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LiveSafe app receives an upgrade

Wednesday afternoon, students received an email regarding the most recent updates to LiveSafe from Thomas O’Regan, director of Emergency Management and Operational Continuity and Jay Gruber, chief of police and director of the Department of Public Safety. The… Read More

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Georgetown announces Global Futures Initiative

Yesterday, President John DeGioia announced the launch of Global Futures Initiative, a university-wide collaboration to recognize and address the major challenges that the international community faces. Over the next two years, the Initiative will host prestigious world leaders… Read More

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University appoints permanent dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Georgetown University Provost Robert Groves announced in a blog post last week the appointment of Dr. Norberto Grzywacz as the new dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. Grzywacz has previously served as Director of the Neuroscience graduate program at… Read More

Thanks to Georgetown BID, you might see a park in the street

If you have the time (and money) to shop on M Street or Wisconsin Avenue, walking on those crowded brick lanes might soon become a lot more bearable. The Georgetown Business Improvement District is hoping to improve sidewalks… Read More

Georgetown discovered $390,000 in unapproved compensation in 2010

On Oct. 26, The Washington Post revealed that Georgetown University reported a diversion of approximately $390,000 in unapproved compensation to an unidentified administrator between 2007 and 2010 in its 2010 IRS 990 Form. The University discovered the possible diversion during… Read More

Tuesday Tweetacular: Relationship woes and MSBros

Once again Twitter assures us that we have lost all of our interpersonal skills. It’s ok though, Alex. Now there’s smartphone-controlled vibrating underwear. Looks like Jeff‘s been hanging around Brown House a little too much – hanging around as… Read More

Afghan president Hamid Karzai delivers hopeful address on future of Afghanistan

Friday evening, the President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai and his security motorcade descended upon Georgetown for a talk on the future of Afghan-U.S. relations. Key Bridge closed down temporarily due to the arrival of Karzai, who also met earlier that… Read More

Updated: Georgetown officially announces departure from Big East

After the Hoyas’ win over Western Carolina this afternoon, Georgetown University informed media of their decision to leave the Big East Conference, in unanimity with the other six, basketball-centric schools of the league. “I think after a lot… Read More

Georgetown ranked #8 of most stressful schools in the country

As we gear up for the finals countdown, the Daily Beast published a list of the top 25 most stressful schools in the country, ranking Georgetown eighth. Washington University in St. Louis came in first place, followed by University of… Read More

Saxbys bought by three Georgetown graduates

On Oct. 24 Saxbys owners Jack and Elizabeth Egle handed over the keys to the flagship Georgetown café to three Hoyas: Jim Hilson (COL ’08), Eric Rodawig (’07),  and Ken Martin (’07). “We were all friends during school and… Read More