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60th Annual March on Washington Continues Legacy of Social Justice Advocacy

60th Annual March on Washington Continues Legacy of Social Justice Advocacy

By Karenna Warden September 1, 2023

Tens of thousands of people gathered by the Lincoln Memorial Aug. 26 for the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington to push for a “continuation” of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.  Nearly...

Biden Renews Calls for Austin Tice’s Release 10 Years After His Disappearance

Biden Renews Calls for Austin Tice’s Release 10 Years After His Disappearance

By Eli Kales August 30, 2022

A decade after Austin Tice (SFS ’02, LAW ’13) was last seen in Syria covering the Syrian civil war, President Joe Biden has demanded information about Tice’s whereabouts and reaffirmed his commitment...

MFOL Organizes Body Bag Display on National Mall

MFOL Organizes Body Bag Display on National Mall

By Eli Kales March 31, 2022

Over 1,100 body bags stuffed with inflatable balloons spelling out “Thoughts and Prayers” appeared on the National Mall in front of the United States Capitol building on March 24.  The display,...

The Corp Celebrates 50 Years of Service to the Hilltop

The Corp Celebrates 50 Years of Service to the Hilltop

By Julia Staley February 18, 2022

Vital Vittles began in 1972 as a small food co-op selling only yogurt and Coke in the lobby of New South Hall, against the backdrop of anti-Vietnam War protests. Fifty years later, it’s the centerpiece...

@BUSHFDN/TWITTER | Former Secretary of State James Baker kicked off the series of events with introductory remarks focusing on the events leading up to the fall of the Berlin wall.

US Leadership, Grassroots Activism Led to Fall of the Berlin Wall, Panel Says

By Liana Hardy November 8, 2019

Strong United States leadership alongside grassroots activism in Germany were key factors in the fall of the Berlin Wall, speakers said at an event in Gaston Hall on Nov. 6.  The event, titled...

MSB Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Hariri Building

MSB Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Hariri Building

By Madiha Sohani October 18, 2019

The McDonough School of Business hosted events for faculty and students this week as it celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Rafik B. Hariri Building.   The building, inaugurated in fall...

Maker Hub Celebrates 3rd Anniversary With Student Showcase

Maker Hub Celebrates 3rd Anniversary With Student Showcase

By Madiha Sohani October 11, 2019

In honor of its third year of operation at Georgetown University, the Maker Hub will hold an event Oct. 19 which will showcase student projects created in the space.  The Maker Hub, the university’s...

Lauinger Library Exhibit Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Woodstock Library

Lauinger Library Exhibit Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Woodstock Library

By Sarah Donofrio September 27, 2019

The Woodstock Theological Library is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the founding of Woodstock College, the first Jesuit seminary in the United States, with an exhibit showcasing various artifacts...

GEORGETOWN RANGILA/FACEBOOK | Rangila will feature live South Asian music for the first time during the 25th Rangila.

Rangila Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

By Rachel Friedman September 13, 2019

Rangila marks its 25th anniversary this year and will use the showcase to pay homage to the individuals who shaped it over the years while introducing new elements like live music.  Rangila, Georgetown...

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Jewish Life at GU Celebrates 50th Anniversary

By Jaime Moore-Carrillo March 27, 2019

Jewish Life at Georgetown celebrated its 50th anniversary March 22 with a special Shabbat that brought together current and former students and faculty to remember the history of the Jewish community at...

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Center for Multicultural Equity and Access Director Charlene Brown-McKenzie (C 95) (left) facilitated a panel of Community Scholars Program alumni at an event honoring the programs 50th anniversary Oct. 5.

Community Scholars Program Celebrates 50 Years

By Meena Morar October 19, 2018

Since the Community Scholars Program was first proposed in 1964, it has grown from a small, faculty-funded program supporting five local students to a large institutional presence serving at least...

DENNIS KIM FOR THE HOYA Former Georgetown University Senior Vice President of Development Dan Porterfield (COL 83) (left) and Provosts distinguished Professor of History and African-American Studies Marcia Chatelain (right) discussed student involvement in the creation and expansion of the LGBTQ resource center at an event honoring the centers 10th anniversary Oct. 15.

LGBTQ Resource Center Owes Success to Student Activism, University Official Says

By Olivia Eggers October 18, 2018

Student activists brought about the establishment of the LGBTQ Resource Center and their energy helped sustain the center, Dan Porterfield (COL ’83), Georgetown University’s former senior vice...

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