Commencement speakers: a comparison across D.C. universities

Last week, Georgetown announced the commencement speakers for 2012 graduates. The reaction varied from mostly bored to really angry. The Catholic community continues to boil over Sebelius, but our fellow D.C. schools aren’t as lucky to be handed… Read More

Students sue Howard University after librarian’s conviction for assault and sexual abuse

Last Monday, five female Howard University students filed suit against the university in the United States Court for the District of Columbia, claiming that the school did not do enough to protect them from sexual abuse by one… Read More

Let’s compare commencement speakers, shall we?

Last week, Georgetown announced the commencement speakers for the 2011 graduates of its various programs, with reactions falling across the spectrum from happy to tepid to irate. For those of you looking to procrastinate on finals studying for… Read More

Georgetown Hospital-Howard partnership receives NIH grant

Coming on the heels of a multi-million dollar grant, Georgetown University Medical Center and Howard University joined forces to form the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (GHUCCTS). The Center, which will collaborate with MedStar Health,… Read More

NASCAR driver brings Georgetown/Howard beef to the track

At the Nationwide race a couple weekends ago, Brendan Gaughan (MSB ’97)—who played on the Georgetown basketball team with Allen Iverson and has since become a successful NASCAR driver—got into a crash with Marc Davis, whose car is… Read More

Washingtonian follows the party around the District

Meanwhile, at the Washingtonian In its February issue, the Washingtonian has an article that chronicles the party scenes of five area colleges. It can be trite (the writers have either long since graduated or are trying hard to… Read More

Midnight madness

I was in Healy Circle last night around 1:00, checking out Mustard’s Last Stand, when all of a sudden the sound of police sirens became deafening, and the front gates turned an eerie purple color from the red… Read More