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Right-Wing Media Outlets Undermine Trust in Journalism, CNN Reporter Says

Though journalists face increasing criticism from the public, nonpartisan media organizations must continue to seek the truth through objective reporting, a panel of journalists said March 27. Even in the face of concerns about reactions from conservative political commentators like Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson, journalists still have a responsibility[Read More…]

by April 3, 2019 0 comments Campus News, 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
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…]

Fourteen speakers, including professors, students and chaplins, spoke at the seventh annual TEDxGeorgetown conference. The speeches focused on the theme “Ignite.”

TEDx Georgetown Speakers Ignite Gaston Hall Stage

The seventh annual TEDx Georgetown conference presented fourteen speakers, including Muslim chaplain Imam Yahya Hendi and Robert Bies, professor of management and director of the Executive Master’s in Leadership program at the McDonough School of Business, who spoke around the theme “Ignite.” The Oct. 27 conference in Gaston Hall included[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments 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
Juan Martinez (left, COL '20) and Kenna Chick (COL '20) announced their administration's executive Oct. 21.

GUSA Names 13 New Executive Board Members

The Georgetown University Student Association announced the names of its 13 new executive board members Oct. 21. These executive positions were left vacant following the Sept. 11 resignation of former GUSA President Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) and the Sept. 14 resignations of former GUSA Vice President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19)[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown University and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts are collaborating on a three-part series for students to attend free performances.

Students Can Attend Free Kennedy Center Performances With New Series

The Georgetown-Kennedy Center Seminar Series, launching in November, will enable Georgetown students to attend three performances at the center free of charge and engage in post-performance discussions centered on an annual theme, the university announced Oct. 17. The seminar series is a joint collaboration between Georgetown College, the Georgetown Humanities[Read More…]

by October 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top