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Around 30 students delivered a letter to the School of Foreign Service Deans Office on Monday requesting that the university rescind Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnsons invitation to speak at the SFS commencement.

Students Request University to Rescind Johnson Invitation

By Ian Scoville May 10, 2016

Around 30 students led by advocacy group UndocuHoyas delivered a letter to the School of Foreign Service Dean’s Office yesterday requesting that the university rescind its invitation to Secretary...

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Graffiti was located on the side of a university townhouse on 3624 N St., NW (pictured) and several other buildings Friday.

University Buildings Defaced with Pro-Trump, ‘Support Officer Wilson’ Graffiti

By Ian Scoville and Lisa Burgoa April 23, 2016

Graffiti with messages including “Support Officer Wilson” and “Trump ’16 Build the Wall” was found on six on- and off-campus buildings – including a university townhouse on 3624 N St....

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The anticipated hospital construction would increase green space, creating a “northern gate” on the Reservoir Road side of campus.

MedStar Seeks $560M Plan

By Gaia Mattiace October 16, 2015

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital has applied to build a $560 million medical and surgical pavilion, which will include 32 new operating rooms, 156 new private beds, a rooftop helipad and more...

Low-Income Accessibility Falters

Low-Income Accessibility Falters

By Aly Pachter October 2, 2015

Georgetown dropped in The New York Times’ rankings of colleges doing the most for low-income students, falling from 46th to 88th among the 179 schools on the list, released Sept. 16. Launched in 2014...

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Georgetown fares well in the updated Department of Education College Scorecard, presented by President Barack Obama.

High Marks for Postgrad Life

By Matthew Larson September 22, 2015

President Barack Obama presented an updated College Scorecard, a system that informs prospective students about college affordability and graduate workforce participation, with Georgetown displaying...

Norton to Hold Forum On Campus Assault

By Matthew Larson April 17, 2015

Delegate Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-D.C.) will be hosting a panel of officials from various universities in Washington, D.C., to address the prevention of sexual assault on college campuses at American University...

Study Wary of College Divestment

By Sara Kamouni March 27, 2015

Divestment from fossil fuels could negatively impact the financial returns for universities, according to a new report from an economic consulting company. The study, released by Compass Lexecon and...

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The CISR vote was scheduled for Jan. 16, prompting a GU Fossil Free-led rally, but the results were not released until Monday night.

CISR Rejects Fossil Free Plan and Offers Alternative

By Toby Hung January 27, 2015

The Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility voted against GU Fossil Free’s divestment proposal Monday night and instead recommended to the university’s board of directors a program of...

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Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope, will visit D.C. in 2015.

Pope Francis to Visit DC Later This Year

By Sarah Smith and Kristen Fedor January 27, 2015

Pope Francis will visit Washington, D.C., this fall during his first official visit to the United States as pope. Francis’ three-city trip of New York City, Philadelphia and Washington marks the...

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This morning the university replaced the hands on the Healy clock.

University Replaces Hands Stolen From Healy Tower Clock

By Mallika Sen December 11, 2014

Hands once again adorn the clock on Healy Tower, after the university installed a replacement set this morning. The original set went missing early Wednesday morning. Director of Media Relations...

GU Tightens the Leash on Mascot Care

By Kit Clemente October 1, 2013

Although university administrators assured students and alumni that the mascot tradition would continue after the departure of mascot-in-training Jack Jr. this summer, one aspect of the next bulldog’s...

Adjunct Union Pursues Contracts

By Sam Abrams September 27, 2013

Following the successful unionization of Georgetown’s adjunct professors in May, the Services Employees International Union Local 500 union has been working with the university to develop a revised contract...

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