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Young Comedians Showcase Features 3 GU Students

Young Comedians Showcase Features 3 GU Students

Three Georgetown undergraduate students showcased their comedic talent at the local “DC’s Best Young Comedians” showcase held at Dupont Underground on Sept. 6. Student comedians Sahaj Sharda (SFS ’20), Gary Simons (COL ’21) and Daniel Ruescher (COL ’20) performed at the event hosted by entertainment agency Asteria Entertainment last week.[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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11 Projects Receive Laudato Si’ Sustainability Grants

The majority of the sustainability-focused projects awarded Georgetown University’s new Laudato Si’ Grant are by faculty and staff, who are now planning and executing their proposals for this academic year.  The Office of Sustainability announced the Laudato Si’ Fund, named after Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on environmental justice, in January[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MAGGIE FOUBERG / THE HOYA | Previously located in Copley Hall, the Georgetown University Masjid can now be found halfway up the stairs to the Village C complex.

Georgetown Muslim Prayer Space Opens in Village C Complex

The Muslim prayer space, the Georgetown University Masjid, opened to the university community in its new location in the Village C complex for its first Jum’ah prayer service Aug. 30.  The Muslim Prayer Room had previously been located in the Copley Hall basement since 1987. The masjid, located in what[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Albright Calls for Return to Democratic Values at SFS Commencement

Albright Calls for Return to Democratic Values at SFS Commencement

In the context of the School of Foreign Service’s centennial this year, Georgetown University professor and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright told graduates that our society must remain committed to democracy, global engagement and international leadership at the school’s May 18 commencement ceremony. The SFS, first founded in 1919,[Read More…]

by May 23, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ILLUSTRATIONS BY SAM NELSON/THE HOYA

Year in Review

Student Projects Awarded GU Sustainability Grants

Student Projects Awarded GU Sustainability Grants

Eleven projects, including at least two Georgetown student-led initiatives, will receive a total of $300,000 in university grants to aid their work addressing local and global sustainability problems for the upcoming school year. The grants, which are funded by donations, were awarded to the projects in the Georgetown community in[Read More…]

by May 14, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: ALEXANDRA BROWN/THE HOYA | Mickey Lee (COL '05), an admissions interviewer, drafted a petition urging Georgetown to rescind the degrees and admission of students implicated in the admissions bribery investigation. The University of Southern California revoked the admission of six students March 14.

Petition Urges GU to Rescind Degrees of Students Involved in Admissions Bribes

An online petition calling for Georgetown University to revoke the degrees and admission of all current and former students involved in the college admissions bribery scheme has gained 16,691 signatures as of press time. Georgetown alumnus and admissions interviewer Mickey Lee (COL ’05) tweeted the petition March 13. The petition[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Serial Abuser Bradley Spent Year in Campus Ministry

In between two periods of abusing minors as an administrator and a teacher at Gonzaga College High School in the 1960s and 1970s, former Jesuit priest H. Cornell Bradley worked as a campus minister at Georgetown University. Neither the university nor the Maryland Province of the Jesuit order, which has[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments News, The Georgetown 14
Former GU Undergraduate Carr Abused Children as Jesuit Educator

Former GU Undergraduate Carr Abused Children as Jesuit Educator

Before embarking on his path toward ordination as a Jesuit priest, Fr. Neil Carr, S.J., began his Jesuit education with a year at Georgetown University. Carr enrolled at Georgetown in 1937 and left the following year to enter the Jesuit seminary in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., according to later articles published in[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments Features, News, The Georgetown 14
Rochelle Vayntrub/The Hoya | Georgetown University students and faculty react to the U.S. Department of Justice report which revealed that Gordon Ernst, a former tennis coach at Georgetown, accepted bribes from parents in return for guaranteeing their children admission into the university.

Students, Professors Criticize Role of Wealth in Admissions

In the wake of the U.S. Department of Justice’s report that revealed a former Georgetown tennis coach accepted bribes from parents to guarantee their children admission, university students and professors speak out against inequality perpetuated within the college admissions process. The college admissions bribery scheme highlights how socio-economic status plays[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top