Campus News

Students Hit Pavement for Homeless

Over 100,000 people, ranging from university students to executives to those facing homelessness gathered on the National Mall Saturday for the 23rd annual “Help the Homeless Walk.” The walkathon raises money for the more than 12,000 people in the District who are living without shelter of their own. Since its[Read More…]

by November 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Voter Apathy a Hurdle for Fee Referendum

A student body referendum on a possible shake-up to the Student Activities Fee – a $100 charge included in tuition dollars – is slated to take place Dec. 7 to Dec. 9 via an online ballot. Members of the Georgetown University Student Association Senate, which officially set the terms of[Read More…]

by November 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

DPS Continues to Up Security

Due to the recent crime surge on campus, which has included multiple burglaries and laptop thefts, the Department of Public Safety is bolstering its on-campus security with a lineup of new preventative measures. In response to the increase in laptop thefts at Lauinger Library, DPS is meeting with library staff[Read More…]

by November 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Philodemic Society Unveils Library in Leavey

The Philodemic Society opened a new library last Saturday on the fourth floor of the Leavey Center. The new collection features books donated by past members and supporters of the society to aid Philodemicians in their research. “The library will be a resource for all Philodemicians to find books and[Read More…]

by November 23, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Legal Battle Over GU Law Fees Ends

A Georgetown Law student’s year-long legal battle against the State Bar of California ended last month when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear his case in which he argued that he should be able to take the bar a year early. Roger Gordon (LAW ’11), who would be in[Read More…]

by November 22, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

MSB Case Study Cooks for a Cause

Georgetown may not have found its own Iron Chef, but it did foster a new generation of entrepreneurs Thursday with a culinary-themed competition held by the McDonough School of Business. Students from the MSB’s new first-year seminar, a semester-long program that introduces freshmen to creative entrepreneurship and social responsibility, were[Read More…]

by November 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Laptop Snatched While Student Naps

A laptop was stolen in an unforced burglary in Darnall Hall Wednesday afternoon, according to a Public Safety Alert sent to the campus community Thursday evening. The Darnall resident took a nap at 2:30 p.m., leaving the door unlocked. When he woke up at 4:20 p.m., his laptop had been[Read More…]

by November 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

DeGioia’s Pay Comes Close to Peers’

At $911, 613, University President John J. DeGioia’s earnings in the 2008-2009 fiscal year stack up short of 30-plus university executives making more than $1 million during that time, according to a new survey. DeGioia’s salary that year was $269,000 more than his salary the previous year, according to Internal[Read More…]

by November 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Law Center Questions DADT’s Legality

The Law Center continued to draw attention to the federal “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy by holding a panel series supporting the policy’s repeal on Wednesday. The event, “The Future of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” follows a memo issued by Law Center Dean William Treanor in September in which he[Read More…]

by November 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Redesigned Website to Launch Dec. 3

Georgetown’s website is getting a facelift as the university plans to premiere its newly reconstructed page on Dec. 3. The new site – the first redesign since 2002 – is currently available to students in a beta format at beta.georgetown.edu. The aesthetic elements of the website were substantially changed, according[Read More…]

by November 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News