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Turning Georgetown Day Into Every Day

Georgetown Day. The name grabs the attention of all students, freshmen and seniors alike. After a semester of midterms and papers, too many Leo’s swipes, basketball triumphs — and heartbreak -— club meetings and sports practices, the phrase signals the finish line. Before we retreat from Healy Lawn to the[Read More…]

by April 23, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Putting the Service in IRS

With the weather finally warming up and Georgetown Day right around the corner, it’s easy to forget that April is not only the season of spring but also the season of taxes. A responsibility shouldered by many adults and families, filing income taxes can be a difficult task. With the[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion
The Upside of a Crackdown

The Upside of a Crackdown

The recently announced crackdown on off-campus rowdiness comes as no surprise given Georgetown’s long history of sordid town-gown relations. But what has turned out to be a pleasant surprise is the university’s approach to revitalizing nightlife within the front gates. To complement the initiatives introduced last fall, such as on-campus[Read More…]

by March 19, 2013 0 comments Opinion

GU Tradition in Good Hands

In the weeks leading up to last year’s Georgetown Day, coordinators of the event found themselves frantically recruiting volunteers, booking vendors and working with the administration in a last-minute attempt to salvage the holiday that many consider a highlight of the academic year. The end result, while still a respectable[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Georgetown Day Planning Starts Early

Ten students began early planning this year’s Georgetown Day at a meeting Thursday night to avoid the last-minute hiccups that plagued last year’s event. During the meeting, students shared ideas about food, entertainment and game choices for this year’s Georgetown Day. They also discussed a tentative timeline and stressed the[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Butterfield Criticism Inappropriate

To the Editor: The “Georgetown Day 2012” blog and “Save Georgetown Day” Facebook posts calling out Senior Class Committee Chair Chris Butterfield were inappropriate and immature, falling far short of the standard of discourse to which Georgetown students should hold themselves. Full disclosure here: I am proud to call myself[Read More…]

by May 5, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Georgetown Day Security Plans Announced

Despite the absence of a beer garden, the Georgetown Day Planning Committee announced that metal barricades will surround Copley Lawn so that security staff can inspect bags and monitor Friday’s Georgetown Day festivities. According to an email sent to students late Monday night, Copley Lawn, where the majority of the[Read More…]

by April 26, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Lawn Barricades Nixed Following Public Outcry

In a last-minute decision, the Georgetown Day Planning Committee announced Thursday night that Copley Lawn will not be barricaded during today’s Georgetown Day festivities. The announcement, dubbed by the planning committee the “Copley Compromise,” came in response to widespread student backlash about the plan to cordon off the lawn. A Facebook[Read More…]

by April 3, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Rallying Despite Setbacks

Amidst the uncertainty surrounding Georgetown Day this year, it’s a relief to hear that the show will go on. While it’s disappointing that the holiday won’t be as extravagant as it has been in the past, we must remember that, ultimately, students make Georgetown Day the celebration we’ve come to[Read More…]

by March 22, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Georgetown Day to Be Scaled Back

While the lack of a planning committee put this year’s Georgetown Day in jeopardy, students and administrators say a slightly scaled-down version of the annual event will still take place. Organization of the event traditionally begins in the fall semester, but discussions between students and the university about this year’s[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized