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FLEMING: The Pride of 2 Departures

FLEMING: The Pride of 2 Departures

Fifty years ago next fall, I arrived at Georgetown University for my freshman year. Soon, I’ll be making my second departure from the Hilltop. As the first in my family to go to college, studying at Georgetown had been my dream since middle school. That dream came true, and it[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
KAYE: Let Community Guide You

KAYE: Let Community Guide You

In November of my sophomore year, I returned home for a weekend to sponsor my brother’s confirmation to the Roman Catholic Church. As we sat in the church gymnasium awaiting his pivotal spiritual moment, my 13-year old brother turned to me and said, “Why are either of us here? We’re[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Student Launches Pizza Charity for Homeless

Reno Carlitti (MSB ’19) opted for a different spring break than many of his peers, spending part of his vacation founding a philanthropic project, Pizza 4 Others. The project aims to help feed people currently experiencing homelessness in Washington, D.C. The independent organization Pizza 4 Others aims to deliver 38[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Milzman Sentenced to 1 Year

A federal district court judge sentenced Daniel Milzman, the former Georgetown student charged with possession of a biological toxin, to one year and a day in federal prison at a hearing Monday morning. Additionally, Milzman was ordered to complete 400 hours of community service tutoring disadvantaged children in math and[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 1 comment City News, News

Bridging Divides in Service

The fight for social justice is challenging, as is the fight to articulate how and why we strive toward it. In theory, social justice is a common goal, but achieving it on the Hilltop can become contentious when different student organizations have different takes on what it entails. Some find[Read More…]

by October 29, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Students to Walk for Homelessness

Nine campus organizations ranging from Alpha Phi Omega to Students of Georgetown, Inc. will sponsor the 2013 Georgetown Walk for the Homeless this Sunday in Red Square. All of the walk’s proceeds will benefit the Georgetown Ministry Center, which uses street outreach and community education to help guide homeless individuals[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

HEALY: Community Service a Worthwhile Requirement

As the oldest and perhaps best-known Catholic and Jesuit university in the country, Georgetown has a unique opportunity to represent the tenets of that heritage. One of the founding ideals of that Jesuit tradition is that one must use one’s talents not simply to enrich oneself, but to enrich the[Read More…]

by October 29, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Delving Into The Great Unknowns

Delving Into The Great Unknowns

Despite the slightly ironic nature of their name, The Great Unknowns have struck a chord in the hearts of many with their alternative-country sound. The Great Unknowns will perform tonight at the Rock N Roll Hotel in D.C. to preview their upcoming album Homefront. Proceeds from the event will be donated to[Read More…]

by September 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Band Aid: Merging Music with a Social Conscience

Band Aid: Merging Music with a Social Conscience

It’s one in the afternoon and the Do Good Bus is parked outside the 9:30 Club, right beside the tour bus of smash-hit indie band Foster the People. While the band is inside warming up, excited volunteers climb on-board, not knowing quite what they are getting themselves into. Inside, paper[Read More…]

by September 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Tutees Bounce Around Campus at Spring Fling

Tutees Bounce Around Campus at Spring Fling

About 300 D.C. Public Schools students headed to Copley Lawn on Sunday for Spring Fling, a chance for DC Reads and DC Schools Project tutors to inject some carnival fun into their students’ weekend. Accompanied by 200 participating Georgetown students from various student groups, the attendees enjoyed bounce houses, field[Read More…]

by April 10, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News