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Karl Rove Promotes New Book, Shares Political Experiences

Despite public opposition to Karl Rove’s invitation to speak on campus and the anticipation of possible protest, attendees did not disrupt the proceedings when the conservative political strategist and former deputy White House chief of staff addressed them at the Michael Jurist (SFS ’07) Memorial Lecture in Lohrfink Auditorium. In[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Stove Fire in Harbin; Students Evacuated

*Updated 12:55 a.m. April 21* A fire broke out before 6:50 p.m. in a stove on the eighth-floor common room of Harbin Hall Wednesday. According to the D.C. Fire Department, the fire began when a student put a pizza in the oven to cook at 375-degree temperatures when the pizza[Read More…]

by April 21, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Conversation Picks Up for Diversability

For members of Diversability, discussion of disability issues on campus has gained momentum. Participants in “The Ability to Express,” which will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. in ICC 102 on Wednesday, will be asked to finger-paint as a way of visualizing conceptions of disability, “to counter the negative[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 1 comment Campus News, News

Faculty Compensation Largely Stable in 2009

Faculty pay and compensation at Georgetown were relatively stagnant last year, as professors’ salaries around the country increased at a historically low rate. Full professors at the Georgetown University’s main campus and Law Center made an average of $155,500 last year, a decrease of $400 from the year before, according to a[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

U.S.-Afghan Council Promotes Women

The U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council hosted a reception Monday night to facilitate the ongoing discussion and creation of student initiatives focusing on the women of Afghanistan. Over 50 students, faculty, graduate students and community members attended the event in the Philodemic Room aimed to expose the greater community to networking opportunities[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

The Hoya Elects New Chair of Board of Directors, Editorial Staff

The Hoya held elections on Saturday to fill various editorial and organizational posts for this fall. The process lasted close to 11 hours as the current staff of The Hoya interviewed and then voted on candidates for each position. There was no turnover among the paper’s top three editors. Eamon[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News
Armed Robbery at Café Bonaparte

Armed Robbery at Café Bonaparte

An armed robbery occurred Monday at 11:41 p.m. at Café Bonaparte on the 1500 block of Wisconsin Avenue NW, according to Alfred Corbin, the street operations manager of the Georgetown Business Improvement District. Two suspects entered Café Bonaparte with guns and pushed an employee down the stairs, who is now[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Stalled Divestment Push Prompts Visit to GUSA

Members of the Georgetown, Divest! coalition brought their case to the Georgetown University Student Association Senate meeting Sunday night, spurring discussion about potential changes to the university’s investment process. Five members of Georgetown, Divest! met with Georgetown administrators on April 9, but were unable to make headway with the university.[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Gingrich Film Honors John Paul II

Examining communism’s grasp on post-war Poland, last night former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) screened his new film that recounts Pope John Paul II’s pilgrimage to the country and the visit’s role in restoring Polish national identity. Addressing a packed auditorium in the Intercultural Center, Gingrich said the film, “Nine[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Second Sexual Assault Reported in Seven Days

A student was sexually assaulted at gunpoint on Friday morning in West Georgetown, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The student was walking on the south side of the 3300 block of Prospect Street around 2 a.m. when an unknown male approached the student from behind and pushed her up[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments City News, News