Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Campus Crime Up in 2012

By Christopher Zawora October 4, 2013

Overall reported crime increased at Georgetown’s main campus but decreased at the Georgetown University Law Center in downtown D.C. this year, according to the Department of Public Safety’s 2013...

GUMC Targeted in Burglaries, Thefts

By Sarah Kaplan February 6, 2012

The Department of Public Safety is investigating a string of five thefts and burglaries of items totaling nearly $1,500 from buildings at the Georgetown University Medical Center. The incidents occurred...

Leavey Damages Lead to Arrests

By Lauren Weber August 30, 2011

As Hurricane Irene slammed campus early Sunday, three male students' efforts to evade Department of Public Safety officers ended in $1,500 worth of damages to offices on the fourth floor of the Leavey Center...

Arizona Votes for Guns on Campus

By Mike Berardo April 15, 2011

The Arizona House of Representatives passed a bill last Thursday requiring public universities to allow students to carry concealed weapons on campus. Though the bill does not permit weapons in buildings...

DPS Arrests Bike Thefts Suspect

By Caitlin Mac Neal March 5, 2011

The Department of Public Safety caught a suspect linked to a string of campus bike thefts at about 12:20 p.m. today, according to Associate Director of DPS Joseph Smith. A student who was the victim...

DPS Urges Laptop Registrations

By Glenn Russo December 3, 2010

After a wave of laptop thefts swept campus in the past two months, the Department of Public Safety is developing strategies to keep students' computers out of the hands of criminals. Plans include...

DPS Continues to Up Security

By Jonathan Gillis November 23, 2010

Due to the recent crime surge on campus, which has included multiple burglaries and laptop thefts, the Department of Public Safety is bolstering its on-campus security with a lineup of new preventative...

String of Village A Burglaries Continues

By Laura Engshuber and Mary Murphy November 12, 2010

A Village A apartment was burglarized on Tuesday evening, less than a week after the Department of Public Safety implemented new security measures following a string of similar burglaries. On Tuesday,...

Alcohol Violations Drop by 63 Percent

By Sarah Kaplan October 1, 2010

The number of alcohol violations has dropped by over 50 percent over a three-year period, a statistic the administration attributes to the stricter alcohol policies implemented in 2007, which have since...

Burglaries Prompt New DPS Measures

By Katrina Braun March 26, 2010

The Georgetown Department of Public Safety has stepped up safety checks to prevent crime in off-campus residences in the wake of at least four burglaries or attempted burglaries that occurred within a...

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