Post Tagged with: "Georgetown"

Mendelson Slams GU Campus Plan

Councilmember At-Large Phil Mendelson denounced Georgetown’s 2010 Campus Plan in a Sept. 16 letter to the D. C. Zoning Commission. In the letter, Mendelson claimed that Georgetown’s 40 percent enrollment increase over the past 10 years has contributed to adverse conditions in the surrounding neighborhoods. “I join the adjacent communities[Read More…]

by September 23, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Intimate Fine Dining Fit for a College Student

Intimate Fine Dining Fit for a College Student

Though the bustle of M Street is hardly romantic, FinoItaliano offers couples a comfy, home-cooked Italian meal that adds a little extra intimacy to the perfect date night. The cozy restaurant features wood paneling and soft lighting to add a more homelike feel to the dining venue. Diners feel as though they[Read More…]

by September 5, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Georgetown

Georgetown

From the varied bar scene of Adams Morgan to the hip restaurants of Chinatown, D.C. has plenty to offer in its neighborhoods. It can be quick to dismiss Georgetown as a mere stretch of upscale stores and townhouses but a closer look reveals a collection of local destinations you might[Read More…]

by August 28, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized
A Deeper Meaning to the Mundane

A Deeper Meaning to the Mundane

I still find it hard to think that my time at Georgetown is ending. For the past four years, this place has been home. As I inch closer and closer to my graduation, I’ve realized that I’m not quite ready for this to end, and I don’t want to leave[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments Campus News, Opinion, Uncategorized
Making a Home on the Hilltop

Making a Home on the Hilltop

I only found out about Georgetown University through my random college searches as a senior in high school. My parents, strict Vietnamese refugee immigrants, were disappointed that their daughter didn’t get accepted by an Ivy League school. In the long run, I’m glad that I didn’t. I’ve carved something out[Read More…]

by May 19, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Three More Fulbrights Awarded to GU Students

Three more Georgetown students recently received Fulbright awards, bringing the total number of recipients of the prestigious scholarship to 16, with the university still waiting to hear back about six more applications. Seven of the awards will go to graduating seniors, while the remainder will go to graduate students or[Read More…]

by May 6, 2011 0 comments Campus News

University to Launch $1.5 Billion Fundraising Campaign

Georgetown’s Board of Directors approved Wednesday a $1.5 billion fundraising campaign that will launch on October 28 and last through 2016. The project has been divided into four goals – ensuring access for students, enhancing student life and community experience, pursuing transformative opportunities and promoting faculty excellence and academic excellence.[Read More…]

by May 6, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Costa Rican President to Deliver Commencement Remarks

Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla Miranda (GRD ’89) will be among a number of high profile speakers at Georgetown’s commencement ceremonies next week. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and Harvard medical anthropologist Paul Farmer will also speak. Chinchilla, Landrieu and Farmer will address graduates of the Walsh School of Foreign Service,[Read More…]

by May 5, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Fr. Boroughs in Talks to Be President of Holy Cross

Vice President for Mission and Ministry Fr. Philip Boroughs, S.J., is being considered for the presidency of the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts. Boroughs, who has served at Georgetown since 2003, is visiting Holy Cross and will spend today and tomorrow meeting with members of the college community,[Read More…]

by May 4, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Campus Honors LGBTQ Community With Lavender Graduation

Georgetown’s LGBTQ community held its third annual Lavender Graduation Monday night, celebrating the graduation of 61 undergraduates, graduates and law students of the class of 2011. The event in Copley Formal Lounge featured keynote speaker Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.). One of four openly gay members of the 111th Congress, Cicilline (LAW[Read More…]

by May 3, 2011 0 comments Campus News