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The Georgetown University community has raised more than 11,500 dollars in support of Quintina Daniels, an employee in Leos dining hall, following a fire that destroyed her apartment. || Provided by Quintina Daniels

GU Community Raises Thousands for Leo’s Employee After Apartment Fire

By Michael Scime, Staff Writer April 20, 2024

Georgetown University students have raised over $11,500 as of April 18 to support Quintina Daniels, an employee at Leo J. O’Donovan Dining Hall (Leo’s), after a fire engulfed her apartment March 29...

Meghan Hall | Georgetown University student bands and artists performed in Prospect Records and HOME’s Cosmic Bloom concert April 13 to raise money for low-income and unhoused individuals and families in Ward 2 of Washington, D.C.

Student Performers Raise Money For Ward 2 Mutual Fund in Outdoor Concert

By Kate Hwang, Graduate Desk Editor April 19, 2024

Georgetown University student bands and artists performed in Prospect Records and HOME’s (Homelessness Outreach Meals and Education) Cosmic Bloom concert April 13 to raise money for low-income and unhoused...

Tristan Perkins | The Georgetown University 1634 Society hosted its annual One for Georgetown Fundraiser, hoping to raise $1,789 in student donations.

One for Georgetown: an Undergraduate Giving Campaign by 1634 Society

By Tristan Perkins, Special to The Hoya April 19, 2024

Editor's Note: The author, Tristan Perkins, is a member of the 1634 Society. The 1634 Society, a Georgetown University student organization centered on Hoya traditions and student philanthropy, called...

Courtesy of Georgetown University Board of Regents | Four Georgetown students received the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship in commendation for their research in science and mathematics.

Four Georgetown STEM Students Awarded 2024 Goldwater Scholarship

By Catherine Alaimo, Senior News Editor April 19, 2024

Four juniors in the Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) received the 2024 Goldwater Scholarship in recognition of their accomplishments in scientific and mathematical research. The...

Madison Fox-Moore/The Hoya | The Georgetown University Bipartisan Coalition hosted its annual first-year debate on April 16.

GU Democrats, Republicans Debate Policy, Pragmatics

By Madison Fox-Moore, Student Life Desk Editor April 19, 2024

Six Georgetown University students debated economic, foreign and social policy at the annual first-year debate hosted April 16 by the Georgetown Bipartisan Coalition, an undergraduate organization dedicated...

@GUPolitics / X | Electoral experts spotlighted the advantages and benefits of ranked choice voting in a discussion titled How to Fix our Broken Politics hosted by Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) and voting rights organization FairVote on April 17.

Panelists Discuss Ranked-Choice Voting and Polarization With GU Politics

By Ruth Abramovitz April 19, 2024

Panelists argued ranked-choice voting produces more democratic elections and decreases polarization and apathy in a Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) event April...

McDonough School of Business | Thomas Cooke (LAW 74, 76, 84), a distinguished McDonough School of Business (MSB) professor for nearly 50 years, died April 8 at age 74.

Thomas Cooke, Beloved MSB Professor, Dies at 74

By Lauren Doherty, Senior News Editor April 19, 2024

Thomas Cooke (LAW ’74, ’76, ’84), a professor in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business (MSB) for nearly 50 years, died April 8 in Rosslyn, Va. He was 74.  Cooke began teaching...

Aamir Jamil/The Hoya | Students voted to pass a referendum that would encourage the university to establish gender-inclusive housing.

Students Endorse Gender-Inclusive Housing in Referendum

By Evie Steele, Executive Editor April 19, 2024

Georgetown University students voted to approve a referendum that would encourage the university to establish gender-inclusive housing by the Fall 2025 semester, according to results the Georgetown University...

Aamir Jamil/The Hoya | Members of the Georgetown University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), a student group that demonstrates support for Palestinian students, organized a die-in protest in Red Square while prospective students and parents visited campus during Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program (GAAP) Weekend on April 12, commemorating Palestinians killed in a Gazan hospital.

SJP Organizes Die-In Protest to Commemorate Palestinians Killed in Gaza

By Aamir Jamil and Kate Hwang April 18, 2024

Members of the Georgetown University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), a student group that demonstrates support for Palestinian students, organized a die-in protest in Red Square while...

@gujackbulldog/Instagram | A Georgetown University Law Center (GULC) graduate wrote a letter to Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia advocating for the discontinuation of Jack the Bulldog, the university’s live animal mascot, citing safety concerns at athletic events and health concerns specific to his breed.

Graduate Urges University to End Live Mascot Tradition

By Song Lim, Special to The Hoya April 18, 2024

A Georgetown University Law Center graduate wrote a letter to Georgetown President John J. DeGioia (CAS ’79, GRD ’95) advocating for the discontinuation of Jack the Bulldog, the university’s live...

Nola Goodwin/The Hoya | Journalist Sarah McCammon reflected on her personal religious experience and claimed that a lack of inclusivity and equity is compelling young people to leave the white evangelical Christian church at an April 17 book talk, also deconstructing the origins of evangelical.

Journalist, Ex-Evangelical Profiles Church Exodus

By Nola Goodwin, Staff Writer April 18, 2024

Journalist Sarah McCammon reflected on her personal religious experience and claimed that a lack of inclusivity and equity is compelling young people to leave the white evangelical Christian church at...

Caleigh Keating/The Hoya | Social justice advocates discussed inequities in the education and criminal justice systems in the final installment of the Advancing Racial Justice in the Storm series on April 15.

Social Justice Advocates Talk Racial Justice in Education, Criminal Justice and Politics

By Mia Abatecola, Hoya Staff Writer April 17, 2024

Social justice advocates spotlighted attacks on education and emphasized inequalities in the criminal justice system at a panel Georgetown University’s Racial Justice Institute hosted on April 15.   The...

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