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Corrales Corrals Talks of Venezuelan Crises

Corrales Corrals Talks of Venezuelan Crises

Professor Javier Corrales (SFS ’86) led a discussion on the recent crises and the state of democracy in Venezuela entitled, “Is the New Venezuela All That New? Politics in the Age of Barricades” on April 9. The event, hosted by the Center for Democracy and Civil Society and the Center[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments Campus News

Recent Spike in Robberies Alarms Neighborhood

An uptick in robberies targeting the Georgetown neighborhood, including four involving an armed weapon since the beginning of 2014, has local residents concerned. Since January 2014, there have been eight robberies in the Georgetown neighborhood, four more than occurred during the same time period last year. While two of these[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The university has convened a working group to examine a potential main campus smoking ban, which is already in place on the medical campus.

Smoking Ban Efforts Coalesce

Students have created a petition to make the main campus of the university tobacco smoke free, coinciding with the convening of a nonsmoking campus working group March 25 regarding the university’s smoking policy. After the working group’s formation in February, spurred by Assistant Vice President for Benefits and Chief Benefits[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GU officials are considering adding a GUTS stop from Capitol Hill to the GU Law Center in response to student support.

New Capitol Hill GUTS Stop Moves Forward

Prompted by wide student support, university officials are considering implementing a new Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle bus stop from Capitol Hill to the Georgetown University Law Center. Anebi Adoga (COL ’16) submitted a proposal calling for the additional stop on IdeaScale, an online forum that facilitates campus-wide communication, in November.[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Grad Students Seek Space

For graduate students looking for study space dedicated for them on the Hilltop, many find their options limited solely to the undergraduate-packed Lauinger Library. Although the graduate student population of 8,226 students at Georgetown outnumbers the university’s 7,092 undergraduates, there is a scarcity of on-campus spaces reserved for graduate students.[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

SJP Brings Focus to Apartheid

The Georgetown University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine held numerous events this week, including an exhibit in the Intercultural Center Galleria and a documentary screening to raise awareness for Israeli Apartheid Week. The events aim to raise awareness of the conditions in the region and to educate college[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Stent Talks Future, US Resets With Russia

Stent Talks Future, US Resets With Russia

Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies Director Angela Stent discussed the future of U.S.-Russian relations Wednesday, as covered in her new book, “The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century.” The talk, held in Copley Formal Lounge, was moderated by professor Charles King and attended by[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News

Senior Class Committee Raises $190,000 in Auction

This year’s Senior Auction, organized by the Senior Class Committee, at the Grand Hyatt Washington on Feb. 1 raised $190,000 through auction lots, some of which sold for upward of $10,000. The SCC obtained items sold at the auction by donation. “Mostly, we contacted people and organizations who have donated[Read More…]

by February 11, 2014 0 comments Campus News

Blackboard to Sell Books

On Jan. 29th, Blackboard Inc. announced plans to enter the online bookstore market, garnering support from students and textbook providers alike, with an aim to integrate course materials into the digital content the platform already provides. The online bookstore, which will sell new and used textbooks, as well as rental[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Hoya Selects New Staff

The Hoya’s spring editorial and publishing staff began their terms Nov. 23, after selections in mid-November. Friday’s issue is the first print issue with the new production staff. Former Executive Editor Emma Hinchliffe (COL ’15) was selected as the 140th editor-in-chief of The Hoya, replacing Danny Funt (COL ’14). “I’m[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments News