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KEENAN SAMWAY/THE HOYA | The citizenship question causes census participation rates among minority communities to decline.

Norton Moves to Block Census Question on Citizenship

By Yolanda Spura March 15, 2019

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) introduced a bill to the U.S. House of Representatives to prohibit the U.S. Census Bureau from asking questions regarding citizenship, nationality and immigration status...

Dr. Adanna Johnson, coming from Loyola University MD, assumed her role this summer as the Senior Associate Dean of Students and Director of Diversity, Equity and Student Success. Johnson brings with her years of experience handling issues pertaining to diversity and representation in higher education.

New Senior Associate Dean Assumes Role

By Will Cassou and Meena Morar August 31, 2018

Adanna J. Johnson, a former associate professor of psychology and director of the African and African American studies program at Loyola University Maryland, was named the Senior Associate Dean of Students...

This statue of Confederate Gen. Albert Pike in Judiciary Square has been the center of D.C. leaders’ criticism. City officials have called on the National Park Service to remove it.

Council Considers Memorials to Minorities, Women

By Christian Paz September 29, 2017

  A bill proposing the construction of monuments to honor native Washingtonian women and people of color in each of Washington, D.C.’s eight wards will move forward to a public hearing on...

VIEWPOINT: Entitled to Existence

By Karishma Trivedi April 7, 2017

“How dare you stand here and sully this campus knowing what you people have done?” “Don’t you think we would all be better off if you people went back home?” Last week, a woman visiting campus...

VIEWPOINT: Action, Not Despair, Will Overcome Fear

By Kumail Aslam November 11, 2016

On Wednesday morning, I called my parents, Muslim, Pakistani immigrants living in the San Francisco Bay Area, to explain to them why Donald Trump had won the election. I had to explain to them that the...

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor discussed the challenges she faced as a minority in her path to the bench Wednesday.

Sotomayor Details Challenges in Law

By Nicole Jarvis April 4, 2014

The Marver H. Bernstein Symposium brought United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Gaston Hall on Wednesday for a conversation entitled “A Life in the Law,” sponsored by...

Weekend Tries to Increase Minority Enrollment

By Sarah Patrick April 23, 2012

With universities across the country competing for top students, Hoya Saxa Weekend aims to attract minority students through a weekend of campus immersion. On Thursday, 83 accepted students joined current...

Grad Rates Lower for Minorities

By Annie Chen March 23, 2012

While Georgetown’s graduation rate for the Class of 2010 was among the highest in the nation at 88.9 percent, disparities exist within the university between graduation rates for different racial groups. White...

GU Talks Greater Campus Diversity

By Lauren Weber and Elizabeth Rowe April 16, 2010

Potential measures addressing issues of diversity at Georgetown took center stage at open forum events this week, with a second town hall for the Diversity Initiative's academic working group on Wednesdsay...

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