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New Site Aids Student Search for Housing

Two current MSB students and one alumnus will demonstrate the spirit of Georgetown entrepreneurship this Wednesday with the launch of a website focusing on off-campus housing. For Peter Swiek (MSB ’10), Joey Friedrich (MSB ’13) and Michael Crouch (MSB ’13), an ordinary MSB class project one year ago led to[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Global Zero Leader Discusses Nuclear Weapons

On Monday, September 13, 2010, the Center for Peace and Security Studies hosted a discussion on the START Treaty. One of the two people invited was Richard Burt, the U.S. Chair of Global Zero, a group dedicated to reducing the number of nuclear weapons to zero. The very first person[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Faculty Art On Display

Until Oct. 16, the creative talents of professors in the art and art history departments are on display in the Walsh building’s Spagnuolo Gallery, According to Sharon Moody, painter and Georgetown lecturer on design and painting in the art and art history departments, “Our faculty are a prolific, creative group, and there’s[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Gray Still Leads, Election Tuesday

Four days before the Democratic primary, which will likely determine D.C.’s next mayor, D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray maintains a sizable lead in the polls over incumbent Mayor Adrian Fenty. Gray’s lead, however, has lessened in the past weeks. A poll released by The Washington Post on Aug. 29 gave[Read More…]

by September 10, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Potomac at its Cleanest in 60 Years, But Far From Pristine

Once deemed a national disgrace by President Lyndon Johnson, the Potomac River is showing signs of improvement after decades of trying to decontaminate the murky waters. A study released by the U.S. Geological Survey revealed that despite the Potomac’s still unsightly appearance, the water quality has improved enough for native[Read More…]

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Ace of Cakes Takes on Jack

As star chef Duff Goldman assembled a cake version of Jack the Bulldog on the stage of Gaston Hall Tuesday night, he could not help but turn to the audience for some background information on his baked good’s canine inspiration. “What is a Hoya? Is a Hoya a breed of[Read More…]

by September 10, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Another Sleepless Night for GERMS

The transfer happened around 8 p.m. Four radios moved into the hands of the night crew, and Stephanie Young (SFS ’13) began her first shift as a member of Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service. Without much ceremony, the 12-hour Saturday night shift was underway. For three veteran EMTs and Stephanie,[Read More…]

by September 10, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Readership Program Flounders Again

The Collegiate Readership Program, which provided free daily newspapers to students, has been suspended for the second semester in two years due to a declining readership and a lack of funding from campus organizations. Despite vocal student support, the program’s sponsors did not gather sufficient resources to finance the service[Read More…]

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Uribe Arrival Marked by Protest

With former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Vélez’s arrival on campus Wednesday came a series of protests denouncing his appointment as a School of Foreign Service Distinguished Scholar in the Practice of Global Leadership. On Wednesday afternoon, dozens of activists congregated in Red Square to protest alleged human rights abuses during[Read More…]

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41 GU Grads Join TFA Effort

Teach For America, one of the most popular post-graduation options for Georgetown students, won a $50 million grant this month, which will enable it to double the number of educators in its corps by 2014. Forty-one members of Georgetown’s Class of 2010 joined the TFA’s group of 4,500 instructors this[Read More…]

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