Post Tagged with: "Georgetown"

Searching for the Proper Role Of a Community Newspaper

The moment I finally understood why THE HOYA is truly important to Georgetown – the moment I first appreciated why I was spending countless hours on the job, why I was poring over my work and the work that I was responsible for – was a moment when THE HOYA’s[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Senior Buckingham Wins National Championship

This past weekend, the Georgetown sailing team participated in three different regattas along the East Coast. The Hoyas took part in the ICSA Men’s Singlehanded National Championship in St. Petersburg, Fla., the MAISA Women’s Fall Championship at Old Dominion and the MAISA Match Race Championship in Kings Point, N.Y. The[Read More…]

by November 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

Professor Returns From EPA

Law professor Lisa Heinzerling will be returning to Georgetown after two years of serving as the associate administrator for the Office of Policy at the Environmental Protection Agency. In her time at EPA, Heinzerling helped shape the agency’s current climate policies and pursued the regulation of greenhouse gases. Heinzerling’s departure[Read More…]

by November 9, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Professor Dives Into Dolphins’ Social Bonds

While the strength of the human-dolphin connection is evident for many familiar with the sea mammal – not to mention fans of the 1996 movie “Flipper” – a Georgetown professor’s studies show that the bond between dolphins may be even moreimportant. Janet Mann, professor of psychology and biology, co-authored an[Read More…]

by November 9, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

UNICEF Talks Global Development at Dinner

Members of the Georgetown community came together to learn about and engage one another on the topic of global development at the UNICEF conference on Friday night. This was the eighth year that the conference, which involves a variety of international organizations, was held. The theme of this year’s conference,[Read More…]

by November 9, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

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