Campus News

GU Law Most Popular in U.S.

While Georgetown is a popular destination for prospective undergraduates, it is even more popular among law school hopefuls. Last year, the Law Center received 12,404 applications – the most of any law school in the nation – for 592 spots; one in every seven law school applicants nationwide submitted an[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Von Furstenberg, Fashion Icon, Visits Gaston in Style

Diane von Furstenberg addressed a well-heeled and predominantly female crowd in Gaston Hall on Monday night, telling the audience of her life as a fashion designer, all in the hope of inspiring her audience to act with confidence and clarity. Dean Carol Lancaster of the School of Foreign Service introduced[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Undocumented Students Speak

When Francisco Gutierrez (MSB ’13) was a sophomore at his high school in Brooklyn, N.Y., he had plans to apply for an internship like all of his friends. There was only one problem: The application called for a social security number he did not have. Gutierrez was 14 years old[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Ethics Institute Wins Cornerstone

The Kennedy Institute for Ethics was awarded the coveted Cornerstone Award by the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities on Oct. 23. The institute was recognized for its crucial role in advancing bioethics and medical humanities since its inception in 1971. This honor can only be granted to institutions that[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Aid Appeals Decline

Georgetown’s Office of Student Financial Services plans to increase funds for financial aid and scholarships by 14 percent this academic year in response to the number of appeals submitted by current students. This year’s appeal cycle has yielded 400 appeals for more financial aid, down from 500 appeals last year.[Read More…]

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Lauinger Cracks Down On Computer Usage

RJ takes full advantage of Lauinger Library, but he is not a Georgetown faculty member or student. As if to prove that he does in fact belong in the main campus library, he pulled the government-issued ID that grants him daytime library access from his tattered, Ziploc-bag wallet. “I am[Read More…]

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4 Loko Frenzy Hits Campus

Local liquor stores report significant increases in sales of the popular alcoholic beverage Four Loko, and most students praise the product, which is known for its potentially dangerous combination of alcohol and caffeine. Four Loko comes in a 23-ounce can that contains the equivalent of a cup of coffee and[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Peers Reflect on Arrested Students

After being abruptly awoken and evacuated from their residence hall early Saturday morning, displaced Harbin Hall residents began to piece together the morning’s events and reflect on the students who were said to be involved. Initial reports claimed that police had responded to a student caller reporting an odor on[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Suspects in Drug Busts Are Linked

Two cases that resulted in separate arrests of Harbin Hall residents on drug-related charges on Saturday and Tuesday were linked by foreknowledge and personal ties, sources familiar with the suspects said this week. Charles Smith (SFS ’14) and John Romano (COL ’14), along with visiting University of Richmond freshman John Perrone, were arrested early[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Videoconferencing Unites Qatar, D.C.

The university is making headlines in the technology community following the release of a case study on the efficacy of telecommunications and videoconferencing in university classrooms. Since 2008, the Hilltop has been home to a “global classroom,” featuring cutting-edge audiovisual communications technology, which students and faculty use to interact with[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News, Uncategorized