Campus News

Service Days Unite GU

Brought together by the call of service, a diverse group of student groups are banding together to help others through an annual event called “25 Days of Service.” The event, ongoing for the first 25 days of October and organized by the Patrick Healy Fellows Program, coordinates various service events[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Women’s Center Turns Twenty

This fall the Georgetown University Women’s Center is celebrating 20 years since it first provided a unique forum to support, educate and empower women of all cultures, races, sexual orientations, genders and ages, according to its mission statement. Laura Kovach, director of the women’s center, emphasized the importance of having[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Website Update Stalls

With no clear launch date in sight, the first major overhaul and redesign of the university’s main website since 2002 remains at a standstill. The university was last cited as saying the new website was set to operate by the end of the 2009-2010 academic year. According to university spokeswoman[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Lupe Fiasco to Perform in Fall Concert

Rapper Lupe Fiasco will perform Oct. 30 outside of McDonough Gymnasium, marking a revitalization of Georgetown’s fall concert, which has been on hiatus since 2007. Sponsored by the Senior Class Committee and Georgetown Program Board with funding from What’s After Dark and The Corp Philanthropy Committee, doors will open for[Read More…]

by October 14, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Gather for Panel on Pakistan Floods

In a brief yet personal account of her experience immersed in Pakistani flood recovery over the summer, Morial Shah (SFS ’13) shed light on the victims’ suffering to an audience in McShain Lounge Thursday evening. “In the last week, 250 villages – 1,400 homes – were evacuated,” she said. Shah[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Hilltop Hosts Government Week

The CIA, members of Congress and other government experts descended on Georgetown this week for Government Week, a Career Center showcase for students in search of exposure to the field. The events throughout the week ranged from a workshop that focused on ways to develop a resume for government positions,[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Pickens Talks Energy Vision

Standing before a group in the Fischer Colloquium Wednesday evening, Texas oilman and Chair of BP Capital Management T. Boone Pickens kicked off his talk with some levity: “I know why you’re here. You’re thinking, `I’m going to learn something on how to get rich.’” Pickens spoke to the McDonough[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Annual Flu Shots Available at Yates

The Student Health Center, in conjunction with the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits, is continuing to offer flu vaccine shots at no charge to all students, faculty and staff through several flu vaccine clinics taking place in Yates Field House in October and November. This year’s vaccine is a[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Politicos Settle on Israel

With recently revived Israeli-Palestinian peace talks at risk of languishing due to ongoing Jewish settlement building in the West Bank, student groups at Georgetown have joined the contentious debate, calling for strong ties between the United States and Israel. In a document released this fall, the Georgetown-Israel Alliance, College Democrats[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News