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Jack the Bulldog Sr. Leaves Legacy of Love

After 12 years on campus and a decade-long career as the beloved university mascot, John S. Carroll, better known as Jack the Bulldog Sr., passed away June 2. He was 12 years old. Born May 3, 2003 in Freehold, New Jersey, Jack arrived at Georgetown on July 27, 2003 and[Read More…]

by June 7, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA

Jack Sr., Former Mascot, Dies

John S. Carroll, better known as Jack the Bulldog Sr., died yesterday, the university announced this morning on social media. He was 12 years old. “We’ll miss Jack Sr. and the joy he brought to Hoyas for more than a decade,” the university wrote in a Facebook post. Jack Sr.[Read More…]

by June 3, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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John B. Carroll, who replaced J.J. in the fall, lives on 36th Street.

The Year in Brief

The past year saw everything from a new mascot to a multitude of snow days. Take a look at some of the biggest headlines on campus:   Georgetown University Student Association While this year’s Georgetown University Student Association pushed through policy changes and programming overhauls, it also had its tense moments,[Read More…]

2013 Grad New Bulldog Caretaker

2013 Grad New Bulldog Caretaker

The Bulldog Advisory Committee chose Communications Specialist in the Office of Communications Mc-Kenzie Stough (COL ’13) as the next mascot caretaker Tuesday. After graduating last year, Stough continued her relationship with Georgetown as an employee and decided to apply for the caretaker position. “I know they’re looking, clearly, for someone[Read More…]

by November 8, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Next in Hochstetler Bulldog Legacy, John B. Carroll

Next in Hochstetler Bulldog Legacy, John B. Carroll

The past few months have seen ups and downs in the story of Georgetown’s mascot, culminating in the arrival of new mascot John B. Carroll to campus on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Janice Hochstetler, the bulldog breeder who donated both Jack Jr. and the new dog, sat down with The Hoya when she[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
New Bulldog to Arrive Next Week

New Bulldog to Arrive Next Week

Georgetown’s next Jack the Bulldog will arrive on campus early next week, bringing with him some changes to the university’s system of mascot care. The Jack Crew, the group that assists Fr. ChristopherSteck, S.J., with the mascot, will be cut from 20 to four or five members. “We’ve agreed to cut[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
GU Tightens the Leash on Mascot Care

GU Tightens the Leash on Mascot Care

Although university administrators assured students and alumni that the mascot tradition would continue after the departure of mascot-in-training Jack Jr. this summer, one aspect of the next bulldog’s role on campus will be different: his caretaker. Fr. Christopher Steck, S.J., will not care for the new mascot, despite doing so for last[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
New Bulldog Chosen as JJ’s Replacement

New Bulldog Chosen as JJ’s Replacement

Nearly two weeks after Jack Jr.’s official departure from campus, the Bulldog Advisory Committee has chosen a new dog to replace the former mascot-in-training. The bulldog, born June 29, was offered to the university by breeders Janice and Marcus Hochstetler, who donated J.J. last year. The administration discussed the option of this[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Wanted: Bulldog-In-Residence

Now that former mascot-in-training Jack Jr. has settled into premature retirement, it is time to look toward the future of Georgetown’s mascot. In doing so, the university would do well to consult the Bulldog Advisory Committee and recognize the unifying value of a live-in mascot. Fr. Christopher Steck, S.J., illustrated[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Puppy Love

Jack Jr. is much more than a mascot-in-training. The dog in whose pawsteps he will someday follow, the current Jack the Bulldog, is a vital part of university culture. J.J.’s arrival this past Friday was a time for us to come together and remind ourselves why we love this campus.[Read More…]

by April 16, 2012 0 comments Opinion