Post Tagged with: "Catholic"

The State of the University

Faculty at universities nowadays come and go fairly regularly, so it is a rare professorial announcement that shakes a school. Recently, Patrick Deneen, a former columnist for this paper and professor of government, announced his departure from Georgetown for the University of Notre Dame. Seeking a place that more fully[Read More…]

by January 26, 2012 0 comments Opinion
SWIMMING & DIVING | Seniors Lead Near Sweep

SWIMMING & DIVING | Seniors Lead Near Sweep

The Georgetown swimming and diving team handed Catholic University two losses on Saturday afternoon at McCarthy Pool, as both the men’s and women’s teams trounced their District rivals. Georgetown swept virtually every event in a solid team win. The Hoyas earned first-place finishes in 21 out of 22 contested events.[Read More…]

by December 6, 2011 0 comments Sports

How Catholic is the Catholic School Girl?

A year ago I began writing this column, Catholic Schoolgirl, to tell the trials and tribulations of a socially awkward, sexually inactive not-a-girl-not-yet-a-woman. But here I am a year older (but hardly wiser), and unfortunately I am all those things still, and yet, how shall I say this — not[Read More…]

by October 6, 2011 0 comments The Guide

CUA Stands by Single-Sex Dorms

Catholic University’s administration defended its plan to institute single gender dorms before the D.C. Office of Human Rights last Thursday. The legal proceedings began after The George Washington University law professor John Banzhaf filed litigation against Catholic University, claiming that the policy is a form of gender discrimination and violates[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Local Colleges Rated Liberal

Georgetown may be undermining its Catholic heritage as part of a broader liberalization trend at D.C. universities, says one report commissioned by Campus Reform, a conservative action network. Among D.C. universities surveyed, The George Washington University was rated most conservative, while Howard University was deemed the most liberal. The Catholic[Read More…]

by November 9, 2010 0 comments City News, News

D.C. Archbishop Made Cardinal

Most Rev. Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, was one of 24 clergymen to be given one of the Vatican’s highest honors last week, when he was elevated to cardinal status. Wuerl is the fifth archbishop of Washington, D.C., and the first since 2001 to receive the appointment. On Oct. 20,[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Catholic Identity Fosters Interfaith Dialogue

Imam Yahya Hendi, Georgetown’s Muslim chaplain, speaks quietly and with care, so that his words carry a certain poignant intensity. But when he speaks about the Georgetown community’s reaction to the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, he is particularly moved.   By 10:30 that morning, he said, most people had[Read More…]

by October 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

A Catholic University

Look closely at the university seal the next time you tip-toe around the mosaic as you go into Healy Hall. You might be surprised how much of Georgetown – past, present and future – is embodied in the symbol.   You will notice in the left hand of the eagle[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Georgetown Professor Launches Catholics for Equality

As Catholics across the United States continue to debate the legality of gay marriage, Fr. Joseph Palacios, S.J., adjunct professor of sociology, has taken the lead on helping to found Catholics for Equality, a new organization devoted to rallying Catholics in support of gay rights. Palacios, who serves on the[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GU’s Catholic Identity in Flux

Forty-one years after stepping down as president of Georgetown University, Fr. Gerard Campbell, S.J. still lives in the Jesuit community here, in a spacious third-floor room in Wolfington Hall. At 91, he’s much older now than he was when he led the university from 1965 to 1969, but although he wears a hearing[Read More…]

by September 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News