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Graduate Students Charter Flights For Afghan Evacuees

Graduate Students Charter Flights For Afghan Evacuees

By Claire Stowe and Marco Uustal October 1, 2021

CW: This article references violence in Afghanistan. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Georgetown University graduate students have coordinated plane charters...

ASHLEY CHEN/FOR THE HOYA A series of false fire alarms sounded in Nevils on Oct. 9, Oct. 10 and Oct. 16. The alarms were triggered by an electronic circuit switch failure.

Circuit Failure Prompts False Nevils Fire Alarm

By Amy Li October 26, 2018

The Nevils dormitory experienced multiple false fire alarms on the nights of Oct. 9 and 10, as well as the afternoon of Oct. 16. An electronic circuit switch fail caused the false alarms, according...

Alumni Square Evacuated After Alarms Sound

By Steven Piccione July 20, 2012

Students were evacuated from Alumni Square and parts of N and O Streets were blocked off after fire alarms sounded around 1:40 a.m. Saturday. Four D.C. firefighters began suiting up at 2:07 a.m....

Gas Fumes Force Evacuation of Maguire

By Lauren Weber September 16, 2011

After smelling gas in Maguire around 11 a.m. this morning, university officials evacuated students from Healy Hall and Maguire. Both buildings have since been reopened after the scene was deemed safe...

Virginia Earthquake Shakes the Hilltop

By Sarah Kaplan August 23, 2011

A 5.9 magnitude earthquake struck Virginia Tuesday afternoon, prompting the evacuation of Georgetown University buildings and the U.S. Capitol. The quake, the largest in Virginia in more than a...

GU Evacuates All 15 Students Studying in Egypt

By Eamon O'Connor and Laura Engshuber January 30, 2011

All 15 Georgetown students studying at the American University in Cairo have been evacuated from Egypt, where a nine-day-old uprising against President Hosni Mubarak's regime has prompted the leader...

Breaking: Police Find Harbin Drug Lab; Students Evacuated

By Lauren Weber October 24, 2010

A drug lab was reportedly found in Room 926 of Harbin Hall Saturday morning after officials were summoned to deal with hazardous material on the freshman residence's ninth floor shortly after 5 a.m. According...

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