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JULIA GIGANTE/THE HOYA| The composting initiative is being put through a collaboration between GREEN and Compact Cab.

New Composting Initiative Begins With 50 Student Households

Fifty Georgetown students living on and off campus began composting their residential food because of a collaboration between Compost Cab, a compost pick-up service, and the Georgetown Renewable Energy and Environmental Network. Participating students who live in apartments or townhouses will collect their compostable food scraps each week in a[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ASHLEY CHEN / THE HOYA | Keith Grossman, the President of TIME spoke about his experience, paywalls, and media equity.

Paywalls Inhibit Media Equity, TIME President Says

Keith Grossman, president of the global media corporation TIME, warned students of the potential consequences of paywalls in media and political polarization at an event at Georgetown University on Sept. 11.  Grossman, who has managed TIME’s business, advertising and marketing operations since joining the company in July 2019, spoke in[Read More…]

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Demonstrators Remember Ethiopian Airlines Crash Victims

Demonstrators Remember Ethiopian Airlines Crash Victims

Demonstrators gathered for a vigil in honor of the victims of March’s Ethiopian Airlines crash, which took the life of Cedric Asiavugwa (LAW ’19), outside the Department of Transportation on Sept. 10.  The vigil commemorated the six-month anniversary of the Ethiopian Airlines crash which killed 157 people March 10. Participants[Read More…]

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GU Ranks Higher for Undergrad Programs, Slips in National Rankings

GU Ranks Higher for Undergrad Programs, Slips in National Rankings

Georgetown University faced mixed results in the 2020 college rankings released Monday by the U.S. News & World Report, losing ground in the overall national ranking while rising in the undergraduate programs category. The university, ranked 24th in the United States, is down from being tied for 22nd place last[Read More…]

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KENNEDY CENTER / INSTAGRAM | The Kennedy Center is debuting a new immersive performing arts center during a two-week-long festival that started Sept. 7.

Kennedy Center Debuted Outdoor Arts Space With Festival

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will debut the Reach, its first major expansion since its opening in 1971, kicking off with a two-week-long festival that began last Saturday.  The Reach is an immersive arts center constructed in the green space next to the Kennedy Center building,[Read More…]

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DC EVENTS / INSTAGRAM | The vacant stadium has not been making money for the district, but officials have not decided what to do with the site after RFK is demolished.

RFK Stadium Scheduled for Demolition by 2021

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, a sports complex that formerly housed the Washington Redskins and D.C. United teams, is set to be demolished by 2021. The Washington Convention and Sports Authority, otherwise known as Events DC, conveyed the plan for demolition in a proposal released Sept. 5. The Washington, D.C.-based[Read More…]

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Surfside Taco Closing in Glover Park, Reopening in Tenleytown

Wisconsin Avenue taco restaurant Surfside will close its original Glover Park storefront at the end of 2019 to open a new location up the street in Tenleytown this fall.  Surfside has been at its first location since it opened in 2008. The exact opening date of the new storefront, located[Read More…]

by September 12, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Hoya Hub Expands Size, Offers New Food Options

Hoya Hub Expands Size, Offers New Food Options

The Hoya Hub, an on-campus food pantry, expanded to twice its original size over the summer allowing for free perishable food items to be available to the Georgetown University community for the first time. Although talks of expansion have occurred since the food pantry first opened, the actual renovations, which[Read More…]

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Q&A: Fall GU Politics Fellows Discuss Polarized Political Climate

Q&A: Fall GU Politics Fellows Discuss Polarized Political Climate

The five fall Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service fellows, including four Georgetown alumni, bring a variety of backgrounds to their positions including experience in public policy, political communications and journalism. The fellows include Republican policy and political advisor Jonathan Burks (SFS ’99), former Republican Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer[Read More…]

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