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Weekend Robberies Latest To Target iPhone Owners

iPhones were the primary targets in a string of robberies that occurred in the Georgetown area last weekend. Residents reported their iPhones were stolen from them as they were walking down the street, with at least one victim suffering severe injuries. The series of crimes has led local authorities to[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Burleith Citizens Rally Against Campus Plan

Following the example set by their West Georgetown counterparts, many of the university’s Burleith neighbors banded together in an effort to chip away at the possible passage of Georgetown’s 2010 Campus Plan. In an editorial featured in this month’s Burleith Bell, members of the Burleith Citizens’ Association called residents to[Read More…]

by April 16, 2010 0 comments News

Duke Ellington School May Relocate to Accommodate Public High School

D.C. Public Schools are evaluating the possibility of relocating the Duke Ellington School of the Arts and converting the building located on the corner of 3–5th and R Streets NW into a public, comprehensive high school for D.C.’s Ward 2. According to The Washington Post, D.C. School Construction Chief Allen[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Students Advocate GU Space

After a meeting with student leaders and university officials last month, the Georgetown Student Space Working Group continues to advocate the improvement of student space on campus. Attendees of a student space summit on Oct. 27 discussed the lack of student space on campus for studying, socializing, programming and meeting.[Read More…]

by November 12, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Women’s Volleyball Team to Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

[Georgetown’s women’s volleyball team]( will host the University of Pittsburgh Friday at the second annual Dig Pink Volleyball Game, an event held each October at Georgetown for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Side-Out Foundation organizes the Dig Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Rally, holding hundreds of high school and college volleyball[Read More…]

by October 8, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

GUTS to Begin Rosslyn Safeway Route Saturday

Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle buses will run to and from Safeway in Rosslyn, Va., on Saturdays starting this weekend. Students voiced their concern about the need for a bus route to a supermarket in a survey conducted by GUSA this past July. In the survey, 93 percent of respondents agreed[Read More…]

by September 18, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized
Gillis Plans College Business Minor

Gillis Plans College Business Minor

Image ContributorDean Chester Gillis Students in Georgetown College may soon have the opportunity to cross-minor in the McDonough School of Business, according to College Dean Chester Gillis. Gillis is in the process of establishing a committee that will discuss the implementation of the business cross-minor. The structure and requirements of[Read More…]

by August 27, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Colombian Week

This week students had the opportunity to explore the culture of Colombia through Georgetown PorColombia’s first annual Colombian Week. Events included a lecture from Francisco Santos Calderón, vice president of Columbia, and a soccer game with Carlos “el Pibe” Valderrama. Georgetown PorColombia is a chapter of the national student-run organization[Read More…]

by April 24, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Credit Card Fraud in D.C. Restaurants, Suspects Caught

As a part of an ongoing investigation by the U.S. Secret Service, six former servers at high-end Washington D.C. and Maryland restaurants were arrested last week for allegedly copying customers’ credit card data in a year-long counterfeiting operation that has resulted in over $750,000 in fraudulent charges. Past servers of[Read More…]

by April 3, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Run for Rigby Approaches

Five years after the tragic death of Georgetown senior Daniel H. Rigby in an off-campus house fire, students will once again honor his memory in the fifth annual Run for Rigby and the fourth annual Rigby Ball. “Both events bring together students, alumni, friends and family to honor [Rigby’s] memory[Read More…]

by March 31, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized