Campus News

Heckler Parody of NSO Guide Draws University Ire

An online student humor magazine altered its parody of a university publication in June under pressure from an administrator who said the satire might confuse incoming students and their parents. The Georgetown Heckler posted a link to a spoof of the New Student Guide sent to incoming freshmen and transfer[Read More…]

by August 24, 2007 0 comments Campus News, News

Homecoming Paired With Traditions Day

Traditions Day and Homecoming weekend are joining forces this year for a five-day blitz of Hoya spirit culminating with this Saturday’s Homecoming game, marking the first time the two events have been held concurrently. Planners approved the new schedule believing that Traditions Day, extended this year into a three-day program,[Read More…]

by November 3, 2006 0 comments Campus News

ESPN Anchor Shares Journey To the ‘Worldwide Leader’

Mixing his usual tongue-in-cheek humor with a with a few sincere observations on his past, television personality Kenny Mayne preached resolve to a receptive crowd Friday morning in the ICC Auditorium. “The moral of this whole story is perseverance,” ayne said as he explained his rise from garbage-can manufacturer to[Read More…]

by October 24, 2006 0 comments Campus News, News

Georgetown Plays ‘Hardball’

Robin Williams, a pep band and hundreds of cheering college students are not typically hallmarks of American political discourse. But all were on hand last Friday when “Hardball,” MSNBC’s leading political talk show, came to Gaston Hall as part of its college tour. Students packed the auditorium to watch the[Read More…]

by October 13, 2006 0 comments Campus News, News

Bradlee Receives Honorary GU Degree

Long-time Washington Post editor Benjamin C. Bradlee, who became famous for his leadership of the newspaper during its breaking coverage of the Watergate scandal, discussed his personal path to the top tiers of American journalism in Gaston Hall on May 3. Bradlee, the Post’s executive editor from 1968-1991 and now[Read More…]

by May 19, 2006 0 comments Campus News, News

GUAA Announces Board of Governors Nominees

Administrators and alumni recently announced the slate of alumni to stand for election for the Georgetown University Alumni Association’s Board of Governors for the 2006-2009 term. William G. Reynolds (C ’79), an associate vice president in the Office of Advancement, recently announced the nomination of five alumni to be elected[Read More…]

by March 21, 2006 0 comments Campus News, News

Back to Square One

In an unprecedented move, the GUSA Assembly voted overwhelmingly last night to reject the disputed results of last month’s executive elections and called for a new election to be held later this year. The vote signified a lack of confidence in the student association’s Election Commission, which had come under[Read More…]

by February 28, 2006 0 comments Campus News, News

Take Back the Night Confronts Gender Violence

Nearly 60 students and several university administrators gathered at a rally in New South’s Riverside Lounge Friday night for the culmination of a weeklong series of events to raise awareness about the sexual abuse of women. The Take Back the Night Rally Against Gender Violence included artistic performances, speeches and[Read More…]

by November 15, 2004 0 comments Campus News, News

Following Elections, GUSA Faces Identity Crisis and Works to Rebuild

If the months-long GUSA election debacle taught the Georgetown community anything, it showed that many students still remain unsure of the efficiency of the Assembly, the main legislative body for the Student Association. Reform measures have been launched both inside and outside the organization, and while most Assembly members now[Read More…]

by April 30, 2004 0 comments Campus News, News

Study Abroad Programs Decrease in Length on Campuses Across the Nation

During the sweltering summer of 2002, Dillon Smith (SFS ’07) found himself standing on Paris’ famed Champs Elysees amid a mob of tourists, cycling enthusiasts and curiosity-seekers alike. As a summer student in Paris, he was standing, waiting for Lance Armstrong and his Tour de France entourage to arrive. Smith[Read More…]

by April 16, 2004 0 comments Campus News, News