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How we ... Started a firm out of unsightly fruits

WASHINGTON — Ann Yang, 22, and Phil Wong, 23, each went to Georgetown University thinking they would chase careers in foreign service. But social entrepreneurship trips abroad and college courses about food systems led the friends to creating a business that would tackle the food-waste problem in D.C. Show More Summary


HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE, LEGAL EDUCATION EDITION: Georgetown 3L: Law School Is A Terrible Idea For Most People. Of course, that’s true of any graduate program. Or college major.

Georgetown’s Book Hill is a community working together from the start

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Georgetown 3L:Law School Is A Terrible Idea For Most People

Boston Globe: Put Down That Law School Application Before It’s Too Late, by Isvari Mohan (J.D. 2016, Georgetown ("among the 1 percent of students who love law school"): I’m going to bet that many of you have considered going to law school. Whether you’re a scientist, a doctor, an engineer,...

‘Orange Is the New Black’ actress Alysia Reiner SoulCycles in Georgetown

Hey, isn’t that … Alysia Reiner, the actress best known as the cell-block warden, Natalie Figueroa, in “Orange Is the New Black,” at the Georgetown SoulCycle on Wednesday night? Fellow attendees at the Beyoncé-playlist class played it supercool, we’re told, though “everyone recognized her,” a spy says. Show More Summary

Community spotlight: Georgetown

Located less than 30 miles from Downtown Austin, the suburb of Georgetown has transformed from a quiet community to a bustling attraction for buyers and renters within the Austin metro...

The Times Disappears Language On The 'Undeclared War Against Blackness'

The New York Times published an op-ed last week titled “What White America Fails to See,” by the prominent Georgetown University sociologist Michael Eric Dyson. The essay was published online on the evening of July 7 in response to the killings of black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota. Show More Summary

The Vast Majority of Fertility Apps Are Ineffective Forms of Birth Control

A new study published in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine has found that the majority of fertility apps are not reliable forms of birth control. A team from Georgetown University’s School of Medicine looked at 95Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton’s hairstylist wants to ‘have fun again’ post-campaign

Hillary Clinton isn’t the only one thinking about what she’d do if she makes it back to the White House. So is her hairstylist. Isabelle Goetz, the owner of Izzy Salon in Georgetown and Clinton’s go-to campaign-trail stylist since the late 1990s, hints to New York magazine she has big plans for Madam President’s locks, should the former SecState win […]

Georgetown Cupcake Founders: 'If You Don't Feel Uncomfortable, You're Not Challenging Yourself'

Georgetown Cupcake co-founders Katherine Berman and Sophie LaMontagne explain what business owners need to do to stay one step ahead of the competition.

Columbia Law Review Tributes To Marvin Chirelstein

In Memoriam: Marvin A. Chirelstein, 116 Colum. L. Rev. 287-323 (2016): Barbara Aronstein Black (Dean Emerita, Columbia), The Incomparable Marvin: An Appreciation, 116 Colum. L. Rev. 287 (2016) Stephen B. Cohen (Georgetown), Marvin the Magician, 116 Colum. L. Rev. 293 (2016) Michael J. Graetz (Columbia), Marvin A. Chirelstien, 116 Colum....

Brown County Bluegrass lives on

Good news for bluegrass fans in southern Ohio and northern Kentucky. The Brown County Bluegrass Festival, held for 25 years in Georgetown, OH, will continue this year in August. Managed since 1990 by Don Morgan and his family, the festival had been slated for cancellation […]

Intent on a Reckoning With Georgetown’s Slavery-Stained Past

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In 1838, the university kept itself afloat through the sale of slaves. Now its president is reaching out to descendants and exploring ways to make amends.

The Rabbi Bernard "Barry" Freundel Criminal Voyeurism Case

For 25 years, Modern Orthodox Rabbi Bernard "Barry" Freundel was the spiritual leader of the Kesher Israel Synagogue in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C. Former U.S. Senator from Connecticut Joe Lieberman and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew were members of Rabbi Freundel's congregation. Show More Summary

It’s Time for Whites to Condemn White Violence, Georgetown Sociologist Says

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Ellie / CC BY-SA 2.0 In the opinion pages of The New York Times on Thursday, sociologist Michael Eric Dyson named the hypocrisy by which white Americans who demand that all Muslims account for the “evil acts of a few” fail to criticize...Show More Summary

Study Tests New Breast Cancer Drug in African American Women

The first clinical trial to test a newly approved breast cancer drug specifically in African American patients is now enrolling at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and will begin soon at five other institutions in Washington, DC, Maryland, Alabama and New Jersey.

The economy is adding jobs, but the divide between the 'haves' and 'have-nots' is bigger than ever

There’s a new 99 percent. 11.6 million jobs were created during the post-2008 recovery, and, according to a new report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, 11.5 million of them went to workers with at least some college education. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton: Too Big For Federal Brig

FBI Director James Comey was right to assert that “no reasonable prosecutor” would press criminal charges against Hillary Clinton. No reasonable prosecutor, former federal prosecutor William Otis, now a Georgetown

Spooked Cow Tramples 8-Year-Old Boy To Death In Front Of His Father

In an unfortunate tragedy, an 8-year-old boy from Georgetown, Massachusetts, lost his life after being trampled by a cow. According to CBS News, the incident happened at around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday at the home where the boy lived. The boy, later identified as George Carter, was badly injured and later died. Show More Summary

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