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After String of Down Years, University Donations Rise Dramatically

Following two years of decreasing fundraising totals, Georgetown had a bounceback fundraising year during the most recent fiscal cycle, raising nearly $130 million in new commitments, according to an administrator in the Office of Advancement. Chief Marketing Officer for the Office of Advancement William O’Leary said that the total represented[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News

A Business Beyond the Hilltop

Mission Three, a student business that delivers fresh fruit directly to students’ doors, is planning to expand its services beyond Georgetown after receiving strong student feedback since its launch in February. In the seven months between the inception of Mission Three, founded by Arthur Woods (MSB ’10) and nine other[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News

Ministering to the Faithful

As the nation’s first ever Muslim chaplain, Imam Yahya Hendi has always played a unique role on campus, but this month, he’ll be even more busy than usual. In addition to his dual role as the university’s Imam and as the senior Imam of the Islamic Society of Frederick in[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News

Georgetown Falls in Sexual Health Survey

Georgetown finished tied for 115th out of 139 U.S. universities on Trojan Condoms’ second annual sexual health survey, a slight drop from the school’s ranking a year ago. Trojan reviewed 139 Division I universities and assessed each of their sexual health programs in 11 different categories. Schools received letter grades[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments Campus News

Eight Catholic Schools in D.C. Face Conversion

As a Catholic school, Georgetown may soon lose quite a bit of company in the District. Eight of the District’s 28 Catholic primary schools may soon become secular. Washington, D.C., Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl has proposed to convert these eight schools to charter schools, nonsectarian public schools that operate with[Read More…]

by September 17, 2007 0 comments City News, News

Heckler Parody of NSO Guide Draws University Ire

An online student humor magazine altered its parody of a university publication in June under pressure from an administrator who said the satire might confuse incoming students and their parents. The Georgetown Heckler posted a link to a spoof of the New Student Guide sent to incoming freshmen and transfer[Read More…]

by August 24, 2007 0 comments Campus News, News

New Owners Plan Dixie Liquors Reopening

The M Street store was purchased on June 8 by three business partners, Mike Marucci, Jody Kurash and Ron Leoni, who said they hope to reopen after a complete renovation. Cynthia Simms, community resource officer for the city’s Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration, said that although the partners’ application to obtain[Read More…]

by July 19, 2007 0 comments City News, News

Still an Early Bird, but at What Cost

While Fitzsimmons and Deacon may be old friends and associates – the two travel around the country together along with colleagues from other universities leading information sessions for prospective students – they don’t always agree on everything. Harvard’s recent announcement only highlighted the gap that has emerged between the two[Read More…]

by March 20, 2007 0 comments City News, News

DPS Blotter

Thursday, Feb. 1 Theft, Car Barn, 12:55 p.m. The complainant reported the theft of a bicycle. Saturday, Feb. 3 Theft, New South Hall, 4:44 a.m. The complainant reported the theft of a book. Theft, Yates Field House, 2:30 p.m. The complainant reported the theft of a wallet. The case is[Read More…]

by February 9, 2007 0 comments City News, News

Homecoming Paired With Traditions Day

Traditions Day and Homecoming weekend are joining forces this year for a five-day blitz of Hoya spirit culminating with this Saturday’s Homecoming game, marking the first time the two events have been held concurrently. Planners approved the new schedule believing that Traditions Day, extended this year into a three-day program,[Read More…]

by November 3, 2006 0 comments Campus News