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The McDonough School of Business launched celebrations of its 60th anniversary with an ice cream social event and photo op, an event which attracted around 150.

McDonough Commemorates 60 Years

September 9, 2016 at 3:55 am 0 comments

The McDonough School of Business began celebrating its 60th anniversary Wednesday with a photo-op and ice cream social outside of the Rafik B. Hariri Building. About 150 MSB students, faculty, staff and alumni participated in the event, including Interim Dean Rohan Williamson and Jack the Bulldog. The group crowded togetherRead More


Jack Sr., Former Mascot, Dies

June 3, 2015 at 1:56 pm 1 comment

John S. Carroll, better known as Jack the Bulldog Sr., died yesterday, the university announced this morning on social media. He was 12 years old. “We’ll miss Jack Sr. and the joy he brought to Hoyas for more than a decade,” the university wrote in a Facebook post. Jack Sr.Read More

Off the Hilltop and out of the spotlight, former university live bulldog mascot Jack Jr. has matured into a well-adjusted 2-year-old, flourishing in a private home environment in the Washington, D.C. area.

Post-Dismissal, JJ Thrives in New Home

November 7, 2014 at 1:58 am 0 comments

Since his ignominious August 2013 dismissal from the position of live bulldog mascot, Jack Jr. has made a smooth transition into a private home in the Washington, D.C. area, while still maintaining his joie de vivre. The university chose to remove the year-old puppy, who served as the university’s sixthRead More


Traditions Evolve as Campus Grows

September 26, 2014 at 2:20 am 0 comments

The Georgetown student experience is one defined by tradition, from those with Jesuit foundations to Homecoming to sitting on John Carroll’s lap. “I think when you first step foot on campus, you think about the 50 things you have to do, like Rangila, eat a Five Guys burger, run toRead More

2013 Grad New Bulldog Caretaker

2013 Grad New Bulldog Caretaker

November 8, 2013 at 2:22 am 0 comments

The Bulldog Advisory Committee chose Communications Specialist in the Office of Communications Mc-Kenzie Stough (COL ’13) as the next mascot caretaker Tuesday. After graduating last year, Stough continued her relationship with Georgetown as an employee and decided to apply for the caretaker position. “I know they’re looking, clearly, for someoneRead More

Jack Crew Cut to 6 Members

Jack Crew Cut to 6 Members

October 22, 2013 at 7:10 pm 0 comments

When Georgetown’s new mascot John B. Carroll arrives on campus today, he will have only six handlers, down from approximately 20 Jack Crew members who cared for the former mascot-in-training, Jack Jr. “We’ve agreed to cut down the Jack Crew because it is unhealthy for the dog to have so manyRead More

New Bulldog Chosen as JJ’s Replacement

New Bulldog Chosen as JJ’s Replacement

August 30, 2013 at 7:11 pm 0 comments

Nearly two weeks after Jack Jr.’s official departure from campus, the Bulldog Advisory Committee has chosen a new dog to replace the former mascot-in-training. The bulldog, born June 29, was offered to the university by breeders Janice and Marcus Hochstetler, who donated J.J. last year. The administration discussed the option of thisRead More

From Mascot to Pet: A New Home for JJ

From Mascot to Pet: A New Home for JJ

August 27, 2013 at 2:04 am 0 comments

After losing his spot as the next mascot, Jack Jr. has found a home with a family close to Georgetown’s campus. J.J. went to his new home August 18 to test the environment and ended up staying after the visit was successful. “It worked so well I decided it was bestRead More

Jack the Bulldog Injured

March 13, 2012 at 9:03 pm 0 comments

Jack the bulldog has been limping badly since he injured a ligament on Sunday, according to his caretaker, Fr. Christopher Steck, S.J. A preliminary visit to a veterinarian suggested that Jack tore the canine equivalent of an ACL. According to Steck, he likely injured himself while jumping on a couch Sunday morning. JackRead More

Dog Days Are Here to Stay on the Hilltop

Dog Days Are Here to Stay on the Hilltop

February 9, 2012 at 11:58 pm 0 comments

He’s the big man on campus: sitting front row at basketball games, driving flocks of adoring girls into hysterics with his mere presence and strutting around surrounded by a loyal posse. He is not a famous actor or future senator, but John S. Carroll, the most recent embodiment of Georgetown’sRead More