Post Tagged with: "snowpocalypse"

Establish Snow Day Policy

This February’s Syracuse-like winter weather inconvenienced students, faculty and staff alike. The university and its employees should be commended for staying ahead of the storm, keeping sidewalks clean and ensuring the continuation of basic services at O’Donovan Hall and Lauinger Library. Its decisions to cancel the Presidents Day holiday and[Read More…]

by February 23, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Scheduling Change

First, I want to thank Provost James O’Donnell for his efforts during what surely must be a stressful week. He and his staff are to be commended for their continued efforts to make our Georgetown learning experiences as valuable as possible, and his efforts to find new ways to connect[Read More…]

by February 11, 2010 0 comments Opinion, Uncategorized
Realities of Snowpocalypse

Hearkening Back to Snow Day Exhilaration of Childhood

Snow days are magical. As a kid growing up in Chicago, I cherished snow days because they were so elusive. There was not lack of snow, but the city was well bolstered against most types of weather attacks. If a snowstorm hit, but the snow stopped falling by the wee[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments Opinion

GU Samaritans Lend a Hand

The Georgetown Samaritans, a new student organization first discussed as a possibility at the end of the fall semester, works in conjunction with Georgetown University Student Association to strengthen the bonds between Georgetown University and the local neighborhood. The Georgetown Samaritans is the brainchild of GUSA, according to James Wright[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments Campus News, City News, News

Closure Slippery

It’s rare that Fox News and Barack Obama come to agreement, but the two have found some common ground in dubbing the latest blizzard “Snowmageddon.” In response to the massive winter storm that has paralyzed the District of Columbia and rivaled the 1922 single-snowfall record for the District, the university[Read More…]

by February 9, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

No. 7 Hoyas White Wash No. 2 Wildcats

What a difference three days makes. After getting upset by South Florida in front of a relatively quiet crowd on Wednesday, No. 7 Georgetown dominated No. 2 Villanova 103-90 in front of a raucous 10,387 fans that braved the blizzard-like conditions in Washington, D.C. The Hoyas (17-5, 7-4 Big East)[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments Sports

21st-Century Growing Pains

During the final days of last semester, I, like many others, was trapped here on campus by the Snowpocalypse. Tests were finished, papers were handed in and not much else was going on beside snowball fights and viewings of “Love Actually” accompanied by hot chocolate. In order to help pass[Read More…]

by January 16, 2010 0 comments News, Uncategorized