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KIKI SCHMALFUSS/THE HOYA | In response to a steep rise in mold reported in dormitories, Georgetown conducted cleanings of approximately 920 bathroom.

After Mold Reports Double, GU Conducts Deep Cleaning Over Break

The Office of Planning and Facilities Management is responding to a significant increase in student concerns about mold by cleaning dorms with high rates of moisture-related problems, as universities nationwide address mold infestation in campus buildings. Between Dec. 21 and Jan. 9, facilities conducted cleanings and inspections of on-campus buildings[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Georgetown University joined 64 other universities in signing an amicus brief in a lawsuit that opposes strict punishments for international students studying in the United States with expired visas.

GU Signs Amicus Brief, Challenges Strict Visa Policy

Georgetown University signed onto an Dec. 21 amicus brief in a lawsuit challenging a recent immigration policy change that tightens regulations on visas for international students studying in the United States. Under the new policy, unlawful presence begins as soon as a violation of the visa occurs rather than after[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KIKI SCHMALFUSS THE HOYA

Elevators Drop Multiple Floors in Residence Halls

Elevators in Reynolds Hall and Darnall Hall are plagued by persistent malfunctions, as they have fallen between floors and students have been stuck inside them, according to multiple residents of these halls. Students concerned for their safety have questioned whether the Georgetown University Office of Planning and Facilities Management has[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Georgetown University Student Association

GUSA to Increase Student Health and Misconduct Trainings

The Georgetown University Student Association senate amended the bylaws for the Ethics and Oversight Committee, which launched last month, to require more training in student health and misconduct topics after executive resignations earlier this semester. The GUSA senate established the Ethics and Oversight Committee last month after the resignation of[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KIRK ZIESER Alessandro Farmeschi, CEO of Lamborghini, said that Lamborghini maintains its popularity through its focus on advertising a unique lifestyle associated with its cars.

Lamborghini CEO: Company Success Comes From Constant Innovation

Maintaining a luxury brand requires passion and innovation to deliver an effective customer experience, Alessandro Farmeschi, CEO of Lamborghini Americas said at an event, hosted by Georgetown Retail and Luxury Association, in Lohrfink Auditorium at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Tuesday evening. Farmeschi became CEO of Lamborghini Americas[Read More…]

by November 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KIKI SCHMALFUSS  Georgetown University’s Office of Planning and Facilities Management has responded to 361 mold-related work requests since August 2018, with students reporting unsafe living conditions and health concerns. The number of work requests related to mold more than doubled from August through October this semester compared to the same time period last year.

Students Raise Concern Over Mold in Dorms

Georgetown University students are reporting illness and repeated delays in response by the Office of Planning and Facilities Management to requests for mold removal. In the period from August through October of the fall 2018 semester, the Office of Planning and Facilities Management responded to 361 work requests relating to[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown University Student Association opened an on-campus food pantry called Hoya Hub located on the fourth floor of the Leavey Center.

On-Campus Food Pantry Opens in Leavey Center

The Hoya Hub, an on-campus pantry offering free, non-perishable food items to members of the Georgetown community, opened Monday in the Leavey Center as part of a Georgetown University Student Association initiative to combat food insecurity. Located in a room on the fourth floor of Leavey, the project aims to[Read More…]

by October 4, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top