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Lines Grow as Airport Security Tightens

Airport security lines may be longer than those at Georgetown Cupcake’s this fall as the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security add new security measures to already tight holiday season regulations. Dulles International Airport in Virginia installed full-body image scanners as an additional security measure earlier this[Read More…]

by November 19, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Lombardi Supports New Smoking Labels

The Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center announced its support last week for the new, more graphic warning labels for cigarette packaging required by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In a statement, the Lombardi Cancer Center outlined the immediate physical effects of carcinogens as the reason behind its support[Read More…]

by November 16, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Law Most Popular in U.S.

While Georgetown is a popular destination for prospective undergraduates, it is even more popular among law school hopefuls. Last year, the Law Center received 12,404 applications – the most of any law school in the nation – for 592 spots; one in every seven law school applicants nationwide submitted an[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Aid Appeals Decline

Georgetown’s Office of Student Financial Services plans to increase funds for financial aid and scholarships by 14 percent this academic year in response to the number of appeals submitted by current students. This year’s appeal cycle has yielded 400 appeals for more financial aid, down from 500 appeals last year.[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Minority Unemployment Increases

The impact of the recession has been especially hard on minority communities and those lacking a college degree in D.C., a city already plagued by one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation, according to a new report by the D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute The Oct. 13 report states[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

GWU to Consider Gender-Neutral Housing

Following the lead of over 60 other colleges and universities across the United States, The George Washington University is considering implementing gender-neutral housing for the 2011-2012 school year. The university’s final decision will be announced this fall, but the deliberation alone reflects a standpoint that contrasts with the more conservative[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments City News, News