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New GOP financial aid budget could impact Georgetown students

The House Republicans have proposed a budget that would freeze levels of financial aid for college students, decreasing the amount available and making it harder to pay off loans in the future. This proposal is based on their… Read More

Homeless D.C. teen earns full scholarship to Georgetown University

For the past two years, 18-year-old Rashema Melson has been living in D.C.’s largest homeless shelter with her mother and two siblings. Next fall, however, she will be joining Georgetown University’s freshmen Class of 2018 on a full… Read More

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First Vatican “Courtyard of the Gentiles” event in the U.S. to be hosted at Georgetown

Georgetown University will be hosting a three-day conference from April 9-11 titled Faith, Culture, and the Common Good to examine how those of various religious beliefs, as well as those who claim no religion, can work together to foster… Read More

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Justice and Peace Studies major approved for Fall 2014

Georgetown College has announced on Tuesday that it will now offer a Justice and Peace major (JUPS) in addition to the pre-existing minor and certificate programs. The Director of the Program on Justice and Peace Randall Amster explained… Read More

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Get your Jesuit on: Jesuit Heritage Week 2014 kicks off Sunday

Starting this Sunday, it is all about cura personalis on the Hilltop as the campus celebrates Jesuit Heritage Week. All of the events, which include the exploration of spirituality, social justice, and the arts—and even the chance to… Read More

Georgetown students run to the White House after Obama victory

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were reelected on Tuesday night, and hundreds of Hoyas ran to the White House to express their support. Both Leavey’s Sellinger Lounge and The Tombs were packed with Georgetown students watching the election… Read More

University cancels Tuesday classes due to Hurricane Sandy, prepares for hurripocalypse

At 10:24 this morning, the University sent an email to all students indicating that it will be closed on Tuesday, October 30 due to the extreme weather being caused by Hurricane Sandy/Frankenstorm. This is the second consecutive day… Read More

Classes cancelled on Monday due to squallin’ Frankenstorm

UPDATE (10:00 a.m.): Lauinger Library will close at noon on Monday. Leo’s will close around 3 p.m., with plans to ration certain food items for take out. More on this soon. According to University spokeswoman Stacy Kerr, campus is… Read More

TedX Georgetown speakers to talk “power” in Friday’s series

Tomorrow afternoon from 2 to 7 p.m., Georgetown will play host to an independently-organized TedX event. Here is a list of the speakers with brief descriptions on their background. To read more about the event, check out the news… Read More

Students protest GU’s “institutional racism” in Red Square

From 3:00 to 3:30 p.m. today, a group of six students held firm ground in Red Square. “Georgetown is Institutionally Racist,” one of their signs read. Another sign listed the percentages of students on campus of different races,… Read More