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Outdoor Drinking Trial Run Begins

Outdoor Drinking Trial Run Begins

Students of legal age will now be permitted to consume wine and beer outside in specific areas of Village A and Henle Village as part of a pilot program beginning today. The Outdoor Student Living Pilot Program, which originated from Georgetown Community Partnership discussions in June, was implemented after summer negotiations[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Epicurean to Operate Around the Clock

Epicurean to Operate Around the Clock

In another effort to promote on-campus student social life, Epicurean and Co. will be open 24 hours a day, six days a week beginning fall 2013, with a full bar open until 2 a.m. starting this summer. Though the full restaurant now closes nightly at 10:30 p.m., limited food options[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments News

Office of Sustainability to Debut in July

Georgetown is set to launch a comprehensive Office of Sustainability on July 1 that will centralize student and administration sustainability initiatives, Vice President for Planning and Facilities Management Robin Morey announced at yesterday’s Hoya Roundtable. “We want to establish sustainability as a way of life here and meet President [John J.] DeGioia’ssustainability commitments[Read More…]

by April 24, 2013 0 comments News

Senate Evaluates GOCards, Websites and Recycling

At last week’s GUSA senate meeting, the body unanimously passed three pieces of legislation focused on GOCard technology, university online resources and recycling. The first bill called for the university to merge the current GOCard system with smart card technology, a step the GOCard Office had recently considered. The smart card, or radio-frequency identification technology, would read GOCards without direct[Read More…]

by April 21, 2013 0 comments Campus News

GUSA Challenges Keg Rules

The GUSA senate unanimously passed a resolution Sunday calling for an end to the one-keg limit for on-campus parties and for disciplinary rules and expectations for weekend nights to be applied to socializing on Georgetown Day. Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson said he would consider the proposal. “It is possible,”[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Sexual Assault Ed Approved

The GUSA senate voted unanimously Sunday to require annual sexual assault peer educator training for all student government members, while also urging the university to alter its policy regarding sexual assault in the Code of Student Conduct. These bills come at the heels of months of work by the Georgetown University Student[Read More…]

by April 12, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
White House Applauds Solar Panel Initiative

White House Applauds Solar Panel Initiative

Three months after the installation and activation of solar panels on six university-owned townhouses, Gary Guzy, deputy director and general counsel for the White House Council on Environmental Equality, lauded the university’s innovative approach at the project’s ceremonial launch Thursday. The project, SolarStreet, aligns with University President John J. DeGioia’s pledge to cut Georgetown’s[Read More…]

by April 12, 2013 0 comments City News, News

In First Spring Agenda, GUSA Plans 40 Days

As students eye the finish line of the academic year and count the days until summer vacation, GUSAPresident Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) and Vice President Adam Ramadan (SFS ’14) are taking an unprecedented step to encourage no such slacking among their staff. The Georgetown University Student Association leaders released a spring agenda Thursday, which outlined[Read More…]

by April 5, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Senate Approves Tisa Appointments

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate voted unanimously to approve President NateTisa (SFS ’14) and Vice President Adam Ramadan’s (SFS ’14) nominations for a new executive cabinet Sunday. Tisa said his cabinet structure will mirror the subcommittee structure he introduced to the senate during his term as senate speaker this past year when Clara[Read More…]

by March 26, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Tisa, Ramadan Begin Term

Tisa, Ramadan Begin Term

GUSA President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) and Vice President Adam Ramadan (SFS ’14) were sworn into office Saturday afternoon by outgoing GUSA executives Clara Gustafson (SFS ’13) and Vail Kohnert-Yount (SFS ’13). Tisa, who is the university’s first openly gay student body president, was sworn in with the book “Taking a Chance on God” by John McNeill, a gay Jesuit priest. He said[Read More…]

by March 19, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News