Post Tagged with: "Georgetown"

Season’s Givings

The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder and Lau is full of stressed-out students: It is the holiday season again. This is a time to call to mind what we are grateful for and how we can give back to others, and around this time of year,[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments Opinion

The Familial Ties That Bind

I had a hot date last Saturday. Sure, I was taller than the girl by almost two feet, and the hand holding mine in the movie theatre was a tad sticky from a Ring Pop, not to mention that “Hugo” was not my first choice for a movie, but that evening with[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Law Center Student Wins Mitchell Award

First-year Georgetown Law Center student Tommy Tobin (L ’14) has been named one of this year’s 12 George J. Mitchell Scholarship recipients. Tobin will be using the award, which funds one year of graduate study at an Irish university, to attend University College Cork during the 2012-2013 academic year. He[Read More…]

by November 21, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Students Demonstrate Solidarity With Homeless Youth

About 20 students gathered on the Leavey Esplanade to brave the elements in a symbolic show of support for the District’s homeless population Friday night. The “Solidarity Sleep Out” event, sponsored by Hoya Outreach Programs and Education and the Center for Social Justice, was the first of its kind at the university.[Read More…]

by November 20, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Student Robbed at Knifepoint

A student was robbed at knifepoint on the 1800 block of 38th Street at 9:10 p.m. Saturday, according to the Department of Public Safety. A Public Safety Alert emailed to the campus community Sunday afternoon stated that two suspects emerged from nearby bushes while the victim was walking. One suspect grabbed the victim[Read More…]

by November 19, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Dance Into Their Hearts

Neighbors complain that we play too hard on the weekends, but perhaps they would feel differently if they saw us dance. While universities all over the country have South Asian dance performances, few can boast an event so encompassing of campus culture as Rangila; the annual show is on par with[Read More…]

by November 18, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Online Conversation May Influence 2012 Election

As the 2012 election nears, the Internet is redefining the way students talk politics, according to three panelists who spoke in Copley Formal Lounge Thursday night. “21st Century: New Tools for Engaging in the 2012 Election,” held by the university’s Communications, Culture and Technology Program and the online journal Electronic[Read More…]

by November 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Administration Seeks to Fill Vacant CSP Position

The Center for Student Programs will soon interview three candidates for assistant director of student programs, a position that has been vacant since August. Former Associate Director Bill McCoy left the university last summer to become director of LGBT awareness at Bucknell University. “A successful candidate for this job will[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Study Abroad Numbers Stable

Study abroad programs nationwide have now begun to rebound following the 2008 financial crisis, but the number of Georgetown students studying abroad never dropped during the downturn. According to the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange released last week, study abroad participation dropped 0.8 percent in 2008-2009, the first[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments Campus News
Independent Filmmakers Discuss Humble Beginnings, Minority Status

Independent Filmmakers Discuss Humble Beginnings, Minority Status

Creators of independent film production company Wong FuProductions spoke to more than 300 students Thursday about establishing both a name and an identity within the entertainment industry. Phillip Wong, Wesley Chan and Ted Fu, who started producing videos in 2003 while attending the University of California, San Diego, drew a crowd from[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments Campus News