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The new Spanish monarch, King Felipe VI (GRD ’95), accompanied by Queen Letizia, was thronged by students and security during his visit to campus Wednesday night.

University Fetes Royal Return

King Felipe VI (GRD ’95) and Queen Letizia of Spain visited the university Wednesday to launch a three-day campus conference with Spanish scientists, attending both the first meeting of the conference in Riggs Library and celebratory dinner in their honor on Copley Lawn. The panel discussion in Riggs Library, primarily[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GUPD Officers Honored For Arrest of Armed Suspect

University President John J. DeGioia honored three Georgetown University Police Department officers for the arrest of an armed robbery suspect in a brief ceremony on the steps of Healy Hall Monday morning. Officer Scott Connor, Sgt. Fred Johnson and Sgt. Joe Twiggs received medals for their work arresting the armed suspect[Read More…]

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H*yas for Choice members tabling on 37th Street were relocated to Copley Lawn.

Students, University Clash Over Free Speech

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education listed Georgetown as one of the worst 10 colleges for free speech in the country in its rankings released in March. This appellation was but a step in a long-running discussion about free speech highlighted by frequent clashes between student activists and the[Read More…]

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Argentina captain and FC Barcelona star forward Lionel Messi drew supporters of all ages to Georgetown last week, where the Argentinian national team prepared for a friendly.

From Camp Nou to Shaw: Messi at GU

Shaw Field, home of the Georgetown men’s and women’s soccer teams, got a taste of the international spotlight last week when it hosted Lionel Messi and the rest of the Argentina national soccer team. For a still undisclosed fee, the team used Georgetown’s facilities Tuesday through Thursday generally during the[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top

Committee Launches Website to Address Hazing on Campus

The Hazing Prevention and Education Committee recently launched a website entitled “Stop Hazing” to provide educational resources on hazing incidents to the community and a reporting system for students to share information on hazing-related incidents on campus. In a campus-wide email sent last week, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd[Read More…]

by March 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A man was detained by GUPD for trespassing in an attempt to talk to men's basketball coach John Thompson III.

Man Detained for Following Thompson III

Georgetown University Police Department detained a man for trespassing in an attempt to speak to men’s basketball coach John Thompson III at an event at Leo O’Donovan Hall on Sunday. The man, whose name was not disclosed, was not a member of the Georgetown University community and was well over[Read More…]

by March 17, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Threat Assessment Program Launches New Website

In early February, Georgetown launched a new website to strengthen its Threat Assessment Program, which has been serving the university since 2012. Through the added new feature of a website, the university seeks to reach out to more students and ensure that it is using the best tools available to[Read More…]

by February 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Student Assaulted on M Street

A female Georgetown student was the victim of an aggravated assault by an unknown attacker on the 3300 block of M Street at approximately 1:37 a.m. Sunday morning. Georgetown University Police Department and Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District are currently investigating the incident, though they have no suspects at this[Read More…]

by February 9, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Suspect Arrested in Henle Burglaries

Georgetown University Police Department, in coordination with Metropolitan Police Department, arrested a suspect Tuesday for three burglaries committed in Henle Village. Two of the burglaries occurred Monday, followed by another incident on Tuesday. All three incidents featured residences with unlocked doors, allowing Antoine Gibson, a 36-year-old male not affiliated with[Read More…]

by January 8, 2015 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Recent Rise in Crime Prompts Concerns

Armed robberies have risen around the Georgetown neighborhood over the past few weeks, prompting a campus-wide email from Georgetown University Police Department Chief of Police Jay Gruber urging safety precautions. “There have been a few armed robberies around Georgetown. Two of those armed robberies involved our students,” Gruber said in[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top