President DeGioia adopts stern tone on Sweeney arrest

In an interview with campus media last week, President John DeGioia discussed Georgetown’s response to the November arrest of Derrik Sweeney (COL ’13) in Cairo for allegedly throwing Molotov cocktails at security forces. Before reflecting on the broader dynamics… Read More

Twuesday Tweetacular: Hung for the Holidays

Sheila, Josh Groban may be good, but you haven’t heard Christmas music until you’ve listened to William Hung’s masterpiece, Hung for the Holidays. Mike McClain has a great idea for NASA to pursue.  Anyways, all they’ve been working… Read More

Derrik Sweeney (COL ’13) returns home to media circus

Late Saturday night, Derrik Sweeney (COL ’13) (far right), arrived at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and was greeted by his waiting family. Sweeney, who had been studying abroad at the American University in Cairo, was detained last week… Read More

Derrik Sweeney released, returning to the United States tonight

Update, 9:56 a.m., November 26: Sweeney has left Egypt, and will arrive in Saint Louis late tonight. The other two detained students have also left Egypt. Original post, 5:17 p.m.: Derrik Sweeney (COL ’13) (far right), who was detained early… Read More