Current Infrastructure Hinders Accessibility

Like many Georgetown students, Addie Joshua’s (SFS ’13) day is composed of a series of routines: a routine for waking up with the same daily tasks, a routine for getting to class on the same daily path, a routine for getting through days filled with the same daily obstacles and[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

ln Silver Spring Hostages Freed, Gunman Shot

Chaos erupted in Silver Spring, Md., around 1 p.m. Wednesday after a flurry of Twitter updates reported that a gunman had taken three hostages inside the headquarters of Discovery Communications. James Lee entered the building with four homemade explosive devices attached to himself, and was also seen carrying a rifle,[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Campus Smitten With Cooper

Gushing, she stepped up to the microphone. “I just want to say that you’re the most gorgeous man on Earth,” one student said during the Q-and-A session following Bradley Cooper’s (COL ’97) speech to a packed Gaston Hall Thursday evening. With interest running high and lines stretching all the way[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News

Sexual Assault Reported in Burleith

An unknown suspect sexually assaulted a Burleith resident on the 3800 block of S Street on Sunday morning, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. A white male allegedly broke into the Burleith house between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. and began sexually assaulting the sleeping female victim, who is not a[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments City News, News

District Provides Bicycle Rentals

Georgetown students will have a new way to leave the Hilltop and explore D.C. this fall, thanks to a regional bike-sharing program introduced by the District Department of Transportation and Arlington County in June. Four bike-sharing stations will open in Georgetown and Glover Park in September, according to The Georgetown[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Long Time English Professor Dies

Michael Ragussis, a professor in the English department, died at home on Thursday after a long illness, according to an e-mail from University Provost James O’Donnell to the campus community on Friday night. “As a teacher, Michael was known for his rigor and careful attentiveness to the intellectual growth of[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

DPAC Corp Location Plan Scrapped

The Corp’s plan to open a cafĂ© in the Davis Performing Arts center has been cancelled after setbacks. Another Corp location, however, is getting a makeover for the coming academic year. While the Davis Center location had been set to open in early 2010, the project faced planning difficulties that[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Freshman Takes to YouTube to Chronicle Experiences During First Year at GU

Georgetown welcomed over 1,500 freshmen to campus this week and one of them is already standing out – by documenting his life on the Hilltop via YouTube. Joey Pearson (SFS ’14), an aspiring singer and actor from Hinesville, Ga., has been recording video blogs for the past three years. But[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Urges Students To Take Emergency

Georgetown’s Office of University Safety will offer four three-day training sessions to students, faculty and staff during the academic year as part of the D.C. Community Emergency Response Team program. The course, taught by local firefighters, paramedics and police officers, will include disaster preparedness, fire safety, medical operations, light search[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Executives Reflect on Last Year, Plan New Initiatives

Two issues top Georgetown University Student Association’s to-do list as it prepares to return for the fall: weekend Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle services and club finance reform. GUSA Vice President Jason Kluger (MSB ’11) said the senate has created a plan to reinstate weekend GUTS bus service. This spring, an[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News