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Project Lighthouse, announced by the Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health Committee this week, will allow students to communicate with trained peer supporters on concerns regarding mental health through a unique online chat forum.

Project Lighthouse Initiative Announced

The Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health Committee announced the creation of the Project Lighthouse mental health initiative Jan. 13, which will implement a peer-to-peer online chat service to let Georgetown students anonymously communicate with trained supporters on issues such as stress culture, sleep problems and thoughts of self-harm. The[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Survey Seeks to Address Campus Sexual Violence

Georgetown University released its first Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey to the student body Jan. 14 to gather relevant data on the prevalence of sexual violence on campus and to promote a better understanding of the issue among community members. It is the university’s first initiative of 2016 to[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GUSA Releases Mental Health Initiative

The Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health Committee announced the creation of the Project Lighthouse mental health initiative Wednesday, which will implement a peer-to-peer online chat service to enable Georgetown students to anonymously communicate on issues such as stress culture, sleep problems and thoughts of self-harm. The initiative plans to[Read More…]

by January 15, 2016 2 comments News, News - Top
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The Georgetown Community Partnership plans to announce the 2017-37 Campus Plan framework in early June.

Student-Led Initiative Funds Winter Break Housing

The Students of Georgetown, Inc., the Georgetown University Student Association, the Georgetown Alumni Association, the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union, the Office of the Provost and the Office of the President contributed to the funding of a temporary house for students in unstable living situations for the[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Policies Define Expression

The Office of Residential Living and the Division of Student Affairs clarified their policies against hanging banners, flags and clothing outside windows and chalking on buildings in two university-wide emails this month, the former of which prompted concerns over their infringement on the Speech and Expression Policy. In an email[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

The Alternative to The Greek Email

Georgetown’s policy not to recognize, support or interfere with fraternities and sororities is appropriate. Despite this, a recent email from Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson and Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Jeanne Lord regarding it was highly objectionable. The email was strange. It seemed designed to inform[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Unrecognized Benefits of Greek Life

Students received an email last week from Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson and Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Jeanne Lord that discouraged them from joining Greek life. They reminded students that social sororities and fraternities are not representative of Georgetown’s deeply rooted Catholic traditions — for this[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 9 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Greek Life, Targeted

Greek Life, Targeted

Georgetown University prides itself on its founding Jesuit values and has, therefore, historically made a concerted effort to distance itself from Greek life on campus, largely content to ignore its growing presence. Yet, recent measures taken by the university indicate a targeted, unfounded attack on social fraternities and sororities. At[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

GU Hires First Access Coordinator

The Georgetown University Student Association announced Friday that the university hired Anisha Thadani as its first access coordinator and events manager, a position that will address accessibility issues for students with disabilities on campus. According to a statement released by GUSA, Thadani began work in August. She will be the[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
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Ari Goldstein (SFS ’18) chalks Red Square at a summer event geared toward garnering university administrators’ attention on sexual assault.

Sexual Assault Policy Reform Deal Reached

After more than two months of negotiations between student activists and the university, the Georgetown University Student Association and administrators agreed upon policy reforms regarding campus sexual assault in a memorandum of understanding released Monday. In the six-point memorandum, GUSA and administrators agreed to increase bystander education programs, expand marketing[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top