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Fluke Named Woman of Distinction

Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) was named one of the 2012 Women of Distinction last week for her work in helping to promote equity for women and girls. The award, given by the American Association of University Women and NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, honors five to six women[Read More…]

by May 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Armed Robberies Reported at Serendipity 3, Five Guys

Two armed robberies were reported at restaurants within five blocks of campus Sunday. The first incident occurred around 1 p.m outside of Serendipity 3 on M Street. According to a Metropolitan Police Department report, two employees were taking a smoke break outside the restaurant when they were approached by two[Read More…]

by April 30, 2012 0 comments City News, News

ANC Candidate Hopes to Spark Student Awareness

Share on email   After Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E completed a redistricting process this year, it is likely that students will have a chance to win two spots on the commission in next year’s election. With Jake Sticka (COL ’13), incumbent student commissioner, set to conclude his term in November,[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments City News, News

Letter Calls For Contraceptive Coverage

University officials received a letter Thursday signed by almost half of Georgetown Law Center’s student body requesting that Georgetown include contraception coverage in student insurance plans for the 2012-2013 school year. Georgetown Law Students for Reproductive Justice submitted the letter, which cited a decision by the Department of Health and[Read More…]

by April 24, 2012 0 comments News

Georgetown Questions Online College Cost Tool

After the federal government unveiled an online cost comparison tool to help families manage the expenses of college education last week, the tool has drawn criticism from colleges for misrepresenting the amount of debt students are likely to incur. The Financial Aid Comparison Shopper, which was released as a beta[Read More…]

by April 20, 2012 0 comments News

Four GU Professors Chosen in The Princeton Review’s Top 300

The four Georgetown professors included in “The Best 300 Professors” list released by the Princeton Review last week all expressed surprise at the honor bestowed on them. But Hector Campos, Sam Potolicchio, Barrett Tilney and Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J., all have a record of previous awards and recognition for effective teaching. The Princeton Review partnered[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 0 comments News

Mall Set for Interior Overhaul

The Shops at Georgetown Park are set to undergo substantial interior renovations, including the demolition of the entire ground floor of the building. Vornado Realty Trust and Angelo Gordon & Co., the mall’s owners, received permits from the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs this month allowing them to begin renovating[Read More…]

by March 27, 2012 0 comments News
Kids2College Allows Glimpse of College Life

Kids2College Allows Glimpse of College Life

For a select group of D.C. students, a crash course in college life starts in sixth grade. Kids2College, a six-week program that uses a career-oriented curriculum, partners Georgetown undergraduates with public school students in D.C.’s Ward 7 to introduce them to college and how to prepare for it. The experience, which is sponsored[Read More…]

by March 20, 2012 0 comments News

Leading ASB Starts Long Before Trip

For most participants in Alternative Spring Break programs, the experience lasts a week. But for ASB leaders, the trips are the culmination of a process that begins almost a year before the first day of break, according to Ray Shiu, director of student leadership and special programs at the Center for Social Justice,[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Beyond ASB: Trips Cross DC, Borders

While the Alternative Spring Break trips through the Center for Social Justice attract hundreds of students, a handful of Hoyas will traverse the globe with other programs next week. Through an Outdoor Education trip to Nicaragua, 14 students and two guides will help build irrigation canals in local schoolyards as[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News