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University Students to Compete in Global Venture Capital Competition

University Students to Compete in Global Venture Capital Competition

Georgetown’s Venture Capital Investment Competition team is to compete in the VCIC Global Finals after earning first-place honors at the VCIC 2017 South Regional Finals, held at Rice University in Houston, Texas, on Feb. 10. The team, composed of Chris Cottrell (MBA ’17), Shreya Adiraju (MBA ’17), Sofocles Papas (MBA[Read More…]

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Asli Acar (COL '18) and Gamze Keklik, a George Washington University Student, started a new clothing brand in August 2016.

Students Expand Clothing Brand to New York

The student-founded fashion label Bassigue will soon expand its presence in the American market with a boutique in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City five months after its launch in August 2016. The fine clothing firm founded by Asli Acar (COL ’18) and Gamze Keklik, an undergraduate at the[Read More…]

by February 2, 2017 2 comments Business, Business - Top
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Francesco Ambrosio (MSB ’19) created a clothing company with two other friends to sell cheap and comfortable clothing to college students.

Students Start Online Apparel Business

Georgetown undergraduate students Ethan Rosen (MSB ’19), Emmett Orts (SFS ’19) and Francesco Ambrosio (MSB ’19) are offering cheap and accessible athletic clothing through the online clothing startup UApparel, which launched at the beginning of this year. Rosen and Orts, members of the University’s crew team, founded the company during[Read More…]

by January 19, 2017 4 comments Business, Business - Top

Fight For Campus

Last April, over a third of the undergraduate student body rallied to advocate for a student voice in master planning by participating in the “Let’s Not Get Screwed Again” campaign. The movement pushed for issues regarding off-campus housing, building renovations, new construction and the need to create space for student[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Support for All Students

Georgetown’s recent increase in financial aid represents a commitment to low-income students that goes beyond money and seeps into most aspects of Georgetown’s admissions office. From recruitment tactics to four-year support on campus, under-resourced Georgetown students receive support, unlike students at most universities nationally.  According to U.S. News and World[Read More…]

by March 1, 2016 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Study Predicts Surge in Protests

In light of this year’s rise in protests on college campuses nationwide, the University of California at Los Angeles’ annual campus survey, “The American Freshman,” found the highest number of students who said they expected to participate in protests in the 50 years since the report’s conception. The survey, a[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
State of the University

State of the University

Early last week, President Joseph Castro of the California State University of Fresno delivered his school’s first “state of the university” address. The address, which kicks off an annual series designed to strengthen relations between Fresno State’s alumni, administrators and surrounding local leaders, is a model of community building that[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Finding My Place in Red Square

I remember reading about the events at The University of Missouri a few days ago. I knew they had made national news, but the issues did not pique my interest until the waves made in Missouri began to leak onto the Georgetown campus. It was around 2:30 a.m. and I[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Prioritize Workers’ Rights

Prioritize Workers’ Rights

Georgetown is currently celebrating the 10-year anniversary of our Just Employment Policy, but at the same time, we must acknowledge the areas in which we continue to fail our campus workers. A group of students from the Georgetown Solidarity Committee and employees in the Facilities and Management Department attempted to[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Finding Stars to Brighten a New Home

Finding Stars to Brighten a New Home

The stars. Any time my family asks, that’s the answer. The question isn’t anything special. I’m certain that plenty of others have been asked it as well — have been interrogated about it by parents, siblings and friends alike until the answer becomes almost second nature, visceral in a way[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top