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Club Approval Re-evaluated

After an overhaul of the student club approval process over the past year, a Council Advisory Board including representatives from five different advisory boards will now have the final say whether proposed clubs make the cut. Under the old system, a Center for Student Engagement administrator would review one of[Read More…]

by October 22, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Intramurals Turn To Student Leaders

  Changes in the department of intramural sports to combat budget constraints have led to the creation of several new leadership positions for students within the program. Five paid upper management positions were created for students within the program to fill the former role of Assistant Director of Intramurals Tim[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Obama Speechwriter Offers Advice

Obama Speechwriter Offers Advice

Although he is usually not visible when his speeches are delivered, President Barack Obama’s former speechwriter Jon Favreau took the stage at Gaston on Thursday night to offer insights into writing, politics and career opportunities. Favreau served as the president’s director of speechwritingfrom 2009 to 2013 before leaving the White House to work for consulting[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Senator Tester Discusses Government Shutdown

While his colleagues in Congress spent the evening negotiating the looming government shutdown, Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) spent Monday night in the Mortara Center addressing student questions on the same issue. The event was sponsored by the Georgetown University College Democrats and the Georgetown University Student Veterans Association. Tester took several audience[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

SFS Council Seeks ICC Study Space

On a weekday in the Intercultural Center, students sit along the walls of the Galleria’s tile floor. The space, filled by students waiting for classes, office hours and meetings with deans, is sparsely furnished with four leather couches and a few tables outside of More Uncommon Grounds. The School of[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Gates Foundation, GU Partner in Africa

The Georgetown University Medical Center’s Institute of Reproductive Health was the recipient of a $2.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in early December to fund a project focused on using fertility awareness-based family planning methods in sub-Saharan Africa. The program, officially called the A3 Project: Expanding[Read More…]

by January 21, 2013 0 comments City News, News