Photos: Welcome Week 2012

Welcome back, Hoyas. Get the flash player here: Photos by Kirill Makarenko

Alta Gracia Project finds an audience, and a market, at Georgetown

Yesterday evening, in front of a small crowd of students, alumni, and guests in the ICC auditorium, Jack DeGioia received a gift from a company CEO and two international guests. To anyone not aware of the back story, that gift would have seemed somewhat strange—it was a white t-shirt, just like any you can find […]

Food Networks’s Duff Goldman bakes Georgetown a cake

Last night, Gaston Hall saw its second full house of the semester when Duff Goldman, founder of Baltimore’s Charm City Cakes and the star of Food Network’s Ace of Cakes, crafted Jack the Bulldog’s likeness out of vanilla cake and marshmallow fondant. Promising the captivated audience that “cake decorating is really boring,” Goldman solicited questions […]

Free Food-for-All: Welcome back, hungry Hoyas

If there’s one thing every college student loves, it’s free food. Each week, Vox will highlight a few events to help you survive without a meal plan. Send tips and suggestions to Because it’s the beginning of the semester, student groups are ready to bribe new members with an overabundance of food. Enjoy the […]

Welcome Week enters the Twitterverse

In an effort to reach out to a greater portion of the Georgetown community, the Welcome Week committee jumped onto the social network bandwagon. Tweeting since June 17, the committee has used the site to promote their meetings—which usually have free cookies!—and to gain input from their followers about proposed events. In an e-mail conversation […]