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Student Activists, Howard University Reach Agreement To End Occupation

Student Activists, Howard University Reach Agreement To End Occupation

By Caitlin McLean November 18, 2021

Howard University students have ended their takeover of a campus building after a monthlong protest demanding university action over unsafe living conditions on campus. Protesters and university administrators...

COURTESY KRISTIN ADAIN  | Halim Flowers, who published 11 books while serving a jail sentence, took government and philosophy classes with the Georgetown Prison Scholars Program beginning in January 2018. He was released March 22.

GU Prison Scholar Released After 22 Years

By Max Levine and Cady Stanton March 28, 2019

Halim Flowers, a Washington, D.C. local who took Georgetown University courses through the Georgetown Prison Scholars Program while incarcerated, was released from D.C. Jail on March 21 after serving 22...

FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS Beginning with the next contract-holder, the Bureau of Prisons’ residential re-entry management center must accept all high-risk prisoners.

DC Mandates Halfway Houses Accept High-Risk Criminals

By Dustin Hartuv October 25, 2018

Acting Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons Hugh Hurwitz mandated that the residential re-entry management center that wins the next five-year contract from the BOP will be required to accept...

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Georgetown Students freed Valentino Dixon, a man imprisoned for over 26 years for murder. The students were a part of Professor Marc Howard’s spring 2018 Prison Reform Project seminar.

GU Students Free Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder

By Emma Kotfica September 27, 2018

A team of Georgetown undergraduate students and professors helped exonerate Valentino Dixon, who spent 26 years in prison after being found guilty of murder, on Sept. 19. Three undergraduate students...

Council Rules Against Howard-Maduike Ticket’s Appeal to Appear on Ballot

By Ian Scoville February 17, 2016

The Georgetown University Student Association Constitutional Council rejected Reed Howard (SFS ’17) and Courtney Maduike’s (SFS ’17) appeal to be placed on the executive election ballot yesterday. Howard...

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The swimming & diving team will attempt to beat Howard for the second year in a row.

Swimming & Diving | GU, Howard Face Off to Earn First Dual Meet Victory

By Claire Schansinger December 5, 2014

The Georgetown swimming and diving team will look to earn its first victory in a dual meet when the team faces Howard at Georgetown’s McCarthy Pool on Saturday, Dec. 6. The meet marks the Hoyas’...

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Students Campaign for ANC Seats

By Giovanna Azevedo October 10, 2014

Alongside the upcoming Washington, D.C. mayoral election, Nov. 4 will bring elections for the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, which has two open student commissioner positions to represent the area...

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A Next Step for DC Adjuncts

By The Editorial Board April 1, 2014

Adjunct faculty in Washington, D.C., organized through the Service Employees International Union made major progress in an attempt to create a much-needed common labor agreement. At the national town...

Georgetown Battles Back Into Contention

By Evan Hollander April 27, 2012

For more than a decade, the Georgetown football team was a laughingstock on campus. Having notched 11 consecutive losing seasons, the squad attracted neither buzz nor crowds. That changed last fall. When...

SOFTBALL | GU Preps for Tournament in SC

By Rachael Augostini February 17, 2012

After opening the season by splitting a set of four games, the Georgetown softball team (2-2) will travel to Spartansburg, S.C., this weekend for a tournament hosted by USC-Upstate. The Hoyas will open...

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Overcomes Howard Scare

By Lawson Ferguson December 11, 2011

When No. 18 Georgetown scored the first 17 points of the game, it looked like Howard would be in for a long afternoon as the Hoyas cruised to their eighth win of the year. The Bison (3-6), though, clawed...

FOOTBALL | Hoyas Smoke Bison in DC Showdown

By Andrew Logerfo October 18, 2011

In a matchup of Washington rivals, the Georgetown defense had its best game of the year, holding Howard to a solitary field goal in a 21-3 victory over the Bison. "They are a much-improved football...

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