Elizabeth Thomas was in for the shock of her life after reading a New York Times article about slaves sold by Georgetown University in 1838. The small Lousiana town where she grew up was named as the landing place for slaves the Washington D.C. university had to sell in order to keep its doors open. […]
Georgetown University officials are brainstorming how to make amends for its 19th century mass sale of slaves. This is part of a racial injustice initiative.
During a candid talk about race and poverty Tuesday at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama tackled the changing face of economic inequality in the U.S.…
March 9, 2013 Georgetown University played it’s last Big East Conference basketball game vs. perennial rival Syracuse. The Hoyas are moving to a new home w/the “Catholic 7” and The Orangemen are moving to the Atlantic Coast Conference. Theirs’ was perhaps the most intense and hotly contested rivalry in the Big East. Some of the […]
VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Characterizing himself as mentally and physically ready for the next step, Georgetown’s Greg Monroe said Saturday that he’ll declare himself eligible for the 2010 NBA draft, bringing to an end his star turn for the Hoyas after two seasons. The decision comes one month after Georgetown’s promising season ended with a […]
VIA WTOP: A female Georgetown University student was sexually assaulted a few blocks away from school early Friday morning. Georgetown University’s Department of Public Safety says in happened around 2 a.m., in the 3300 block of Prospect St. NW. The student, who lives on campus, says a man came up behind her, put his hand […]