Students compete to be WaPo’s “Next Great Pundit”

At least two Georgetown students are competing to become “America’s Next Great Pundit” over at the Washington Post. The contest, which awards a three-month stint with the Post to the winner, received approximately 1,400 entries earlier this year…. Read More

Dean of Admissions criticizes the Common App

Remember those high school days when you cursed Georgetown for not using the Common Application, instead forcing you plow through a six-page, two-part application? Well, take comfort in the fact that future student will have to do the… Read More

Georgetown competes to teach government’s role in business, says WaPo

D.C.-area colleges have responded to Washington’s growing influence over corporate America by teaching students about the relationship, according to the Washington Post. To drive the message home, the Post points out some of Georgetown’s recent faculty hires: “Professor… Read More

Modern Burleith home draws WaPo’s interest

How many times have you crossed Reservoir Road on your way to Burleith and (in the daylight) wondered at the modern mansion sitting smack dab in the middle of a set of townhouses or (at night) drunkenly screamed… Read More

Under financial burden, DPS officer moonlights as an actor

Buried in a Washington Post profile about people who “reconnect with long-dormant dreams in a down economy” was a story about one of Georgetown’s own—DPS Sgt. Gregory Ross. Ross, a 15-year veteran of the Department of Public Safety,… Read More

GU Hospital botches breast cancer tests, closes lab

According to the Washington Post, Georgetown University Hospital suspended work in its molecular diagnostics laboratory after two women were incorrectly told that they did not have an aggressive form of breast cancer known as HER2. The lab’s temporary… Read More

Thomas Reese of Georgetown defends the Pope’s response to abuse scandal

As news outlets, led by the New York Times, offer more and more evidence that Pope Benedict XVI did not take allegations of abuse by Catholic priests seriously enough, papal defenders are beginning to mount their rebuttal. On… Read More

More details on the trial and conviction of the man who assaulted Georgetown students—and why he isn’t the “Georgetown Cuddler”

On Friday, Vox reported that a Virginia man who had been found guilty of burglaries, assaults, and sexual assault perpetrated against Georgetown students had been sentenced to 26 years in prison. Below is a timeline of his trial… Read More

Student leaders exploring Washington Post offer for free newspaper program

After the demise of the free newspaper program early this year, student leaders have been pushing to bring the Washington Post back to campus, according to Will Cousino (SFS ’12) of Interhall. Cousino, GUSA Vice President Jason Kluger… Read More

Mike Birbiglia (COL ’00) discusses Georgetown, fellow Hoyas’ urinary habits

NSO staple Mike Birbiglia (COL ’00) is in the midst of a nationwide tour, and in anticipation of his Saturday night performance at Warner Theater in D.C. he had a chat with Washington Post readers earlier this week…. Read More