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Pregnancy Talk Provides Forum for Ideas

Georgetown University Right to Life held its 16th annual Pregnancy Resource Forum, which discussed current university resources available for pregnant students and student parents, Tuesday afternoon. President of Feminists for Life of America Serrin Foster moderated the panel of university administrators that focused on health, counseling and spiritual issues. Foster moderated the nation’s first[Read More…]

by April 20, 2012 0 comments News
Sandra Fluke Brings Debate Back to GU

Sandra Fluke Brings Debate Back to GU

After being thrust into the media spotlight in the national debate on contraception coverage in healthcare, Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) shared her story Monday in Gaston Hall. Fluke testified Feb. 23 on contraceptive access for students of religious universities before the U.S. House of Representative’s Democratic Steering and Policy Committee[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News
Groves Appointed Next Provost

Groves Appointed Next Provost

Robert Groves, director of the United States Census Bureau, has been selected as the university’s next executive vice president and provost. Census Bureau director since 2009, Groves previously worked as director of the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan and as a research professor at the University of[Read More…]

by April 11, 2012 0 comments News

Gingrich Talks Social Security

Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich stressed his desire to return the country to its religious values and reform Social Security Wednesday. Gingrich’s talk in Gaston Hall sparked a protest on Copley Lawn that drew about 20 students chanting and holding signs. At[Read More…]

by March 30, 2012 0 comments News
Gingrich Talks Social Security

Gingrich Talks Social Security

Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich stressed his desire to return the country to its religious values and reform Social Security Wednesday. Gingrich’s talk in Gaston Hall sparked a protest on Copley Lawn that drew about 20 students chanting and holding signs. At[Read More…]

by March 28, 2012 0 comments News

Symposium to Explore Financial Crisis

The 2012 Lannan Spring Symposium and Literary Festival, “Blueprint for Accountability,” will explore the 2008 financial crisis and resultant Occupy Wall Street movement with a series of discussions and speaker events. “We believe the financial crisis to be one of our most pressing issues, and that our financial stability is still quite[Read More…]

by March 27, 2012 0 comments News
Alum Reflects on Experience With Cult

Alum Reflects on Experience With Cult

In the wake of the International Church of Christ’s recent ban from university property, Jenny Hunter (COL ’93) shared experiences from her 12 years with the organization in an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of predatory religious groups Tuesday night. The event opened with remarks from Drew Bratcher,[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 3 comments Campus News, News

Wiz Khalifa to Perform at Spring Concert

Hip-hop and rap artist Wiz Khalifa will headline the Georgetown Program Board’s Spring Kickoff Concert March 30. The opening acts for the concert have yet to be announced. Khalifa, known for his songs “Black And Yellow,” “No Sleep” and “Young, Wild & Free” will perform in McDonough Arena. Tickets go on sale[Read More…]

by March 14, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Students Finalists For 2012 Truman Scholarship

Two students, Joanna Foote (SFS ’13) and Shea Houlihan (SFS ’13), have advanced to the final round in this year’s competition for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship. The juniors are two of 191 finalists for the award, which provides students who demonstrate a strong record in public service with $30,000[Read More…]

by March 1, 2012 0 comments News
Double Duty: Married Students Seek Balance

Double Duty: Married Students Seek Balance

Donna Hernandez (SFS ’13) eloped with her husband, Eduardo Panyaguy, two weeks into her freshman year at Georgetown. The couple, who met in high school, married beforePanyaguy, a U.S. Marine, was deployed to Afghanistan in the fall of 2009. “We were planning on a long engagement until I realized that he was[Read More…]

by February 16, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News