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Take Back the Night Confronts Gender Violence

November 15, 2004 at 9:30 pm 0 comments

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 andRead More

ANC Commissioners Vote for Area Lighting Initiative

October 29, 2004 at 9:27 pm 0 comments

The local Advisory Neighborhood Commission unanimously agreed to a university request Tuesday to install four additional lampposts on streets near campus. The Student Safety Advisory Board had requested the additional lampposts at 3409 and 3609 O Street NW and at 3515 and 3608 N Street at an Oct. 5 meeting.Read More

Following Elections, GUSA Faces Identity Crisis and Works to Rebuild

April 30, 2004 at 9:33 pm 0 comments

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 nowRead More

Study Abroad Programs Decrease in Length on Campuses Across the Nation

April 16, 2004 at 9:36 pm 0 comments

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. SmithRead More

Initiative Creates Opportunities For Community Service Abroad

November 14, 2003 at 9:40 pm 0 comments

Georgetown students will soon have the opportunity to continue the university’s tradition of community service while studying abroad. A community-based learning abroad initiative will allow students studying abroad in several locations to participate in service projects in their host communities while earning course credit from Georgetown for their participation. TheRead More

SMEP Hosts Conference

March 4, 2003 at 12:34 pm 0 comments

Georgetown’s Students for Middle East Peace hosted a day-long conference to discuss peaceful resolutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to foster dialogue with people from various colleges nationwide. “I thought it was an amazing success,” SMEP Press Coordinator David Waytz (SFS ’05) said. “Not only was it really important toRead More

GUSA Passes Resolution To Host Basketball On Campus

January 28, 2003 at 10:01 pm 0 comments

Citing the need for a better sense of community among Georgetown students, the Student Assembly passed a resolution last Wednesday encouraging “the appropriate university and athletic departments to make necessary steps in an effort to host three regular season (Men’s Basketball) home games for the 2003-04 season on campus inRead More

Students Petition To Keep Professor

April 26, 2002 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

A group of Georgetown students have drafted a petition in support of visiting government professor Ashraf Ismail asking that his contract be renewed after it expires at the end of the semester. The petition, signed by 65 students, urges Government Department Chair Eusebio Mujal-Leon to extend Ismail’s appointment based onRead More

King Influenced by Teilhard’s Ideas

March 22, 2002 at 10:05 pm 0 comments

Theology Professor Thomas King, S.J., spoke about how the French priest and advocate of world unity Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) influenced his life to about 25 students in Sellinger Lounge on Tuesday. “I think there is something more involved in life,” King said. “That makes me turn to Teilhard.”Read More

Yates Field House Renovations Could Include AC Installation

February 19, 2002 at 10:11 pm 0 comments

Yates Memorial Field House could receive air conditioning in its main gym area this summer if the university board of directors approves a proposal in May, Yates Memorial Field House Director Jim Gilroy said. Since there was no air conditioning in 1979 when Yates opened, the gym has installed airRead More