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Campus Overload: October 17, 2010 - October 23, 2010

Georgetown isn't first college to find drug lab

Police discovered a methamphetamine lab inside a Georgetown University freshman residence hall and evacuated the building early Saturday morning. Georgetown isn't the first university to find a drug-making laboratory on or near campus.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 23, 2010; 1:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  Georgetown, Southern Methodist University, University of Central Florida  
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Writing your way into college

This time of year that high school seniors, whether in English classes or at the dinner table, are intensely focused on one thing: their college essays. For many, the already-stressful process of applying to college is compounded by all the unknowns associated with this one component of the application.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 22, 2010; 11:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments
Categories:  Admissions  | Tags:  Admissions, University of Maryland  
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Georgetown GraceNotes celebrate 30 years of singing, friendship

This spring I sat down for lunch with the ladies of the GraceNotes in Georgetown. We talked about the history of the group, the difficulty some women's a cappella groups face in a time when coed groups are growing, their most recent CD and their favorite songs to perform.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 20, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  Georgetown University  
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Four Loko --'blackouts-in-a-can'-- banned by NJ college

Four Loko -- fruity energy drinks with 12 percent alcohol -- started popping up on college campuses this spring. The 23.5 oz cans sell for less than three bucks each and come in 10 flavors, including blue raspberry and fruit punch.

By Jenna Johnson  | October 18, 2010; 11:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments
Categories:  News Overload  | Tags:  Ramapo College  
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