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Early Action Apps Rise By 7.9%

The number of early action applications rose by 7.9 percent this fall, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Charles Deacon said Monday. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions had counted 6,609 early applications for the class of 2015 as of Monday, up from 6,124 last year. Despite a Nov. 1 deadline for the[Read More…]

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Copley Burglary Victim Vows to Lock Up

The same day as the most recent burglary in Village A, an Xbox was stolen from a dorm room in Copley Hall’s basement. The burglary occurred on Nov. 9 between 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. The victim, Xander Robinson (SFS ’13), reported the incident on Nov. 10, at 2:30 p.m.,[Read More…]

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Debate Team Returns to National Prominence

The Georgetown policy debate team’s ninth-place national ranking marks a return to heights last seen in the late 1970s, with much of the program’s success owed to Richard Day (SFS ’14) and Andrew Markoff (SFS ’14) – the only two-person, all-freshman team to be ranked within the top-25 teams in[Read More…]

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Mutombo Congratulates Eronini on Scholarship

Patrick Eronini (NHS ’12) downplayed his meeting Monday with Georgetown basketball legend Dikembe Mutombo (SLL ’91) and the reason behind it. “I was pleasantly surprised,” said Eronini, who was informed about the visit just days before. Mutombo and the Merage Foundation for the American Dream awarded Eronini a scholarship this[Read More…]

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Corp Brings Cool Treat to Vittles

The Corp’s new milkshakes are F’Real. After debuting just a few weeks ago, the quick-mix F’Real milkshakes and smoothies, which are offered in Vital Vittles, have become hugely popular on the Hilltop. “Students on campus seem very excited about the new product, as are we,” Vital Vittles Director Caitlyn Fredrick[Read More…]

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GUMC Finds CT Scan May Lower Cancer Fatalities

A study conducted in part at the Medical Center’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center found that screening former and current smokers with a CT scan can reduce lung cancer deaths by 20 percent, according to a university press release. “The bottom line for this study is that these results are very[Read More…]

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Law School Gives Stipends to Grads

With many graduates struggling to find jobs, the Law Center has announced that it is extending its program, giving stipends to graduates participating in internships for public interest organizations. The program provides students with $4,000 so that they can participate in law-related volunteer programs, according to Barbara Moulton, assistant dean[Read More…]

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Neighbors’ Opposition Stalls Campus Plan

Georgetown must submit its proposal for the 2010 Campus Plan to the D.C. Zoning Commission by Dec. 31, but as neighborhood talks stall, the future of university expansion remains uncertain. Over the past year, Georgetown officials have repeatedly stated that they wish to work with the neighborhood in creating an[Read More…]

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Political Leanings Linked to Genes

(UWIRE) Scientists at Harvard and the University of California, San Diego, have provided evidence for the first time of a gene that plays a role in shaping an individual’s political beliefs. The study, published last week in the October issue of The Journal of Politics, analyzed data from over 2,500[Read More…]

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Gray Plans to Revitalize Economy

D.C.’s Mayor-elect Vincent Gray began this week to implement his comprehensive plan, announced during the mayoral campaign, to lower unemployment by increasing the amount of education and opportunities available in the District. Gray also plans to overhaul several programs, remnants of the Fenty administration. Gray’s plan, “Creating Real Economic Opportunity[Read More…]

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