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New Inclusive Spaces to Open February in New South Basement

New Inclusive Spaces to Open February in New South Basement

By Kate Hwang January 26, 2024

Georgetown University's Office of Student Engagement and Inclusion (OSEI) relocated to the basement of New South Hall this January, consolidating its initiatives into a new refuge on campus. Furnished...

VIEWPOINT: Clarify Emergency Communications

VIEWPOINT: Clarify Emergency Communications

By Caleb Richmond September 30, 2021

At 1:50 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, Sept. 19, I was visiting friends in New South Hall’s fourth-floor common room when the fire alarm went off. Two of my friends had mentioned earlier that evening...

Intruder Enters New South, Prompting Student Safety Fears

Intruder Enters New South, Prompting Student Safety Fears

By Liana Hardy September 24, 2021

An intruder followed students into New South in the early morning of Sept. 19, prompting a Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD) investigation and safety concerns among students. At approximately...

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Radiators in New South have been found to contain black mold, contributing to student respiratory ailments, such as bronchitis.

Black Mold Infiltrates Dorms, Causing Health Ailments

By Chelsea Hafer November 30, 2018

Only four days into her freshman year, Oona Nash (COL ’22) contracted bronchitis. When she went to the Student Health Center, the doctors gave her antibiotics. Nash expected to get better, but her...

4E’s Declassified Freshman Survival Guide: How To Not Seem Like A Freshman

4E’s Declassified Freshman Survival Guide: How To Not Seem Like A Freshman

By Mike Radice and Mike Radice August 16, 2017

So you're a freshman, huh? Big fish in a little pond? Think again, young Hoya. Being a freshman at Georgetown isn't always the easiest. On a campus where your worth is sometimes measured by GPA and the...

99 Problems But Jesuit Values Aint One

99 Problems But Jesuit Values Ain’t One

By Caroline Porterfield and Caroline Porterfield April 10, 2017

My college career started off to a horrifically basic start. My roommate and I invited new friends to our room before heading over to the Natty-littered Village A rooftops. Word spread quickly of our plan...

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Two bias related incidents have been reported over the last two days.

Bias-Related Vandalism Targets Religious Groups

By Jeff Cirillo March 24, 2017

The Georgetown University Police Department and university officials are investigating graffiti of swastikas in Village C West and the removal of Muslim and Hindu flyers from chaplain-in-residence...

The Five Stages of Getting Written Up

The Five Stages of Getting Written Up

By Joseph O'Reilly and Joseph O'Reilly March 7, 2017

In the wise words of Hannah Montana, "Nobody's perfect." This timeless adage is particularly true for Georgetown students. Sometimes we make a little too much noise, have a little too much fun and get...

4Es Declassified Freshman Survival Guide: Dorm Perks

4E’s Declassified Freshman Survival Guide: Dorm Perks

By Mike Radice and Mike Radice August 14, 2016

At this point in the summer, every freshman's parents are probably crying every day – partly because they are facing the dreaded empty nest, but mostly because tuition is due. You aren't crying though,...

A Freshmans Guide to Manipulating Residential Living

A Freshman’s Guide to Manipulating Residential Living

By Charlie Fritz and Charlie Fritz April 21, 2016

It's that time of year for high school seniors. The time when they (those incoming freshman) fill out the famed Living Preference Questionnaire and begin the housing process. To all of you younglings,...

Quiz: Do You Recognize Georgetowns Buildings?

Quiz: Do You Recognize Georgetown’s Buildings?

By Graham Ritter and Graham Ritter February 24, 2016

With all of the construction around campus, it's nearly impossible to know exactly what campus looks like at any given point. See how Georgetown has changed over the years and see if you can still recognize...

So, You Want to Netflix & Chill?

So, You Want to Netflix & Chill?

By Catherine McNally and Catherine McNally September 24, 2015

With a new crop of students roaming the Hilltop comes a new set of questions to be answered. At 4E, we’ve already received numerous emails asking questions like: “How can I avoid the freshman 15?”...

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