Georgetown gets its own “Hitler finds out…” video

Not content to let John Hopkins outdo us, Georgetown now has its own Downfall blizzard reaction video. While the kids at JHU assumed Hitler would be outraged by the cancellation of classes, the Georgetown version—created by Vox‘s favorite… Read More

President DeGioia e-mails University about SnowWeek

President John DeGioia has sent an e-mail message to Georgetown faculty and students regarding Georgetown University’s four day closure due to the blizzard. In it, he thanks students and staff who maintained Georgetown through several blizzards and speaks… Read More

Georgetown University will be operating on liberal leave Friday, February 12

Well, it was fun while it lasted.  With driving conditions safer than they were yesterday and roads clearer, Georgetown University has decided to open with liberal leave tomorrow. From preparedness.georgetown.edu: CURRENT STATUS: CLOSED (effective for February 11, 2010)… Read More

GWU student seeks GU man she swooned over, pelted at snowball fight on Craigslist

Well, call us Capulet! George Washington University may have earned a resounding victory in yesterday’s snow battle against Georgetown students, but it looks like the real winner of day was … Love. In his recap of the fight… Read More

Poll: So, we have class on Monday. What are your plans?

We have class on Monday, albeit on a liberal leave schedule. And if the Facebook group made in protest of the decision and comments section of our blog post are any indication, people are very, very pissed. Many… Read More

Georgetown demolished in Wednesday night snowball fight with GWU

Editor’s note: Embedded reporter Eric Pilch took the two videos in this post of Wednesday night’s massacre at Rose Park. The first is of GWU’s hordes advancing on the intrepid band of Hoyas, the second is of some… Read More

Provost announces liberal leave on Monday for Georgetown University

In an e-mail that he has just sent to the student body, Provost James O’Donnell has announced  that classes will be held on a liberal leave schedule President’s Day, Monday, February 15. The University will make every effort… Read More

Georgetown University will be closed on Thursday, February 11

From preparedness.georgetown.edu: “CURRENT STATUS: CLOSED (effective for February 10, 2010) Georgetown University is closed on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, and will remain closed on Thursday, February 11, 2010.”

Georgetown CNDLS creates website to help professors keep in touch with students in these snowy times

Georgetown Provost Jim O’Donnell is ever diligent in his (rather unpopular) efforts to keep Georgetown despite the record snowfalls that have forced campus to close for three days in a row. In an e-mail he just sent to… Read More

Despite the snow, Georgetown professor holds class via real-time blog

Maybe none of you liked Provost Jim O’Donnell’s suggestion that Georgetown professors find creative ways to hold class on a snow day, but Communications, Culture and Technology Professor Diana Owen did. When she read O’Donnell’s e-mail encouraging professors… Read More