TENNIS | GU Women Top SHU; Men Face Louisville Today

TENNIS | GU Women Top SHU; Men Face Louisville Today

All season, the Georgetown men’s and women’s tennis teams have been preparing for the Big East tournament, which got underway yesterday in Tampa, Fla. The women’s squad (16-5, 5-2 Big East) won their first-round match with ease yesterday, defeating Seton Hall (7-15, 3-6 Big East), 4-0. The men’s team has[Read More…]

by April 20, 2012 0 comments Sports
Fire Scare Evacuates Jesuit Residence

Fire Scare Evacuates Jesuit Residence

Jesuits were evacuated from Wolfington Hall around 7:30 a.m. Monday after a mechanical malfunction set off the building’s fire alarm. Five fire trucks arrived at the scene shortly after. Though the D.C. Fire Department quickly determined that there was no fire in the residence, it took until about 8:20 a.m. for them[Read More…]

by December 5, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Sweeney Arrives in St. Louis

Sweeney Arrives in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO. — After landing in St. Louis Saturday night following his release from police custody in Cairo Friday,Derrik Sweeney (COL ’13) couldn’t stop smiling. Sweeney, along with two other American students, was detained by Egyptian authorities Tuesday after being accused of participating in violent protests in TahrirSquare. His late-night flight[Read More…]

by November 26, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Healy Pub Backers Refocus on Student Center

While University President John J. DeGioia and other top administrators formally cut the cord on the Healy Pub proposal Monday, they reassured student leaders in a meeting that their push for more social space and a greater student presence in Healy Hall could come to fruition over time. In a[Read More…]

by November 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

No Students Hurt in Burleith Fire

A fire broke out early Sunday morning at a non-student residence at 1930 37th Street. While the extent of the damage is still unknown, no injuries were reported, according to Oscar Mendez, acting public information officer for D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services. According to Director of Off-Campus Student Life Anne Koester,[Read More…]

by October 31, 2011 0 comments News