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Bomb Threat Prompts Healy Hall Evacuation

June 16, 2017 at 2:31 pm 0 comments

A non-specific bomb threat prompted the university to evacuate Healy Hall on Friday morning, according to a Metropolitan Police Department spokesperson. Healy Hall was reopened by 11:21 a.m. after police swept the building without finding any explosives. MPD is coordinating with the Georgetown University Police Department to investigate the threat, GUPDRead More

Jinwoo Chong\The Hoya

Relationships Build Our Memories and Moments

May 20, 2016 at 3:07 am 0 comments

Walking out of Lauinger Library at 4 a.m. after a long night writing a paper and looking up to see Healy Hall towering, stable and beautiful, always makes me pause and remember how special this campus is. Looking up at the clock tower brings a peace and reminder that thisRead More

GUPD Officers Honored For Arrest of Armed Suspect

May 11, 2015 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

University President John J. DeGioia honored three Georgetown University Police Department officers for the arrest of an armed robbery suspect in a brief ceremony on the steps of Healy Hall Monday morning. Officer Scott Connor, Sgt. Fred Johnson and Sgt. Joe Twiggs received medals for their work arresting the armed suspectRead More

The Carroll Parlor, which is located on the first floor of Healy Hall, reopened as a study space for senior undergraduates during a ceremony Thursday.

Carroll Parlor Opens for Senior Study

March 31, 2015 at 1:50 am 0 comments

The university’s newest study space, the Carroll Parlor, reopened Thursday on the first floor of Healy Hall after being converted from an art show room. Dedicated to senior undergraduates, the study space features three tables with seating for about 25 people. The room previously was used as a showplace forRead More

Freedom Hall will be renamed Isaac Hawkins Hall after the first slave who was listed in a record of the sale of the 272 slaves that benefitted Georgetown.

Reviving History With New Academy

March 3, 2015 at 2:00 am 0 comments

As more than 35,000 Civil War soldiers fought at the Battle of Bull Run in July of 1861, the blasts from the cannons could be heard 30 miles away at the Former Jesuit Residence on Georgetown’s campus. When the 69th and 79th regiments of the New York National Guard travelledRead More

Members of the Chimes gather every year in Healy Hall to present their popular a cappella concert, the Cherry Tree Massacre.

A Cappella on the Hilltop

January 30, 2015 at 12:06 am 0 comments

The stoic and hallowed space of Gaston Hall will be filled with music as Georgetown’s a cappella singers gather to share the stage and kick off the 42nd annual Cherry Tree Massacre on Jan. 30. Hosted by the Georgetown Chimes, the Cherry Tree Massacre has become a university tradition, aRead More

Bioethics Library Extends Hours

January 27, 2015 at 1:54 am 0 comments

Beginning last Tuesday, the Bioethics Research Library in Healy Hall extended its weekday hours until 9 p.m. on days when it is not hosting an event. The library’s usual hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., will remain intact on nights when the library hosts speakers and panels. The Saturday andRead More


Tradition Returns With Theft of Healy Clock Hands

December 10, 2014 at 6:40 pm 3 comments

In the latest iteration of a long-running tradition, the clock hands of Healy Tower went missing in the early hours of this morning, as the final examination period dawned. The university has confirmed a theft. “While we are making repairs to the clock system this was not us,” Vice PresidentRead More

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A University for All Seasons

May 16, 2014 at 12:16 am 0 comments

Healy Tower is arresting. At least, every time I pass through the front gates or cross Key Bridge from Rosslyn to return to my home on the Hilltop, I am utterly captivated by its awesome beauty. This surface-level admiration for the physical landscape of Georgetown is only a fraction ofRead More

Taking Back Campus

April 5, 2011 at 7:04 am 0 comments

In the past, students congregated in Healy Hall and White-Gravenor Hall to socialize. Modern-day students, however, only get the mess of gray concrete and cinderblocks that is Lauinger Library, the sterile corridors of the Leavey Center and the faux hot spot called Sellinger Lounge. The soaring towers of Healy HallRead More