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GU Law Students Prevent Deportation, Restore Client’s Permanent Residency Status

GU Law Students Prevent Deportation, Restore Client’s Permanent Residency Status

Months of preparation, hours of phone calls and hundreds of written documents all led to the moment Teresa Rubinger (LAW ’19) found herself standing at the center of a historic Richmond courtroom before a panel of circuit judges. They would be deciding whether her client, Melvin Josue Rodriguez Cabrera, would[Read More…]

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A graduate student study found lead above EPA-designated levels in multiple water sources on campus. | NATALIE ISE/THE HOYA

Graduate Student Study Finds Abnormal Lead Levels in Water Sources

Multiple water sources throughout the university’s main campus tested near or slightly above Environmental Protection Agency-designated action levels of lead concentrations, according to a study by graduate students at Georgetown University.  The study identified several tap and fountain water sources in academic and facilities buildings as having concentrations of lead that[Read More…]

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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | In previous years orientation advisors and NSO captains have viewed the Hoya Real Talk performance before freshman and transfer students. Due to time constraints, this year, most did not.

Hoya RealTalk Featured Inappropriate Content, Orientation Leaders Say

This article discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. After student complaints about inadequate preparation and inappropriate messaging in this year’s Hoya RealTalk play during New Student Orientation, Health Education Services held a feedback session and the Center for[Read More…]

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SUBUL MALIK / THE HOYA | Activists chalked opposing messages in Red Square regarding ongoing demonstrations in Hong Kong about the city's relationship to China.

Anonymous Chalk Messages Debate Hong Kong Protests

Anonymous chalk messages supporting ongoing Hong Kong protests were left in Red Square late last week, leading to a series of back-and-forth notes debating Hong Kong’s relationship with China.  A chalk message stating: “Stop police brutality stop political arrests” appeared in Red Square Friday morning leading someone to respond below:[Read More…]

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MAGGIE FOUBERG / THE HOYA | Previously located in Copley Hall, the Georgetown University Masjid can now be found halfway up the stairs to the Village C complex.

Georgetown Muslim Prayer Space Opens in Village C Complex

The Muslim prayer space, the Georgetown University Masjid, opened to the university community in its new location in the Village C complex for its first Jum’ah prayer service Aug. 30.  The Muslim Prayer Room had previously been located in the Copley Hall basement since 1987. The masjid, located in what[Read More…]

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Impeached GUSA Senator Peter Hamilton (COL '20) will remain in the Senate after an expulsion vote failed to reach a two-thirds majority. Days later, former Senator Matthew Buckwald (COL '20) resigned.

Impeached Sen. Hamilton To Remain in GUSA Senate

The Georgetown University Student Association voted to impeach but did not remove Senator Peter Hamilton (COL ’20) in a series of August senate meetings after he accrued a series of unexcused absences throughout the spring and summer. Senator Leo Teixeira (COL ’21), who serves as the senate ethics and oversight[Read More…]

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MONO DINER/FACEBOOK | The diner, which just opened a few months ago, closed amid wage disputes in August.

Mono Diner Closes Amid Allegations of Wage Theft

Former employees of Mono Diner on Wisconsin Avenue, which permanently closed Aug. 11, allege their employer committed up to $7,000 in wage theft.  The employees have teamed up with D.C. Industrial Workers of the World, an international member-run workers union, in an attempt to get paid for their completed hours.[Read More…]

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MAGGIE FOUBERG/THE HOYA | Management of Epicurean and Co. changed to Aramark, GU's food service provider, this fall.

Aramark Begins Managing Epicurean and Company and Bulldog Tavern

Aramark, Georgetown University’s food service provider, initiated management of on-campus dining locations Epicurean and Company and Bulldog Tavern beginning Aug. 23.  The transition comes months after about 30 Georgetown food service employees protested and striked Feb. 27 and April 4 after their contract with Aramark expired in December 2018. As[Read More…]

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@CJC_INFO/TWITTER | The Center for Jewish Civilization hosted a panel that discussed political polarization and its impact on rising antisemitism.

Antisemitism Aggravated by Political Polarization, Panelists Say

The polarization of political discourse is a concerning trend in a time where there are growing antisemitic sentiments in the United States, panelists said at a dialogue about American Jews in the era of the President Donald Trump administration Sept. 3. The event titled “Loyal/Disloyal? American Judaism in the Era[Read More…]

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GEORGETOWN INSTITUTE OF POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE/FACEBOOK | Olivia Alair Dalton, Jonathan Burks, Karen Travers, Jeff Colyer and Stephanie Valencia are GUPolitics' fall 2019 fellows.

GUPolitics Fall Fellows Include 4 Alumni

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service announced its fall-semester class of five fellows, including four Georgetown alumni, with backgrounds in fields ranging from journalism to increasing minority representation in politics. The Georgetown University Politics fellows, who serve for one academic semester and were announced by the institute Aug.[Read More…]

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