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OWN IT 2016: Full Summit Coverage

For full coverage of the 3rd annual 2016 OWN IT Summit, visit the links below. Overview/Keynote Address: OWN IT Summit Looks to Empower Women in New Media Panel The Future of Science & Technology Discussion Redefining Activism Talk Trailblazers Leadership Panel ‘Call Your Girlfriends’ Discussion OWN IT Summit Recap —[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Enushe & Chris for GUSA Executive

Khan, Fisk Win GUSA Executive Race

Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) won the 2016 Georgetown University Student Association executive election Friday afternoon, the first election in GUSA history with only one official ticket on the ballot. The election results — which will be certified by the GUSA senate at 5 p.m. Sunday[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News
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The campaign staff for the Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) ticket held a campaign party to wait for the results, but instead were told the announcement would be delayed.

Election Commission Delays GUSA Results

The Georgetown University Student Association Election Commission postponed the release of the 2016 GUSA executive election results Friday, citing procedural issues that questioned the integrity of the election. The race, which included the ticket of Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) as the only ticket on the[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Khan, Fisk Lead GUSA Poll

Khan, Fisk Lead GUSA Poll

Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) are leading the 2016 Georgetown University Student Association executive race with 25.5 percent of respondents selecting the Khan-Fisk ticket, according to a door-to-door poll conducted by The Hoya on Monday night. Khan and Fisk are trailed by the write-in campaign of[Read More…]

by February 16, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dies

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dies

Sitting U.S. Supreme Court Justice and Georgetown alumnus Antonin Scalia (CAS ’57) was found dead at a West Texas ranch following a hunting trip Saturday at age 79, according to a statement from Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. “On behalf of the Court and retired Justices, I am saddened to[Read More…]

by February 13, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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At the memorial service held Wednesday in Dahlgren Chapel, students, family and friends remembered and celebrated the life of Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., including his extensive work for his students, veterans and members of the disabled community in the United States.

Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., Remembered for Boundless Passion

When he was not inspiring meaningful conversation in his students, pursuing his passion for baking or empowering the disabled, Fr. Richard Curry, S.J., would give loud and friendly greetings to any passerby, stranger and friend alike. “How are you, my friend?” he would exclaim, forcing all who passed him to[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Mayors Outline Economic, Political Policy Solutions

Mayors Outline Economic, Political Policy Solutions

Mayors Muriel Bowser of Washington, D.C., Mick Cornett of Oklahoma City, Okla., Sly James of Kansas City, Mo. and Nan Whaley of Dayton, Ohio discussed strategies to combat economic inequality, increase the quality of education and reduce violence in their cities at a panel discussion hosted by the Georgetown Institute[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
NAAZ MODAN /THE HOYA
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
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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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University Bans Hoverboards

University administration prohibited the use and storage of hoverboards on campus Thursday through a campus-wide email. This decision comes at a time when the popular self-balancing transportation devices are being investigated for causing serious physical injuries to users as well as sparking house fires resulting from faulty manufacturing. In a[Read More…]

by January 10, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top