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Politico Publisher to Launch New Site

Politico publisher Robert Allbritton is launching a new local Washington, D.C., news Web site, according to a memo published in the Huffington Post. Former washingtonpost.com Executive Editor Jim Brady will head this project, which aims to harness the power of the Internet as a news outlet, the memo said. The[Read More…]

by November 6, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

7 McCarthy Residents Robbed

The McCarthy Hall residences of seven students were reportedly robbed early Saturday evening.Thieves entered through unlocked doors and stole a number of possessions, including residents’ laptops, cell phones, an iPod, shoes and sunglasses, according to Department of Public Safety Associate Director Joseph Smith. Third-floor chaplain-in-residence Michael Dante said he and[Read More…]

by November 3, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Allegedly Assaulted in Bias Incident Tuesday

*Updated at 7:42 a.m. on October 30* A female student was assaulted on Tuesday night after being harassed on the basis of her perceived sexual orientation, according to a [Department of Public Safety Public Safety Alert](http://publicsafety.georgetown.edu/82321.html). Two men reportedly made derogatory comments about her perceived orientation as the student was[Read More…]

by October 28, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Fairfax County Officials Consider Making Transition to City Status

Officials in Fairfax County, Va., are considering switching to a city form of government. This shift would enable the government to earn more revenue, exert more control over roads and possibly gain more regional influence. With a 2007 population of just over 1 million, Fairfax County is the most populous[Read More…]

by October 27, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Arrested After Shot Fired in McDonough

*Updated at 9:23 p.m. on Oct. 20.* First-year student Alex Thiele was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department after a shot was fired in a McDonough Gymnasium bathroom during Friday’s Midnight Madness. According to an MPD incident report, Park Police officer Sherice Clanton set down her purse, which contained her[Read More…]

by October 17, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

SFS Professor to Head Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies

In the wake of professor Ahmad Dallal’s departure to become provost of the [American University of Beirut](http://www.aub.edu.lb/), professor John Voll will take his place as chair of [the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies](http://www1.georgetown.edu/departments/arabic/). Voll will be the first non-department member to head the department. Voll has worked at the[Read More…]

by September 11, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

ANC Addresses Local Issues In Georgetown

Members of [the local Advisory Neighborhood Commission](http://www.anc2e.com/) met Monday to discuss trash removal services for off-campus students, a sewer project on Q Street and the liquor license recently awarded to the Johnny Rockets restaurant on M Street. The public meeting was led by the six area commissioners and attended by[Read More…]

by September 1, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

GUSA Denies Funding for Rock Wall in Yates

Campus-wide interest has multiplied suddenly over the idea of the addition of a rock wall to Yates Field House after the Georgetown University Student Association Funding Board denied funding to Outdoor Education for the project. On Wednesday, Feb. 11, the GUSA Funding Board, which meets annually, met to review the[Read More…]

by February 20, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Alums in Congress

While the 111th Congress includes 18 Georgetown alumni, this turnout represents a decrease from the previous Congress’ 21 university graduates. While four alumni left Congress – two lost their re-election bids, one did not seek re-election and another was elected as the governor of Puerto Rico – another Georgetown alumnus,[Read More…]

by January 30, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Students Continue Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Georgetown students are taking action in the fight against HIV/AIDS during the weeks leading up to World AIDS Day on Dec. 1. D.C. has the highest rate of new AIDS cases in the country. Approximately one in every 20 adults in D.C. is infected with HIV, according to the Whitman-Walker[Read More…]

by November 21, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized