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While cyclist deaths have increased nationwide over the last five years, Washington, D.C., remains an outlier in total number of deaths as a result of traffic accidents involving cyclists. Georgetown seeks to expand its biker-friendly initiatives in coming months.

University, GUSA to Develop Improved Cyclist Resources

The Georgetown University Student Association and university administration are planning a series of new initiatives to make the university’s campus and surrounding areas friendlier to bicycle riders, including distributing free helmets to riders and creating a bicycle lane next to the Georgetown University MedStar Hospital. GUSA has been collaborating with[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, City News, News
CHRISTOVICH: Baseball Mourns Young Star’s Life

CHRISTOVICH: Baseball Mourns Young Star’s Life

Take his baseball career out of the equation and José Fernandez’s story was a tragedy. At age 15, Fernandez made a dangerous boat ride to the U.S. in a fourth attempt to defect from Cuba. During that boat ride, he rescued his own mother, who had fallen out of the[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Facebook: Nathan Rom (SFS '19)

Student Dies in Skiing Accident

Nathan Kittredge Rom (SFS ’19) died in a skiing accident Wednesday while on a family vacation in Colorado, according to a campuswide email. Rom was wearing a helmet when he hit a tree while skiing on Copper Mountain on Wednesday morning, according to Westword, a Denver news source. Rom was pursuing a[Read More…]

by March 11, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Scalia’s Legal Lessons

Scalia’s Legal Lessons

On Saturday, a small local newspaper, the San Antonio Express-News, reported that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead at a west Texas ranch. A Georgetown alumnus and Supreme Court justice known for his intellect and wit, Scalia’s death immediately sparked a political firestorm. Due to his record as[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
Fr. Patrick Heelan, S.J., who served as the university’s vice president for the main campus and as a professor of philosophy, died on Feb. 1 in his home country of Ireland at the age of 88.

Heelan, 88, Strengthened Community

Fr. Patrick Heelan, S.J., loved to smile. In the midst of any disagreement or serious discussion, Heelan’s smile refused to fade. Heelan was the William A. Gaston professor of philosophy at Georgetown as well as a Jesuit priest, a university administrator and an esteemed philosopher and physicist. Heelan always had[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
The Mouse and the Undergrad

The Mouse and the Undergrad

Several weeks ago, fresh after the new semester’s first snow, I was getting ready to go to work at my on-campus job. Pulling the sleeves of my coat onto each arm, I walked into the kitchen of my off-campus townhouse to grab a snack before leaving. As I opened the[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

It Takes a Village

The first thing people say to me when I tell them my mother is deceased is “I’m sorry.” I get why. Although it’s polite to seem sympathetic, for some reason, I always find it just a little bit off-putting. I can’t explain why. Not having a mom does indeed suck,[Read More…]

Victims: The Shot and The Shooter

A man was shot. He was shot attempting to get out of his car. With his hands held high and his friend in the driver seat, Jerame Reid was shot dead on Dec. 30 in Bridgeton, New Jersey. A 36-year-old black man was brought to his death for running through[Read More…]

by January 28, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
THE WASHINGTON POST
Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, who served for four non-consecutive terms from 1979 to 1991 and from 1995 to 1999, died at the age of 78 early Sunday morning.

Barry Remembered for Advocacy, Scandal

Former D.C. Mayor and current Councilmember Marion Barry (D-Ward 8), who died at the age of 78 early Sunday morning, left behind an uncertain legacy, as poor administration and scandal undermined his advocacy for economic development and equal rights in Georgetown and throughout the District. Barry, who was born in[Read More…]

by November 26, 2014 0 comments City News, News
THE WASHINGTON POST
Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, who served for four non-consecutive terms from 1979 to 1991 and from 1995 to 1999, died at the age of 78 early Sunday morning.

Former Mayor Barry Dies at 78

Former D.C. Mayor and current Councilmember Marion Barry (D-Ward 8) died at the age of 78 early Sunday morning. A stalwart in District politics, Barry served as the District’s second mayor from 1979 to 1991 and then returned to the position from 1995 to 1999. He had been released from[Read More…]

by November 23, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top