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Student Killed in Prospect Fire

A fire in the basement of a Prospect Street student townhouse resulted in one fatality Sunday morning. Law enforcement and university officials identified the victim as Daniel Rigby (MSB ’05) in a university broadcast email sent Sunday evening. The D.C. Fire Department responded and put out the fire, which began[Read More…]

by October 17, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Students Mugged Near Campus

Two Georgetown students were robbed Monday in the latest in a series of holdups near campus. Katherine Robinson (COL ’06) and Pooja Jotwani (SFS ’05) were walking southbound on 35th Street between Volta and Q Streets early Monday morning when a man approached them from behind and demanded money. “This[Read More…]

by October 15, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Junior Drowns in Potomac Boating Incident

A Georgetown junior drowned Friday morning after falling from a boat at a Southwest D.C. marina, university and law enforcement officials said Saturday. According to a written statement released by the Metropolitan Police Department, the drowning occurred at 4:30 a.m. when Robert “Bobby” Tremain (MSB ’06) fell from a pleasure[Read More…]

by October 15, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Sophomore Allegedly Strikes DPS Officer

A Georgetown sophomore is facing possible expulsion after allegedly striking a Department of Public Safety officer on Reservoir Road. Vincent “Trey” Martin (MSB ’07) was visibly intoxicated early on the morning of Oct. 1, when he approached a SafeRides vehicle being driven by DPS officer Anthony Myers, according to DPS[Read More…]

by October 15, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Junior Presumed Dead in Boating Incident

A Georgetown junior drowned Friday morning after falling from a boat at a Southwest, D.C. marina, university and law enforcement officials said Saturday. According to a written statement released by Metropolitan Police Department, the drowning happened at 4:30 a.m. Friday when Robert “Bobby” Tremain (MSB ’06) fell from a pleasure[Read More…]

by October 10, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Students Work to Aid Victims in Darfur

Tina Suliman (COL ’06) discovered this summer that thousands of people had been killed in mass genocide in her native Sudan. Although far from her homeland, she knew she had to do something to help. Yet Suliman was unsure of what she could do, or how she could make a[Read More…]

by October 5, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Freshmen Find Their Place on Campus

When Aida Flores (COL ’08) first tore open her Georgetown acceptance letter, she was overjoyed. Flores knew she had finally achieved one of her dreams – she was going to college, and at one of the nation’s most prestigious universities. Yet since that day, Flores has had to confront some[Read More…]

by October 5, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Alum Robbed at Knifepoint

A Georgetown alum was the victim of an armed robbery on 34th Street early Tuesday morning in the latest in a series of robberies and assaults in the Georgetown area. Christian Lowe (SFS ’04) was walking north to his car on the 1200 block of 34th Street at 2:15 a.m.[Read More…]

by October 1, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Campus Sees Decrease in Reported Crime

Georgetown University crime statistics released today report an overall decrease in crime on campus, although reported forcible sexual assaults in university-owned residences have increased. An advance copy of the annual Crime Awareness and Security Report provided to The Hoya by the Department of Public Safety shows that the number of[Read More…]

by October 1, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Ethics Scholar Wins GU Professorship

Jean Bethke Elshtain, a prominent national scholar, will lecture at Georgetown beginning in fall 2006 after winning a prestigious Georgetown professorship, university officials announced last week. Elshtain, a professor of social and political ethics at the University of Chicago Divinity School, was named the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Chair in[Read More…]

by September 28, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized