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Georgetown in the Olympics: Hoyas who are more athletic than Vox could ever hope to be

Over the years, Georgetown has sent quite a few athletes to go for the gold and represent the good ol’ USA in the Olympics. Here’s a brief look at a few of these Hoyas. Check out a more… Read More

Rwandan biomedical lab led by Georgetown alumnus

A recent graduate from Georgetown, Rev. Jean-Baptiste Mazarati, S.J., (G’12) has been appointed to the position of deputy director general of Rwanda Biomedical Center’s National Reference Laboratory (NRL). 19 years after the genocide that crippled Rwanda, Mazarati hopes… Read More

Journalist and GU law student Austin Tice (SFS ’02) reportedly in Syrian custody

Austin Tice (SFS ’02, LAW ’13), a freelance journalist for the Washington Post, McClatchy, and numerous other publications, is likely to have been taken into custody by the Syrian government, according to an article published today on McClatchy’s website. Tice,… Read More

Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) to speak in Gaston on Friday

Continuing this year’s parade of political (or just politically–minded) figures coming to campus, the University announced today via email that former President Bill Clinton will coming to campus this Friday, October 28, for a symposium entitled “Clinton-Gore Economics:… Read More

Class of 2010 leads young alumni donations

As the University’s 2011 fiscal year came to a close on June 30, the number of young alumni donations is up 10 percent, and the class of 2010 is leading the pack. “This has been a banner year… Read More

You’ve been a bad, bad Hoya: We’re talkin’ baseball edition

When it comes to the owners of sports teams, Georgetown has been able to cultivate both the good and the villainous. For the latter group, look no further than Frank McCourt (COL ’75), owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers,… Read More

Alum to serve as White House Counsel

The White House announced yesterday that Kathryn Ruemmler (LAW ’96) – a Georgetown Law graduate – would replace Bob Bauer as President Obama’s legal counsel at the end of the month. “Kathy is an outstanding lawyer with impeccable… Read More

Georgetown alumnus publishes book on 70s marijuana smugglers

Georgetown alumnus Jason Ryan‘s first book “Jackpot: High Times, High Seas, and the Sting That Launched the War on Drugs” tells the story of “gentlemen smugglers,” southern marijuana drug lords who smuggled pot on yachts in the 70s and… Read More

Concert Calendar: Slightly Stoopid, Drive-By Truckers, Mercies

Slightly Stoopid w/ Fishbone, Dumpstaphunk Wednesday, February 16, 9:30 Club ($29.50), doors at 6:30 p.m. Slightly Stoopid are a dub-punk bad akin to Sublime. Originally founded in San Diego, Slightly Stoopid has played shows around the world for… Read More

Georgetown Icons premieres in Gaston

Last night, Georgetown University hosted the official launch for the book Georgetown Icons by Leslie Little (COL ’86). The $150 book is filled with photographs of Georgetown’s most beautiful scenery, institutional memories in block quotes, and historical documents… Read More