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University Works To Restore Copley

Just days after a burst pipe led to a flood that damaged numerous residences on the top three floors of Copley Hall, some residents have begun to return to their rooms from temporary housing provided by the university. At about 11:30 p.m. Monday, a pipe used for heating and cooling[Read More…]

by February 9, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Man Charged In Graduate’s 1981 Murder

Prosecutors believe that they have solved the 25-year-old murder case of Marilyn Dods (GSB ’81), charging an Illinois prison inmate last week with the crime. Clarence Trotter, a 48-year-old man serving a life sentence for a 1986 murder, now stands accused of killing Dods in her Chicago apartment on Sept.[Read More…]

by February 6, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

To Find Campus Parking, Some Choose to Cut Line

Finding a parking spot in Georgetown is rarely easy. The resulting frustration may explain why people on campus sometimes just get too annoyed to follow university parking rules. The wooden gates to the parking lot on Library Walk across from Village A have been broken repeatedly in recent years, and[Read More…]

by January 30, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

Engineers Examine Alumni Square After Apartment Floor Buckles

University officials have temporarily imposed a maximum occupancy for Alumni Square apartments after a floor buckled during a party last semester. In an e-mail sent to Alumni Square residents in early December, Karen Frank, vice president for facilities and student housing, and Todd Olson, vice president for student affairs, said[Read More…]

by January 12, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized

More Than 700 Wait on GU Housing List

For the second year in a row, the university expects to be able to provide housing to students willing to stay on the housing waitlist through the summer, a university administrator said earlier this week. Karen Frank, vice president for facilities and student housing, said that her office expects to[Read More…]

by November 17, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

One Year Later, MSF Plans Remain Stalled

Construction on the Multi-Sport Facility, which began more than a year and a half ago, has been stalled for over a year, and university officials said that there is still no timetable for the long-awaited improvements to the stadium. Karen Frank, vice president for facilities and student housing, said that[Read More…]

by November 3, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Limited Construction Begins on MSB Center

Six months after a formal groundbreaking ceremony, the university began construction this week on the parking garage below the planned McDonough School of Business Center, which the university hopes to open in January 2009. Though the university still has not acquired the permits necessary to begin construction on the building[Read More…]

by October 27, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Problems Persist for Yates Cameras

Security cameras in Yates Field House have not been functioning properly for several months, and officials say they hope to remedy the problem in the coming weeks. Wires to the cameras were cut during construction on the indoor tennis courts over the winter. Ed Spriggs (COL ’82), assistant director at[Read More…]

by October 24, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Turkish PM Says Nations Must Assist Global Poor

The world can alleviate violent tensions and promote peace by addressing economic inequality, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a speech Sunday in O’Donovan Hall. Erdogan emphasized the eradication of global poverty throughout the speech, saying that the large economic disparities between industrial and developing nations are a[Read More…]

by October 3, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized