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Dowd Makes Global Connections

Georgetown University Student Association President Pat Dowd (SFS ’09) never thought he would spend his senior spring break in a Finnish sauna, meeting Finland’s president or jumping into a frozen lake – but that is just what he ended up doing. After traveling 3,000 miles as part of a cross-cultural[Read More…]

by March 24, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Falls in Affordability Ranking, Remains in Top 25

Although Georgetown University is ranked as the 4th most expensive university in the nation according to CampusGrotto, it is not an unaffordable university – according to Kiplinger Personal Finance Magazine’s “100 Best Values in Private Colleges” list, Georgetown ranks 21st for both the most affordable and the best-valued school in[Read More…]

by January 16, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

String of Sex Assaults Believed to Be Related

The Metropolitan Police Department is searching for a suspect whom officials believe has been responsible for five sexual assaults in the Georgetown area dating back to Jan. 13, at least one of which was reported by a student. All five incidents occurred in close proximity to the university in the[Read More…]

by October 7, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized
Graduating Into the Military

Graduating Into the Military

Image Contributor; A quick succession of mortar explosions broke the stillness of the night. Soldiers immediately ran for cover. All they could do was wait it out, though no one had any idea how long the attack would last. Crouching down, Nick Phoutrides (SFS ’06) thought back on rowing on[Read More…]

by September 23, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Stopping Crime One Text at a Time

Metropolitan Transit Police Department may have discovered a new and modern way of reporting suspicious activities and crime: text messaging. They are currently testing the service, encouraging transit customers to text anything they see to the emergency services. This new method would not replace the older emergency intercoms, but it[Read More…]

by September 19, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

D.C. Tests News Emergency System

If you don’t think the District of Columbia is working hard to improve public safety, then think again. The District is beginning trials of a new system that would allow first responders, such as firefighters and Metropolitan Police, to link their radio communications with broadband Internet. Radio over Wireless Broadband,[Read More…]

by September 9, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Philly Pizza to Move Two Blocks

Students will have to travel two blocks farther next year in their customary weekend-night quest to get their hands on a slice of Philly pizza with ranch dressing. In about six weeks, Philadelphia Pizza Company will open a new location at 1211 Potomac St., two blocks farther from the university.[Read More…]

by September 2, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Philly Pizza to Move Two Blocks

Students will have to travel two blocks farther next year in their customary weekend-night quest to get their hands on a slice of Philly pizza with ranch dressing. In about six weeks, Philadelphia Pizza Company will open a new location at 1211 Potomac St., two blocks farther from the university.[Read More…]

by September 2, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Medical Center to Compile Cancer Database

The Georgetown University Medical Center boosted its research capacity this July by finalizing an agreement with Indivumed GmbH, a private company based in Hamburg, Germany, to develop a cancer research database. The biobank will help researchers collect and analyze data to provide more personalized treatment for patients. “Only a handful[Read More…]

by August 29, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Former Professor Accused of Doubling as Cuban Spy

Gillian Gunn Clissold’s academic career resembles that of the many professors and researchers truly dedicated to their area of study. During her 10 years at Georgetown, almost six of which were spent as director of the Caribbean Project within the university’s Center for Latin American Studies, she was considered one[Read More…]

by August 22, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized