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Faculty Art On Display

September 14, 2010 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Until Oct. 16, the creative talents of professors in the art and art history departments are on display in the Walsh building’s Spagnuolo Gallery, According to Sharon Moody, painter and Georgetown lecturer on design and painting in the art and art history departments, “Our faculty are a prolific, creative group, and there’sRead More

Gray Still Leads, Election Tuesday

September 10, 2010 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Four days before the Democratic primary, which will likely determine D.C.’s next mayor, D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray maintains a sizable lead in the polls over incumbent Mayor Adrian Fenty. Gray’s lead, however, has lessened in the past weeks. A poll released by The Washington Post on Aug. 29 gaveRead More

Potomac at its Cleanest in 60 Years, But Far From Pristine

September 10, 2010 at 2:00 am 0 comments

Once deemed a national disgrace by President Lyndon Johnson, the Potomac River is showing signs of improvement after decades of trying to decontaminate the murky waters. A study released by the U.S. Geological Survey revealed that despite the Potomac’s still unsightly appearance, the water quality has improved enough for nativeRead More

Ace of Cakes Takes on Jack

September 10, 2010 at 2:00 am 0 comments

As star chef Duff Goldman assembled a cake version of Jack the Bulldog on the stage of Gaston Hall Tuesday night, he could not help but turn to the audience for some background information on his baked good’s canine inspiration. “What is a Hoya? Is a Hoya a breed ofRead More

Another Sleepless Night for GERMS

September 10, 2010 at 2:00 am 0 comments

The transfer happened around 8 p.m. Four radios moved into the hands of the night crew, and Stephanie Young (SFS ’13) began her first shift as a member of Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service. Without much ceremony, the 12-hour Saturday night shift was underway. For three veteran EMTs and Stephanie,Read More

Readership Program Flounders Again

September 10, 2010 at 2:00 am 0 comments

The Collegiate Readership Program, which provided free daily newspapers to students, has been suspended for the second semester in two years due to a declining readership and a lack of funding from campus organizations. Despite vocal student support, the program’s sponsors did not gather sufficient resources to finance the serviceRead More

Uribe Arrival Marked by Protest

September 10, 2010 at 12:01 am 0 comments

With former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Vélez’s arrival on campus Wednesday came a series of protests denouncing his appointment as a School of Foreign Service Distinguished Scholar in the Practice of Global Leadership. On Wednesday afternoon, dozens of activists congregated in Red Square to protest alleged human rights abuses duringRead More

41 GU Grads Join TFA Effort

September 10, 2010 at 12:01 am 0 comments

Teach For America, one of the most popular post-graduation options for Georgetown students, won a $50 million grant this month, which will enable it to double the number of educators in its corps by 2014. Forty-one members of Georgetown’s Class of 2010 joined the TFA’s group of 4,500 instructors thisRead More

Panel Discusses Pros and Cons of Ground Zero Mosque

September 10, 2010 at 12:01 am 0 comments

As national debate persisted over the proposed construction of a Muslim community center at a site two blocks from Ground Zero in New York, a panel of professors and experts on interfaith issues gathered in Gaston Hall on Tuesday to discuss the project and the public’s reaction to the proposal.Read More

D.C. Proposes Art District

September 9, 2010 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Two weeks ago, Bradley Cooper admitted he rarely left the small area bounded by Reservoir Road and M Street – the “Georgetown bubble” – while he was a student. If the same is true of students of the Hilltop, city officials are looking for a change with the creation ofRead More