Angert Re-Elected for Second Term

*Updated 7:22 a.m., Feb. 26* Calen Angert (MSB ’11) and Jason Kluger (MSB ’11) have been re-elected as Georgetown University Student Association president and vice president, respectively, after winning the majority of the student body vote in a first-round vote that saw the highest number of ballots ever cast in[Read More…]

by February 24, 2010 0 comments News

Dancing For a Cause at Hoyathon

Last Friday, eight teams of students, joined by some enthusiastic younger participants, danced the night away at Hoyathon, Georgetown’s annual dance marathon in Sellinger Lounge. The event raised nearly $8,500 for the Children’s National Medical Center, the D.C. affiliate of the Children’s Miracle Network. Co-Chairs Jess McCamy (COL ’11) and[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments News

CPAC Attracts College Audience

Thousands of conservatives from across the country, Georgetown students among them, flocked to the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in D.C.’s Woodley Park from Thursday through Saturday. The largest annual gathering of conservatives nationwide, the attendees included everyone from well-known politicians and pundits[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments News

The Jack Crew: Behind the Scenes of School Spirit

*Every member of the Georgetown community knows Jack the Bulldog as our favorite furry mascot and ruthless box-destroyer. But what goes on in Jack’s life behind the scenes? Jonathan Masserano (COL ’10) and Maggie Lonergan (COL ’10) are heads of the Jack Crew – a group of students responsible for[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Philly Pizza Open Illegally After Ordered to Shut Doors

Philly Pizza & Grill continues to operate and now faces legal action after being issued a “notice to discontinue illegal use of premises” late Friday afternoon, an order that enforces the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs’ revocation of the restaurant’s certificate of occupancy. “Philly Pizza must immediately cease[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Unstable Market Steers Job Prospects for Students, Alums

With unemployment rates since the beginning of the recession rivaling those of the Great Depression, many in the class of 2010 struggle to find post-graduation employment in the most popular fields, yet the job market has spurred current students and recent graduates alike to pursue creative work alternatives for their[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments News

GU Medical School Sees Rise in Application Rate

The application rate for the Georgetown University School of Medicine increased by 7 percent this year, reflective of a national increase in applications to medical and other graduate programs. For 2010, the number of applicants to the medical school was 11,549, as compared to 10,797 in 2009, according to Brandon[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments News

GU Signs Sustainability Pact

University President John J. DeGioia reaffirmed Georgetown’s commitment to sustainable development and operations last week by signing the Sustainable Campus Charter at the 2010 meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. By signing the charter, Georgetown joins a group of 25 universities worldwide, including Brown University and University[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Anthropology Program Evolves After Two Years of Independence

Two years after the anthropology program separated from the sociology department, plans to solidify the resulting anthropology department’s autonomy continue with a scheduled move from the Intercultural Center to the Car Barn this summer. In addition to the new office location, the anthropology department now has its own budget and[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Vote by Vote, Campaigns Wrap Up

Hillary Dang (SFS ’12) and Katie Balloch (COL ’12) walked between the treadmills and stationary bicycles in Yates Field House to distribute bottles of Gatorade, while Matt Wagner (SFS ’11) and Emmanuel Hampton (COL ’11) knocked on every door of all the freshman dorms on campus, and then some. Calen[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News