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Georgetown Student Awarded Tillman Scholarship

Benjamin Bryant (GRD ’17) was one of 60 former or active military members in 2015 to be awarded a prestigious Pat Tillman Scholarship for his pre-medical school coursework. The academic scholarship funds recipients’ degrees, covering not only direct tuition expenses, but also other needs including housing and child care. It[Read More…]

by January 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Roundtable Addresses Construction Concerns

Roundtable Addresses Construction Concerns

  More than 50 students voiced their concerns about student housing to administrators and representatives of the Georgetown University Student Association on Wednesday night at the first Hoya Roundtable of the semester in the Healey Family Student Center. The issues brought up at the discussion aligned with the “Let’s Not[Read More…]

by October 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
Four of the five GUTS bus lines will be rerouted by the end of October.

GUTS Bus Lines Rerouted, Sparks Commuter Criticism

The university is moving forward with plans to reroute four of the five Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle bus lines by late October, which has sparked negative responses from bus commuters. The rerouting plans were initiated by the Office of Planning and Facilities Management following the announcement of the 2010 Campus[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News

GUMC, GULC Aid Refugees

As refugees flee their home countries, they search for safety from persecution. But even after reaching another country, their journeys are not over. Instead, they face an arduous process of applying for asylum after landing in their new homes, leaving their fate uncertain. In 2014, 41,920 people applied for asylum[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Argentina captain and FC Barcelona star forward Lionel Messi drew supporters of all ages to Georgetown last week, where the Argentinian national team prepared for a friendly.

From Camp Nou to Shaw: Messi at GU

Shaw Field, home of the Georgetown men’s and women’s soccer teams, got a taste of the international spotlight last week when it hosted Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina national soccer team. For a still undisclosed fee, the team used Georgetown’s facilities Tuesday through Thursday generally during the[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top
Administrators counteracted assertions that the McCourt School of Public Policy, opened in 2013, was overwhelmingly liberal.

McCourt School Defends Ideological Diversity

While questions of racial and socioeconomic diversity draw increased attention to universities around the country, ideological diversity has also undergone scrutiny. Although students have asserted a perceived liberal tilt at the McCourt School of Public Policy, administrators contested the claims. In a survey of more than 150,000 college freshmen conducted[Read More…]

by March 24, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Funk Parade Plans Expansion

Funk is ready to take over U Street in May. After the first annual D.C. Funk Parade was forced to inhabit V Street last year after the city government would not grant the parade permission to close U Street, the organizers are petitioning the new administration vigorously to move the[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
Almost half of the rooms in the Georgetown Hotel will be converted into dorms.

Hotel Conversion Scheduled for May

The university will begin converting the second and third floors of the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center into student dorms in May 2015, four months before students will move into the space. As part of the 2010 Campus Plan to provide campus housing for 385 more students by summer[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

A GIA Response to Former UN Special Rapporteur Richard Falk

On Tuesday, December 2, a handful of Georgetown students in Copley Formal Lounge were treated to an evening of half-truths and inflammatory rhetoric by Richard Falk. Falk, brought to campus by Students for Justice in Palestine and the Lecture Fund, was the United Nations Special Rapporteur on “the situation of[Read More…]

by December 18, 2014 8 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top