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A Year After Scheduled Installation, 17 Blue Light Phones Still Inactive

Over a year after their scheduled working date, nearly half of Georgetown’s new blue-light emergency call boxes remain inoperative. David Morrell, vice president for university safety, said last Friday that 21 of the 38 new call boxes are working while 17 remain unusable and covered by black plastic sheeting. Twenty-seven[Read More…]

by September 16, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Injured in Harbin Assault

At least two students were accosted and one was physically assaulted in Harbin Hall early Friday morning, university officials said. According to Darryl Harrison, director of the Department of Public Safety, at about 2 a.m. between three and seven suspects forced the students to “perform several pushups” and “one student[Read More…]

by September 13, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Injured in Harbin Assault

At least two students were accosted and one was physically assaulted in Harbin Hall early Friday morning, university officials said. According to Darryl Harrison, director of the Department of Public Safety, at about 2 a.m. between three and seven suspects forced the students to “perform several pushups” and “one student[Read More…]

by September 13, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

D.C. Crime Rate Declines Steadily

Not long ago, many considered Washington, D.C., one of America’s dodgiest cities. But since 1993, when nearly 500 reported murders in the District earned the city the dubious title of the country’s “murder capital,” reported crime has fallen by nearly 60 percent. According to Metropolitan Police Department statistics, citywide reported[Read More…]

by September 9, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

DPS Blotter

Thursday, Aug. 4 Theft, Henle Village, 3:30 p.m. Complainant reports the theft of an unregistered bicycle. Friday, Aug. 5 Theft, White Gravenor, third floor, 10:30 a.m. Staff member reports the theft of currency from a safe located in the office. MPD notified. Incident under investigation. Destruction of property, White Gravenor,[Read More…]

by September 2, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Assaulted in O Street Townhouse

A Georgetown senior sustained minor injuries after an unknown intruder attacked him inside his O Street townhouse May 8. Gilbert Calderon (MSB ’05) said he had returned to his house on the 3500 block of O Street at about 2 a.m. when he heard footsteps and was attacked from behind.[Read More…]

by May 20, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Experience, Leadership and Vision Propel Hoya Crew to National Prominence

Sometimes it seems as if Tony Johnson has been everywhere and seen everything. From winning gold medals at the European Championships to an Olympic silver medal in 1968, he has an enviable record as an internationally renowned rower. But today Johnson’s passion lies not in his personal accomplishments but in[Read More…]

by May 20, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Group of Students Reports Knife Threat

Five Georgetown students were threatened by two men brandishing a knife during a confrontation early Saturday morning, law enforcement sources said. According to Darryl Harrison, director of the Department of Public Safety, the incident took place at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday in the Philadelphia Cheesesteak Factory at 3347 M St.,[Read More…]

by April 26, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Co-ed Sailors Qualify for Nationals

Georgetown’s co-ed sailing team placed second overall during a series of regattas at the MAISA Team Race Championships on April 10 in New York, qualifying them for the ICSA Team Race National Championships to be held in Texas in June. Georgetown finished just behind the team from Hobart College during[Read More…]

by April 22, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Injured in Village A

Someone threw a hot charcoal off a Village A balcony or rooftop Sunday afternoon, striking a walking student in the face and burning her. According to a Department of Public Safety report summary, the incident took place at 12:45 p.m. in Village A. After being hit with the charcoal the[Read More…]

by April 22, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized