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G.O.P. Victory Could Tighten Grip on D.C.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) has pledged to serve as the legislative roadblock to greater D.C. autonomy, pending a Republican takeover of the House of Representatives this November. As a ranking member of the House’s Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service and the District of Columbia, Chaffetz has a direct role[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Top Internet Journalists Talk News

A trio of leaders in web journalism and marketing – including Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post – headlined a panel discussion before a crowd of almost 100 engaged audience members in the Leavey Center on Monday. Huffington, Eric Hippeau, Huffington Post chief executive editor, and Kara[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

New GUSA Senate Sets Goals for Year

The newly elected senators of Georgetown University Student Association marked their official entrance into student government by setting an agenda and goals for the upcoming year on Sunday afternoon. GUSA’s primary aim for the year will be reforming the student activities fee, a $100 sum charged to students as part[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Forbes Rates Class Among Best

When government professor Marc Busch read in Forbes that his “Business, Government and the Global Economy” was named one of the year’s 10 most innovative business school classes, he said he was surprised – even if there was rumor the honor was on its way. The first hint at his[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Research Initiative Offers Fellowship

Despite fluctuating participation rates, members’ enthusiasm for the Carroll Fellows Initiative is strong. The program was created in 1997 after a survey from the early ’90s showed that Georgetown students identified themselves as partying harder and studying less than students at comparable universities. Administrators rushed to find a solution, prompting professor John Glavin (COL[Read More…]

by October 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Catholic Identity Fosters Interfaith Dialogue

Imam Yahya Hendi, Georgetown’s Muslim chaplain, speaks quietly and with care, so that his words carry a certain poignant intensity. But when he speaks about the Georgetown community’s reaction to the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, he is particularly moved.   By 10:30 that morning, he said, most people had[Read More…]

by October 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Faculty in Residence Bond With Students

Running into professors outside of class can be awkward, but for some students it happens daily. Nationwide, university faculty members are increasingly opting to live in on-campus residence halls – all for the sake of fostering bonds between students and their professors, The Washington Post reported Monday. At Georgetown, five[Read More…]

by October 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

University: Rope Found Below Healy Was Not a Noose

The knotted rope found hanging in a locked utility area in the sub-basement of Healy Hall earlier this week was not a noose and was likely used for legitimate purposes, according to university spokeswoman Julie Bataille. “As a result of our notification to the community last night new details have[Read More…]

by October 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Alcohol Violations Drop by 63 Percent

The number of alcohol violations has dropped by over 50 percent over a three-year period, a statistic the administration attributes to the stricter alcohol policies implemented in 2007, which have since been a primary complaint among students. From January to December 2009, 334 alcohol violations were reported to the Department[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Midday Burglary in Henle

An apartment in Henle Village was burglarized early Wednesday afternoon. The suspect stole a laptop and cell phone before fleeing from campus, according to a Public Safety Alert. Two of the residents of the apartment were sitting in their living room at 12:33 p.m. when the burglar exited the apartment.[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News