Spring Semester at Georgetown University

January 11, 2021

Though all undergraduate courses will be offered virtually, the number of students residing on the main campus is to double, from about 500 during the fall to about 1,000.

New Life for Holy Rood Cemetery

December 21, 2020

Holy Trinity Catholic Church and Georgetown University have recently completed the long-awaited restoration of this beautiful, sacred space, located on a hill above Georgetown.

Weekend Arts Round Up, December 10, 2020

December 10, 2020

Politics and Prose will host an online talk about the late, legendary Hoyas coach John Thompson’s new autobiography. Also book-related: Planet Word is calling all crossword lovers!

News Bytes: Helicopters, GU Campus, Student Arrested

November 16, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration is operating low-altitude helicopter flights over downtown D.C. to prepare for Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, 2021.

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 8, 2020

October 8, 2020

“Girlhood (It’s Complicated)” opens tomorrow at the National Museum of American History and tickets for the Phillips Collection’s reopening weekend go on sale on Monday.

What Makes Venus Run?

September 24, 2020

Venus Davis does not do “Zoom fatigue.” The trainer and life coach has never let anything get in the way of achieving her goals.

DC Artswatch

September 15, 2020

This month’s DC Artswatch column includes items about the Helen Hayes Awards, Twins Jazz, Planet Word and Shakespeare Theatre Company.

In Defense of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’

September 14, 2020

A slave owner, Francis Scott Key was conflicted about slavery. As D.C. attorney general, he prosecuted slaves, but also represented them in lawsuits to obtain their freedom.

Georgetown’s John Thompson, First Black Coach to Win NCAA Championship, Dies at 78

August 31, 2020

In 2016, Georgetown University dedicated the John Thompson Jr. Athletic Center, next to McDonough Gymnasium on the west side of the main campus.

500 GU Students Show Up on Move-In Weekend

August 24, 2020

Once the students checked in, they were given virus test kits. They had agreed to take the tests, give them to university health officials, then self-quarantine for two weeks.