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SCATTERGOOD: The Summer Olympics Need to Be Relocated Out of Rio

One of my fondest freshman-year memories to date was in February 2014, when Alice Kerr invited our orientation group to come to her house and watch the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. We munched on chips and salsa and marveled at how the U.S. National Team[Read More…]

by June 10, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

GULC Professors Urge Reproductive Care to Combat Zika

In the midst of the spread of the Zika virus, which might cause birth defects, an article published Feb. 1 by Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law encouraged the World Health Organization to promote birth control and abortion in response to the crisis, sparking a backlash from[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

University Issues Zika Warning to Community

Georgetown’s Interim Chief Public Health Officer Ranit Mishori recommended precautionary measures for students traveling in Latin America and the Caribbean as a result of the outbreak of the mosquito-born Zika virus, in a campus-wide email sent February 2, as well as for students studying abroad in affected countries. “I am[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top