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GU Peace Corps Numbers Rank High

The number of former Georgetown students spending their time in the Peace Corps rose this year, with a total of 37 alumni serving overseas. Georgetown’s international focus combined with the university’s strong emphasis on service inspires many to seek out oversees service opportunities, students say. “I don’t think Georgetown’s rank[Read More…]

by February 8, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

D.C. Tunnels Expect Makeover

The cobwebs that have grown in the abandoned tunnels located beneath Dupont Circle may soon be cleared away to make room for a new arts district in the area, as the city attempts to reclaim the potentially valuable space. The space was used for transportation and storage until the mid-1990s,[Read More…]

by January 19, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Fijian Treks to D.C. for Outdoor Ed.

THE HOYA sat down to talk to Gus Bainimoli, the newest member of Outdoor Education. Born and raised in Fiji, he worked as an outdoor guide, leading visitors around the islands’ natural wonders. As the assistant director of Outdoor Education at Georgetown, Bainimoli oversees the planning of trips and leads[Read More…]

by December 7, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

D.C. Tunnels Expect Makeover

The cobwebs that have grown in the abandoned tunnels located beneath Dupont Circle may soon be cleared away to make room for a new arts district in the area, as the city attempts to reclaim the potentially valuable space. The space was used for transportation and storage until the mid-1990s,[Read More…]

by November 5, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Democrats Poised to Win Area and District Elections

Most signs point to Democratic candidates winning the D.C. area’s congressional races and mayoral election, with three of the four congressional districts surrounding D.C. predicted to vote for Democratic candidates. In the D.C. mayoral election, the Republicans have not put up a candidate to challenge Vincent Gray. Gray, the D.C.[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Role of Legacies Relatively Small in Admissions Process

The acceptance rate for legacy students is significantly lower at Georgetown University compared to peer universities, though legacy students still gain a 10 percentage-point boost in the admissions proceedings taking place in White-Gravenor Hall this fall. According to Charles Deacon, dean of undergraduate admissions, the acceptance rate of legacy students,[Read More…]

by October 25, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Bike Thefts Rise This Month

Bikes have been the latest targets for theft on campus, with six bicycles stolen in the first two weeks of October. A total of nine bikes have been stolen since the beginning of the semester, revealing a climb from last year’s numbers. With a Department of Public Safety investigation underway,[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News