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DC Council Passes Public Campaign Funding Bill

DC Council Passes Public Campaign Funding Bill

The Washington, D.C. Council passed legislation last week authorizing publicly financed campaigns, a move that comes in the middle of the 2018 D.C. mayoral campaign season. Dubbed the Fair Elections Act, the bill would allow candidates to receive 5-to-1 matching funds from the city if they restrict their fundraising to[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
FREE DENTAL SCREENING COURTESY OF ALEXANDRA SCHAUFFLER
The center provided medical and dental screenings, as well as a number of other opportunities for patients to receive social and legal assistance.

DC Catholic Charities Provides Health, Legal Services to Community Members

Catholic Charities D.C., the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., provided free dental and medical screenings to community members at its Susan Denison Mona Center for Health and Wellness, located in Temple Hills, Md., on Feb. 6. The center provided medical and dental screenings, as well as a[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Bowser Announces Public-Private Partnership for Affordable Housing

A Washington, D.C. government initiative announced Oct. 6 will target the housing affordability issues individuals experiencing homelessness face in the District. The Landlord Partnership Fund will work to foster a positive relationship between landlords and tenants enrolling for public housing and promote affordable housing and stability across all eight wards,[Read More…]

by October 17, 2017 0 comments 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
FILE PHOTO: SPENCER COOK/THE HOYA
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
CHARLIE LOWE/THE HOYA

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