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HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA GIA has filed five incident reports with GUPD regarding the theft of the Israeli flag. GIA President Tanner Larkin (SFS ’20), who is also a member of The Hoya’s editorial board, said the Israeli flag was taken down on five separate occasions on April 3, April 4, April 6 and twice on April 8.

Suspect Apprehended in Theft of Israeli Flag

An Israeli flag and a Palestinian flag, both hung in Red Square as part of pro-Palestine group Students for Justice in Palestine’s Israel Apartheid Week, were removed multiple times between April 3 and April 8, culminating in the Georgetown University Police Department apprehending one of the perpetrators who stole the[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Megan Twohey spoke about her work with The New York Times’ Jodi Kantor reporting the dozens of sexual assault allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of Miramax and the Weinstein Company.

NYT Reporter Advocates Journalism as Tool Against Sexual Misconduct

Reporting on sexual assault and harassment can not only expose predators, but also combat systemic injustice, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Megan Twohey (COL ’98) explained at an event in Lohrfink Auditorium on Tuesday. At an event titled “Breaking Weinstein,” hosted by the Georgetown University Lecture Fund, Twohey spoke about[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

OWN IT 2018: 5th Annual Summit Seeks to Inspire, Empower

The annual OWN IT Summit, aimed at empowering and inspiring women personally and professionally, brought over 100 speakers to Georgetown’s campus this weekend to discuss the role of women in politics as well as sexual assault and harassment in the workplace. This year’s summit aimed to address the #MeToo movement,[Read More…]

by March 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Giorgi Margvelashvili, the president of the Georgia, addressed a crowd in Copley Formal Lounge Tuesday.

President of Georgia Calls for Support From West

The United States and Western Europe should increase support for Georgian acceptance into the European Union and NATO, Giorgi Margvelashvili, the president of the Georgia, said in a talk hosted by the BMW Center for German and European Studies on Tuesday. Jeffrey Anderson, director and Graf Goltz professor of the[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

The overall budget increased by 6.5 percent to $1,066,020 from last year’s $1,000,640.

Finance and Appropriations Committee Allocates Annual Club Funding

The Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee met Feb. 27 to allocate the $1.067 million collected from student fees to advisory boards and student groups on campus. The overall budget increased by 6.5 percent to $1,066,020 from last year’s $1,000,640. However, the requested budgets of the advisory boards[Read More…]

by March 13, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Project Journey will attempt to improve passengers’ experience and increase the airport’s capacity, MWAA President and CEO John Potter said in a July 2017 news release.

Reagan National Airport to Undergo Renovations

Construction started on a new 14-gate concourse at Ronald Reagan National Airport this week as part of a broader renovation plan intended to accommodate more passengers this year. Lanes on the arrivals roadway were closed Monday for the construction of new slip ramps. Further construction to the airport’s interior is[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Approved 5-Year Plan Includes Renovations, Expanded Financial Aid

A new five-year financial plan including provisions for renovations to campus buildings and an increase in financial aid received approval from Georgetown University’s Board of Directors at its winter meeting last week, as well as an additional natural science requirement for undergraduate students and a new certificate in Catholic clinical[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUSA Vice-Presidential Candidates Make Pitch to Voters in Debate

Three Georgetown University Student Association vice presidential candidates discussed their plans to make GUSA more inclusive and increase affordability for students at a debate held Wednesday evening. Richard Howell (SFS ’19), Naba Rahman (SFS ’19) and Casey Doherty (COL ’20) discussed policy issues including mental health, affordability and inclusivity at[Read More…]


University Continues Push for Dream Act as Senate Debate Stalls

As debate stalls in the U.S. Senate over a replacement to the rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Georgetown University administrators and students are pushing forward with efforts to lobby for permanent legal protections for students without documentation. On Sep. 5, the administration of President Donald Trump rescinded DACA,[Read More…]

by February 14, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Army Veteran, SFS Alumnus Runs for Congress in Pennsylvania

Georgetown University graduate and U.S. Army veteran George Scott (SFS ’84) is running for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 4th district, where he faces fellow alumna Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson (SFS ’14) in the Democratic primary. The winner of the Democratic primary will challenge the district’s Republican incumbent, Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.). Perry was[Read More…]

by February 7, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top