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Nostalgic Reflections on the Hoya Experience

I was one of those kids who started thinking about college admissions while still in elementary school, despite what common sense might imply. In high school, I took each Advanced Placement course offered, and then spent hours at club meetings and sports practices. By age 17, I was convinced I[Read More…]

by May 3, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Southwest Quadrangle Nears Fall Completion

Lucye Rafferty/The Hoya Construction will continue on the Leo O’Donovan, S.J., Dining Hall through summer in preparation for its opening in August. The construction of three new facilities on the Southwest Quadrangle, including the Rev. Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. dining hall, as well as a Jesuit residence and 900-bed residence[Read More…]

by May 16, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

Annual Fountain Day Ushers in Spring

Charles Nailen/The Hoya Georgetown students watch as the Dahlgren Fountain is officially turned on for the first time this spring season. Despite the rain and snow that characterized the first two weeks of April, Georgetown University once again celebrated its annual Fountain Day Thursday afternoon to herald the coming of[Read More…]

by April 11, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

Students Share Experiences of Spring Trip South of Border

Lucye Rafferty/The Hoya Georgetown students displayed photos from their Spring Break trip to Mexico in a forum held on Wednesday evening. While a great number of college students spent their spring breaks partying on tropical islands, 10 Georgetown students chose another option this past March. They embarked on an educational[Read More…]

by April 11, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

War Protests Reach Week Three

Hoya File Photo Philosophy professor Mark Lance, shown here at a protest last spring, was one of the Georgetown faculty members at GU Peace Action’s speak-out. Amid the ongoing student presence at the Peace Camp set up in Red Square three weeks ago, a new Georgetown voice is now being[Read More…]

by April 4, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

Applicants Increase This Year

Georgetown University once again accepted an incoming freshman class from a record-breaking application pool. Most striking in this year’s admissions statistics was a nearly 15 percent increase in the number of candidates for the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. While the 15,404 person applicant pool was 130 students[Read More…]

by April 1, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

Local Street Collapses in Sinkhole

Charles Nailen/The Hoya Bank Street is shut down Wednesday night after a 30 foot segment of the roadway collapsed into the adjacent construction site. Georgetown’s Bank Street was indefinitely closed after about 30 feet of the street sank into the adjoining construction site at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday evening. Emergency[Read More…]

by March 28, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

U.S. Attacks Iraq, Georgetown Reacts to War

Charles Nailen/The Hoya Protestors endure the rainy weather to voice their disapproval of the war on Iraq in front of the White House Thursday afternoon. Even before President Bush declared that the U.S. would exact a “decisive victory” against Saddam Hussein, Georgetown University students were mobilizing to make their own[Read More…]

by March 21, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized

SMEP Hosts Conference

Georgetown’s Students for Middle East Peace hosted a day-long conference to discuss peaceful resolutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to foster dialogue with people from various colleges nationwide. “I thought it was an amazing success,” SMEP Press Coordinator David Waytz (SFS ’05) said. “Not only was it really important to[Read More…]

by March 4, 2003 0 comments Campus News, News

InterHall Hosts Forum on Southwest Quad

The InterHall Council sponsored a forum on the Southwest Quadrangle residence hall and dining facility with key administrators involved in the planning, fundraising and construction of the building Friday afternoon in the Village C Alumni Lounge. “The forum gave students an excellent opportunity to ask questions about the new dorm[Read More…]

by February 25, 2003 0 comments Uncategorized