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Holy Rood: A Cemetery With a Tell-Tale Heart

Holy Rood: A Cemetery With a Tell-Tale Heart

Holy Rood Cemetery has all the looks of a haunted graveyard. Perched at the crest of a hill and held above Wisconsin Avenue by a stone wall, the cemetery looks from the street like the setting of an Edgar Allen Poe thriller. It serves as a solemn gatekeeper to the[Read More…]

by October 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News
Reliving Jack’s Legacy

Reliving Jack’s Legacy

Jack wasn’t nimble or quick. He was stocky, slow and decidedly stubborn. But that’s the way with traditions — they tend to take their time. When he first ambled onto campus in 1999, Jack was a tiny puppy delivered straight from the breeder. He found a home with Fr. Scott Pilarz, S.J., (COL[Read More…]

by September 20, 2011 0 comments Sports
The Struggle Within: A Soldier’s Hidden War

The Struggle Within: A Soldier’s Hidden War

Jonathan Hopkins was a casualty of war, though not the kind he had been trained to fight. As a West Point cadet, Hopkins, now a graduate student at Georgetown, had been schooled in the intricacies of international relations. As an infantry officer, he had been drilled in effective combat techniques.[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments The Guide

A Decade’s Worth of Apologies

I was born a Bible-wielding southerner in Lawrenceville, Ga. and groomed by a family so Protestant that even my Catholic friends were foreigners. Most of my classmates had last names like “Jones” or “Smith.” Everyone I knew went to church on Sunday morning. But in 2001, my father got a work transfer[Read More…]

by September 12, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Advocacy Creates Resources for Student Vets

Alan Ardelean has a fire in his belly. For eight years, Ardelean channeled it into his work with the Marine Corps. He deployed twice, guarded several embassy posts and was on a number of security details for top government officials. Now Ardelean has a different outlet for that fire: university[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News

GSP: Funding the Future

Carlson Teboh (COL ’14) sits in the back of Saxbys, books piled high on the table. There is a hint of a Cameroonian accent in his voice, the remnants of the 13 years that Teboh spent in the West African country before his family immigrated to the United States. Unlike[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

DC Deputy Mayor Returns to the Hilltop

Victor Reinoso (SFS ’91) will return to the Hilltop as Georgetown’s senior adviser for new project development, the university announced in a press release Thursday. Reinoso will be a direct adviser to University President John J. DeGioia and Chief Financial Officer Chris Augostini. According to the press release, Reinoso will[Read More…]

by February 25, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Freshman Debate Duo Heading to National Competition

A Georgetown debate team won its first automatic invitation to the national debate championship since 1998. Andrew Markoff (SFS ’14) and Richard Day (SFS ’14), a team of two freshman debaters, learned earlier this week that their team had been approved for a guaranteed bid, which will send them to[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Blogs Becoming a Classroom Staple

Not just the tech-savvy take to the blogs at Georgetown. Required blogging has made its way into a number of classes in recent years, as professors find greater value in establishing a discussion forum outside of the classroom. There are approximately 50 course blogs in operation this semester, according to[Read More…]

by February 15, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Longest-Serving Representative Pushes for Bipartisanship

Turns out Georgetown graduates not only get into Congress, they stay there. Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) has served 29 terms in Congress since he arrived in 1955, and he declared last month that he plans to run for a 30th term as well. As the longest-serving representative currently in Congress,[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments City News, News