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Ricin Possibly Found in McCarthy Hall

Ricin Possibly Found in McCarthy Hall

A report of a potentially hazardous substance prompted D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services to conduct a test for biological agents in McCarthy Hall early Tuesday morning, leading to the discovery of a powdery substance university officials said could be ricin. While the tests proved negative, according to a campus-wide email[Read More…]

by March 18, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Dingell Departs Congress

Representative John Dingell (D-Mich.) (C ’49, LAW ’52), the longest-serving congressman in history, announced Monday that he would not seek re-election in the fall amid increasingly severe Congressional partisanship. Dingell, 87, was no stranger to political life. The congressman was first elected to his seat in 1955, succeeding his late[Read More…]

by February 25, 2014 0 comments City News, News

GU Protects Bangladesh Workers

Georgetown will now require all trademark licensees that source, produce or purchase products in Bangladesh to abide by an international, legally binding agreement to help protect workers, the university announced Thursday. The Accord on Fire and Building Safety was founded in May 2013 following the collapse of the RanaPlaza factory in[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News
Rí Rá ID Policy Unclear

Rí Rá ID Policy Unclear

While students have flocked to popular Irish pub Rí Rásince its opening in December, unclear policies regarding identification have drawn confusion and hostility from some of its younger patrons. According to Rí Rá manager Andie Christie, the pub requires two forms of identification to be admitted at night. “Our policy has always been to ask for two[Read More…]

by February 4, 2014 0 comments City News, News
COURTESY AMIT SHAH 
Economics professor Adhip Chaudhuri in his Intercultural Center office in the early 1980s. Chaudhuri, who taught at Georgetown for 34 years, died at 62 after a three-year battle with cancer Jan. 13.

Chaudhuri, Economist and Father, Dies

A professor at Georgetown for 34 years, Adhip Chaudhuri was, in many senses, a lifelong student. Chaudhuri, who retired last year, died Jan. 13 after a three-year battle with lung cancer. He was 62 years old. While his field was economics, Chaudhuri’s currency was knowledge. It was a trait he[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Armed Robbery Reported on O St.

A student walking near the 3500 block of O Street NW was robbed at gunpoint at about 1:45 a.m. Tuesday morning, according to the Georgetown University Police Department. The victim reported that three individuals, all of whom were wearing darkly colored hooded sweatshirts, accosted the victim before proceeding to brandish[Read More…]

by January 21, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Theft in Administrative Building

A Georgetown University employee reported that an intruder had forcibly gained entry into a Georgetown administrative office building at 3307 M St. NW and stole several laptops early Saturday morning, according to the Department of Public Safety. The building, which is home to the administrative offices for the Georgetown School[Read More…]

by December 23, 2013 0 comments News

Early Admissions Rate Remains Stable

Georgetown’s Class of 2018 accepted 14 percent of early applicants this past week, an acceptance number that remains largely unchanged from years past. Of the 6,734 applicants who applied early action, the university accepted 955, slightly more than the 13 percent early acceptance rate for the Class of 2017. “Happily[Read More…]

by December 20, 2013 0 comments News

Theft Reported on Prospect St.

An off-campus student residence in the 3300 block of Prospect Street was reportedly burglarized earlier today according to the Department of Public Safety. A resident reported that a laptop and ipad had both been taken. The student believes that the door to the residence may have been left unlocked at[Read More…]

by December 12, 2013 0 comments News

Theft Reported in Leavey Garage

The Department of Public Safety reported that a motor vehicle was stolen from the Leavey Garage Friday. The theft occurred between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The vehicle is described as a black Buddy moped with a damaged front left light. DPS is investigating the incident.

by December 7, 2013 0 comments City News, News