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Cousteau Advocates Legacy Building, Environmental Protection

Cousteau Advocates Legacy Building, Environmental Protection

May 26, 2016 at 6:26 pm 0 comments

Environmentalist and explorer Alexandra Cousteau (COL ’98) encouraged graduates to take control of their own legacies, maintain a sense of wonder and preserve the planet in a commencement address to the Georgetown College Class of 2016 in McDonough Arena on Saturday. The graduation was held in McDonough Arena instead ofRead More

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Comedian Dave Coulier, best known for his role as Uncle Joey on the ABC sitcom “Full House,” performed a stand-up routine in an event hosted by the Georgetown Program Board in the Healey Family Student Center last Thursday.

A Full House at HFSC

April 15, 2016 at 12:16 am 0 comments

Comedian, actor, impressionist and television host Dave Coulier is a familiar face to the millennial generation. Most commonly known for his role as Joey Gladstone on the ABC sitcom “Full House,” Coulier performed a stand-up routine in the Healey Family Student Center on April 7 in a performance sponsored byRead More

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A Life Lived Where the Wild Things Are

March 18, 2016 at 3:32 am 0 comments

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Comedy Legends Mulaney, Kroll Return to Hilltop

February 19, 2016 at 12:14 am 1 comment

Nationally acclaimed comedians Nick Kroll (COL ’01) and John Mulaney (COL ’04) spoke in Gaston Hall on Tuesday morning about their experiences as part of Georgetown’s comedy scene, their advice for aspiring comedians and their most memorable stories about vomiting at Georgetown. “I was leaving [Lauinger] and I was onRead More

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Georgetown Graduate Dies in Dupont Circle Fire

June 5, 2015 at 4:07 pm 1 comment

Recent Georgetown graduate Nina May Brekelmans (GRD ‘15) died in an electrical fire in her home near Dupont Circle June 3. She was 25. Michael Patrick McLoughlin, 24, also died in the fire, and five others were injured. Although Sherri Kimbel, a representative from the Office of Councilmember Jack EvansRead More

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2 Students Reportedly Die in Dupont Circle Fire

June 3, 2015 at 9:19 pm 0 comments

Update 1:12 p.m (June 5, 2015): One Georgetown student, Nina Brekelmans (GRD ’15), was confirmed to have died in the fire. The other victim was a University of Maryland graduate. See full story here: Georgetown Graduate Dies in Dupont Circle Fire. Two Georgetown students died in a Dupont Circle house fire earlyRead More

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Jack Sr., Former Mascot, Dies

June 3, 2015 at 1:56 pm 1 comment

John S. Carroll, better known as Jack the Bulldog Sr., died yesterday, the university announced this morning on social media. He was 12 years old. “We’ll miss Jack Sr. and the joy he brought to Hoyas for more than a decade,” the university wrote in a Facebook post. Jack Sr.Read More

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Patel Addresses Global Mental Health at NHS Commencement

May 17, 2015 at 1:31 am 0 comments

Global mental health expert Vikram Patel spoke about mental health and health inequality in his address to the Class of 2015 at the commencement ceremony for the School of Nursing and Health Studies this afternoon. University President John J. DeGioia presented Patel with a degree of Doctor of Science priorRead More

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After a student-led push, the Main Campus Executive Faculty voted in favor of adding a diversity requirement.

MCEF Votes in Favor of Diversity Requirement

April 24, 2015 at 8:00 pm 51 comments

The Main Campus Executive Faculty voted today in favor of adding a diversity requirement to the core curriculum. “The requirement passed with overwhelming support,” MCEF Chair Ian Gale, a professor of economics, wrote in an email to The Hoya. Beginning with the Class of 2020, students from all four schoolsRead More

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The Student Health Center drew criticism from students for slow response times, part of a general discontent with university physical, mental and sexual health services.

Concerns With Campus Health Care Span Array of Issues

April 24, 2015 at 1:00 am 0 comments

On a campus with a population that is known for its passion for and devotion to activities, academics and internships, students often put health on a backburner. The university faced continued struggles this year addressing the problems that students encounter in maintaining their physical, mental and sexual well-being. These issues contributedRead More