Students Stage ‘Dine-in’ Protest at The Tombs

A group of about 10 Georgetown students gathered for dinner in The Tombs last night to express their disapproval of alleged incidents of discrimination at the restaurant and to demand equitable treatment for all customers. Sumeet Singh Mitter (COL `05) organized a campaign for equitable treatment for all customers at[Read More…]

by April 29, 2005 0 comments City News

Take Back the Night Confronts Gender Violence

Nearly 60 students and several university administrators gathered at a rally in New South’s Riverside Lounge Friday night for the culmination of a weeklong series of events to raise awareness about the sexual abuse of women. The Take Back the Night Rally Against Gender Violence included artistic performances, speeches and[Read More…]

by November 15, 2004 0 comments Campus News, News

ANC Commissioners Vote for Area Lighting Initiative

The local Advisory Neighborhood Commission unanimously agreed to a university request Tuesday to install four additional lampposts on streets near campus. The Student Safety Advisory Board had requested the additional lampposts at 3409 and 3609 O Street NW and at 3515 and 3608 N Street at an Oct. 5 meeting.[Read More…]

by October 29, 2004 0 comments City News

Following Elections, GUSA Faces Identity Crisis and Works to Rebuild

If the months-long GUSA election debacle taught the Georgetown community anything, it showed that many students still remain unsure of the efficiency of the Assembly, the main legislative body for the Student Association. Reform measures have been launched both inside and outside the organization, and while most Assembly members now[Read More…]

by April 30, 2004 0 comments Campus News, News

Study Abroad Programs Decrease in Length on Campuses Across the Nation

During the sweltering summer of 2002, Dillon Smith (SFS ’07) found himself standing on Paris’ famed Champs Elysees amid a mob of tourists, cycling enthusiasts and curiosity-seekers alike. As a summer student in Paris, he was standing, waiting for Lance Armstrong and his Tour de France entourage to arrive. Smith[Read More…]

by April 16, 2004 0 comments Campus News, News

Initiative Creates Opportunities For Community Service Abroad

Georgetown students will soon have the opportunity to continue the university’s tradition of community service while studying abroad. A community-based learning abroad initiative will allow students studying abroad in several locations to participate in service projects in their host communities while earning course credit from Georgetown for their participation. The[Read More…]

by November 14, 2003 0 comments Campus News, News

SMEP Hosts Conference

Georgetown’s Students for Middle East Peace hosted a day-long conference to discuss peaceful resolutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to foster dialogue with people from various colleges nationwide. “I thought it was an amazing success,” SMEP Press Coordinator David Waytz (SFS ’05) said. “Not only was it really important to[Read More…]

by March 4, 2003 0 comments Campus News, News

GUSA Passes Resolution To Host Basketball On Campus

Citing the need for a better sense of community among Georgetown students, the Student Assembly passed a resolution last Wednesday encouraging “the appropriate university and athletic departments to make necessary steps in an effort to host three regular season (Men’s Basketball) home games for the 2003-04 season on campus in[Read More…]

by January 28, 2003 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Petition To Keep Professor

A group of Georgetown students have drafted a petition in support of visiting government professor Ashraf Ismail asking that his contract be renewed after it expires at the end of the semester. The petition, signed by 65 students, urges Government Department Chair Eusebio Mujal-Leon to extend Ismail’s appointment based on[Read More…]

by April 26, 2002 0 comments Campus News, News

King Influenced by Teilhard’s Ideas

Theology Professor Thomas King, S.J., spoke about how the French priest and advocate of world unity Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) influenced his life to about 25 students in Sellinger Lounge on Tuesday. “I think there is something more involved in life,” King said. “That makes me turn to Teilhard.”[Read More…]

by March 22, 2002 0 comments Campus News, News