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EDITORIAL: Alleviate Transportation Costs

From weekend trips to downtown Washington, D.C. to internships on Capitol Hill, university admissions officers and Blue and Gray tour guides extol the social, academic and professional opportunities that students gain from living in the nation’s capital. They portray access to the nation’s capital as one of the defining features[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 1 comment Editorial

Norton to Hold Forum On Campus Assault

Delegate Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-D.C.) will be hosting a panel of officials from various universities in Washington, D.C., to address the prevention of sexual assault on college campuses at American University on Thursday, April 23, but due to a time conflict with a similar Georgetown event, no university representatives will be[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Aramark workers, including Leo’s employees, are pursuing more workers’ rights in a new contract. The current one expires in March.

Petition Seeks Aramark Renegotiation

Aramark workers on campus are engaged in efforts to renegotiate their contract with the company, demanding better work and wage conditions, since their current three-year contract expires in March. A group of 20 Aramark workers from O’Donovan Hall, Cosi and Starbucks and a group of 30 students from the Georgetown[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Nonprofit Counters Terror With Jobs

Nonprofit Counters Terror With Jobs

When Marshall Bailly founded Leadership Initiatives as an undergraduate at American University, he never imagined he would still be managing the nonprofit nine years later. But nearly a decade after its founding in 2004, Leadership Initiatives is still successfully funding entrepreneurial ventures in Nigeria. Rather than donating money, food or medicine to[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments City News, News
MEN’S SOCCER | Late Corner Lifts GU Over Crosstown Rivals

MEN’S SOCCER | Late Corner Lifts GU Over Crosstown Rivals

A late goal from freshman defender Joshua Yaro sealed the 1-0 win for the No. 11 Georgetown men’s soccer team over crosstown rival American on Tuesday afternoon. Playing on the Eagles’ home field, Yaro scored his first collegiate career goal in the 85th minute off of a corner kick by senior forward Steve Neumann. The Eagles[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Sports

MEN’S SOCCER | Bragging Rights at Stake

This afternoon, the No. 12 Georgetown men’s soccer team (6-2-1, 0-0-1 Big East) will travel across town to take on American (3-3-2, 1-0 Patriot League). Though American is a NCAA Division I team, its schedule so far this year has been far less rigorous than Georgetown’s. The Eagles lost to[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Sports

When Colleges Play Parent

Independence is a critical aspect of college education, and universities should be cautioned against stunting that development by playing the role of parents. A frequent if unintended consequence for students resisting this type of paternalism, however, is that they can find themselves defending the right to activities that may be[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Italian Trattoria Forks Over Flavor With Robust Menu

3/5 stars $$$ Although located in slightly unfamiliar territory — near American University — La Forchetta is definitely worth the trip for classic Italian dishes done right. This new Italian eatery is the best place you’ll find casual and inviting fare prepared by a James Beard Award-winning chef. La Forchetta,[Read More…]

by June 24, 2012 0 comments The Guide
WOMEN’S LACROSSE | GU Set to Take On American

WOMEN’S LACROSSE | GU Set to Take On American

The No. 13 Georgetown women’s lacrosse team (4-4, 1-1 Big East) hopes to recover from a heartbreaking loss to No. 16 Loyola (5-3, 1-0 Big East) over the weekend when it takes on American (6-4, 2-1 Patriot League) at home this Tuesday. The Hoyas dropped Saturday’s contest on a Loyola[Read More…]

by March 27, 2012 0 comments Sports

American University Professor Murdered

American University professor Sue Marcum was found murdered in her home Monday morning. arcum was 52 years old and lived in Bethesda, Md. On Monday, police found her dead in her home, where there were signs of a forced entry and struggle. The case is being treated as a homicide,[Read More…]

by October 25, 2010 0 comments City News, News