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Recent Years Show Decline In Georgetown Hate Crimes

While bias-related incidents are at the forefront of many students’ minds in the wake of graffiti incidents two weeks ago, hate crimes at Georgetown have actually been on a decline and occur at a comparable rate to other metropolitan universities. “The number of hate crimes at Georgetown has been relatively[Read More…]

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GUTV’s Bachelor Show Begins Casting

This year, one lucky, single student may be the focal point of his or her own rose ceremony in “The Bachelor: Georgetown Edition,” courtesy of student-run television station GUTV. “The Bachelor,” will be one of four new programs aired this academic year., along with a reality show following first-year students[Read More…]

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Homecoming Ups Donations

Homecoming may have brought a steady stream of school spirit to the Hilltop this past weekend, but it also brought the university a small flood of alumni funding. “Our really large events like homecoming drive a spike in giving,” Jeff Donahoe of the Office of Advancement said. “[Alumni] are thinking[Read More…]

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Campusfood Costs Business Owners Cash

In 1997, University of Pennsylvania student Michael Saunders grew frustrated with the inconvenience of ordering food over the phone. More than a decade later, he is now the president of Campusfood, a website that serves over 300 college campuses across the country – but local restaurants listed on the site[Read More…]

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Residential Judicial Council on Hiatus

The Residential Judicial Council, a student-run disciplinary body, has been discontinued for the academic year in an attempt to improve its inner workings and to provide more leadership opportunities for participating students, according to Office of Residence Life Associate Director Ed Gilhool, who served as adviser for the program last[Read More…]

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Honest Tea Creator Shares Passion

When he began his ascent up the corporate ladder from his kitchen to a partnership with Coca-Cola Inc., Chief Executive Officer of Honest Tea Seth Goldman had a basic skill set to work with. “My experience was that I drank beverages,” Goldman said jokingly to an audience of about 50[Read More…]

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Credit Union CEO Talks Record Assets

Three weeks ago, the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union announced a new record of $16 million in assets. On Monday afternoon, Arjun Mehta (SFS ’11), CEO of GUAFSCU, sat down with The Hoya to discuss GUASFCU’s new financial highs, new services for GUASFCU customers and giving back[Read More…]

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Georgetown Professor Launches Catholics for Equality

As Catholics across the United States continue to debate the legality of gay marriage, Fr. Joseph Palacios, S.J., adjunct professor of sociology, has taken the lead on helping to found Catholics for Equality, a new organization devoted to rallying Catholics in support of gay rights. Palacios, who serves on the[Read More…]

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Endowment Rebounds To $1 Billion

The university endowment posted a 12.3 percent return on its investments in fiscal year 2010, increasing its value to $1 billion, a bounce back from the 16.6 percent drop to $883 million sustained in fiscal year 2009, according to university spokeswoman Julie Bataille. Though university endowments made inroads toward recovery[Read More…]

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Fire Breaks Out Adjacent to Wisemiller’s

While many students and alumni watched the homecoming football game on Saturday afternoon, the bakery attached to F. Scott’s at 1232 36th St. caught fire. D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services arrived at the scene at about 2:45 p.m. and reported that there was damage to the exterior of the[Read More…]

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