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Confederate Statues, Memorials in DC Scrutinized

Confederate Statues, Memorials in DC Scrutinized

Joe Egler is a staff writer for The Hoya Following renewed scrutiny over memorials to Confederate leaders in Washington, D.C., federal and local officials are pushing for the removal of such monuments from public property. The increased activism coincides with a decision from the Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday to[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
Students Research Urban Development in Jakarta

Students Research Urban Development in Jakarta

Paula Hong is a staff writer for The Hoya Five Georgetown undergraduate students learned about urban development during a seven-day trip to Jakarta, Indonesia, in June, sponsored by the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Baker Center for Leadership and Governance. The students, guided by Baker Center Director Victoria Canavor, met[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 0 comments City News, News
GEORGETOWN VENTURES

New Student Group Aims to Boost Undergraduate Startups

William Zhu is a staff writer for The Hoya As a student entrepreneur, Anthony Marshi (COL ’18) learned firsthand the difficulties new startups encounter and the lack of resources to guide them through the process. In response, Marshi and Theodore Montgomery (SFS ’18) founded Georgetown Ventures, a new student club[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News
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Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced Aug. 30, the second annual 202Creates initiative to celebrate arts and cultures in the month of September.

District Launches Annual Creativity Initiatives

Marina Pitofsky is a staff writer for The Hoya. Washington, D.C.’s government will sponsor over 100 art events throughout the city in a monthlong showcase of creativity across the District. Announced by Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) on Aug. 30, the second annual 202Creates initiative will celebrate arts and cultures in[Read More…]

by September 7, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

In Transition, But Incomplete

On her first day of classes at Georgetown in 2012, one of Celeste Chisholm’s (COL ’15) professors called her “Jonathan.” Chisholm corrected the professor, explaining that she prefers to be called Celeste. She assumed that after the exchange, her situation was obvious and her classmates understood that she is a[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Japan Weighs $5M Chair Endowment

The Japanese government is considering donating $5 million to the Walsh School of Foreign Service to fund an endowed chair in Japanese Studies, who will teach both undergraduate and graduate students. The donation, if approved by the Japanese government, will be part of Japan’s annual budget to be released in[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown students were among 10,000 protesters in an immigration rally at the Capitol in October. A similar protest will take place Saturday as part of a National Day of Action protesting Obama’s immigration policy.

Students to March for Immigration Reform

Students from Georgetown will take to the streets this Saturday as part of a nationwide protest of the Obama administration’s deportation of undocumented immigrants, encompassing 40 cities in a National Day of Action. Hoyas for Immigrant Rights and the Georgetown University Immigration Coalition, two student groups advocating immigration reform, in[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

DPS Blotter

Wednesday, September 25 Theft, Leavey Center, 9:45 a.m. A credit card and cash were stolen. Thursday, September 26 Simple Assault, Parking Lot Three, 7:45 p.m. A staff member pushed another staff member, no medical attention was required. Case is under investigation. Theft, Lauinger Library, 8:45 p.m. A laptop was stolen. Friday, September[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments City News, News

DPS Blotter

Wednesday, September 11 Theft, Leavey Center, 8:30 p.m. A secured bicycle was removed from the bicycle rack. Theft, Darnall Hall, 2 p.m. A secured bicycle was removed from the bicycle rack. Thursday, September 12 Drug Violation, McCarthy Hall, 10:53 p.m. A student was found in possession of marijuana. The case has been referred to[Read More…]

by September 20, 2013 0 comments City News, News

DPS Blotter

Friday, Sept. 6, 2012 Suspicious Person, Reiss Science Building, 1:02 p.m. The Department of Public Safety received a report of a man soliciting money from students. The man was identified, apprehended and barred from campus. Alcohol/Drug Violation, Harbin Hall, 9:23 p.m. A student was found to be in possession of[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments City News, News