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Satirical Political Rallies on Schedule for D.C.

As the nation prepares for November’s congressional elections, D.C. is also preparing for two other events garnering the country’s attention: The Rally to Restore Sanity and the March to Keep Fear Alive, to be led on the National Mall on Oct. 30 by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, respectively. After[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Win Puts GU Back on Track

Georgetown field hockey badly needed a victory Tuesday afternoon to avoid a three-game losing streak. Catherine Shugrue delivered. The sophomore forward scored two second-half goals, helping the Hoyas (5-3) defeat Robert Morris 3-2 at the field the Blue and Gray call home, American University’s Jacobs Recreational Complex. Fellow sophomore Charlotte[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Sculpting the Hoyas

Even if you’re a regular visitor to Yates Field House, you probably don’t pay any attention to the small walled-off area in the back left of the track and tennis courts, with the sounds of constant loud music and the occasional crashing of weights echoing into the rest of the[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Candidates Launch Bids for GUSA Senate Seats

Candidates vying for seats representing 17 residential districts and at-large spots in the Georgetown University Student Association Senate mobilized their campaigns at midnight Thursday, marking the beginning of an election season that will conclude with voting on Sept. 30. “Students are primarily concerned with balance. A balance of work and[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

NYU to Open D.C. Campus

New York University broke ground on its new Washington, D.C. campus on Monday and plans to welcome its first set of students there by the fall of 2012. Up to 150 students per semester will participate in a special program geared toward students with concentrations in economics, history, journalism and[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Law Center Revisits Military Recruitment

Law Center Dean William Treanor issued a memorandum earlier this week explaining the presence of military recruiters on the law campus for its Government Interview Program Sept. 20. The memo was issued Sept. 17, four days before the Tuesday vote in the Senate on the controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell”[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments City News, News

R U Ready Seeks to End Sexual Assault

As reports circulate that one in four women and one in eight men will be victims of sexual assault or attempted sexual assault by the time they leave high school and enter college, the eighth annual “R U Ready?” event to be held next Thursday in Copley Formal Lounge hopes[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Tax Decreases Plastic Bag Use

In the nine months since the institution of the D.C. bag tax, the use of disposable bags has dropped by about 60 percent. While residents were initially skeptical of the effectiveness of the tax, according to The Washington Post, five cents are proving enough of an incentive for customers to[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments City News, News

GU’s Catholic Identity in Flux

Forty-one years after stepping down as president of Georgetown University, Fr. Gerard Campbell, S.J. still lives in the Jesuit community here, in a spacious third-floor room in Wolfington Hall. At 91, he’s much older now than he was when he led the university from 1965 to 1969, but although he wears a hearing[Read More…]

by September 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GU College Dems Rally

The 2010 midterm election rally held at the Democratic National Committee headquarters brought in hundreds of college students, including members of the Georgetown University College Democrats, on Sept. 16. Over 20 GUCD members attended the event, where notable Democratic congressmen encouraged Democrats from all D.C. universities to support congressional campaigns.[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments News