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AARON WEINMANN/THE HOYA The DC Circulator system will introduce 14 electric buses to its fleet, offering DC residents another sustainable transportation option.

DC Circulator System Adds 14 Electric Buses to Fleet

The District of Columbia Circulator system will deploy 14 battery-electric, zero-emission buses in Washington, D.C., starting May 1, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said at the Downtown Business Improvement District’s annual State of Downtown Forum on April 20. The new Proterra E2 Catalyst electric buses are expected to reduce diesel consumption[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
Former White House Photographer Pete Souza Captures Aspects of Obama’s Daily Life Through Images

Former White House Photographer Pete Souza Captures Aspects of Obama’s Daily Life Through Images

The official photographs of former President Barack Obama’s presidency were mostly unplanned documentations of everyday moments during the president’s day, former Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza said at the 10th annual Michael E. Jurist Memorial Lecture on Thursday. The event featured a selection of images that Souza captured[Read More…]

by April 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA The agreement comes after a two-yearlong effort by the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees for university recognition of a graduate teaching assistant labor union.

GAGE Members Celebrate Union Vote Agreement

Graduate student workers in the Georgetown University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are celebrating an agreement with the administration regarding a graduate student union election next semester. The agreement comes after a two-yearlong effort by the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees for university recognition of a graduate teaching assistant[Read More…]

by April 5, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA

OWN IT 2018: Empower Female Candidates for Office, Panelists Say

To help women interested in entering the political arena, leaders should evaluate the structural gender barriers that have historically kept them away, panelists said at the first of three panels at the fifth annual OWN IT Summit on March 25. The panel, Women Running for Office, included Krish Vignarajah, a[Read More…]

by March 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AARON WEINMANN FOR THE HOYA

Amid Guns Debate, Activists Teach Students the Art of Making Change

Including the voices of young activists, using technology and starting grass-roots movements are the most important factors in forging a successful social movement, a panel of social justice activists said during a March 23 discussion. The event, organized by the office of Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia, featured a[Read More…]

by March 26, 2018 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL FOR THE HOYA The core curriculum of the SFS will change to now include a science requirement and require students take fewer courses overall. The announcement comes after discussions began last year.

SFS Announces Major Changes to Core Curriculum

Significant changes to the School of Foreign Service core curriculum are set to go into effect for students entering in fall 2018, including a new mandatory science course and a reduction in the number of required economics courses. Daniel Byman, senior associate dean for undergraduate affairs, detailed the modifications in[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized