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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown-Themed Rejection Lines

Georgetown-Themed Rejection Lines

By Courtney Klein and Courtney Klein February 10, 2015

'Tis the season for love and emotions! Everyone remembers last year when 4E brought you the best pickup lines in the planet. I mean you should, 4E (cough, myself) basically became famous. But then......

Off the Hilltop and out of the spotlight, former university live bulldog mascot Jack Jr. has matured into a well-adjusted 2-year-old, flourishing in a private home environment in the Washington, D.C. area.

Post-Dismissal, JJ Thrives in New Home

By Sarah Smith November 7, 2014

Since his ignominious August 2013 dismissal from the position of live bulldog mascot, Jack Jr. has made a smooth transition into a private home in the Washington, D.C. area, while still maintaining...

John B. Carroll, who replaced J.J. in the fall, lives on 36th Street.

The Year in Brief

By The Hoya Staff April 25, 2014

The past year saw everything from a new mascot to a multitude of snow days. Take a look at some of the biggest headlines on campus:   Georgetown University Student Association While this...

The senior Jack the Bulldog enjoys a plush retirement, replete with languid campus strolls and audiences with adoring students.

Quiet Life of a Retired Mascot

By Ashley Miller February 4, 2014

As the puppy John B. Carroll, now known as Jack, captures the collective heart of campus, his predecessor is enjoying his twilight years in retirement — far from the madding crowd of Verizon Center. John...

Jack, formally known as John B. Carroll, is settling into life on campus, though he has yet to cheer on the Hoyas at Verizon Center.

New Mascot Out of Limelight

By Colette Gilner January 28, 2014

Since arriving on campus in October, new mascot Jack, formally known as John B. Carroll, has quietly settled in with his caretaker and six dog-walkers on the Jack Crew. As he adjusts to his duties...

GU Tightens the Leash on Mascot Care

By Kit Clemente October 1, 2013

Although university administrators assured students and alumni that the mascot tradition would continue after the departure of mascot-in-training Jack Jr. this summer, one aspect of the next bulldog’s...

New Bulldog Chosen as JJ’s Replacement

By Emma Hinchliffe August 30, 2013

Nearly two weeks after Jack Jr.’s official departure from campus, the Bulldog Advisory Committee has chosen a new dog to replace the former mascot-in-training. The bulldog, born June 29, was...

Wanted: Bulldog-In-Residence

By The Editorial Board August 30, 2013

Now that former mascot-in-training Jack Jr. has settled into premature retirement, it is time to look toward the future of Georgetown’s mascot. In doing so, the university would do well to consult the...

No Break for Transparency

By The Editorial Board August 27, 2013

The end of summer: shorter days, pre-orientation programs and an opening to sweep unpopular news under the rug. Over the past several summer vacations, a concerning pattern has emerged of the administration...

From Mascot to Pet: A New Home for JJ

By Emma Hinchliffe August 27, 2013

After losing his spot as the next mascot, Jack Jr. has found a home with a family close to Georgetown’s campus. J.J. went to his new home August 18 to test the environment and ended up staying...

Summer Decisions Shun Student Input

By Eitan Sayag August 27, 2013

A series of contentious decisions made by the university administration this summer have received criticism for excluding students from the deliberation process. Plans for the Northeast Triangle residence...

Campus Deserves a Voice in Our Mascot’s Future

By Fr. Christopher Steck S.J. August 4, 2013

After the recent decision that Jack Jr., or “J.J.,” will not continue as mascot, the university must decide the future of its mascot tradition. I believe that a representative committee deliberating...

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