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Nine buildings, including the Intercultural Center (pictured), experienced a power outage earlier this evening.

Power Outage Affects Nine Buildings

At least nine buildings on campus experienced power outages beginning at around 6:45 p.m. tonight due to an electrical transformer failure, according to a university-wide email from the Department of Emergency Management and Operational Continuity. The affected buildings were Reiss Building, the Intercultural Center, Harbin Hall, Davis Performing Arts Center, Ryan[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Spirit of Georgetown Residential Academy occupies the site of the former Jesuit Residence, and features unparalleled amenities and space.

With Lofty Ideals, New Dorm Opens

Earlier this week, the newly renovated Spirit of Georgetown Residential Academy, commonly known as the Former Jesuit Residence, opened its doors to house 148 sophomores, juniors and seniors as a five-floor Living Learning Community based on Jesuit values. The FJR consists of 18 apartments ranging from a nine-person suite to[Read More…]

by September 1, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News
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The blocked Reiss Pathway was one of many consequences of campus construction.

Before 2018 Plan, Construction Crowds Campus

Drilling and hammering sounds became background noise to students this past academic year. Multiple construction projects — many still in progress — yielded the opening of new buildings and the closing of familiar spots on campus, much to the dismay of students who claimed that the planning of these projects[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 1 comment Year in Review 2014-2015
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Freedom Hall will be renamed Isaac Hawkins Hall after the first slave who was listed in a record of the sale of the 272 slaves that benefitted Georgetown.

Reviving History With New Academy

As more than 35,000 Civil War soldiers fought at the Battle of Bull Run in July of 1861, the blasts from the cannons could be heard 30 miles away at the Former Jesuit Residence on Georgetown’s campus. When the 69th and 79th regiments of the New York National Guard travelled[Read More…]

by March 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The former Jesuit Residence, which is undergoing conversion to dormitories for the 2015-16 academic year, was unveiled in tours given to students and staff last Friday.

Jesuit Residence Layout Revealed in Tours

Approximately 140 students and staff attended Residential Living’s informational tours of the former Jesuit Residence last Friday. The residence is under construction to become a dormitory beginning next fall. Tours will continue to be offered every Wednesday and Friday until spring break, as the application to join the Spirit of[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top