Post Tagged with: "Ignite the Dream"

The Closing Word

After an eventful year for campus life, student activism proved to be a deciding force in how diversity, freedom of expression and student-administration communication shaped the Georgetown community. Here is the editorial board’s final word on major events of the 2014-2015 academic year. Developing Diversity Students have taken valuable steps[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Students gathered for a vigil on the events in Ferguson in Red Square in August.

From Ferguson to Georgetown, Igniting Conversations on Race and Diversity

On the eve of the first day of classes in August, a collection of members of the Georgetown University community found their way to Red Square. Two weeks earlier, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black male, had been shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., triggering nationwide protests decrying police[Read More…]

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"Ignite the Dream" continued Monday with a student-led event, "Pass the Torch."

‘Ignite the Dream’ Begins

Panelists reflected on racial and class-based inequality in the first event in a three-part series titled “Ignite the Dream: Race and Socioeconomic Class in America” held Thursday evening in the Intercultural Center Auditorium. The event was hosted by the Georgetown Lecture Fund, the McDonough School of Business and the Georgetown[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Kindling the Fire

Last Wednesday, the Office of the Provost sent an email urging students to attend a series of events called “Ignite the Dream,” an initiative that aims to facilitate a conversation about race, equality and systems of oppression — an especially pertinent set of issues since the coverage of Michael Brown’s[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top