Morgan Manger

Sweeney’s arrest jeopardizes future of AUC programs


On Nov. 23, Georgetown student Derrik Sweeney (COL ’13) was arrested in Cairo, Egypt, on allegations of throwing Molotov cocktails at police during a protest in Tahrir Square. He and three other American students were detained and released from jail on Nov. 25. Sweeney returned to his home in Missouri a day later.

Solar project starts small


On Tuesday, Georgetown Energy student leaders met with administrators to discuss whether the group’s solar panels project would be rolled out to University townhouses all at once or would start with a smaller pilot project.

Capital campaign launches transformative programs


Out of the $1.5 billion the University looks to raise by 2016 as part of the Campaign for Georgetown, $300 million will go to the ambiguously titled “transformative opportunities.” Over the weekend, the University shed some light on what this category is meant to entail, releasing details for some of the projects it could fund.

GU townhouse solar panel project to move forward


The student group Georgetown Energy is currently working on an effort to place solar panels on a selection of University townhouses, a project which would be the largest student-funded solar project in the world if it is completed the way it was envisioned, the group’s cofounder and CEO David Nulsen (SFS ‘12) said.

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