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The House on the Cliffs

The House on the Cliffs

FLORENCE, Italy — Perched high on the cliffs above Florence and nestled in the Tuscan countryside next to the 15th-century summer residence of the Medici family, Georgetown’s villa in Fiesole is perhaps best known to students for offering a lavish study abroad program. Along with three meals a day prepared by first-rate Italian[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments The Guide
A Summer for Growth

A Summer for Growth

Although Prospect Street may seem a little quieter on Saturday nights, Georgetown over the summer is anything but empty. From basketball to bioethics, the range of events and opportunities shows that when the students go home, the university keeps going strong. Summer Basketball League Showcases New Talent Although the Georgetown men’s[Read More…]

by May 20, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Armani CEO Talks Cut-Throat Fashion

Graziano de Boni, the CEO of Armani, spoke to more than 100 students in Lohrfink Auditorium Thursday about the future of the fashion industry, the history of his company and its founder, Giorgio Armani. The talk was part of a series of talks sponsored by the McDonough Retail and Luxury Association. “This is the[Read More…]

by March 18, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Climate Panel Talks Art, Health, Activism

Three panelists from George Mason University and Johns Hopkins University discussed the escalating effects of global climate change Wednesday, bringing to light the impending danger of weather changes and reactions to its growing impact on daily life. Sponsored by the Georgetown University Environmental Initiative the event focused on the public[Read More…]

by March 17, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
The New Normal

The New Normal

David Lizza (COL ’15) and Basil Bastaki (SFS ’15) had yet to complete their first year at Georgetown when they began searching for summer internships in D.C. This summer, Lizza, an 19 year old hailing from Summit, N.J., stayed on campus and worked on Capitol Hill for Rep. Leonard Lance (R-N.J.). Bastaki, an 18 year old Kuwaiti[Read More…]

by August 31, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Alumni Square Evacuated After Alarms Sound

Alumni Square Evacuated After Alarms Sound

Students were evacuated from Alumni Square and parts of N and O Streets were blocked off after fire alarms sounded around 1:40 a.m. Saturday. Four D.C. firefighters began suiting up at 2:07 a.m. At that time they also prepared a main hose and ladder from a fire truck on the corner[Read More…]

by July 20, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Evening Storms Leave Yates Flooded

Evening Storms Leave Yates Flooded

Evening thunderstorms left Yates Field House flooded with about six inches of water, though the facilities remain open and cleanup efforts are underway. The entrance, main lobby and second floor — which overlooks the workout area — began to flood at about 8:30 p.m. According to Erik Williams, a summer[Read More…]

by July 10, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
The Surprising Truths in ‘People Like Us’

The Surprising Truths in ‘People Like Us’

3/5 stars On Friday night I decided to see a movie after a tiring run around the National Mall at 10:30 p.m. I wanted to see Brave, since I’ve always been a fan of Pixar movies and my philosophy class pointed out the significance of the movie — that Brave[Read More…]

by July 2, 2012 0 comments The Guide
A Long Way from Home: Medieval Historian Makes Return to Georgetown

A Long Way from Home: Medieval Historian Makes Return to Georgetown

Next fall, Georgetown will welcome home a good friend, professor Jo Ann Moran Cruz. After completing her undergraduate degree at Harvard University and receiving her Masters and doctorate from Brandeis University, Moran Cruz became a Georgetown professor and eventually co-founded the Medieval Studies program. A leader in her field, she[Read More…]

by March 29, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Chipotle Crushes in Battle of the Burritos

In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson wrote: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.” However, I am almost certain that Jefferson was not thinking about Mexican restaurants. For years, M Street has played the role of battlefield between two contenders from south of[Read More…]

by February 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide