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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…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
NATALIE ISÉ/THE HOYA Georgetown University plans to switch to live registration because of incompatibility with the old preregistration software.

Live Registration Set to Launch for Fall 2019

Live course registration, in which students choose classes in real time without delay from the university registrar, is set to replace the current preregistration system beginning in April for fall 2019 course selection. The change addresses software incompatibilities and shifts away from the costly software customization used to run preregistration[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA Students are urging Georgetown University administrators to be clear about how proposed changes to Title IX laws will affect university Title IX proceedings.

Proposed Title IX Changes Spark Student Letter

Nearly 300 students signed a letter urging Georgetown University to be transparent in how the changes the U.S. Department of Education proposed to Title IX laws would affect the university’s sexual misconduct policies. Organized by Students Taking Action Against Interpersonal Violence, students delivered the letter to the office of University[Read More…]

by November 20, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA  Hundreds of graduate students voted in this week's elections on whether the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees should unionize. Polls were open from Nov. 5 to Nov. 8.

Hundreds Vote in Graduate Union Election

Hundreds of Georgetown University graduate student workers voted this week on whether the university will recognize the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees as a union, allowing it to engage in collective bargaining with the university. Results are set to be announced Friday morning: Official counting begins at 9 a.m. in[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: MICHELLE LUBERTO FOR THE HOYA 
Cardinal Donald Wuerl currently holds an honorary degree from Georgetown University. Following allegations that Wuerl mishandled accusations of sexual abuse, students demanded his degree be revoked.

Students Call for Transparency in Degree Reviews

Students are pushing for expediency and greater input into a newly formed working group evaluating honorary degrees, including those held by cardinals implicated in the sexual abuse crisis, as it met the first time this week. The launch of the working group comes after student concerns about honorary degrees held[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MASON MANDELL FOR THE HOYA Students watched in a packed Healey Family Student Center as election results came in Tuesday evening.

Midterm Election Results Yield Mixed Student Reactions

Cheers erupted from Democratic students in the Healey Family Student Center as CNN projected that Democrats would win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives after hours filled with doubt that the promised blue wave would arrive. Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service co-hosted a watch party[Read More…]

After Antisemitic Shooting, GU Mourns, Calls for Action

After Antisemitic Shooting, GU Mourns, Calls for Action

Georgetown’s Jewish community and its allies are calling for action against antisemitism in the wake of Saturday’s mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Robert Bowers entered the Tree of Life synagogue with an assault rifle and three handguns, killing 11 and injuring nine on the morning[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Ministry Fundraising Email Draws Student, Alum Criticism

Ministry Fundraising Email Draws Student, Alum Criticism

An Office of Mission and Ministry fundraising email sent Oct. 25 that linked the importance of financial donations to Georgetown University with the Catholic Church’s ongoing sexual abuse crisis has come under criticism from alumni and students. The Office of Mission and Ministry’s email blended the office’s intentions of communicating[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Men’s Group Files Title IX Complaint Against University

Men’s Group Files Title IX Complaint Against University

The National Coalition for Men, a nonprofit organization that advocates for men’s rights, filed a Title IX complaint alleging that Georgetown University discriminates against men in its hiring practices and by supporting organizations that provide outreach to women. “Georgetown University is in violation of Title IX because it offers resources,[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 10 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CHRISTINEFAIR.NET Professor Christine Fair has come under fire for a Saturday tweet.

Professor’s Tweets Prompt Tepid University Response

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia condemned the use of “violent imagery” Tuesday after professor Christine Fair was criticized for a Saturday tweet that called for violence against Republican senators. The tweet has come under fire from alumni, students and conservative-leaning media. DeGioia said the university would follow established procedures[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 8 comments Campus News, News, News - Top