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AEPi Shows Solidarity With Emory

After the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house at Emory University was vandalized with swastikas on Sunday following Yom Kippur, the Georgetown chapter of AEPi will wear blue on Tuesday in solidarity and in a statement against anti-Semitism. “We’re trying to show support for the brothers at that chapter and stand[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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In the Newsroom: The Storyteller

  During my freshman year of high school, I abandoned my lifelong dream of becoming a professional journalist and instead began to consider careers that would help me fulfill the much loftier goal of “helping people.” This goal eventually brought me to the School of Foreign Service and landed me[Read More…]

by October 5, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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About 70 students received free HIV screening from the Student Health Center.

In Wake of Health Scare, Students Voice Concerns About Health Center

The Student Health Center has lost the trust of many students with frustrating procedures for making appointments and a lack of accessible resources for health crises — a claim that has become a particular concern in the wake of a campus-wide health scare surrounding a case of bacterial meningitis confirmed[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Syrian Refugees Closer to US Visas

The dozen Syrian women who were scheduled to perform the play “Syria: The Trojan Women” on campus last week before the State Department denied their visa applications saw their chances of eventually performing in the United States advance, after receiving their re-entry passes for Jordan, where they are living as[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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London-based producer Georgina Paget sits down with The Hoya to discuss the production of her documentary, “Queens of Syria,” as well as her feature film, “The Trojan Women.”

Q & A: The Producer Behind ‘The Trojan Women’

Georgina Paget, a London-based producer, is producing the documentary “Queens of Syria” and the feature film “The Trojan Women,” which evolved from the original play. She read Classics at Oxford, as did her co-producers Charlotte Eagar and William Stirling. How did you get involved with “Syria: Trojan Women?” It’s a[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Andrea Jaime (NHS ’17) died of bacterial meningitis Tuesday in Bolivar, Colombia, the country where she was born.

Jaime Remembered for Selflessness, Passion

Andrea Jaime (NHS ’17) brought her focus and passion to her studies of health sciences, her desire to help others and her friendships. A human science major who dreamed of one day becoming a doctor in the Army, Jaime died from a case of bacterial meningitis on Tuesday at MedStar[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News
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The Student Health Center remained open until 2 a.m. early Friday to provide antibiotics to students after the university’s announcement.

Bacterial Meningitis Confirmed

The case of meningitis that led to the death of Andrea Jaime (NHS ’17) on Tuesday was bacterial, Assistant Vice President for Student Health Services Jim Welsh confirmed in a meeting with Jaime’s Copley 5 floormates on Thursday night, followed by a university-wide email alerting the Georgetown community of the diagnosis.[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News
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Bouncers did not allow underage seniors to enter the Mason Inn during much of a Dis-O event on Saturday night, although the bar’s management agreed that it could be an 18-and-up event.

Dis-O Hits Under-21 Snag

Although Saturday night’s Senior Dis-Orientation event at the Mason Inn was advertised as an 18 and up event, a communication error prevented the entry of under-21 members of the Class of 2015 for much of the event. According to Senior Class Committee Events Chair Helen Li (MSB ’15), the SCC[Read More…]

by September 16, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
NET Dorm Construction Blocks Pathway

NET Dorm Construction Blocks Pathway

Preliminary site work has commenced for the Northeast Triangle,as the university places new electrical gear near Reiss and White-Gravenor Halls, resulting in the closure of Tondorf Road. “Right in the middle of [the Northeast Triangle] site is an electrical transformer that serves other buildings on campus, so you can’t just[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University to Host Jesuit LGBTQ Conference

Georgetown will host the IgnatianQ Conference, a national conference that explores LGBTQ issues in the context of Jesuit values, in March, after GU Pride received approval to host the event from the Office of Mission and Ministry and the Office of Student Affairs this week. The inaugural conference was held[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top