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**Wednesday, March 3** *Theft, Healy Hall, 10:07 a.m.* A T-shirt was stolen from an office. No suspects or witnesses have been identified. *Public Indecency, Library Walk, 9:14 p.m.* Several males ran nude through the area. No identifications were made. **Friday, March 5** *Unlawful Entry, Lauinger Library, 8:48 a.m.* Metropolitan Police[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Gender Equality Remains Mixed Bag for University

Although Georgetown has made strides in increasing the presence of women in the administration and faculty, men still outnumber women in leadership positions at the university. Of the 36 members of the Board of Directors, six are women, or 16.7 percent, the third-lowest percentage of the top 25 national universities[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Plan A Satirizes at Wednesday Protest

Plan A: Hoyas for Reproductive Justice took to Red Square Wednesday afternoon to protest the university’s stance on reproductive issues, this time drawing onlookers in a skit inspired by St. Patrick’s Day. In a performance by members of the recently formed coalition of H*yas for Choice and United Feminists, a[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News
`Hate Free’ Week: Dispel Campus Prejudice

`Hate Free’ Week: Dispel Campus Prejudice

“We are all fragile, we are all broken people,” Fr. Rick Curry, S.J. said in a tightly packed Healy Hall classroom Thursday evening. “If we connect in our brokenness, then I think we have a chance.” Curry’s words captured the mood of students who participated in the first-ever “Hate Free[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Metro Appoints Interim Manager

Following the sudden resignation of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority General Manager John Catoe in January, the WMATA board of directors has appointed former New Jersey Transit Executive Director Richard Sarles as interim general manager. According to a March 4 press release announcing the appointment, Sarles will take up the[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Man Imprisoned for Five ’07-’08 GU Crimes

Arlington, Va., resident Todd Thomas was sentenced March 12 to more than 26 years in prison for crimes including burglary and assaults on five male Georgetown students in 2007 and 2008, according to The Washington Post. The ruling follows reports of two similar crimes perpetrated against males in the Georgetown[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

SAC Budges on Funding Guidelines

The Student Activities Commission and Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee SAC Liaison Greg Laverriere (COL ’12) reached a consensus Thursday evening on two of the three outstanding conditions of the six-point funding reform plan that block SAC from receiving its full Student Activities Fee allocation.   According[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Corporate Responsibility and Profitability Can Coexist, Say Business Leaders

Despite a lagging economy, Ted Leonsis has beaten the odds, fostering growth in three successful businesses in recent years. Ted Leonsis, former AOL vice president and owner of the Washington Capitals, recently published a book titled “The Business of Happiness,” in which he revealed that one of his secrets to[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Living on the Edge: SAC’s Funding Gamble

In November of last year, the Georgetown University Student Association Senate passed a resolution calling for a change in the way the five campus advisory boards and the Georgetown Program Board fund student activities. Among other things, the senate called for open votes on funding, a process for the selection[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Burglary, Attempted Burglary Reported Off-Campus

**Update:** This article was updated at 11:04 a.m. on March 17. A burglary and an attempted burglary in the 1200 block of 37th Street were reported to the Department of Public Safety this morning, according to a public safety alert sent to the university community this afternoon. In a report[Read More…]

by March 15, 2010 0 comments City News, News