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Campus Overload: May, 2012

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 05/30/2012

My advice for D.C. summer interns

Remember, you are here to learn. Don’t be annoying. And venture past the bars.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:23 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 05/29/2012

College Word of the Year Contest contenders: Drunkorexia, shmacked and FOMO

What did college newspapers write about this year?

By Dan Reimold  |  10:10 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 05/25/2012

George Mason University dean raps his convocation speech with the help of a tuba

GMU dean of the engineering school rapped his commencement speech with the help of a tuba player.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:57 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 05/24/2012

You, too, could be a commencement speaker

A commencement speech that could be given to any Class of 2012, anywhere--using cherry-picked quotes from real speeches.

By Jenna Johnson  |  08:18 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Controversial commencement speaker hall of fame

Sometimes commencement speakers bring some controversy to the stage.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:44 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 05/19/2012

Georgetown, GWU and UMD make move-out season less wasteful

Colleges partner with charities so that end-of-semester castoffs end up in new homes, not dumpsters.

By Chris Lyford  |  02:50 PM ET, 05/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 05/18/2012

At Georgetown, Sebelius urges ‘conversation and compromise’

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:28 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/18/2012

HHS Secretary Sebelius to address Georgetown graduates despite protest from Catholic archbishop

Despite archbishop’s protests, U.S. health secretary Kathleen Sebelius will address students.

By Jenna Johnson  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 05/17/2012

GWU’s Knapp recalls playing with Chuck Brown

GWU President Steven Knapp recalls joining the go-go legend on stage.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:21 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 05/16/2012

‘Call Me Maybe’ lip-sync craze hits college sports teams

During long bus and van rides, college athletes film music videos.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:10 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Q&A: George Huguely murder trial evidence released

A Post reporter answers your questions about the release of some evidence from the George Huguely V murder trial.

By Jenna Johnson  |  08:50 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 05/14/2012

American University graduate pops the question at commencement

American University grad proposed to his mortar-board-wearing girlfriend on Sunday.

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:09 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 05/11/2012

University of Maryland student behind @FakeWallaceLoh outs himself

Just before graduation, a senior admits he created the Twitter account parodying U-Md. President Wallace Loh.

By Jenna Johnson  |  06:18 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 05/11/2012

Mitt Romney’s prep school and college days: What do they really tell us?

Mitt Romney is not the first politician to have his high school and college years scrutinized decades later.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:02 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 05/10/2012

On a college wait list? Keep waiting.

Although some wait lists number in the thousands, only a limited number will ultimately be accepted.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:31 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Georgetown replaces Healy Hall clock hands, but originals still missing

Healy Hall’s clock now tells time, but the original hands are still missing.

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:17 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown University

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 05/07/2012

May brings infinite ways to get seriously hurt

Over the weekend, two college students were injured while celebrating the end of the semester.

By Jenna Johnson  |  03:05 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Obama talks about student loans, job market with Washington-Lee students

The president spoke to hundreds of juniors, seniors and their parents early on Friday afternoon.

By Jenna Johnson  |  02:26 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Obama to visit Washington-Lee High School to discuss student loans

The president plans to speak about student loan debt with Arlington high school juniors and seniors on Friday.

By Jenna Johnson  |  10:10 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Georgetown clock hands might be headed to Rome

Individuals identified as “Reaper, Goliath and Juliet” e-mailed a Georgetown student magazine to claim responsibility for taking the hands off a clock tower.

By Jenna Johnson  |  01:29 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Georgetown University’s Healy Hall clock tower is missing its hands

Could this be a modern rendition of a historic prank at the university? Could they be on their way to the Vatican?

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:54 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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