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SAC Approves Funding for Abortion Rights Panel

**Update:** This article was updated at 4:28 p.m. on March 4. The Student Activities Commission voted Monday in favor of funding an abortion rights event to be held by Plan A: Hoyas for Reproductive Justics, a coalition recently formed by United Feminists and H*yas for Choice. The event is set[Read More…]

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Youngest Congressman Offers Fresh Take on GOP Politics

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.), the youngest member of Congress and voted “hottest freshman” by readers of The Huffington Post, spoke to students Wednesday evening in the Intercultural Center about his fast track to Congress, his experience as a first-time senator and his views on the current state of the Republican[Read More…]

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GUMC Breast Cancer Study Offers Hope for Treatment

Robert Clarke, interim director of the Biomedical Graduate Research Organization of the Georgetown University Medical Center, along with five other researchers, published the results of a new study on breast cancer treatment in a February article featured in the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal. Clarke also serves[Read More…]

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Wi-Fi Makes Acela Debut

As Georgetown students begin to embark on trips along the Northeast Corridor for spring break, those opting to travel on Amtrak’s Acela Express have a new user-friendly feature at their disposal: Wi-Fi Internet service on their laptops. Amtrak installed the service, known as AmtrakConnect, on all 20 of its high-speed[Read More…]

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GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee Allocates Activities Fee

**Update:** This article was updated at 12:53 a.m. on March 4. The GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee released the draft of the Student Activities Fee allocation for fiscal year 2010 on Wednesday. The 10 organizations that receive Student Activities Fee funding requested a total of $436,000 in funds for next[Read More…]

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Applicants Misinformed of Admission

Over the weekend, the department of biology accidentally sent congratulatory e-mails to 30 regular decision applicants who have not been officially accepted to Georgetown University for the undergraduate Class of 2014. The error occurred when the Office of Undergraduate Admissions sent to the biology department a list of students who[Read More…]

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Hearing to Address Philly’s Resistance

Philly Pizza & Grill will appear in D.C. Superior Court Friday for a hearing that will likely result in the establishment’s closure the same day, marking the final straw in the owner’s struggle to stay open despite a Feb. 19 order enforcing the removal of its certificate of occupancy, according[Read More…]

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Map Changes Revisited

The SFS Academic Council established a Map of the Modern World working group about two weeks ago, a move that followed earlier recommendations put forth in the council’s report on this year’s changes to the School of Foreign Service’s core requirement. James Reardon-Anderson, senior associate dean and director of undergraduate[Read More…]

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Act to Rein in Student Credit

A 2009 study by financial lender Sallie Mae found that today’s college students are spending more on credit than at any point in history: 84 percent of college undergraduates have at least one credit card – an increase of 8 percent since 2004. But following the Feb. 22 national implementation[Read More…]

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Probation for Ex-Student

Former Georgetown student William Thiele pleaded guilty in D.C. Superior Court Friday to carrying a pistol without a license and was sentenced to 18 months probation after he shot a toilet during Midnight Madness last October. Thiele, who goes by Alex, will serve his probation in California, his home state.[Read More…]

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