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The Housing Injustice of 2017

The Housing Injustice of 2017

On those colorful Georgetown University brochures and pamphlets that started coming in the mail my junior year of high school, I remember seeing fun phrases like, “Join us on the Hilltop!” or “Hoya Saxa!” Do you know what fun phrase I didn’t see? “We’re locking you on campus for three[Read More…]

by June 11, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Motives Questioned in First Papal Resignation in Six Centuries

Pope Benedict XVI announced yesterday that he would resign as head of the Roman Catholic Church, becoming only the fifth pontiff to step down from the position in the history of the papacy and the first in over 600 years. Benedict, 85, cited “advanced age” and health as factors in[Read More…]

by February 12, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized
Expanding the Zip Fleet

Expanding the Zip Fleet

One of this week’s most popular IdeaScale proposals suggested that the university add at least one Zipvan to Georgetown’s recently expanded fleet of Zipcars. This would be a worthwhile extension of the university’s contract with the company. Georgetown’s current fleet of eight Zipcars comes in a range of sizes, but Georgetown has yet to contract with the[Read More…]

by February 12, 2013 0 comments Opinion

HEALY: Community Service a Worthwhile Requirement

As the oldest and perhaps best-known Catholic and Jesuit university in the country, Georgetown has a unique opportunity to represent the tenets of that heritage. One of the founding ideals of that Jesuit tradition is that one must use one’s talents not simply to enrich oneself, but to enrich the[Read More…]

by October 29, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
DeGioia Sits Down With Student Press

DeGioia Sits Down With Student Press

Each semester, University President John J. DeGioia sets an hour aside to talk to representatives of the campus media. The highlights from today’s meeting include planned expansions to the university’s campus, how Georgetown is pursuing international engagement, howDeGioia hopes to the see the campus plan debate resolved and the future of the capital[Read More…]

by January 11, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Discounted Double-Sided Printing Debuts in UIS Labs

Most university printing facilities will now allow users to print double-sided for a reduced rate of five cents per page, marking the culmination of a long campaign by students, faculty and campus environmental groups. As of this weekend, University Information Services labs and print stations in the Intercultural Center, St.[Read More…]

by October 18, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Earns Financially Responsible Rating

Georgetown received a label of “financially responsible” for its performance in fiscal year 2010, according to a report released by the U.S. Department of Education on Oct. 12. One of over 3,000 schools evaluated, the university was issued a composite score of 2.1 out of 3.0 for its fiscal performance between[Read More…]

by October 18, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized

University Begins Work on Outlet Additions in Lauinger

Starting this week, a long-anticipated electrical upgrade project in Lauinger Library will install additional outlets on every floor. The project, which began Tuesday, will last until early December. Upgrades are planned to the electrical paneling in the building as outlets are added. Contractors hired by the university will work on[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News

University Hoping to Hire Full-Time Veteran Affairs Coordinator

After a push by student veterans that lasted more than a year, the university is working toward establishing a full-time coordinator for veterans affairs after hiring a part-time coordinator last month. David Shearman (SFS ’11), a student veteran who served six years in the army before arriving at Georgetown, was[Read More…]

by March 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
First Lady Encourages Study Abroad

First Lady Encourages Study Abroad

As Chinese President Hu Jintao visited the White House Wednesday, first lady Michelle Obama stepped on stage at Howard University to encourage students to study abroad in the dignitary’s home country. “Studying in countries like China isn’t only about your prospects in the global marketplace,” Obama said. “It’s not just[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments City News, News