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Law Grads Defy Trends

In the face of the shrinking job market for recent law school graduates, the Georgetown University Law Center remains confident in its ability to connect its students to jobs in the industry. A recent data release by the American Bar Association showed that only 57 percent of law school graduates[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

One Year On, Boathouse Thrives

Since the contentious battle over who would operate Georgetown’s waterfront boathouse last spring, Key Bridge Boathouse, has continued its success while maintaining its long-standing relationship with Georgetown Outdoor Education. In December 2012, the National Park Service, which owns the land on which the boathouse operates, notified Jack’s Boathouse operators Frank[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Mitchell Professorship Awarded

Georgetown University Law Center recently announced the establishment of the Honorable George J. Mitchell, L’61 Professorship in Law and Public Policy. The professorship was created to commemorate Mitchell’s time at Georgetown, as well as his subsequent career in public service as a Democratic senator from Maine. Professor of constitutional law[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments City News, News
Cabs Fall Short in Credit Installation

Cabs Fall Short in Credit Installation

The D.C. Taxicab fleet may soon find itself short on vehicles as the Sept. 30 deadline to equip all D.C. taxicabs with credit card readers approaches. As many as 2,000 of the District’s 6,500 registered taxicabs will be impounded if they cannot install credit card machines by the deadline, which[Read More…]

by September 17, 2013 0 comments City News, News
DC Bill: ‘Think Before You Ink’

DC Bill: ‘Think Before You Ink’

Fewer District residents may wake up with regrettable tattoos if a D.C. Department of Health proposal to institute a 24-hour tattoo waiting period becomes law. The DOH regulations, introduced Sept. 6, would govern the body art industry, including safety regulations regarding body piercings in addition to tattoos. The proposed regulation[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments City News, News

GU Disagrees With ACT Survey

While a survey released by the ACT on April 17 found that few college educators perceived high school graduates to be academically prepared for college, Georgetown professors generally found incoming freshmen ready for the rigor of university academics. According to the survey, 89 percent of high school educators reported their[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments News

Network Joins US, Middle East Students

After spending the summer as a journalist in Iraq, Christian Chung (SFS ’15) looked to his experience to found the U.S.-Middle East Youth Network, an international group that joins students in both regions to debate and discuss foreign policy. “I … had the opportunity to really engage with college students focusing[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Boston College Halts Condom Distribution

Boston College’s crackdown on campus condom distribution has renewed questions among Catholic schools regarding contraception policy. Administrators at Boston College, a Jesuit institution, threatened last month to discipline the student group Boston College Students for Sexual Health, which organizes condom distribution to students. Traditionally, BCSSH had limited condom distribution to off-campus locations[Read More…]

by April 9, 2013 0 comments News

Georgetown Chapter Holds APO Conference

More than 200 Alpha Phi Omega members from 12 universities attended the annual APO Sectionals Conference, held this year on March 23 at Georgetown, to discuss service issues and leadership strategies. This marks the first time Georgetown has held the conference since 2005. According to APO Vice President of Finance[Read More…]

by March 26, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Club Sports Denied Trainers

After months of advocating for an athletic training program for club sports, the Advisory Board for Club Sports requested $41,000 from GUSA, but was denied any funding at GUSA’s Feb. 24 budget summit for the 2014 fiscal year. The Georgetown University Student Association sent out a survey over winter break gauging interest in a trainer[Read More…]

by March 19, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News