Post Tagged with: "georgetown day"

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Resources Without Repercussions

To Whom It May Concern: We wanted to follow up on the April 4 article in The Hoya concerning the “Save Georgetown Day” initiative [“GUSA Launches Save Georgetown Day Initiative,” The Hoya, April 4, 2017, A5] so that we could further clarify the privacy and confidentiality of Georgetown Emergency Response Medical[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Resources Over Restriction

Between a funding cut and a potential university-led crackdown, Georgetown Day — a time-honored campus tradition since 2000 — may be in trouble. University concerns over excessive noise and class disruption have led the celebration to be scrutinized by the faculty, who created a committee last fall dedicated to “evaluating[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
FILE PHOTO: ALEXANDER BROWN/THE HOYA
GUSA will host a Save Georgetown Day event Tuesday in an effort to encourage responsible behavior on the day.

GUSA Launches Save Georgetown Day Initiative

The university is planning to collect data on April 28’s Georgetown Day conduct violations, including Georgetown University Police Department calls, leading the Georgetown University Student Association to hold a “Save Georgetown Day” event April 28 in an effort to encourage students to be more responsible. GUSA President Kamar Mack (COL[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Brains, Booze and Bad Decisions

Around this time last year in the spring of 2015, I saw a poster on campus that read “Make Good Decisions.” This poster was obviously in reference to Georgetown Day, the last Friday of classes during the spring semester. Since its inception 16 years ago, it has been tradition for[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Isabel Binamira/The Hoya

Inside Dixie Liquor

“You want one?” The unmistakable voice of Sean Clark rang out across his tidy store. Clark, who co-owns and manages Dixie Liquor on M Street, handed his customer a clear plastic cup shallowly filled with a dark amber liquid. An apparent regular, the customer took the cup, and after a[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Features, The Guide
FILE PHOTO ALEXANDER BROWN
Students listen to a capella performances on Copley Lawn during Georgetown Day, the annual campus-wide celebration of the end of spring semester.

Georgetown Day Celebrates 15 Years

This year’s Georgetown Day will continue the event’s fifteen-year tradition of celebrating the campus community with a larger variety of events for both students and faculty. Activities today will officially begin at 6 a.m. with the faculty and staff appreciation breakfast in the Copley Formal Lounge. One professor will be[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
Alexander Brown/The Hoya

The High Price Tag of Georgetown Day

A bottle of André costs $4.99, and a Georgetown tank from the campus bookstore costs $20. The total price tag for Georgetown Day this year, however, is slightly more expensive, coming in at around $50,000. The day of celebration on the last Friday of classes, this year April 25, generally[Read More…]

by April 11, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Final Fin/App Budget Released

Final Fin/App Budget Released

The GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee released its final budget for the 2015 fiscal year, cutting the Collegiate Readership Program and funding for GUSA while also putting Georgetown Day under the control of the Division of Student Affairs. The budget, released March 21, is projected at $998,400, in response to[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Student Budget Drafts Tentatively Approved

The Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee released a budget draft Thursday for student organizations looking to receive funding from GUSA in the coming fiscal year. The Division of Student Affairs had previously agreed to fund all student advocacy boards with 27.5 percent of the Division of Student[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
DEARING & WEISS: A New Tradition in Schoolwide Service

DEARING & WEISS: A New Tradition in Schoolwide Service

While bemoaning the loss of our beloved mascot-in-training, J.J., we reached an interesting conclusion: Georgetown needs a new tradition. We certainly cherish the ones we’ve inherited, from the intellectual stimulation of “The Problem of God” to the frivolities of homecoming and Georgetown Day, but these moments are rare, and few[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Opinion