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Red Square a Stage for Contraception Debate

As the national debate on policies governing insurance coverage of contraceptives continues, H*yas for Choice took to Red Square Monday to express support for more accessible birth control. H*yas for Choice and Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington piled $600 worth of ramen noodles in the square to represent the amount[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Workers Union, Aramark Strike Deal

Ten months after the certification of their union, workers for Georgetown University Dining Services and their employer, Aramark Higher Education, have tentatively agreed upon a three-year employment contract. The agreement reached Tuesday between Aramark and the negotiating committee is subject to the approval of the union, which is comprised of workers in O’Donovan Hall, the Jesuit[Read More…]

by February 10, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Dining Workers’ Union Reaches Agreement With Aramark

Ten months after the certification of their union, workers for Georgetown University Dining Services and their employer,Aramark Higher Education, have tentatively agreed upon a three-year employment contract. The contract agreement reached Tuesday between Aramark and the negotiating committee is subject to the approval of the union, which is comprised of workers in O’Donovan Hall, the[Read More…]

by February 7, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Reacts to Birth Control Mandate

In a shift that will force the university to modify health insurance policies, new federal health care regulations will require most religiously affiliated employers to provide contraceptive coverage for employees. Before the decision was announced by the Obama administration last Friday, religious institutions, including religiously affiliated universities, were exempt from[Read More…]

by January 26, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Club Eases Transitions for International MSB Students

A new organization created by a group of upperclassmen in the McDonough School of Business is aiming to pave the way for a growing international student presence in the MSB. The McDonough Global Student Association, headed by President Alicia Parodi (MSB ’12) and Vice President Quintin Eusebio (MSB ’13), was founded in October 2011 and currently boasts more[Read More…]

by January 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Small Scale Finance Aims Big

Small Scale Finance Aims Big

On a Thursday night in the Hariri Building, amongst breakout rooms filled with busy students, a D.C. entrepreneur is being taught business technology strategies by a team of undergraduates. The students work with the Hilltop MicroFinance Initiative, a group of 12 who work to fund and educate small business owners[Read More…]

by December 6, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Law Center Student Wins Mitchell Award

First-year Georgetown Law Center student Tommy Tobin (L ’14) has been named one of this year’s 12 George J. Mitchell Scholarship recipients. Tobin will be using the award, which funds one year of graduate study at an Irish university, to attend University College Cork during the 2012-2013 academic year. He[Read More…]

by November 21, 2011 0 comments Campus News
Pep Band Sets Tone

Pep Band Sets Tone

An hour and a half before tip-off, Verizon Center is usually pretty quiet. The most devoted student fans are just beginning to trickle into their seats, while maintenance crews clean the court and run checks of the sound system. But nestled into its designated area of the student section is[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Board of Governors Taps Into Alumni Base

For Alumni Association President Julia Farr Connolly (CAS ’88), her role as Board of Governors chair is a far cry from her grade-school days of stuffing and labeling envelopes for the Annual Fund efforts. Elected by the Alumni Association to chair the 120-member group, which consists of alumni, faculty and student[Read More…]

by November 10, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized
A Lifetime Ago: Looking Back at LXR’s Past Residents

A Lifetime Ago: Looking Back at LXR’s Past Residents

At the break of the 20th century, the ground floor of LXR Hall wasn’t housing students; it was housing dead bodies. While today the building serves as a dormitory, its bottom floor functioned as the morgue of Georgetown University Hospital from 1898 to 1947. The hospital originally sat at the corner of[Read More…]

by November 7, 2011 0 comments News