Post Tagged with: "Student Life"

Dartmouth Issues Hard Liquor Moratorium on Campus

In efforts to curb student misconduct because of excessive drinking, Dartmouth College announced a campus-wide ban on hard liquor Jan. 29 to take effect March 30, which prompted a national discussion regarding university alcohol policies, though no similar action will come from Georgetown. Dartmouth President Philip Hanlon announced the policy change[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The university’s expansion of the open container policy, which now includes locations such as Alumni Square, has been met with success.

Open Container Policy Expands

After the Outdoor Student Living Pilot Program expanded to allow students to drink wine and beer in more outdoor locations on campus in August, the Georgetown University Police Department and the Office of Residential Living have cited minimal problems, touting the program as a success. This fall, the program expanded[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Janet Zhu

CARNES: The 6 Habits of Highly Effective Hoyas

  Now that the add/drop period has come to a close, we enter a different phase of the semester. The slow, “Georgetown 3-4-5” start is reaching its finale (we had three days of class the first week, four days this week and will have five full days next week). Ready[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
DEARING & WEISS: Seeking Out Service in All Student Life

DEARING & WEISS: Seeking Out Service in All Student Life

Georgetown is defined by its student life. More than 90 percent of undergraduates belong to at least one student organization, and outside of the classroom, clubs are the heart and soul of the Georgetown experience. It is within these groups that many students find their closest friends, their true passions[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments Opinion
Trading a Semester Abroad for DC

Trading a Semester Abroad for DC

To most Georgetown students, a semester away from campus immediately equates to a semester abroad. But some students from other universities instead come to Washington, D.C., for the Semester in Washington, D.C. Program to reap the benefits of District life that Georgetown students often take for granted. SWP, run through[Read More…]

by September 24, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Laundry-Monitoring App in the Works

Laundry-Monitoring App in the Works

Students will no longer lug a bag full of laundry across their building only to find that all the machines are taken when the Office of Facilities and the Georgetown University Student Association launch a new mobile application late this fall. LaundryAlert, an online and mobile application used by many[Read More…]

by September 17, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Rebranded Office Aims to Assist Students Off Campus

Rebranded Office Aims to Assist Students Off Campus

An administrative shift this summer eliminated the Office of Off-Campus Life in favor of a new Office of Neighborhood Life, separating off-campus resources from disciplinary action. The new office will assist students with off-campus life, while disciplinary sanctions off campus will be handled by the Office of Student Conduct. The[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments City News, News

New Group to Advise Sophomores

The College Dean’s Office recently formed a Sophomore Year Experience Committee with the goal of providing sophomores with more academic and professional guidance. “The motivation … is to figure out how to assist Georgetown … sophomores’ transition from a more supported first-year environment to a more independent junior-year environment,” McDonough[Read More…]

by February 22, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

What’s After Dark Now?

What’s After Dark, a program founded in 2007 that supported sober nightlife activities, was discontinued last week. Plagued by a shortage of university funding, the program’s elimination may have been justified. However, its abrupt end could have been avoided if the university heeded an idea posed by the Georgetown University[Read More…]

by February 5, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Tech Tune-Ups Key to Modern Campus

One of the core values that shapes the work that takes place here at Georgetown is a commitment to doing more, being more and always looking for new ways to improve. The concept of magis informs the highest standards of academic excellence to which we hold ourselves as a community. This constant[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments Campus News