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JULIA ALVEY / THE HOYA | Fall GUSA Senate campaigns launched Wednesday morning and features 21 candidates vying for various open positions in the Senate pending next week's elections.

21 Students Announce GUSA Senate Campaigns

With a focus on facilities issues, expanding dining options and improved representation for minority students, 21 students announced their candidacy for Georgetown University Student Association senate Wednesday ahead of next week’s election.  Fifteen candidates are running for seven positions in the Class of 2023 senate, one student is running unopposed[Read More…]

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Student Guards Encounter Scheduling Complications

Student Guards Encounter Scheduling Complications

Disorganized scheduling and unclear communication from student guard management contribute to frequently unmanned guard posts in campus residential spaces, according to student guards.  Student guards, who are employed by the university and managed by the Department of Public Safety, have not had permanent shifts this semester, resulting in scheduling complications[Read More…]

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Jon Ossoff (SFS '09), who ran for Congress in Georgia  in the most expensive House of Representatives race in history, launched a bid for Senate in Georgia.

Ossoff Announces Run for Senate in Georgia

Jon Ossoff (SFS ’09) announced his decision to run in the upcoming 2020 Georgia Senate elections Sept. 10, joining three other Democratic candidates who are vying to unseat incumbent Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.). Ossoff ran for Congress in 2017 in the special election in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. Ossoff lost[Read More…]

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YICHU HUANG / THE HOYA | Applicants to the McDonough School of Business with seven years of work experience can apply to the Flex MBA program with the Executive Assessment standardized test.

Flex MBA Program Now Accepts New Standardized Admissions Test

The McDonough School of Business now accepts a new standardized test for its admissions application to the Flex MBA Program, a first for graduate business programs in Washington, D.C., Georgetown University announced Monday.  Applicants with seven or more years of work experience can apply to the Flex MBA Program, the[Read More…]

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@DFAJGENBAUM/INSTAGRAM | David Fajgenbaum (NHS '07) was diagnosed with Castleman disease, a rare disorder in which the body’s lymph nodes overproduce cells, causing excessive inflammation which can lead to problems like organ failure and internal bleeding.

Former Football Quarterback Releases Book on Quest for Cure

Former Georgetown University football quarterback Dr. David Fajgenbaum (NHS ’07) published a memoir Sept. 10 that follows his struggle with Castleman disease and his efforts to pioneer a cure. In “Chasing My Cure: A Doctor’s Race To Run Hope into Action,” Fajgenbaum recounts his experience being diagnosed with Castleman during[Read More…]

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KIKI SCHMALFUSS/THE HOYA | D.C. Public Schools recently enacted new policies with the Center for Social Justice tutoring organizations that now require tutors to get  background tested, fingerprinted and TB tested.

CSJ Tutors Face New DCPS Clearance Requirements

Tutoring organizations under the Center for Social Justice now require volunteers to undergo FBI background tests, tuberculosis testing and fingerprinting to comply with preexisting District of Columbia Public Schools policy.  The new requirements, which have not been required of CSJ tutoring organizations before this year and are now being implemented[Read More…]

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COURTESY OF TRINITY.ORG | Holy Trinity Catholic Church plans to expand programming to facilitate discussion with members of the LGBTQ community.

Holy Trinity Church Fosters Inclusion of LGBTQ Members

Holy Trinity Catholic Church hosted its first “Day of Reflection,” an event meant to create a more inclusive church environment for LGBTQ individuals, friends and family, on Sept. 14.  The event was the product of a small group of church members meeting over the past year to discuss ways to[Read More…]

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GU Professor Publishes Paper, Opposes Tax on Wall Street

GU Professor Publishes Paper, Opposes Tax on Wall Street

The implementation of financial transaction taxes by the federal government would put a strain on savings and investment accounts of middle-income Americans, according to a paper written by Georgetown University professor James Angel published through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday. Angel, an associate professor of finance in the[Read More…]

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@WAPOEXPRESS/INSTAGRAM | The final issue of the Express was published Sept. 12, resulting in layoffs but also an outpouring of support from readers.

Washington Post Ceases Production of Express Paper

Twenty staffers were abruptly laid off from The Washington Post’s free commuter paper Express when the tabloid permanently ceased production Sept. 12.  The paper laid off the Express staffers with little prior notice when Executive Editor Dan Caccavaro called an unplanned meeting of the whole Express staff Wednesday, Sept. 11,[Read More…]

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CAPITAL ONE CAFE/INSTAGRAM | The new Capital One Cafe on M Street is the 38th cafe location for the banking company.

New Capital One Café Opens on M Street

The new Georgetown Capital One Café will hold its grand opening on the SE corner of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue on Saturday, Sept. 28. The cafe will serve as a space to blend banking, coffee shop and communal working space concepts. The Georgetown location is the second Capital One[Read More…]

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