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Top-Ranked Seniors Honored For Success in Academics

Five students earning the highest cumulative grade point averages across Georgetown University’s four undergraduate schools will be honored this commencement weekend as valedictorians and Dean’s Medal recipients. Jenny Franke (COL ’18), a biochemistry major and economics minor, and Kevin Yuan (COL ’18), an economics and Japanese double major and mathematics[Read More…]

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SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA The US Women's Hockey Team brought home the gold from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang.

Winter Olympians Honored at Team USA Awards

The Team USA Awards Ceremony, hosted at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts northeast of campus April 26, recognized Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes for their outstanding performances at the 2018 games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Awards were given in eight categories, and the winners were determined by online[Read More…]

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Thirty Georgetown Students Among 2018 Fulbright Scholarship Recipients

Thirty Georgetown Students Among 2018 Fulbright Scholarship Recipients

A record 30 Georgetown University students, including 19 graduating seniors, are set to receive Fulbright scholarships to pursue individual research and English language teaching fellowships around the world this year. The total number of grant recipients this year tops last year’s 27 and is set to place Georgetown in the[Read More…]

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Pamela Chen (LAW ’86), a federal district judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, addressed the attendees of the 2018 Lavender Graduation.

LGBTQ Community Honored at Lavender Graduation

Award recipients advocated for better health care and support to transgender and gender non-conforming students and reflected on their own identities as part of the LGBTQ community at Georgetown University’s 10th annual Lavender Graduation, at which LGBTQ members of the Class of 2018 were honored April 26. Hosted in the[Read More…]

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Admissions Yield Reaches 50 Percent, Following Lowest-Ever Acceptance Rate

Admissions Yield Reaches 50 Percent, Following Lowest-Ever Acceptance Rate

Georgetown’s admissions yield for the Class of 2022 reached 50 percent, the highest in recent memory, following a record-low acceptance rate and an all-time high in applications submitted to the university. The university’s admissions yield refers to the number of admitted students who paid the May 1 enrollment deposit and[Read More…]

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WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Three civil rights organizations in the District are suing the Metropolitan Police Department for allegedly failing to record stop and frisk data.

Civil Rights Groups Accuse MPD of Failing to Record Police Stops

Three civil rights groups are accusing the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department of violating the Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Act, which mandates every police officer to record any interactions with residents to prevent racial bias incidents. Black Lives Matter D.C., the Stop Police Terror Project D.C. and the American Civil[Read More…]

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SFS in Qatar Graduates 10th Cohort

The School of Foreign Service in Qatar graduated its 10th cohort May 3, in a commencement service featuring main campus faculty and members of the Qatari royal family. Fifty-one students received a Bachelor of Science in foreign service, the same degree that students at the main Georgetown University campus School[Read More…]

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MEN’S LACROSSE | GU Suffers Overtime Defeat Against Johns Hopkins in NCAA Tournament

In its first appearance in the NCAA tournament since 2007, the Georgetown men’s lacrosse team fell to Johns Hopkins by a score of 10-9 in overtime May 13. Senior midfielder Craig Berge and senior goalie Nick Marrocco led the way for the Hoyas (12-5, 3-2 Big East) in a tightly[Read More…]

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Graduate student sprinter Taylor Williams won both the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash at the Big East Championships.

TRACK & FIELD | Georgetown Wins Eight Events at Big East Championships

The Georgetown men’s and women’s track teams competed at the Big East Championships at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio, last weekend, winning eight events over the course of the two-day meet. In addition to the eight wins, two Hoyas earned awards for their performances at the meet. Graduate student[Read More…]

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Sophomore attacker Michaela Bruno scored one goal and notched two assists in Georgetown's loss against Virginia Tech.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE | Georgetown Defeated by Virginia Tech in NCAA Tournament Debut

After a 12-5 regular season, the Georgetown women’s lacrosse team’s season came to an end Friday against Virginia Tech (14-6, 5-2 ACC). The Hoyas lost 13-10 in their NCAA tournament debut and struggled to keep up with the pace of the Hokies. In the first half, Georgetown got out to[Read More…]

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