Valerie Frizzle Wins 2015 Dorothy Brown Award

WHITE-GRAVENOR PATIO – Georgetown University President John DeGioia announced today that Professor Valerie Frizzle is the recipient of this year’s Dorothy Brown Award.   Named in honor of former provost Dorothy Brown, the prize is awarded annually by vote of the student body to a professor who demonstrates both excellence in teaching and a commitment […]


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State Department Bolsters Public Outreach with New Formspring Page

WASHINGTON – Responding to the demand for transparency in a climate of growing public skepticism, the U.S. Department of State launched a new facet of their communications strategy on Tuesday – an actively managed Formspring account. Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel stated that by expanding the State Department’s social media […]

Iraq Worries U.S. Flirting with Hotter, Younger Quagmires

BAGHDAD – Iraqi officials expressed concern Wednesday evening that the United States has been flirting with younger, hotter conflicts around the Middle East.   “Iraq has been the U.S.’s primary engagement in the Middle East for over a decade, but now we’ve seen pretty obvious displays of the U.S. cozying up to Iran. They’re not […]


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GU Awards Five-Year Dining Contract to 7-Eleven Taquito Rotisserie

7-ELEVEN – Emphasizing a significant improvement in food quality and more accommodating hours of operation, Georgetown Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Business Services Joelle Wiese announced Thursday that a new five-year dining contract has been awarded to a P St. 7-Eleven taquito rotisserie. “We listened to what the students wanted, and we delivered,” said Wiese […]

Experts: Increasingly Stressful Home-Life on Track to Eliminate Rest of DeGioia’s Hair by 2025   Recently updated !

  HEALY- Scientists warned Wednesday morning that an increasingly heated home life will result in the complete elimination of Georgetown President John DeGioia’s hair by 2025. “If current trends continue, we are looking at full baldness in 10 years. That would be an aesthetic catastrophe, the effects of which may be irreversible,” said notable hair […]

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New Leo’s Salad Bar to Include Shredded Union Contract Proposals

LEO O’DONOVAN HALL — Citing the need for more variety in the options at Leo’s Dining Hall, Aramark will add the discarded remains of fair contract proposals to the Salad Bar selection.   “We hope that offering another option like shredded union contract proposals will help to reduce lines and give students an additional healthy […]


The Heckler Reviews: “The Imitation Game”

via The Imitation Game honors Alan Turing, the British math genius whose groundbreaking machine allowed the Allies to decode messages encrypted by the German Enigma. Such originality—such unabashed inventiveness—only arrives once a generation. And this generation will be no exception.   At the time I saw the Imitation Game, I was drawing up plans […]