Lancaster Stays On as SFS Dean

Carol Lancaster (SFS ’64), interim dean of the School of Foreign Service, has been appointed by University President John J. DeGioia and University Provost James O’Donnell to head the SFS for the long term. Lancaster fills the post vacated by former Dean Robert Gallucci, who announced in March 2009 that[Read More…]

by April 29, 2010 0 comments Campus News

Campus Weighs Summer Storage Options

With classes coming to a close and the burden of move-out drawing near, many Georgetown students must decide which company they will entrust with their belongings over the summer. The Corp’s Student Storage, which bills itself as “the Official Storage Provider of Georgetown University,” allows students unable or unwilling to[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News

Students Write Resolution About Disposable Shopping Bags

A student-created bill to reduce the pollution stemming from plastic and paper bags from the Hilltop has made it to Capitol Hill, after it was introduced Thursday by Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va). Five students, Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13), Matthew Strom (COL ’10), Brian Lin (COL ’10), Mariel Reed (SFS ’10)[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News

Final 2010 Plan Riles Residents

Met by complaints and campaigns from Burleith and Georgetown residents, Georgetown presented the final version of its 2010 Campus Plan to members of the Georgetown community Monday evening. Administrators are aiming to submit the final plan to the D.C. Zoning Commission for approval in early summer. Monday’s meeting at Georgetown[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News

Student Runs for Congress, Undergrads Join Campaign Trail

Most congressional candidates do not have to factor homework time into their campaign schedules, but Andrew Gall, the 27-year-old graduate student running for Congress, does just that. With a staff consisting entirely of students, including two Georgetown undergraduates, Gall is looking to become the youngest member of Congress. Gall is[Read More…]

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Lecture Fund Leader Discusses Notable Speakers

Lecture Fund, most commonly known on campus for bringing famous political speakers to campus, ignited campus-wide discussions when it brought Karl Rove, a senior adviser and deputy chief of staff to President George W. Bush, to campus. Most members of the Georgetown community will attend at least one speaker event[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Boom Boom Pau Celebrates Asia’s Heritage

The 2010 AsiaFest, Boom Boom PAU, exhibited the talents of many of the Asian cultural and ethnic groups at Georgetown in Gaston Hall on Saturday night. The event was designed to showcase the groups representing the entire Asian continent, highlighted by the acronym PAU, representing Pan-Asian Unity. Jennifer Ju (SFS[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Alcohol Policy Tempers Georgetown

It is a battle that has been waged for generations: underage college students versus university administrators set to crack down on illegal drinking. Georgetown is no stranger to the ongoing debate, as a Friday e-mail – a recap of university alcohol and drug policy – sent by administrators to students[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Flock to Alternative Weekend Fare

A month after the forced closure of popular late-night haunt Philly Pizza & Grill, students have taken their business elsewhere, exploring new off-campus, delivery and even on-campus student-run options. Tuscany CafĂ©, a restaurant offering takeout pizza, is located around the corner from Philly Pizza’s Potomac Street property. The establishment has[Read More…]

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GUSA Progresses on Funding Reform, Resolves to Divest

On Sunday night, the Georgetown University Student Association Senate resolved several outstanding issues regarding the Student Activities Commission funding reform and passed two resolutions, one relating to university investment policy and the other creating a director of technology position for GUSA. The senate was presented with a letter, written by[Read More…]

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