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Campus Abuzz Over Healy Pub Proposal

The re-emergence of an on-campus pub in Healy Hall, not seen since the late 1980s, proves a popular — topic of conversation among students. Have a reaction to this article? Write a letter to the editor.

by March 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

McCaskill Gives Congressional Insight

Democratic rising star Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) spoke with about 80 students in Riggs Library on Monday night. McCaskill, who is widely regarded by some political pundits to have presidential potential, addressed the crowd in an hour-long session, fielding audience questions for most of the visit. The event was co-hosted[Read More…]

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Georgetown’s Alcohol-Related Incidents 50% Higher Than GWU’s

Georgetown’s Alcohol-Related Incidents 50% Higher Than GWU’s

Medical responders treated 50 percent more alcohol-related incidents per student at Georgetown than at nearby The George Washington University last semester. When adjusted for the relative sizes of the undergraduate student bodies, Georgetown saw a rate of 1.53 calls per 100 students involving alcohol. GWU sported a lower rate of[Read More…]

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Gray Lauds Improvements in DC Public Education

Gray Lauds Improvements in DC Public Education

In his first State of the District Address, Mayor Vincent Gray spoke of progress in the District, while calling upon its citizens to work together to inhabit a more livable and prosperous “global capital.” The address was held in the theater of Eastern Senior High School in northeast D.C., which[Read More…]

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GU Community Serves in Alternative Ways

To the Editor:   During this past spring break, 211 students and staff from across campus had the opportunity to live in and learn from communities throughout the U.S. Whether hanging drywall, engaging labor leaders and day laborers or watching a Mardi Gras parade, we were privileged to reflect on[Read More…]

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Farmer’s Market Coming to Fruition This April

Georgetown’s first on-campus farmer’s market will launch on April 27, offering fresh fruit, flowers and cooking displays in Healy circle for the organically inclined crowd. The pilot market, the project of the ReImagine Georgetown grant won by Bre Donald (NHS ’12) and Melissa Gadsden (NHS ’12),will gather about six local[Read More…]

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H*yas for Choice Hold Info Week

Although reproductive rights are not typical fodder for lunch conversation, H*yas for Choice hopes to bring these talks to the forefront this week with a series of gatherings aimed at raising awareness of the issue. “Choice Week,” sponsored by the pro-abortion rights group, will include a panel discussion on religion[Read More…]

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Revived Liberal Arts Seminar Slated to Return this Fall

A revised Liberal Arts Seminar will return for incoming freshmen this fall after leaders of the program put it on hiatus for a year to revise the curriculum. LAS in its past format was a year-long, multidisciplinary 18-credit course devoted to a comprehensive study of the 19th century and offered[Read More…]

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Progressive Magazine to Hit Stands Friday

Counterpoint magazine — a publication that tackles political and cultural issues from a progressive standpoint — became Georgetown’s newest student publication Friday. Eric Pilch (COL ’12), Kara Brandeisky (COL ’12) and Cole Stangler (SFS ’13) said that they designed Counterpoint to challenge readers to seek social transformation. The magazine is[Read More…]

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Spring Concert Headliners Draw Mixed Reactions

The Georgetown Program Board announced the Spring Kick-Off Concert lineup on Friday, and while some students are likely to excitedly enter McDonough Arena on April 9, others said they were disappointed that Georgetown did not score a major headliner. Kevin Rudolf tops the list of performers and will be accompanied[Read More…]

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