Post Tagged with: "Georgetown"

Damage Control

Our university has spent over two centuries building a respected learning community. Although Georgetown’s undergraduates are sometimes known for having too much fun (just like students at most colleges) Georgetown graduates have a marked history of positively affecting their communities. In the national mindset, Georgetown is seen as a top-tier[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Georgetown Public Library Reopens

The Georgetown Public Library reopened Monday at its original location on R Street, three years after a debilitating fire forced the branch to close its doors for repairs. Now, the library boasts a third floor, a reading terrace overlooking Book Hill Park, a large children’s room, a space designed specifically[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

GU Ranked 155th Worldwide

The university dropped by 26 spots in the U.S. News and World Report international rankings this year, leaving a tremendous disparity between its international and national rank. Georgetown placed 21st on U.S. News and World Report’s rankings for national universities, but 155th in the international rankings. Nationally, Georgetown is ranked[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Newsweek Ranks Colleges

In Newsweek Magazine’s newly released set of college rankings, Georgetown placed in the top 25 in four categories, under both conventional and unorthodox criteria. In the rankings, redesigned this year by Newsweek, Georgetown ranked eighth in the list of best schools for future powerbrokers, 14th among urban schools, 16th among[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

ANC Talks Liquor License Policy

On Feb.1, the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, representing the Georgetown, Burleith and Hillandale neighborhoods, unanimously passed a resolution that recommends the renewal of the District of Columbia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s moratorium for Georgetown, yet increased the maximum number of liquor licenses permitted in the area by two. According to[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Finding Home On the Hilltop

Back in Rhode Island for winter break, I made the mistake of referring to D.C. as my home. Perhaps it was a Freudian slip, but my mom certainly did not find it amusing. Although my parents allowed me to attend Georgetown, neither one of them have accepted the fact that[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

90 Years Young: New Decade, Same Mission

With 90 candles on its birthday cake, The Hoya is coming into its own as a multilayered publication. It enters its centennial decade as an expanding newspaper approaching independence. In light of the death sentence dealt to print journalism and the challenges posed by a changing media industry, The Hoya[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Hoyas Fall to 3-Point-Happy Golden Eagles

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Marquette finally got the monkey off its back. After losing back-to-back games in the closing seconds to No. 8 West Virginia and No. 6 Villanova, Marquette held on to beat a top-15 opponent Wednesday night as it downed No. 12 Georgetown 62-59. The Golden Eagles (10-5, 1-2[Read More…]

by January 6, 2010 0 comments Sports

Liberal Politics Blur the Line Between Right and Privilege

The concept of rights once commanded respect as a central tenet of our constitutional republic. No longer. Liberals, consistent with their tendency to attack every institution of the American tradition, fail even here to pay any tribute to this time-honored bulwark of liberty. Rather than as fundamental staples which rise[Read More…]

by November 17, 2008 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

Safeway to Get a Little More ‘Social’

Who would have thought that a mundane trip to Safeway could turn into a social event? In an effort to create a more welcoming atmosphere, owners of the Wisconsin Avenue Safeway are planning extensive renovations to turn the current grocery store into a “Social Safeway” shopping center almost 50 percent[Read More…]

by September 2, 2008 0 comments City News, News