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COURTESY BAKER CENTER 
Kelly Schneider (GRD ’18), left, Christian Conroy (GRD ’18) and Adam Bouyamourn (GRD ’18) each received $20,000 for their projects.

Baker Grant Winners Tackle Global Issues

Georgetown graduate students Adam Bouyamourn (GRD ’18), Christian Conroy, (GRD ’18), Jacob Ford (GRD ’18), Rebecca Gerr (GRD ’18), and Kelly Schneider (GRD ’18) are each working find ways to enact meaningful and realistic change on global policies issues within a year with the $20,000 from the Baker Innovation Grant.[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
COURTESY ELEVATE

Elevate’s off-campus meal provides Georgetown students an alternative to current campus dining plans offered by the university.

Off-Campus Meal Plan Launches

Elevate, a startup founded by two graduates from the University of Virginia, is offering an alternative meal plan that allows students to receive meals from a variety of restaurants off-campus the at the start of this spring semester. UVA graduates Josh Cohen and Seth Kramer founded Elevate during their time[Read More…]

by January 19, 2017 1 comment Business, Business - Top

Smoke-Free Referendum Passes

The Georgetown University Student Association announced 49.64 percent of students voted “yes” in a referendum for a tobacco-free campus in results released Friday at 1:31 a.m. According to the GUSA Election Commission, 46.37 percent of students voted against the referendum. Thirty-four percent of students living off campus participated, 51 percent[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell spoke at an MSB event where he, along with other business and government experts, offered their advice to the next U.S. president.

Officials Urge Cooperation

The next president must facilitate bipartisan compromise and cooperation to solve major issues facing the country, advocated three business and former government officials at the second annual Hariri Symposium in Lohrfink Auditorium on Tuesday. The symposium, hosted by the Business, Society and Public Policy Initiative of the McDonough School of[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown students gathered at the university’s front gates before marching to the White House to address the unarmed black victims of police aggression in America.

Students March for Black Victims of Police Brutality

About 35 Georgetown undergraduate and graduate students marched from the university’s front gates to the White House on Oct. 10 to raise awareness for unarmed black victims of police brutality in America. Organized by graduate students Raquel King (GRD ’16) and Skylar Cruz (GRD ’18), the rally — titled “Black[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The Georgetown Solidarity Committee rallied in 2015 to support Aramark employees during contract negotiations with Aramark management.

GSC Demands Workers’ Rights

As the union representing facilities workers continues contract negotiations with the university, student advocacy group Georgetown Solidarity Committee has accumulated more than 400 signatures from members of the community on a petition to push the university to address a series of contract demands, including a 5 percent raise and further[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

GU Politics Features Mike Rogers as Exit Interview Counterpoint

Former House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) criticized President Barack Obama’s administration’s reticence in foreign policy during Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service’s national security “Exit Interview” counterpoint event Sept. 23 in the Intercultural Center Auditorium. GU Politics, a subset of the McCourt School of Public Policy, presents[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top