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March for Life Goes Virtual

This year’s annual March for Life in D.C. will be more creative than usual. Those who do not have the opportunity or resources to make it to the march in person will be able to participate by creating an “avatar” to virtually march on the Mall in their place. According[Read More…]

by January 22, 2012 0 comments City News, News

Black House E-mail Campaign Raises Diversity Awareness

In a letter-writing campaign held at the Black House Monday evening, participants responded to a string of diversity-related issues that have arisen on campus this academic year. Monday’s initiative was coordinated by Candace Carrington (COL ’12), Ross Anderson (COL ’11), Liani Balasuriya (COL ’11) and Taelor Conley (COL ’12), all[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Hilltop Hosts Government Week

The CIA, members of Congress and other government experts descended on Georgetown this week for Government Week, a Career Center showcase for students in search of exposure to the field. The events throughout the week ranged from a workshop that focused on ways to develop a resume for government positions,[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Honest Tea Creator Shares Passion

When he began his ascent up the corporate ladder from his kitchen to a partnership with Coca-Cola Inc., Chief Executive Officer of Honest Tea Seth Goldman had a basic skill set to work with. “My experience was that I drank beverages,” Goldman said jokingly to an audience of about 50[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Medical Center Researchers Receive Two Pilot Grants

The Jess and Mildred Fisher Center for Familial Cancer Research recently awarded two $20,000 pilot grants for research on cancer to Georgetown University Medical Center professors Peter Shields and Mitchell Jung. The grants are designed to fund innovative but basic science, clinical, epidemiological or behavioral research projects that epitomize the[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Wireless in the Works, DeGioia Vows to Net-Strapped Students

Campus-wide wireless Internet access may soon be a reality. President John J. DeGioia said in an interview with student press on Wednesday that Georgetown is on track to finish campus-wide wireless implementation by springtime. “We wanted to do it earlier. It was a question of resources. We wanted to get[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Reality Show Chronicles Freshman Experience

Hoyas who can’t get enough of `Jersey Shore”s Snooki and The Situation may be happy to learn that soon, they will have a new reality show to watch – one featuring their fellow Georgetown students. GUTV’s new show documents the experiences of an incoming group of freshmen. The show will[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Business Minor Approved

The Executive Curriculum Committee for the College passed plans for a business minor Tuesday night, finalizing a year-long process begun when the College Academic Council proposed giving students in the College the option to study business. According to College Dean Chester Gillis, lengthy negotiations between the College and the McDonough[Read More…]

by April 30, 2010 0 comments Campus News

Students Write Resolution About Disposable Shopping Bags

A student-created bill to reduce the pollution stemming from plastic and paper bags from the Hilltop has made it to Capitol Hill, after it was introduced Thursday by Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va). Five students, Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13), Matthew Strom (COL ’10), Brian Lin (COL ’10), Mariel Reed (SFS ’10)[Read More…]

by April 27, 2010 0 comments Campus News

District One Step Closer to Legalizing Medical Marijuana

On Tuesday, April 20, the D.C. Council unanimously voted for the legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes. Patients suffering from HIV, glaucoma, cancer and other chronic and lasting illnesses are one step closer to being able to obtain two ounces of marijuana per month with a doctor’s recommendation. The legislation[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments City News, News