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Keeping Pace in an Era of Innovation

Keeping Pace in an Era of Innovation

Image ContributorTen years have seen technology take a prominent role in the classroom at Georgetown. TEN YEARS AGO, on-campus computer labs were often packed with students, many of whom did not own laptops. In the age of Y2K, e-mail was a relatively new concept for many undergraduates. Blackboard was used[Read More…]

by December 8, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Campus Crime Rose 7% in 2008, DPS Report Says

Reported crime on campus rose last year for the first time since 2004 and alcohol violations more than doubled, according to the Department of Public Safety’s annual crime report released Thursday. According to the Crime Awareness and Campus Security Report, total of 257 on-campus crimes were reported to DPS in[Read More…]

by October 7, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Despite Prior Citations, Food Violations Found in August

[New documents obtained by The Hoya](https://www.thehoya.com/news/food-establishments-forced-compl/) show that O’Donovan Hall and Epicurean and Company were cited for critical violations of D.C. health regulations in August, contrary to statements made by representatives of the two establishments last month. The documents, obtained on Sept. 1 after a Freedom of Information Act request,[Read More…]

by September 4, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

College Readership Program Stalled Due to Decreased Funding

The College Readership Program, which provided free copies of The New York Times, The Washington Post and USA Today on campus for the past three semesters, has been suspended due to lack of funding. Georgetown University Student Association Vice President Jason Kluger (MSB ’11) said that some of the five[Read More…]

by September 4, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized
Campus Food Facilities Clean Up After Violations

Campus Food Facilities Clean Up After Violations

Image ContributorCompleted in mid-August, the most recent inspection of Hoya Court revealed that the establishments now comply with District health codes. Months after District inspectors identified multiple critical health violations in on-campus restaurants, the establishments were given clean bills of health in another round of inspections last month, according to[Read More…]

by September 1, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

DPS Union Vote Draws Complaint

A police officers’ union has filed complaints with the National Labor Relations Board regarding the university’s handling of a vote to determine the Department of Public Safety’s labor representation. Department of Public Safety officers voted last Friday to continue to be represented by Allied International Union. The United Security and[Read More…]

by May 15, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized
12 Instances of Offensive Graffiti Recorded This Semester

12 Instances of Offensive Graffiti Recorded This Semester

Image ContributorStudents painted their responses to the recent campus graffiti in Red Square on Monday as a part of the Day For Unity. There have been at least eight instances of offensive graffiti or defacement of statues on and around campus in the past two weeks, and at least 12[Read More…]

by March 31, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized
12 Instances of Offensive Graffiti Recorded This Semester

12 Instances of Offensive Graffiti Recorded This Semester

Image ContributorStudents painted their responses to the recent campus graffiti in Red Square on Monday as a part of the Day For Unity. There have been at least eight instances of offensive graffiti or defacement of statues on and around campus in the past two weeks, and at least 12[Read More…]

by March 31, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Threatened With Knife in Harbin

A freshman was allegedly threatened last week by a suspect with a knife in his room and later received a voicemail on his cell phone from the same suspect threatening his life, according to reports filed with the Department of Public Safety and the Metropolitan Police Department. According to the[Read More…]

by February 20, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Housing Glitch Causes Selection Shuffle

Georgetown’s Office of Student Housing mistakenly categorized several freshmen as juniors in university records, an error which, when corrected, caused several groups’ housing selection numbers to change for last Saturday’s apartment and suite selection for rising sophomores. Nine freshmen in the School of Nursing and Health Studies were allotted three[Read More…]

by February 10, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized