Post Tagged with: "Georgetown"

FOOTBALL|Georgetown Wraps Up Road Trip In DC

After defeating Wagner this past Saturday in Staten Island, N.Y., to push their record to 4–2 on the year in a game that was close throughout, the Georgetown football team heads across town to face intra-city rival Howard on Saturday in the Mayor’s Cup. A week after coming out slowly[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments Sports

GU Policy Debate Team Scores No. 1 Ranking

Georgetown’s debate team shot to the top of the Cross Examination Debate Association national rankings of collegiate debate teams on Tuesday after winning the Henry Clay Debates at the University of Kentucky. Andrew Markoff (SFS ’14) and Andrew Arsht (COL ’14) were voted to the No. 1 spot by their[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News

FIELD HOCKEY | Slumping GU Heads to Upstate NY

After a tough one-goal loss to St. Joseph’s last weekend, the Georgetown field hockey team (2-11, 0-3 Big East) heads to the Empire State this weekend to take on Syracuse (11-2, 3-0 Big East) and Cornell (5-6, 0-3 Ivy League). Last Sunday at the William I. Jacobs Recreational Complex at[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments Sports

GU Debate Program in A League of Its Own

It’s 6:30 a.m. Seventeen people pile into two rental vans, rubbing the last vestiges of sleep from the corners of their eyes. It becomes tougher to focus as reality sets in: another 15 hours of grueling work lie ahead. It’s a Sunday, but there’s no time for relaxing with a[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments Opinion

HOYAlert Keeps GU Informed

From alerting residents about flying debris during Hurricane Irene to relaying the threat of an armed gunman at the Law Center’s campus, the HOYAlert system has become a staple of university communication this year. Over 15,550 students, faculty and staff are subscribed to HOYAlert, the Office of University Safety system[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Shutdown Looms for Yearbook

Ye Domesday Booke, the university’s yearbook since 1905, was dropped as a student organization from the Media Board two weeks ago. The Media Board, which oversees all student publications, voted to terminate the yearbook’s status as a student organization on Sept. 30, three days after sending an email to the[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Campus Celebrates OUTober

This month students are wearing their pride on their sleeves as the university celebrates OUTober and LGBT History Month. GU Pride, Georgetown’s undergraduate LGBTQ organization, handed out 200 blue “I Am” T-shirts to faculty, staff and students in Red Square Tuesday to celebrate Coming Out Day, the first event in[Read More…]

by October 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News

FIELD HOCKEY | Georgetown Still Looking For Elusive Big East Win

Two Georgetown rivals — Villanova, part of a Big East rivalry born on the basketball court and intensified by the 1985 men’s basketball championship game and American, who vies with Georgetown for supremacy in the District — will be on the card for Georgetown’s field hockey team (2-13, 0-4 Big[Read More…]

by October 12, 2011 0 comments Sports
GU Bucks Graduation Rate Trend

GU Bucks Graduation Rate Trend

Graduation rates at colleges across the nation remain sharply below Georgetown’s 93 percent figure, according to a report released on Sept. 27. Complete College America, a non-profit group that focuses on educational problems, found that 53.2 percent of students in the 33 states that submitted data complete a four-year bachelors[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News
Profits Dip For Local Retailers

Profits Dip For Local Retailers

As more national retail brands move into the neighborhood, local small businesses are feeling the pressure. According to Jim Bracco, executive director of the Georgetown Business Improvement District, the area has seen a 10 percent increase in chain store openings in recent months; this brand of retailer now occupies 40[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments City News, News