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Protests Disrupt Petraeus Speech

Armed with patience and a resilient sense of humor, Gen. David Petraeus, commander of the U.S. Central Command, addressed students, faculty and staff yesterday afternoon in Gaston Hall, amid disturbance caused by about 15 anti-war protesters. While his speech was originally slated to be an update address sponsored by the[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News
GU Community Mobilizes for Haiti

GU Community Mobilizes for Haiti

While no members of the university community have been reported lost or injured as a result of the 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, the university community has mobilized to raise funds for the recovery effort.   The natural disaster, which is estimated to have killed over 100,000[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Designs Funding Plan

On Monday Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee unanimously passed an act that, if passed by the GUSA Senate, will make the Georgetown Program Board and all five student advisory boards accountable to GUSA. Under the new system, the Finance and Appropriations Committee will be the only body[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Vice President of Advancement to Leave Georgetown

Vice President of the Office of Advancement Jim Langley is departing Georgetown University, Jeff Donahoe, director of development and campaign communication for the Office of Advancement, confirmed on Wednesday. University President John J. DeGioia wrote in an e-mail to his colleagues, “I am personally very grateful to Jim for his[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUTS Seeks to Reduce Carbon Footprint With New Biodiesel Blend

Georgetown students may have seen the Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle buses’ new paint job, but what students may not know is that the buses are now reducing the university’s carbon footprint by using an environmentally friendly biodiesel blend fuel. “Georgetown continues to look for ways to become more sustainable, and[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA: Looking Ahead

After perennial criticism from some students for not accomplishing enough, Georgetown University Student Association worked to remedy these allegations last semester and plans on making headway on some new projects this spring. “Our original platform was founded upon four main concepts: Career Center reform, intellectual life, student life and student[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Heckler Reopens Doors to Dialogue

As roughly 65 members of the university community poured into a White-Gravenor classroom on Dec. 15 to discuss Georgetown Heckler articles deemed racially insensitive, the role and voice of student publications was once again put into question on the Hilltop. At the two-hour community forum, then-Heckler Editor in Chief Jack[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Science Center Underway

After construction of the planned science center was halted amid the recession, the university has been given the green light to resume construction this semester as a result of a $6.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Standards and Technology. “The receipt of this grant and moving forward on[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Adderall Abuse Rises Nationally as Study Tool

College students are notorious for spending late nights in the library, whether it’s cramming during finals time or finishing homework for an early morning class. Night after night, many strain for ways to keep themselves going – and some have pushed aside the coffee, Red Bull and midday naps for[Read More…]

by October 10, 2008 0 comments Campus News, News
A Student Who Shone, A Man Who Loved

A Student Who Shone, A Man Who Loved

Terrance Davis (COL ’10) always said his greatest wish was to go to Africa. This fall, that wish came true, as he traveled to South Africa to spend his semester at the University of Cape Town. In early September, Davis and friends traveled 275 miles east of Cape Town to[Read More…]

by September 12, 2008 0 comments Campus News, News