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Fete Lights Up Waterfront

The Georgetown waterfront will host a weeklong festival starting Friday in celebration of D.C.’s inaugural Fete des Lumieres, or Festival of Lights. The event, brought to the United States by Alliance Francaise and the Georgetown Business Improvement District, is running through Dec. 20 and is based on the annual Festival[Read More…]

by December 13, 2013 0 comments News

Rock Climbing Gains Audience in Film Festival

The national tour of the Reel Rock 8 film festival will screen a series of documentaries about rock climbing in conjunction with Georgetown’s Outdoor Education Program and Club Rock Climbing Saturday night, giving both groups sought-after visibility on campus. “Reel Rock is designed to appeal to both people who are[Read More…]

by November 21, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
GU Pride Stages Love Saxa Protest

GU Pride Stages Love Saxa Protest

Love Saxa has brought speakers to campus to discuss traditional marriage and faith since spring 2012. But this year, the group has drawn criticism from GU Pride, whose members allege that the Love Saxa’s invitations have increasingly been extended to more homophobic guests. “Last year, being on the board, I[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
LGBTQIA Group Protests at Love Saxa

LGBTQIA Group Protests at Love Saxa

In the back of Mark Regnerus’ lecture on “the mating market” Thursday night sat a small but readily visible group of students wearing GU Pride T-shirts and holding rainbow flags. The group, representatives of Georgetown’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, asexual and ally community, attended the event, which was[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Earns EPA Green Award

For its commitment to renewable energy, Georgetown was named a Green Power Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency last week. The distinction was given to the university for its commitment to purchasing approximately 113 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy, moving to 100 percent green power and[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News

JVC Alum Authors Book

To encourage students to reflect on how they can best serve others, Campus Ministry has invited author Jay Sullivan to share his experiences volunteering at an all-boys orphanage in Jamaica on Monday. After graduating from Boston College, Sullivan volunteered teaching high school in Jamaica through the Boston College Volunteer Corp,[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

BeWell Week Expands Focus

BeWell Week, which promotes healthy habits and wellness with a series of educational activities for the student body, will expand this year with its kickoff Monday. The event, in its third year, is sponsored by Health Education Services in partnership with several other on-campus groups, including Yates Field House and[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

SIPS Fund Projects Have International Reach

When students voted to pass the Student Activities Fee Endowment reform in February 2012, their votes had an impact far beyond campus by creating the Social Innovation Public Service Fund. The first SIPS grant winners did service projects abroad with the funds they received. The SIPS Fund awarded its first[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Eight SAC Groups Join Student Activities Fair Lineup

Eight new student groups will join hundreds of other groups at the Student Activities Fair this Sunday. Georgetown University Signs, the Georgetown Development Initiative, Georgetown Individuals Vocal and Energetic for Service, the Pre-Law Society, Riqueza Dominicana, the Chess Club, GSWAG and Tappin’ Jacks were all officially recognized by the Student[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
GU Renews Boathouse Hopes

GU Renews Boathouse Hopes

Now that the lawsuit involving Jack’s Boathouse, reopened on April 20 as “Key Bridge Boathouse,” has been dismissed, Georgetown is again considering feasible options for opening its own boathouse after 30 years of sporadically pursuing the project. The legal battle for rights to the Jack’s Boathouse site between Paul Simkin, who[Read More…]

by May 26, 2013 0 comments City News, News