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CARNES: Embracing the Mid-Semester Rhythm

CARNES: Embracing the Mid-Semester Rhythm

During my first two years of college, I rowed crew. OK, I didn’t actually “row” — at least not most days. I was a coxswain. Still, the experience taught me a tremendous amount. Perhaps the most significant lesson I learned was about what our coach called “the middle thousand,” and[Read More…]

by October 26, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
50 years after President Johnson instigated efforts to clean up the polluted river, the Potomac remains tainted by the District’s sewage.

Pollution Persists in Potomac River

After years of unchecked sewage flowing into the Potomac River, President Lyndon B. Johnson called the river “a national disgrace” in 1965. Although efforts to clean up the river have improved the quality of the water, continued concerns about its cleanliness prompted conservationists to add a little sparkle to the[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Crew | Freshmen Debut In Princeton

Just a week after the Head of the Charles Regatta, the Georgetown men’s and women’s rowing teams traveled to Princeton, N.J., to compete in the annual Princeton Chase Regatta. The race marked the official collegiate debut for Georgetown freshmen on both squads. For the women’s team, Georgetown had a combined[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 0 comments Sports
The heavyweight men’s crew team finished in 24th place out of 36 teams in the field in last week’s Head of the Charles with a time of 15:15.739.

Crew | Rebound Needed at Princeton

The Georgetown University men’s and women’s rowing teams will travel to Princeton, N.J., this weekend to compete in the Princeton Chase, just a week after their low finishes at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Mass., last weekend. The Georgetown men’s heavyweight team placed 24th out of a[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Crew | Head of the Potomac Marks Season’s Start

With a strong base of young talent, standout upperclassmen and a new head coach, the Georgetown heavyweight men’s rowing team has high hopes for the 2014-2015 campaign. During the offseason, first-year Head Coach Luke Agnini replaced retired Tony Johnson, who served the Georgetown crew program for 28 years. Before coming[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Sports
John Courtin (CAS ’70, LAW ’78)

Alumni Association Fixture Dies at 65

John Christopher Courtin (CAS ’70, LAW ’78), a 2014 recipient of the John Carroll Award and former executive director of the Georgetown University Alumni Association, died after a prolonged illness at the age of 65 on June 29. Born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., where he went to Canisius High[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments City News, News

CREW | Youth Indicates Bright Future

After a strange fall season that saw the closure of their boathouse because of the government shutdown and a winter hiatus, Georgetown’s men’s and women’s crew teams have taken to the water for the spring. The return of experienced veterans and an influx of freshman rowers with a semester of[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

SCHAUER: Remembering the Blue and Gray

Dahlgren Quadrangle is my favorite place on campus for many reasons: the breathtaking space designed to look like a European monastery, the beautiful chapel completed in 1892, the bubbling fountain that gives us a favorite student tradition. But, the spot is my favorite place on tours for a different reason[Read More…]

by November 14, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Georgetown Takes Third in Coed, Women’s Regattas

At the Atlantic Coast Championships, two third-place finishes may not be as bad as they seem. In the coed regatta at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fl., Georgetown came in third behind Boston College and St. Mary’s, two of the top-ranked teams in the nation. The Hoyas’ women finished behind[Read More…]

by November 13, 2007 0 comments Sports

GU Improves After Weekend Regattas Against Local Foes

Georgetown crew competed in two races over the weekend, the Navy Day Regatta in Philadelphia on Saturday and the Occoquan Chase in Sandy Run, Va. on Sunday. In Philadelphia, the men’s lightweight four team was one of three first-place Georgetown teams. The team overwhelmed its competition, beating out second-place Delaware[Read More…]

by October 17, 2006 0 comments Sports