Articles tagged: Georgetown


Georgetown alum dies in climbing accident

Georgetown alum, Michelle Xue (MSB ’19) and her climbing partner Jennifer Shedden died from injuries sustained climbing an icy canyon on Red Slate Mountain in California on the weekend of... Read more


Sen. Gillibrand shares story, discusses current political issues

Even at seven years old, Kirsten Gillibrand knew what she wanted to be when she grew up.  “I wanted to be senator,” Gillibrand told the crowd in the Reiss auditorium.... Read more


Ethical AI standards for DoD unveiled at Georgetown

A group of tech leaders and academics appointed by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) unveiled newly proposed ethical principles for its use of artificial intelligence (AI) at Georgetown... Read more


GUSA Senate to reform ethics committee, urges paper-free classes

The GUSA Senate passed legislation to reform the structure of the Ethics and Oversight Committee and approved a resolution urging the university to enact paper-free academic practices at their Oct.... Read more


Georgetown Initiative Co-Hosts Rent Control Rally

About 15 Georgetown students joined a rally on Oct. 26 demanding the expansion of rent control in the District. A variety of unions, tenant groups, and other organizations, including Georgetown’s... Read more


Afternoon Tea: Environmental Panic

In this episode Max and Kayla are joined by Mr. Georgetown himself, Ben Ulrich, and GREEN members Olivia Torbert and Amelia Walsh, to talk about existential environmental dread and whether... Read more


A Georgetown Welcome

“It’s like they decided to build a city out of children, and then watch what happens. It’s just so weird!” That’s how a freshman friend of mine described the strange... Read more


Students, administration discuss Campus Climate Survey results

Faculty and administration held a listening session on Oct. 21 to discuss the latest Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct Report, conducted in February 2019.  The survey had... Read more


MSB receives $12 million from the Clark Foundation

The A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation invested over $12 million in the McDonough School of Business in order to support undergraduate business education scholarships, strengthen global real estate... Read more


Acclaimed Indian dancer speaks about LGBT issues

Mesma Belsaré, an acclaimed Indian singer, dancer, artist, and transgender LGBTQ+ activist, spoke with Georgetown students about her creative process on Oct. 10. The event was co-sponsored by the LGBTQ... Read more


Henriquezes Plead Guilty in College Admissions Scandal

Former Georgetown parents Manuel and Elizabeth Henriquez both pled guilty today for their involvement in the college admissions scandal. Their daughter, Isabelle “Izzy” Henriquez, previously a member of the Class... Read more


Student groups participate in National Period Day

Georgetown students joined a rally for the first ever National Period Day at the Capitol on Oct. 19. The rally demanded access to affordable menstrual products and an end to... Read more


Over 30 percent of undergraduate women reported experiencing sexual assault

The Association of American Universities (AAU) released its aggregated results of the 2019 Campus Climate Survey (CCS) on Oct. 15. The report includes results from the survey that Georgetown administered... Read more


Dolphin population growing in Potomac River

Georgetown graduate students affiliated with the Potomac-Chesapeake Dolphin Project (PCDP) witnessed the birth of a wild bottlenose dolphin in the Potomac River, the third ever documented observation of such a... Read more


Colbert to become vice dean of faculty

Soyica Colbert (COL ’01) was named Georgetown’s vice dean of faculty on Oct. 11. Colbert has spent over six years as a faculty member, most recently serving as the Director... Read more


Georgetown alumni die in a flash flood

Georgetown alumni, Mark Keffer (COL ’19) and Maya Robinson (COL ’19) died in Puerto Rico due to injuries resulting from a flash flood on Oct. 11. The two had been... Read more


A million dollar lesson: Business leaders teach MSB class

Since graduating Georgetown, Anne Dias (SFS ’92) has risen to the top of her field of finance and has made her name as one of the few prominent women to... Read more


Trump official forced to leave immigration event

This story was updated on Oct. 16.  Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan was confronted by protestors and forced to leave an immigration policy conference at the Georgetown... Read more


Georgetown Files Amicus Brief in DACA Case

Georgetown filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) on Oct. 4, petitioning the Court to support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Filed along with... Read more

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Every Study Spot on Campus Ranked

For a university with an undergraduate population of about 7,000 students, Georgetown has a remarkably small campus. While my lazy ass certainly wouldn’t want to change this, there are definitely... Read more