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Campus Groups Host First Nighttime Farmers’ Market

Taste of the Hilltop, the first Georgetown University Farmers’ Market event held at night, introduced new vendors and student performances Aug. 30. Georgetown Weeks of Welcome, Georgetown Program Board and Georgetown University Farmers’ Market hosted the event featuring four new vendors, Manos de Maiz, Hot Lola’s, Hilana Falafel and Z&Z.[Read More…]

by September 3, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Wisemiller’s Deli Removes Sandwich Name Over Backlash

Wisemiller’s Deli removed the “Blackie’s Favorite” sandwich that has appeared on the menu for at least 20 years from the store’s physical menu as a result of backlash to the racist nature of its name. The sandwich, which contains hot roast beef, grilled onions, muenster cheese and thousand island dressing,[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Stricter Penalties Set for Georgetown Day

Students face new party-hosting regulations and modified definitions of conduct violations ahead of the 19th annual Georgetown Day, at the same time as the Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service has seen an above-average number of calls on the holiday in previous years in comparison to typical days. For the first[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ELLIE STAAB FOR THE HOYA OWN IT highlighted historical perspectives from women that are not always included in standard analysis

OWN IT Highlights Forgotten Female Narratives in History

The sixth annual OWN IT Summit brought women from the public and private sectors to Georgetown University on Saturday to highlight leading women that not only broke barriers, but also used their influence to uplift other women. Approximately 215 people attended this year’s OWN IT Summit, a conference aimed at[Read More…]

by April 2, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Yandy Smith, criminal justice reform activist and reality TV star, gave the keynote address at the 2019 BRAVE Summit on March 16.

Annual BRAVE Summit Promotes Black Female Activism

The fourth annual BRAVE Summit, a day-long conference dedicated to black female empowerment, highlighted the role of activism in daily life March 16. The keynote address was delivered by Yandy Smith, criminal justice reform activist and reality star from VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: New York,” who said activism and[Read More…]

by March 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA |  An Asian-American affinity residential house obtained approval from the Office of Residential Living on Feb. 27. The student push was modeled on the campaigns that led to the establishment of the Black House and La Casa Latina.

Asian-American House Gains Approval on Magis Row

The Office of Residential Living approved the establishment of an Asian-American affinity residential house, the Asian-American Hub for Organizing, Movement and Empowerment, on Feb. 27. The approval comes after a push from the Asian-Pacific Islander Leadership Forum, who announced Residential Living’s decision in a March 11 Facebook post. The Asian-American[Read More…]

by March 14, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MARGARET FOUBERG FOR THE HOYA | Smoke from a defective heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit caused the evacuation of Healy Hall on Monday afternoon.

Mechanical Failure Triggers Fire Alarm; Healy Evacuates

Healy Hall was evacuated after smoke from a mechanical failure in a basement heating unit triggered a fire alarm Monday afternoon. Washington, D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services ultimately determined the smoke resulted from a defective fan belt on a heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit and not from a[Read More…]

by February 26, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: CAROLINE PAPPAS/THE HOYA | The Metro is set to propose a program to subsidize ride-sharing services for late-night workers in place of reinstituting late-night service.

Metro to Propose Ride-Share Subsidies for Late-Night Workers

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is set to propose a $1 million program to subsidize Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing services for late-night workers in the Washington, D.C., area by March. The subsidized trips, which would pay for a maximum of $3 per ride, would compensate for a lack[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top