Post Tagged with: "Georgetown"

Artificial Intelligence

It may have a cute nickname – Addy – and a loyal following, but there’s nothing cute about abusive use of Adderall. Abuse of Adderall is not just dangerous; just like steroids in sports, when illegally abused in order to gain an edge, it amounts to cheating, As THE HOYA[Read More…]

by November 5, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Hoyas Fall to Irish in Big East Finale

For just over a month, the men’s soccer team forgot how to lose. Georgetown put together a streak of nine consecutive victories, culminating in a 1-0 win over No. 6 Connecticut last Thursday that secured the first Big East regular season title for the Hoyas (11-5-1, 7-2-0 Big East) since[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Sports

Winning Season Out of Reach

Two fourth-quarter touchdowns were too little, too late for the Hoyas. Georgetown (3-6, 2-2 Patriot League) fell 24-19 to Fordham (4-5) in the Blue and Gray’s fifth consecutive defeat. Running back Darryl Whiting was the difference for Fordham, rushing for 251 yards on 38 carries. Whiting scored twice in the[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Sports

Grads Run for Congress as Incumbents, Fresh Faces

Georgetown graduates on both sides of the political spectrum are on the ballot as incumbents and challengers in elections across the country today. Eighteen graduates currently hold seats in Congress, seven of whom received their undergraduate education at Georgetown. In Michigan, Democratic Rep. John Dingell (COL ’49, LAW ’52) is[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Damage Control

Our university has spent over two centuries building a respected learning community. Although Georgetown’s undergraduates are sometimes known for having too much fun (just like students at most colleges) Georgetown graduates have a marked history of positively affecting their communities. In the national mindset, Georgetown is seen as a top-tier[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Georgetown Public Library Reopens

The Georgetown Public Library reopened Monday at its original location on R Street, three years after a debilitating fire forced the branch to close its doors for repairs. Now, the library boasts a third floor, a reading terrace overlooking Book Hill Park, a large children’s room, a space designed specifically[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

GU Ranked 155th Worldwide

The university dropped by 26 spots in the U.S. News and World Report international rankings this year, leaving a tremendous disparity between its international and national rank. Georgetown placed 21st on U.S. News and World Report’s rankings for national universities, but 155th in the international rankings. Nationally, Georgetown is ranked[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Newsweek Ranks Colleges

In Newsweek Magazine’s newly released set of college rankings, Georgetown placed in the top 25 in four categories, under both conventional and unorthodox criteria. In the rankings, redesigned this year by Newsweek, Georgetown ranked eighth in the list of best schools for future powerbrokers, 14th among urban schools, 16th among[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

ANC Talks Liquor License Policy

On Feb.1, the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, representing the Georgetown, Burleith and Hillandale neighborhoods, unanimously passed a resolution that recommends the renewal of the District of Columbia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board’s moratorium for Georgetown, yet increased the maximum number of liquor licenses permitted in the area by two. According to[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Finding Home On the Hilltop

Back in Rhode Island for winter break, I made the mistake of referring to D.C. as my home. Perhaps it was a Freudian slip, but my mom certainly did not find it amusing. Although my parents allowed me to attend Georgetown, neither one of them have accepted the fact that[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide