Campus 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

Body Found at Sea May Be Davis’

A body found Saturday on the coast of South Africa may be that of a missing Georgetown student who was swept into the ocean by a wave last week, an official said yesterday. South African rescue authorities recovered a body on Saturday evening off the coast of Harkerville, South Africa,[Read More…]

by September 8, 2008 0 comments Campus News, News

Gustav Grabs Attention of Campus Groups

On top of the usual pressures facing freshmen during their first week of classes at Georgetown, Bradley St. Angelo (COL ’12) had an additional concern – that his hometown of New Orleans could be ravaged again only three years after Hurricane Katrina hit the city. Hurricane Gustav, the latest storm[Read More…]

by September 5, 2008 0 comments Campus News
Student Presumed Dead in South Africa

Student Presumed Dead in South Africa

Terrance Davis has been an active member of Georgetown’s gospel choir. UPDATED: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 1:45 p.m. Terrance Davis (COL ’10), who was spending his fall semester abroad at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, was swept into the ocean amid stormy conditions Monday morning and is presumed[Read More…]

by September 2, 2008 0 comments Campus News, News

Arts Department Splits in Two

The Department of Art, Music and Theater has seen its day; enter stage right the newly created Department of Art and Art History and the Department of Performing Arts. The university announced this week that the Department of Art, Music and Theater has now split into two subdivisions. According to[Read More…]

by August 29, 2008 0 comments Campus News