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COURTESY KRISTIN ADAIN  | Halim Flowers, who published 11 books while serving a jail sentence, took government and philosophy classes with the Georgetown Prison Scholars Program beginning in January 2018. He was released March 22.

GU Prison Scholar Released After 22 Years

Halim Flowers, a Washington, D.C. local who took Georgetown University courses through the Georgetown Prison Scholars Program while incarcerated, was released from D.C. Jail on March 21 after serving 22 years. Flowers began serving his 40-years-to-life sentence at 17 years old after being convicted as an accessory to murder. He[Read More…]

by March 29, 2019 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS Beginning with the next contract-holder, the Bureau of Prisons’ residential re-entry management center must accept all high-risk prisoners.

DC Mandates Halfway Houses Accept High-Risk Criminals

Acting Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons Hugh Hurwitz mandated that the residential re-entry management center that wins the next five-year contract from the BOP will be required to accept all high-risk prisoners, according to an Oct. 11 news release. The BOP addresses all issues related to the federal[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Georgetown Students freed Valentino Dixon, a man imprisoned for over 26 years for murder. The students were a part of Professor Marc Howard’s spring 2018 Prison Reform Project seminar.

GU Students Free Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder

A team of Georgetown undergraduate students and professors helped exonerate Valentino Dixon, who spent 26 years in prison after being found guilty of murder, on Sept. 19. Three undergraduate students in professor Marc Howard’s spring 2018 “Prison Reform Project” seminar assisted with the case, unearthing new evidence that led to[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Council Rules Against Howard-Maduike Ticket’s Appeal to Appear on Ballot

The Georgetown University Student Association Constitutional Council rejected Reed Howard (SFS ’17) and Courtney Maduike’s (SFS ’17) appeal to be placed on the executive election ballot yesterday. Howard and Maduike appealed to the GUSA Election Commission that it does not have the authority to set deadlines for submitting registration forms[Read More…]

by February 17, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The swimming & diving team will attempt to beat Howard for the second year in a row.

Swimming & Diving | GU, Howard Face Off to Earn First Dual Meet Victory

The Georgetown swimming and diving team will look to earn its first victory in a dual meet when the team faces Howard at Georgetown’s McCarthy Pool on Saturday, Dec. 6. The meet marks the Hoyas’ last competition of the calendar year and gives Georgetown the opportunity to beat its crosstown[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized

Students Campaign for ANC Seats

Alongside the upcoming Washington, D.C. mayoral election, Nov. 4 will bring elections for the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, which has two open student commissioner positions to represent the area in and around the university. Kendyl Clausen (SFS ’16) and Reed Howard (SFS ’17) will commence campaigning together this week, each[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

A Next Step for DC Adjuncts

Adjunct faculty in Washington, D.C., organized through the Service Employees International Union made major progress in an attempt to create a much-needed common labor agreement. At the national town hall event hosted by Georgetown last Monday, where adjunct professors are in the process of negotiating their first union contract, 40[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Georgetown Battles Back Into Contention

Georgetown Battles Back Into Contention

For more than a decade, the Georgetown football team was a laughingstock on campus. Having notched 11 consecutive losing seasons, the squad attracted neither buzz nor crowds. That changed last fall. When the Hoyas took to the gridiron to begin the season, no one expected a turnaround from a winless[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments News

SOFTBALL | GU Preps for Tournament in SC

After opening the season by splitting a set of four games, the Georgetown softball team (2-2) will travel to Spartansburg, S.C., this weekend for a tournament hosted by USC-Upstate. The Hoyas will open the tournament with a game against UNC-Wilmington (1-1) Friday evening. They face George Mason (1-3) and Howard[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Overcomes Howard Scare

When No. 18 Georgetown scored the first 17 points of the game, it looked like Howard would be in for a long afternoon as the Hoyas cruised to their eighth win of the year. The Bison (3-6), though, clawed their way back into the game, closing to within two points at one[Read More…]

by December 11, 2011 0 comments Sports