Campus News

Endowment Rebounds To $1 Billion

The university endowment posted a 12.3 percent return on its investments in fiscal year 2010, increasing its value to $1 billion, a bounce back from the 16.6 percent drop to $883 million sustained in fiscal year 2009, according to university spokeswoman Julie Bataille. Though university endowments made inroads toward recovery[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

History Awaits if Defensive Unit Can Turn the Corner

In order to defeat the reigning Patriot League Champions and accomplish something Georgetown has not done in 10 years, the team will need its offensive and defensive leaders to step up. The Hoyas need to stop the Holy Cross passing attack and must have a powerful running and passing game[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Win Puts GU Back on Track

Georgetown field hockey badly needed a victory Tuesday afternoon to avoid a three-game losing streak. Catherine Shugrue delivered. The sophomore forward scored two second-half goals, helping the Hoyas (5-3) defeat Robert Morris 3-2 at the field the Blue and Gray call home, American University’s Jacobs Recreational Complex. Fellow sophomore Charlotte[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Sculpting the Hoyas

Even if you’re a regular visitor to Yates Field House, you probably don’t pay any attention to the small walled-off area in the back left of the track and tennis courts, with the sounds of constant loud music and the occasional crashing of weights echoing into the rest of the[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Candidates Launch Bids for GUSA Senate Seats

Candidates vying for seats representing 17 residential districts and at-large spots in the Georgetown University Student Association Senate mobilized their campaigns at midnight Thursday, marking the beginning of an election season that will conclude with voting on Sept. 30. “Students are primarily concerned with balance. A balance of work and[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

R U Ready Seeks to End Sexual Assault

As reports circulate that one in four women and one in eight men will be victims of sexual assault or attempted sexual assault by the time they leave high school and enter college, the eighth annual “R U Ready?” event to be held next Thursday in Copley Formal Lounge hopes[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GU’s Catholic Identity in Flux

Forty-one years after stepping down as president of Georgetown University, Fr. Gerard Campbell, S.J. still lives in the Jesuit community here, in a spacious third-floor room in Wolfington Hall. At 91, he’s much older now than he was when he led the university from 1965 to 1969, but although he wears a hearing[Read More…]

by September 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Professor Proposes Amendment

A Georgetown professor may be responsible for a major change in constitutional law. Professor Randy Barnett, the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at the Law Center, and Virginia House Speaker Bill Howell (R) called for a “Repeal Amendment” to the Constitution in a co-written op-ed published in the Wall[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Hilltop Boasts 16 Fulbrights

Fifteen alumni and one recent Law Center graduate will venture to points around the globe in the next nine months after receiving the prestigious Fulbright award, according to a Sept. 15 university press release. The Fulbright Program, which is sponsored by the U.S. government and run through the State Department,[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Standards Rise for Apparel

Starting this fall, some of the apparel sold at the university bookstore carries a story with it: The employees of the manufacturers are paid a living wage and afforded worker benefits as part of an ambitious multinational experiment. Georgetown is one of more than 300 university bookstores this year to[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News