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Fiscal Responsibility in the Red

Like me, you might get a good laugh when a friend wakes up after a long night out only to realize that he left a tab open at the bar and ran up a bill he can’t afford. Our leaders in Congress seem to have done much the same thing.[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments News

Gay Rights, Meet the Grand Old Party

At rare moments in American history, the stars align in favor of events so dramatic that they would seem absurdly contrived if manufactured by a novelist or a Hollywood screenwriter. Take, for example, the coinciding deaths of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams – former adversaries-turned-confidants – on the nation’s 50th[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments News

21st-Century Growing Pains

During the final days of last semester, I, like many others, was trapped here on campus by the Snowpocalypse. Tests were finished, papers were handed in and not much else was going on beside snowball fights and viewings of “Love Actually” accompanied by hot chocolate. In order to help pass[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments News, Uncategorized

Adderall Abuse Rises Nationally as Study Tool

College students are notorious for spending late nights in the library, whether it’s cramming during finals time or finishing homework for an early morning class. Night after night, many strain for ways to keep themselves going – and some have pushed aside the coffee, Red Bull and midday naps for[Read More…]

by October 10, 2008 0 comments Campus News, News

International Law Center Opens in London

Georgetown University Law School traveled across the pond this year to establish the Center for Transnational Legal Studies. CTLS, which is the first institution of its kind focused on international and comparative law, opened its doors to students last month in London, England. According to the Web site, CTLC is[Read More…]

by October 10, 2008 0 comments City News, News
A Student Who Shone, A Man Who Loved

A Student Who Shone, A Man Who Loved

Terrance Davis (COL ’10) always said his greatest wish was to go to Africa. This fall, that wish came true, as he traveled to South Africa to spend his semester at the University of Cape Town. In early September, Davis and friends traveled 275 miles east of Cape Town to[Read More…]

by September 12, 2008 0 comments Campus News, News

Body Found at Sea May Be Davis’

A body found Saturday on the coast of South Africa may be that of a missing Georgetown student who was swept into the ocean by a wave last week, an official said yesterday. South African rescue authorities recovered a body on Saturday evening off the coast of Harkerville, South Africa,[Read More…]

by September 8, 2008 0 comments Campus News, News

Gustav Grabs Attention of Campus Groups

On top of the usual pressures facing freshmen during their first week of classes at Georgetown, Bradley St. Angelo (COL ’12) had an additional concern – that his hometown of New Orleans could be ravaged again only three years after Hurricane Katrina hit the city. Hurricane Gustav, the latest storm[Read More…]

by September 5, 2008 0 comments Campus News

Safeway to Get a Little More ‘Social’

Who would have thought that a mundane trip to Safeway could turn into a social event? In an effort to create a more welcoming atmosphere, owners of the Wisconsin Avenue Safeway are planning extensive renovations to turn the current grocery store into a “Social Safeway” shopping center almost 50 percent[Read More…]

by September 2, 2008 0 comments City News, News
Student Presumed Dead in South Africa

Student Presumed Dead in South Africa

Terrance Davis has been an active member of Georgetown’s gospel choir. UPDATED: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 1:45 p.m. Terrance Davis (COL ’10), who was spending his fall semester abroad at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, was swept into the ocean amid stormy conditions Monday morning and is presumed[Read More…]

by September 2, 2008 0 comments Campus News, News