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LGBTQ Ceremony Celebrates Seniors

Students, faculty and staff celebrated four years of progress by Georgetown’s LGBTQ community at yesterday’s Lavender Graduation in a crowded Copley Formal Lounge. University President John J. DeGioia praised the work of graduating seniors in establishing the LGBTQ Resource Center and calling attention to issues facing LGBTQ students. “You each[Read More…]

by April 30, 2010 0 comments Campus News

Faculty Compensation Largely Stable in 2009

Faculty pay and compensation at Georgetown were relatively stagnant last year, as professors’ salaries around the country increased at a historically low rate. Full professors at the Georgetown University’s main campus and Law Center made an average of $155,500¬†last year, a decrease of $400¬†from the year before, according to a[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Gender Imbalance in Club Leadership

Despite a 54 percent majority female population on-campus, men fill leadership positions of some of the most prominent student organizations. Women are active participants in virtually all student activities, but are not well represented on the boards of certain groups. Of the seven members of The Corp’s board of directors,[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Time for U.S. to Take Lead on Environment, Says Secretary of Energy

U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu called for a cap on carbon emissions in this country and said that the United States should be the leader of a new industrial revolution on Monday evening in Gaston Hall. Noting that the United States historically has been the world’s leader in technological[Read More…]

by March 29, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Progress Slowed by Campus Apathy

Low attendance at events on campus. A perceived ban on discussion of sexual assault. [Underrepresentation]( in many corners of the faculty and administration. These factors only touch upon what has held back advocacy for women’s issues at Georgetown, but signs of progress are evident as well, from the increasing number[Read More…]

by March 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Gender Equality Remains Mixed Bag for University

Although Georgetown has made strides in increasing the presence of women in the administration and faculty, men still outnumber women in leadership positions at the university. Of the 36 members of the Board of Directors, six are women, or 16.7 percent, the third-lowest percentage of the top 25 national universities[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Probation for Ex-Student

Former Georgetown student William Thiele pleaded guilty in D.C. Superior Court Friday to carrying a pistol without a license and was sentenced to 18 months probation after he shot a toilet during Midnight Madness last October. Thiele, who goes by Alex, will serve his probation in California, his home state.[Read More…]

by March 2, 2010 0 comments City News, News

3 Students Issued 61D Citations in Fall ’09

At least three 61D noise violations, offenses that come with a permanent arrest record, were issued to Georgetown students last semester, according to university officials. Anne Koester, director of off-campus student life, said last week the Metropolitan Police Department issued 61D citations to three students last semester, to the best[Read More…]

by February 2, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Noise Agitates Neighbor Relations

Loud students have been a perennial complaint among neighborhood residents and are one of the leading sources of strain between Georgetown University and the surrounding community. Noise issues date back at least to 2000, when the university launched the Student Neighborhood Assistance Program in response to complaints from neighbors. If[Read More…]

by February 2, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized
Extra Tickets Distributed to Charities, Community

Extra Tickets Distributed to Charities, Community

Unclaimed men’s basketball student section tickets are donated to local community groups and resold to members of the university community, giving area residents a unique opportunity not only to experience Hoya basketball, but also boosting revenues for the university. Tickets to the games that occur over Thanksgiving, winter and spring[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Sports