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Faculty in Residence Bond With Students

Running into professors outside of class can be awkward, but for some students it happens daily. Nationwide, university faculty members are increasingly opting to live in on-campus residence halls – all for the sake of fostering bonds between students and their professors, The Washington Post reported Monday. At Georgetown, five[Read More…]

by October 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

University: Rope Found Below Healy Was Not a Noose

The knotted rope found hanging in a locked utility area in the sub-basement of Healy Hall earlier this week was not a noose and was likely used for legitimate purposes, according to university spokeswoman Julie Bataille. “As a result of our notification to the community last night new details have[Read More…]

by October 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Alcohol Violations Drop by 63 Percent

The number of alcohol violations has dropped by over 50 percent over a three-year period, a statistic the administration attributes to the stricter alcohol policies implemented in 2007, which have since been a primary complaint among students. From January to December 2009, 334 alcohol violations were reported to the Department[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Midday Burglary in Henle

An apartment in Henle Village was burglarized early Wednesday afternoon. The suspect stole a laptop and cell phone before fleeing from campus, according to a Public Safety Alert. Two of the residents of the apartment were sitting in their living room at 12:33 p.m. when the burglar exited the apartment.[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Possible Noose Found Beneath Healy Hall

University employees discovered a possible noose hanging in a locked utility area in the sub-basement of Healy Hall earlier this week, according to a message sent to the campus community by Vice President for University Safety Rocco Del Monaco and Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson on Thursday evening.[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

$1 Million Less In Work Study

The university has lost over $1 million from the Federal Work-Study Program this year leading to a decrease of 946 awards in funds available for students this year. Current funding for Georgetown’s Federal Work-Study Program has decreased from $4,545,282 for the 2009-2010 school year, to $3,345,308 for the 2010-2011 school[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Most D.C. Guns Imported

Almost all of the guns used in crimes in D.C. are imported from other states, a new report says, with Maryland and Virginia as the chief exporters. The report, published on Sept. 27 by Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a coalition of mayors founded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Rally on Mall Supports Jobs, Justice, Education

Three weeks ago, Honest Abe watched as Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin led a Tea Party protest on the steps of his Lincoln Memorial. On Saturday, he got to watch another. The One Nation “March on DC” gathered at the foot of the Lincoln Memorial in support of “jobs, justice[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments City News, News

World Bank President Addresses Campus

World Bank Group President Robert Zoellick unveiled a new research plan and slogan for the World Bank in Gaston Hall on Wednesday morning before an audience of students and faculty. School of Foreign Service Dean Carol Lancaster introduced Zoellick to a less-than-full Gaston, though more students trickled in throughout the[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Weekend Robberies Latest To Target iPhone Owners

iPhones were the primary targets in a string of robberies that occurred in the Georgetown area last weekend. Residents reported their iPhones were stolen from them as they were walking down the street, with at least one victim suffering severe injuries. The series of crimes has led local authorities to[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments City News, News