Body Found at Sea May Be Davis’

A body found Saturday on the coast of South Africa may be that of a missing Georgetown student who was swept into the ocean by a wave last week, an official said yesterday. South African rescue authorities recovered a body on Saturday evening off the coast of Harkerville, South Africa,[Read More…]

by September 8, 2008 0 comments Campus News, News

Gustav Grabs Attention of Campus Groups

On top of the usual pressures facing freshmen during their first week of classes at Georgetown, Bradley St. Angelo (COL ’12) had an additional concern – that his hometown of New Orleans could be ravaged again only three years after Hurricane Katrina hit the city. Hurricane Gustav, the latest storm[Read More…]

by September 5, 2008 0 comments Campus News

Safeway to Get a Little More ‘Social’

Who would have thought that a mundane trip to Safeway could turn into a social event? In an effort to create a more welcoming atmosphere, owners of the Wisconsin Avenue Safeway are planning extensive renovations to turn the current grocery store into a “Social Safeway” shopping center almost 50 percent[Read More…]

by September 2, 2008 0 comments City News, News
Student Presumed Dead in South Africa

Student Presumed Dead in South Africa

Terrance Davis has been an active member of Georgetown’s gospel choir. UPDATED: Tuesday, Sept. 3, 1:45 p.m. Terrance Davis (COL ’10), who was spending his fall semester abroad at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, was swept into the ocean amid stormy conditions Monday morning and is presumed[Read More…]

by September 2, 2008 0 comments Campus News, News

Arts Department Splits in Two

The Department of Art, Music and Theater has seen its day; enter stage right the newly created Department of Art and Art History and the Department of Performing Arts. The university announced this week that the Department of Art, Music and Theater has now split into two subdivisions. According to[Read More…]

by August 29, 2008 0 comments Campus News

Christopher Higgins, High School Football Star, Dies at 23

Christopher Higgins (COL ’08), a former high school football star who came from a Georgetown family, was pronounced dead early Saturday morning at Georgetown University Hospital. Higgins, of Ho Ho Kus, N.J., was 23 years old. His father James (GSB ’70) and sister Erin (COL ’99) both attended Georgetown. James[Read More…]

by May 27, 2008 0 comments Campus News

Students ‘Jumpstart’ City School’s Revitalization

Not all college students took a break from the library this past Saturday. Volunteers from Georgetown, The George Washington University and Howard University, along with students and parents from River Terrace Elementary School in Northeast D.C., gathered at the school to complete various beautification projects, as well as to construct[Read More…]

by April 8, 2008 0 comments City News, News

Rising Spam Hits University Accounts

The storage space of the university’s e-mail system has been a long-standing complaint of students and faculty alike. But while many dream of larger inboxes, they’ve recently received a stream of spam for another type of enlargement. Beth Ann Bergsmark, a director at University Information Services, said that a group[Read More…]

by March 18, 2008 0 comments Campus News

Federoff Outlines Academic Expansion

Executive Vice President for Health Sciences Howard Federoff discussed the latest step in the evolution of medicine with members of the Medical Center faculty yesterday in the Medical and Dental Building. Federoff, who assumed his role in April, said that Georgetown may be nearing a critical juncture in medicine. “In[Read More…]

by October 16, 2007 0 comments Campus News

Crime Dip Reported on Campus

Campus crime dropped 11 percent last year, although thefts and burglaries increased dramatically at the Law Center, according to the annual crime statistics report released Friday by the university. The 11 percent drop in crime on and around the Main Campus from 2005-2006 follows a 12 percent dip the year[Read More…]

by October 2, 2007 0 comments City News, News