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GSP Holds 8th Annual Style Workshop for Women at LOFT

More than 100 senior women in the Georgetown Scholarship Program attended the eighth annual LOFT Styling Workshop earlier this month to learn tips for dressing in the workplace and select professional clothing provided by LOFT. The event took place at the women’s clothing retailer’s branch on Wisconsin Avenue and was[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA Journalism offers real-time information about global events for political leaders and policy-makers, BBC reporter Suzanne Kianpour said at an event on Nov. 13.

Reporting Shapes Policy, BBC Journalist Says

Journalists play a crucial role in informing the public and political leaders about international issues, BBC reporter Suzanne Kianpour said at the Rev. James P.M. Walsh, S.J. Symposium on Tuesday night in the Leavey Program Room. The event was the first in a series of discussions hosted by Georgetown University’s[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY GUSA Senator Sam Appel (COL ’20) drafted a resolution to urge the university to construct a memorial to the GU272 outside Arrupe Hall.

GUSA Proposal Would Urge GU272 Memorial

The Georgetown University Student Association senate is considering a resolution calling on the university to erect a memorial honoring the 272 slaves sold in 1838 by the Maryland Society of Jesus and to take up the recommendations proposed by the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation. Senator Sam Appel[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A mandate that all Georgetown University Law Center students download Exam4, an examination software, onto their personal computers, led to a backlash and student petition to halt the program.

Exam Software Sparks Law Center Student Backlash

After the Georgetown University Law Center began mandating students to install an essay examination software, students launched a petition asking the university to halt the requirement, raising concerns about the privacy and accessibility of the software on Oct. 9. The petition, now closed to signatures as of Oct. 23, garnered[Read More…]

by November 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: RICHARD SCHOFIELD/THE HOYA Georgetown's Annual Security Report found that drug-related offenses tripled between 2016 and 2017. The university attributes the increase in drug deferrals to the decriminalization of marijuana in D.C.

Drug Referrals Triple at Georgetown, Stagnate at Local Universities

The Georgetown University Police Department referred 84 drug-related offenses for disciplinary proceedings in 2017, an increase of 180 percent, from 30 cases in 2016, according to this year’s Annual Security Report released Sept. 28. Georgetown, along with other colleges and universities who participate in federal financial aid programs, is required[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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A teacher at Duke Ellington School of the Arts is on leave after allegations of sexual assault surfaced Oct. 14.

Duke Ellington School of the Arts Teacher on Leave After Sexual Assault Allegations

The chair of the literacy and media department at Duke Ellington School of the Arts is being investigated by Washington, D.C. police after allegations of sexual assault against a minor were raised Oct. 14. The school placed the teacher on leave and the Metropolitan Police Department is conducting an investigation[Read More…]

by October 24, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA The Georgetown University Student Association voted unanimously Monday night in support of an Ethics and Oversight committee to hold GUSA senate and executives accountable.

GUSA Launches Committee for Exec, Senate Accountability

An Ethics and Oversight Committee for the Georgetown University Student Association senate is set to be approved this week, after the senate unanimously voted Monday to pass legislation to improve the internal accountability of the senate and GUSA’s executive branch. The formation of the new committee comes a month after[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Fourteen Georgetown University Student Association senators were elected Sunday night. The new senators filled seven freshman positions and four-at-large seats that are regularly open for the fall semester in addition to three vacant junior seats.

14 GUSA Senators Elected, Vow to Restore Trust in Wake of Resignations

Fourteen senators were elected to the Georgetown University Student Association senate Sept. 30 in the first GUSA elections held since the mid-September resignations of GUSA’s executive leadership. The elections filled seven freshmen seats and four at-large seats that were regularly scheduled for the fall cycle, as well as three vacant junior seats.[Read More…]

by October 2, 2018 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized