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Maringouin Residents, Georgetown Slave Descendants Grapple With Education Gap Fueled by Racial Disparities

Maringouin Residents, Georgetown Slave Descendants Grapple With Education Gap Fueled by Racial Disparities

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by July 17, 2018 0 comments Features, News, Tracing the 272
More than 500 descendants of the 272 men, women and children sold by the Maryland Jesuits to save Georgetown reunited over the weekend, pictured here joining in prayer. KARLA LEYJA/THE HOYA

Descendants of Georgetown Slaves Reunite

Rosedale, La. — The GU272 Descendants Association hosted a reunion Saturday to bring together about 500 of the descendants of the 272 slaves sold to Louisiana by the Maryland Society of Jesus in 1838 to save Georgetown University from bankruptcy. June marks exactly 180 years after the signing of the Articles[Read More…]

by June 13, 2018 2 comments Features, News, Tracing the 272
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WOMEN’S LACROSSE | GU Dominated by Penn, Looks Forward to Facing Villanova

After a tough 18-6 loss to the undefeated University of Pennsylvania on Cooper Field last Saturday, the Georgetown women’s lacrosse team is looking forward to a chance to defeat conference rival Villanova Saturday. In last weekend’s matchup with the Quakers (6-0), junior attack Taylor Gebhardt led the Hoyas (4-2) in[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Sophomore pitcher Katie Vannicola appeared in four games for the Hoyas during the Flordia Gulf Coast University Kickoff Classic in Fort Myers, pitching 9 and 1/3 innings while allowing eight earned runs.

SOFTBALL | Inconsistency Plagues Hoyas in Florida Tournament

After dropping its first four games at the Florida Gulf Coast University Kickoff Classic in Fort Myers, Fla., the Georgetown softball team won its first victory of the season against LIU Brooklyn on Sunday, the last day of the tournament. Despite the team’s apprehension about the switch from off-season indoor[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

CREW | Squads Show Improvement at Head of the Occoquan

The men’s and women’s fall crew seasons concluded at the Head of the Occoquan regatta this past weekend. With some standout novice performances and overall improved health, the team placed top three in the collegiate men’s and women’s 8+, the novice men’s 8+ and the collegiate men’s 4+. Two of[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Sports

MEN’S CREW | Hoyas Prepare for Head of the Charles Regatta

The Georgetown men’s rowing team will continue its fall season at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston on Saturday. With teams from across the world competing in this regatta, both the lightweight and heavyweight teams will be racing against high-level competition. In an attempt to give more team[Read More…]

by October 20, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Track & Field | Hoyas Capture Personal Records at Virginia Challenge

Track & Field | Hoyas Capture Personal Records at Virginia Challenge

With the Big East Championships three weeks away, the Georgetown men and women’s track and field teams built momentum by notching several personal records on April 21 and 22 at the Virginia Challenge, hosted by the University of Virginia. The Blue and Gray impressed with top-10 performances in the men’s[Read More…]

by April 26, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Track and Field | Individuals Achieve Personal Bests

The Georgetown men’s and women’s track and field teams brought home an array of individual achievements from their three different competitions last weekend. The Hoyas dispersed across the country to compete in the Colonial Relays, the Stanford Invitational and the Pepsi Florida Relays. The majority of runners competed in the[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Track & Field | Runners Thrive In Raleigh

The Georgetown men’s and women’s track and field teams continued their upward climbs toward national titles and personal records at the Raleigh Relays, the team’s first meet of the outdoor season, hosted at North Carolina State University March 24 and 25. “The momentum coming off of indoors is always really[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Track & Field | Hoyas Earn All-American Honors

Straight out of indoor competition marked by personal records and consistent teamwork, the Georgetown men’s and women’s track and field teams have capped off the season with the NCAA Indoor Championship in College Station, Texas, and have since transitioned into outdoor competition. This year, the men’s track team ended the[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top