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Unidentified Person Eggs Georgetown Students, Local Pedestrians

Unidentified Person Eggs Georgetown Students, Local Pedestrians

By Liam Scott September 10, 2021

Jack Buckley (MSB ’22) was standing outside the restaurant Clyde’s of Georgetown on M Street two weeks ago when he felt something suddenly hit the side of his body.  To his surprise, it was...

Cries for Help: Carvings in Lau Cubicles

Cries for Help: Carvings in Lau Cubicles

By Izzy Roemer and Izzy Roemer May 1, 2018

As a nearly 230-year-old institution, Georgetown is host to secrets that current students can hardly fathom. Some of these secrets date back to the school’s founding. Messages etched by early students...

Hoyas for Hoyas

Hoyas for Hoyas

By Charlotte Glasser August 5, 2015

One of the reasons that I fell in love with Georgetown University as an impressionable yet hopeful high school senior was the students who occupy its halls. I toured the campus on a gorgeous fall afternoon...

5 Reasons Georgetown Students are Ron Swanson

5 Reasons Georgetown Students are Ron Swanson

By Emily Min and Emily Min April 1, 2014

Here at Georgetown, we get to experience the surrounding neighborhood as well as the city of Washington, D.C. But do you ever feel like life here is too fast-paced? Do you ever feel like you could take...

College Problems No Match for Apps

By Kelly Lui October 11, 2013

In an age when individuals are inseparable from their smartphones, mobile apps have virtually permeated every aspect of our lives — from Facebook to Snapchat, Fruit Ninja to Google Maps — but...

Work Hard, Play Hard(er)?

By Claire Suh September 15, 2013

I read somewhere that the average college student’s stress level is comparable to that of a mental patient in the 1800s. And as Georgetown students, we probably exceed standard amounts of such stress...

Johnson Connects Libertarianism to Students

By Elaina Koros May 5, 2013

Former New Mexico Governor and 2012 Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson explained the relevance of libertarian values to college students at The George Washington University Monday evening. The...

Students Barred From Voting in DC Council Election

By Sarah Kaplan April 27, 2011

At least three Georgetown students were turned away at the polls when they tried to vote in yesterday's special election for at-large member of the D.C. Council. The students' names were not on the...

Freshman Debate Duo Heading to National Competition

By Jonathan Gillis February 18, 2011

A Georgetown debate team won its first automatic invitation to the national debate championship since 1998. Andrew Markoff (SFS '14) and Richard Day (SFS '14), a team of two freshman debaters, learned...

Students, Administration Fight for Federal Aid

By Mariah Byrne February 4, 2011

Funding for federal grants, student loans and work- study is again at risk of being cut by congressional Republicans intent on trimming overall spending to 2008 levels. Unlike in December, however, students...

Charged Up

By Peter Brigham February 3, 2011

As Wadhah Al Shugaa (SFS '12) walks across the campus of the School of Foreign Service in Qatar, where he is currently studying abroad, all he hears — from the classroom to the souq— is talk of...

Words of Encouragement For a Melancholy World

By Michael Fischer November 19, 2010

I am worried that everyone is far too worried. Here on campus, students stress about the constant stream of midterms, papers, job interviews, internship applications, scholarship requests and extracurricular...

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