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Business School Funding Approved

Georgetown’s Board of Directors approved funding Thursday to complete designs and road and utility realignment for a new business school building. The announcement is a large step in a process that began in 1998 when Robert McDonough (SFS ’49) donated $30 million to the business school. “This is the first[Read More…]

by September 28, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Prospect Sees Increased Crime

Three area college students were attacked early Sunday morning in two separate incidents near the Georgetown campus. According to the Metropolitan Police Department and university officials, the incidents are related. Another student was assaulted near the Car Barn early Thursday morning. Two Georgetown University students and a George Washington University[Read More…]

by September 24, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

House on Prospect Street Catches Fire

Robert Molina (MSB ’05) didn’t expect to wake up to the acrid smell of smoke and fire early Wednesday morning. But that’s what happened when the house next to him on the 3300 block of Prospect Street caught fire Wednesday morning. “I woke up at around 8:30 a.m. to the[Read More…]

by September 24, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Suspension Overturned

A Georgetown sophomore suspended for physically assaulting another student is back on campus after being granted a new hearing by Georgetown judicial officials. Vincent “Trey” Martin (MSB ’07) was suspended for one year last semester after being found responsible for an attack on David Riedman (NHS ’07) on March 26[Read More…]

by September 17, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Jordanian Students Visit Georgetown

Twelve Jordanian students visited the Georgetown campus on Wednesday during their national tour to interact with American students and learn about student leadership in the United States. The 12 members of the prestigious Special Program for Jordan Student Leaders, funded by the U.S. embassy in Amman, Jordan, came to the[Read More…]

by September 17, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Attacked Near Campus

A Georgetown student is recovering after he was brutally beaten and robbed on Sept. 1. According to a Sept. 3 public safety alert from the Department of Public Safety, the student was attacked while talking on his cellular phone on the 1300 block of 35th Street NW. After punching and[Read More…]

by September 10, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

Jesuits, Students Discuss World Issues

Veronique illon/The Hoya A Jesuit discusses the world poverty epidemic and other international affairs with a student over dinner in Riggs Library Sunday evening. Riggs Library was full Sunday evening as Jesuits from around the world dined with Georgetown students and discussed issues relating to globalization and poverty. The dinner,[Read More…]

by September 10, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

GU Welcomes Freshman Class

Veronique Millon/The Hoya Freshmen put on their robes during the 2004 New Student Convocation in McDonough Gymnasium Sunday afternoon. They will don these robes again in four years during their graduation. Parents, administrators and new students packed into McDonough Gymnasium Sunday afternoon for the 2004 New Student Convocation. The annual[Read More…]

by September 3, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

District Law Bans Drivers From Using Cell Phones

A new D.C. City Council bill bans motor vehicle drivers from using cell phones on the road unless they use a hands-free device or are making emergency calls. The ordinance, put into effect on July 1, exempts law enforcement personnel and emergency vehicle operators. Violators are subject to fines of[Read More…]

by September 3, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized

University Taking Steps to Ensure Student Safety After Criticism

Changes to the university’s student guard and officer training programs are among several new initiatives aimed at addressing safety concerns on campus this year. “Solving crime is important but what we want to do is reduce the number of cases,” David Morrell, vice president for university safety and security, said.[Read More…]

by August 27, 2004 0 comments Uncategorized