and Marching for Science: Hoya Students and Faculty Call for Science Advocacy

“What do we want? Science! When do we want it? After peer review!” The chant carried across the National Mall as a crowd of Hoyas marched past the Washington Monument. Despite the rain that threatened to smudge the carefully constructed slogans and designs on their poster boards, more than 200 students, faculty and staff gathered...

University implements changes to Georgetown Day

Following past complaints by neighbors and professors, the university will be taking steps to ensure safety and minimize disturbances on Georgetown Day. The university will monitor this year’s event, held on April 28, for certain metrics, and there will be more GUPD and off-duty Metropolitan Police Department officers present. Data collected will include the number...

GU F.R.E.E., GIA hold demonstrations during GAAP Weekend

About 10 students with GU Forming a Radically Ethical Endowment (GU F.R.E.E.) demonstrated in the ICC Galleria, where student clubs were tabling as a part of GAAP Weekend. Students from the Georgetown Israel Alliance (GIA) and other pro-Israel students, some of whom were wearing Israeli flags as capes, arrived after the students with GU F.R.E.E....

Cuban musicians visit Georgetown for joint performance

Eight Cuban musicians performed alongside the Georgetown University Orchestra and Concert Choir in Gaston Hall. The concert was the culmination of the Music for Cuba exchange program, created by music director Angel Gil-Ordóñez this year, which sent twelve members of the Georgetown orchestra to Havana, Cuba, for a week in March. The concert, held on...

News

Improved bookstore re-opens

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03/01/2001

The Georgetown University Bookstore reopened Monday in the space directly above its normal location after closing for three days to move the site of the store in order to continue renovations. The new area is accessible by elevator. The bookstore will continue to operate out of the new upstairs location until the renovation of the…

Seniors vote on class gift

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03/01/2001

The class of 2001 voted last Wednesday to provide several benches and a plot of trees for a designated area in the new Southwest Quadrangle as its class gift. A plaque in recognition of the 2001 Senior Class will be placed on the site. Thirty-three percent of the class participated in the election, choosing from…

City on a Hill

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03/01/2001

The new resident at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW is not the most popular man in town. He received under 50 percent of the votes cast in November’s election, and signs questioning the legitimacy of his presidency are still on display throughout the city. But, partisan bickering aside, most people in the District have come to…

Constitutional Convention

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02/22/2001

A Constitutional Review Committee established by student government convened for the first time Monday. The committee was organized by Georgetown University Student Association President Tawan Davis (CAS ‘01) in response to this year’s call for student government reform. Davis called the committee in order to “present a new or revised Constitution for the student government…

Welcome Back Jack

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02/22/2001

Georgetown has a lot of adjusting to do. With the Board of Directors’ decision to elect Senior Vice President John J. DeGioia the new president of Georgetown University, the biggest adjustment isn’t going to be the fact that DeGioia isn’t a Jesuit. The media is quick to point out that Georgetown is the first Jesuit…

DeGioia unanimously chosen next President

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02/22/2001

The University Board of Directors unanimously elected Senior Vice President John J. DeGioia as Georgetown’s 48th president last Thursday. DeGioia is the first lay person to run any of the 28 Jesuit colleges or universities in the country. “The board was deeply impressed with Jack’s commitment to Georgetown, excellence in teaching and research, his profound…

Student assaulted outside GU hospital

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02/22/2001

A Georgetown student was assaulted last Friday between 7:00 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. in front of the Georgetown University Hospital. The student was able to escape without serious injury. Elizabeth Nakumoto (SFS ‘04) reported to the Metropolitan Police Department that she was on her way to visit a friend in the hospital when she became…

GUSA election kick-off

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02/22/2001

Candidates for president and vice president of the Georgetown University Student Association began campaigning Tuesday morning at 12 a.m. according to the regulations of the election commission. Candidates submitted fliers to the election commission before Tuesday morning, but were not permitted to post anything on campus. According to tradition, once the Healy bell tolls, candidates…

Negative Campaigning

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02/22/2001

Fliers with a negative message about a Georgetown University Student Association presidential ticket were posted in first-year dorms Tuesday evening. Most of the signs were composed of two 8” by 10” sheets taped together?one addressing the candidates, and the other advertising the Yard Student Association web-site. The first read, “GUSA=BAD. Ryan Dubose and Brian Walsh=GUSA.”…

Election results

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02/22/2001

The Saxa Server has developed a new program to track demographics of on-line votes. The program will most likely be used for the first time in this year’s GUSA presidential elections, said Steve Schohn (CAS ‘02), a Saxa Server administrator. Once students have voted, they will be asked to fill out an anonymous and optional…

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