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Fraud Uncovered at Georgetown

Georgetown was among more than 1000 nonprofit organizations that suffered significant asset losses due to unauthorized uses of funds, according to a Washington Post investigation published last week. The Post’s report, which looked at tax forms from 2008 to 2012, has now prompted multiple federal investigations into whether these nonprofit[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 2 comments City News, News
Midnight MUG Hires Mid-Semester

Midnight MUG Hires Mid-Semester

A month after its usual hiring season, The Corp posted a call for two new Midnight MUG employees last Wednesday. Though mid-semester hiring is uncommon, Midnight MUG required more manpower than expected due to non-work-related employee injuries and increased demand. The application will remain open until 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. Students[Read More…]

by October 29, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Wells Kicks Off Mayoral Candidate Speaker Series

Wells Kicks Off Mayoral Candidate Speaker Series

Mayoral candidate and D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) promoted his campaign platform at a speech in the Georgetown University Law Center’s McDonough Hall on Tuesday afternoon. Wells’ speech was the first in a series of candidate presentations sponsored by the Law Center Democrats, who have invited all declared Democratic candidates to[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Colleges Turn Away from SAT, ACT

Due to questions about the accuracy of aptitude tests such as the SAT and the ACT, some universities are seeking other ways of evaluating applicants’ abilities. Starting this fall, Bard College is giving high school seniors a way to redeem poor grades and worse test scores through writing four 2,500-word[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments News

GUSA Encourages Alumni Networking

The Georgetown University Student Association launched an alumni networking guide this past summer to help student organizations build stronger relationships with their alumni bases. The Student Organization Networking Guide, created by GUSA Assistant Secretary of Alumni and Career Services Mitchel Hochberg (SFS ’15), is essentially a blueprint for how student organizations can establish an alumni network.[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

DC-Baltimore Train Adds Weekend Service

The MARC Train Service, run by the Maryland Transit Administration, will begin offering weekend train service between Washington and Baltimore on Dec. 7. This weekend service will expand the existing Penn Line, which connects Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. According to MARC Riders[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Study Abroad Interest Swells Beyond Europe

At least half of Georgetown undergraduates will venture off the Hilltop to study abroad during their college career. But while opportunities in the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain and France remain popular, more and more American students are exploring less traditional destinations in Asia and the Middle East. In November 2012,[Read More…]

by September 24, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News