Post Tagged with: "Hurricane Irene"

FIELD HOCKEY | Georgetown Falls to Davidson in Opener

The Georgetown field hockey team (0-1) opened their 2011 season with a 2-0 loss against Davidson (1-0). The Davidson game was the first of two planned games in the Georgetown invitational, but the La Salle matchup was postponed until Tuesday due to Hurricane Irene. The Hoyas started the first half with two[Read More…]

by August 31, 2011 0 comments Sports
DC Spared Worst of Hurricane

DC Spared Worst of Hurricane

After the university hunkered down in preparation for Hurricane Irene’s wrath, minimal damage was apparent on Sunday morning. The Category 1 hurricane dumped four inches of rain on the campus throughout Saturday afternoon and evening. Forty to fifty miles per hour winds, which qualify as tropical storm force, slammed the[Read More…]

by August 30, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Leavey Damages Lead to Arrests

Leavey Damages Lead to Arrests

As Hurricane Irene slammed campus early Sunday, three male students’ efforts to evade Department of Public Safety officers ended in $1,500 worth of damages to offices on the fourth floor of the Leavey Center and the university pressing criminal charges. On Sunday morning around 1:13 a.m., the suspects were checking out the university[Read More…]

by August 30, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
High-Speed Winds Loosen New Science Center’s Roof Shingles

High-Speed Winds Loosen New Science Center’s Roof Shingles

Large shingles used in the construction of the New Science Center’s roof became loose around 11:55 p.m. yesterday as Hurricane Irene buffeted campus. According to the university, D.C. Fire responded after university officials feared that the shingles could become dangerous projectiles if the wind speeds became any greater. The campus community was[Read More…]

by August 28, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Hurricane Irene Alters University’s Welcome Week Plans

Georgetown is shuffling parts of its Welcome Week timetable in light of the predicted severe weather from Hurricane Irene. New Student Orientation Convocation, planned for Sunday morning, will be postponed to Tuesday, August 30 at 7 p.m. in preparation for the predicted severe effects of the storm, the university announced[Read More…]

by August 26, 2011 0 comments Campus News