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Murkowski Takes Alaska, 1st Write-In Victory in Years

More than two weeks after the midterm elections, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) (COL ’80), was declared winner of a fiercely contested re-election bid for her senatorial seat on Wednesday. Should Murkowski’s victory hold, Murkowski will be the first candidate to win a senatorial election off a runoff campaign since Strom[Read More…]

by November 19, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Power Player: Board of Directors Close Up

Students often complain about a lack of transparency in the administration, but one of the greatest powers behind decisions of the university is even more unknown. Behind all of the changes taking place on a daily basis, the board of directors is at the helm of the latest initiatives at[Read More…]

by November 16, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Copley Burglary Victim Vows to Lock Up

The same day as the most recent burglary in Village A, an Xbox was stolen from a dorm room in Copley Hall’s basement. The burglary occurred on Nov. 9 between 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. The victim, Xander Robinson (SFS ’13), reported the incident on Nov. 10, at 2:30 p.m.,[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Law School Gives Stipends to Grads

With many graduates struggling to find jobs, the Law Center has announced that it is extending its program, giving stipends to graduates participating in internships for public interest organizations. The program provides students with $4,000 so that they can participate in law-related volunteer programs, according to Barbara Moulton, assistant dean[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Neighbors’ Opposition Stalls Campus Plan

Georgetown must submit its proposal for the 2010 Campus Plan to the D.C. Zoning Commission by Dec. 31, but as neighborhood talks stall, the future of university expansion remains uncertain. Over the past year, Georgetown officials have repeatedly stated that they wish to work with the neighborhood in creating an[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Diplomacy in Action: NCSC Execs Open Up

Last weekend, hundreds of college students descended on the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Bethesda, Md., for a weekend of diplomacy, crisis situations and backroom deals. Each year, the Georgetown International Relations Association holds two major Model U.N. conferences: the National Collegiate Security Conference at the beginning of November and the[Read More…]

by November 9, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Marine Shootings Linked

Five shootings at military bases in Northern Virginia in the past three weeks now have been linked to the same shooter, leading to concern that the suspect may be targeting the U.S. Marine Corps. The shootings have produced no damage or injuries, however. The Federal Bureau of Investigation linked the[Read More…]

by November 5, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Break-Ins Surge in Village A

Four burglaries have occurred in Village A in the past two and a half weeks – a total on par with the number of break-ins that occurred in Village A in all of fall 2009. Shortly after midnight on Monday, a burglar entered a Village A apartment but was unable[Read More…]

by November 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Village A Resident Comes Face to Face With Late-Night Intruder

A recent string of burglaries in Village A continued this weekend as a student met a burglar head-on in his apartment early this morning. The student reported the incident to DPS at 12:22 a.m., according to the Public Safety Alert. The intruder entered the apartment through an unlocked door. The[Read More…]

by November 1, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Village A Resident Comes Face to Face With Late-Night Intruder

A recent string of burglaries in Village A continued this weekend as a student met a burglar head-on in his apartment early this morning. The student reported the incident to DPS at 12:22 a.m., according to the Public Safety Alert. The intruder entered the apartment through an unlocked door. The[Read More…]

by November 1, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized