Campus News

Funding Reform Sets Budget Summit Tone

At the first-ever Georgetown University Student Association Budget Summit held Sunday by the GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee, the five advisory boards, the Georgetown Program Board and the GUSA Executive presented their budget proposals for fiscal year 2010. Almost all groups present requested an increase in funding for the upcoming[Read More…]

by March 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Student Tour Guides Step Outside Healy Gates

*While most students easily grow accustomed to Georgetown’s campus, many never venture out into the community. Where campus tours are used to introduce prospective and new students to the campus, Beyond the Hilltop provides tours of areas outside the gates. Last fall, Matt Duffy (SFS ’10) founded the organization, which[Read More…]

by March 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Rafik B. Hariri Building Wins Design Awards

On March 26, the Whiting-Turner Contracting Company will receive Craftsmanship Awards for its work on the Rafik B. Hariri Building from the Washington Building Congress. In addition to the Craftsmanship Awards it won last year for work completed in 2008, the Rafik B. Hariri Building “will receive awards for its[Read More…]

by March 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Catholic Programs Granted $6.9 Million

The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation of Los Angeles granted the university $6.9 million to support the development of Catholic programs in the Office of Mission and Ministry, a need-based scholarship for students from Jesuit high schools and greater recruitment and retention of Jesuit faculty members. “Not only will this[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Reproductive Rights Coalition Pushes University Policy Shift

Despite a failed initial attempt to gain the university’s support, H*yas for Choice and United Feminists continue to pool efforts to sustain the goals of their newly established group, Plan A: Hoyas for Reproductive Justice. The group was formed this semester in an effort to improve access to material resources,[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Launch H2Bro, Beverage Delivery Service

Few Georgetown students are not familiar with the inconvenience of purchasing bottled water, whether they lug cases from CVS or spend the money to buy bottles individually from a Corp location on campus. Four Georgetown students decided to do something about this problem. New this semester, H2Bro Delivery is a[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

DREAM Act Legislation Hits Home

Students gathered in Healy Hall’s Philodemic Room Wednesday for a student-led discussion of the DREAM Act, immigration-related legislation that, if passed into law, will have a significant impact on the lives of undocumented students in the United States, including members of the Georgetown community. In an event sponsored by the[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Photographer Travels World, Captures Thrills

Sponsored North Face climber, skier, adventure photographer and one of People’s most eligible bachelors in 2003, Jimmy Chin discussed his unconventional career path, the thrill of his job and the need for an open-minded attitude toward life, in White-Gravenor Hall Thursday evening. Chin, who has been featured in magazines such[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

The Jack Crew: Behind the Scenes of School Spirit

*Every member of the Georgetown community knows Jack the Bulldog as our favorite furry mascot and ruthless box-destroyer. But what goes on in Jack’s life behind the scenes? Jonathan Masserano (COL ’10) and Maggie Lonergan (COL ’10) are heads of the Jack Crew – a group of students responsible for[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Anthropology Program Evolves After Two Years of Independence

Two years after the anthropology program separated from the sociology department, plans to solidify the resulting anthropology department’s autonomy continue with a scheduled move from the Intercultural Center to the Car Barn this summer. In addition to the new office location, the anthropology department now has its own budget and[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News