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Interview Series Gives Students a Professional Platform

Faith Complex, a web interview series that explores the intersection of faith, religion and culture through interviews with various experts, filmed its latest installment in Riggs Library Tuesday. Jacques Berlinerblau, the director of Georgetown’s Program for Jewish Civilization, founded the series in 2009 with a Reflective Engagement grant for academic research[Read More…]

by December 7, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Real Food Real Jobs Unites GSC, Workers

O’Donovan Hall workers and the Georgetown Solidarity Committee are collaborating to promote Real Food Real Jobs, a campaign that advocates for improved food quality and food service workers’ rights. The two groups organized a town hall forum Monday evening to discuss the campaign, which is part of a nationwide initiative began[Read More…]

by December 4, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

On Campus, Students Take Part in Thanksgiving Tradition

While most students were baking pumpkin pies and watching football in the comfort of their own homes Wednesday, those who remained on campus were invited to take part in a Georgetown tradition: University President John J. DeGioia’s annual Thanksgiving dinner in O’Donovan Hall. DeGioia and his wife began the tradition his first year as president[Read More…]

by November 23, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

New Initiative to Address Diversity

The Cura Personalis Initiative, a new student-run effort, will seek to address issues of diversity on campus and bolster students’ perceptions of the university’s identity. Spearheaded by Guadalupe Fernandez (SFS ’14), president of the organization, and Zenen Jaimes Perez (SFS ’13), the initiative was launched in September, when students from[Read More…]

by November 13, 2012 0 comments Campus News

GU Re-Energized in Green Efforts

After years of wearing gray and bleeding blue, Georgetown is implementing new efforts to think green. Last Thursday, University President John J. DeGioiaannounced that a $20 million anonymous donation to the Georgetown’s capital campaign will be used to formally launch the Georgetown Environmental Initiative. The initiative, which will facilitate interdisciplinary environmental[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Autism Advocates Demonstrate For Rights

Members of the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network protested in front of the Washington Monument Saturday morning during Autism Speaks’ event, Walk Now for Autism Speaks. Both ASAN and Autism Speaks are nonprofit organizations that focus on autism advocacy; however, ASAN is run entirely by autistic individuals, while Autism Speaks does not[Read More…]

by November 6, 2012 0 comments City News, News

Tombs Lunches Facilitate Student-Faculty Dialogue

This October, students in McCarthy Hall can forgo the O’Donovan Hall experience to eat with a professor at The Tombs. Launched last February by Hall Director Lamar Dawson, the McCarthy Hall “Out to Lunch” program provides students with a unique opportunity to connect with professors outside the classroom. Previously, resident[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
LGBTQ: At the Center of Change

LGBTQ: At the Center of Change

In the five years since its founding, the LGBTQ Resource Center has helped reframe the issue of sexual orientation at Georgetown. The center, which celebrated its anniversary Wednesday, was established as a result of the Out for Change Campaign, which began in the fall of 2007 after a student was[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Reagan Sees Traffic Spike

Reagan Sees Traffic Spike

Getting home for the holidays may become progressively more challenging for students as Reagan National Airport struggles to cope with increased traffic. The airport, located between the Potomac River and Arlington County just over five miles from campus, has long been a destination airport for travelers coming into D.C. The[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments City News, News
Arabic Department Faces Increased Demand

Arabic Department Faces Increased Demand

To accommodate a spike in student interest, the Arabic and Islamic studies department has undergone recent expansions — but not without some growing pains. This fall, the department has increased its presence on campus, in part by organizing two lecture series for the year, but it has also struggled to[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News