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The Black House

When Conan Louis (FLL ’73) arrived at Georgetown in 1969, he was one of about 30 black students in the entire undergraduate population. There were no black members of the faculty or the administration. Although the university admitted its first black undergraduate in 1950, almost two decades later, the student body[Read More…]

by April 29, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

The Black House

When Conan Louis (FLL ’73) arrived at Georgetown in 1969, he was one of about 30 black students in the entire undergraduate population. There were no black members of the faculty or the administration. Although the university admitted its first black undergraduate in 1950, almost two decades later, the student body[Read More…]

by April 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Epicurean Owner Facing Criminal Charges

The U.S. Attorney’s Office will prosecute the owner of Epicurean and Co., Chang Wook Chon, for violating a court order that was issued during a civil lawsuit which began in 2010. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia requested the attorney’s office to prosecute alleged criminal contempt by Chon earlier this month.[Read More…]

by October 31, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Employees File Suit Against Epicurean and Co

Three former employees of Epicurean and Company are suing their employer for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act. Kimberly Jandrain, an attorney for Epicurean, said her client denies the allegations and plans to contest the charges. The three plaintiffs filed a civil case July 30 against Vigor Restaurant, LLC, RC CT[Read More…]

by July 31, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Preliminary Plans for Leavey Center Dorm Released

During the most recent round of negotiations regarding the university’s 2010 Campus Plan, Georgetown committed to housing 90 percent of undergraduates on campus by the year 2025. As part of the promise, the university is aiming to provide housing for 385 students in the Leavey Center. The decision to convert the Georgetown University Hotel[Read More…]

by July 25, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

SCS Will Relocate to Downtown DC

The School of Continuing Studies will consolidate its programs in a new center in the Gallery Place-Chinatown neighborhood scheduled to open in late 2013. The university signed a lease today for four stories in an office building at 650 Massachusetts Ave., NW, which will house all of the SCS’s programs. The programs[Read More…]

by July 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Zoning Commission Approves Campus Plan

Zoning Commission Approves Campus Plan

The D.C. Zoning Commission voted today to approve Georgetown University’s 2010 Campus Plan, marking the end of a tumultuous process that spanned more than two years. The commission voted on an amended version of the plan, which was announced in June after two months of private negotiations between the university and[Read More…]

by July 16, 2012 0 comments City News, News
Arrested Abroad

Arrested Abroad

Four months ago, Derrik Sweeney (COL ’13) landed in St. Louis, Mo., marking the end of a four-day-long ordeal that began when he was arrested by Egyptian police for protesting in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. As his first semester back at Georgetown concludes, Sweeney said the end of the term is shaping up to be[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Arrested Abroad

Four months ago, Derrik Sweeney (COL ’13) landed in St. Louis, Mo., marking the end of a four-day-long ordeal that began when he was arrested by Egyptian police for protesting in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. As his first semester back at Georgetown concludes, Sweeney said the end of the term is[Read More…]

by April 26, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Two Arrested in St. Mary’s Burglary

Two suspects were arrested early Monday morning in Burleith for allegedly burglarizing St. Mary’s Hall. The Metropolitan Police Department is still searching for other suspects and the investigation is ongoing. According to university spokeswoman Stacy Kerr, members of the Department of Public Safety’s community action team noticed unknown persons departing St. Mary’s[Read More…]

by March 18, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized