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GU Students Sue Intelligence Agencies

A Georgetown group investigating the murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl has recently filed suit against several government agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Central Intelligence Agency, to obtain documents relating to Pearl’s death. The approximately 30 students and former student members of the Pearl[Read More…]

by January 9, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Obama Draws From GU Community

As President-elect Barack Obama begins to pick his leadership team, three Georgetown faculty members and one Georgetown graduate have already been appointed to Obama’s transition team and two have been nominated for positions in his administration. Former Senator Tom Daschle (D-S.D.), a visiting professor at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute,[Read More…]

by November 26, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized
GU Pride Joins in Counter-Protest

GU Pride Joins in Counter-Protest

Image Contributor; Chants of “God hates America!” and “Two-four-six-eight, God does not discriminate!” rang out across a busy Foggy Bottom intersection last night as members of GU Pride, among others, squared off against anti-gay demonstrators from the Westboro Baptist Church. About seven church members, including a small boy accompanied by[Read More…]

by November 11, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Metro Eliminates Paper Bus Transfers

Paper bus transfers are going the way of trolleys in the District of Columbia. Effective Jan. 4, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will discontinue the use of paper transfers, which allow riders to switch buses for free and interchange from subways to buses for 45 cents. WMATA aims to[Read More…]

by October 24, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

One Year After Jena, Still Work to Be Done

On the night of Sept. 20, 2007, about 40 people dressed in black stood in Red Square, chanting, “No justice, no peace,” reading poems and delivering fervent speeches. Afterwards, they huddled together holding candles in a vigil of reflection and support. The rally for the Jena Six – six black[Read More…]

by September 19, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

New Regulations Adopted to Stymie Loan Fraud

In the wake of nationwide scandals involving improper relationships between colleges and student loan companies, Georgetown and other local universities have adopted a more reasonable code of conduct for dealing with private lenders. Under the agreement, which was facilitated by the District of Columbia’s Office of the Attorney General, university[Read More…]

by August 29, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

UPDATED: GUSA Election Results Postponed

The winner of the GUSA presidential election will be announced at tomorrow’s GUSA Senate meeting, according to election commissioner Maura Cassidy (COL ’08). The announcement, originally scheduled for Friday, was postponed after the election commission received multiple complaints regarding the election. “The Election Commission has received several inquiries and complaints[Read More…]

by February 23, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

McAuliffe Named President of Bryn Mawr College

Dean of Georgetown College Jane McAuliffe was elected president of Bryn Mawr College today, and will take office on July 1.cAuliffe, who has served as dean since 1999, was unanimously elected by the Board of Trustees of the all-women’s college outside of Philadelphia. cAuliffe graduated from the all-women’s Trinity College[Read More…]

by February 8, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Many Fountains Remain Out of Order

Approximately one in every seven water fountains on campus is broken, a trend one university administrator attributes primarily to student vandalism. Out of the 174 water fountains counted in all of the undergraduate campus buildings – including residence halls, academic buildings, athletic facilities and the first floor of the Wolfington[Read More…]

by October 19, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

University to Revamp Dining

Due to general student demand for increased dining options, Georgetown plans to dramatically revamp its campus dining services in the upcoming year, as administrators announced that a new food-service company will transform O’Donovan Hall, the long-awaited restaurant in Darnall Hall will open and campus meal plan options will change. After[Read More…]

by August 24, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized