New South 3 without a chaplain after incident Wednesday night

Update, 1:20 p.m., February 4: According to the Department of Public Safety daily crime log for Wednesday, DPS officers “responded to a verbal altercation which escalated into physical contact between an affiliate and his spouse” at New South at approximately 11:17 p.m. The report classifies the incident as “domestic violence.” Original post, 1:54 a.m., February […]

President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge launches at Georgetown

The kickoff symposium luncheon for the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge took place today at 12:00 p.m. in Copley Formal Lounge, officially announcing and recognizing Georgetown as one of 278 universities nationwide that has heeded to Barack Obama’s call for American institutions of higher learning to devote their resources to promoting harmony and […]

$17 million alum donation to fund retreat center

A $17 million donation made by Arthur Calcagnini (COL ’54) and Nancy Calcagnini will fund the construction of the University’s long-planned retreat and contemplative center in Bluemont, Virginia. The Calagninis previously donated $1.5 million towards the ESCAPE program, a nondenominational retreat offered to first-year and transfer students. When completed, the Calagnini Contemplative Center will host […]

Free Food-for-All: Crepes, sandwiches, and double cookies

Muncheez Munchies It’s six weeks into the semester, meaning that it would be miraculous if you aren’t tired of Leo’s yet. (Even Chicken Finger Thursdays.) Do you find yourself looking for something new to satisfy your pangs of hunger? Luckily, there’s a new restaurant in town. This Thursday from noon to 2 p.m., Muncheez Mania […]

Bureaucracies collide on Contemplative Center construction

Georgetown announced in 2006 that it was going to use a 56-acre property it had bought the year before in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northern Virginia to build a “Contemplative Center.” Two years later, the University hasn’t even filed for a construction permit. The center was supposed to house programs Campus Ministry programs like […]

Spirit of Oppression

Georgetown has decided to take further steps to embrace its Catholic identity by ousting private Protestant groups outside of the office of Campus Ministry. It seems that there were “communication and coordination problems” between Georgetown’s official bastion of Protestantism in Campus Ministry and private groups like Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, spokesman […]