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Rahman, Bennett to Resign Following Senate Demands

Rahman, Bennett to Resign Following Senate Demands

Naba Rahman (SFS ’19), the acting president of the Georgetown University Student Association, and Chief of Staff Aaron Bennett (COL ’19) will resign Friday, effective at 11:59 p.m., according to a draft of a news release provided to The Hoya on Thursday night. Rahman and Bennett’s resignation comes after the[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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After Nair Resignation, GUSA Senate Demands Rahman, Bennett Resign

The Georgetown University Student Association senate demanded the resignations of acting President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19), Chief of Staff Aaron Bennett (COL ’19) and nine other senior staff members in a resolution passed at an emergency senate meeting Tuesday night. The meeting of the 15 senators was called after the GUSA[Read More…]

by September 12, 2018 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Nair Resigns GUSA Presidency Following Pressure From Senior GUSA Leadership

Nair Resigns GUSA Presidency Following Pressure From Senior GUSA Leadership

Sahil Nair (SFS ’19), Georgetown University Student Association president, resigned Tuesday morning following announcements by Vice President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19) and 10 other members of the GUSA executive that they would resign effective Friday. Nair’s resignation is effective immediately. Nair did not include a reason in his resignation statement[Read More…]

by September 11, 2018 17 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DELTA PHI EPSILON FRATERNITY
On Saturday, members of the Alpha chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon Fraternity stepped down in protest of the leadership of Terrence Boyle.

After DPE Resignations, Leader Withholds New Board Names

The undergraduate board of the Georgetown University chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon Professional Foreign Service Fraternity resigned Saturday and suspended all official chapter activities, including recruitment, in protest of the fraternity’s national general secretary, Terrence Boyle (SFS ’63, LAW ’72), who is accused of sexism and bigotry. Boyle has since[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Doyle Mcmanus

LA Times Reporter Named as New Director of Undergraduate Journalism Program

Los Angeles Times reporter and columnist, Doyle McManus, was named the director of Georgetown College’s undergraduate journalism program this week. As a foreign policy correspondent and Washington bureau chief for the LA Times, he covered demonstrations in Iran’s capital city, Tehran, and the Iran hostage crisis in which 54 American[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown in Affected Area for Widespread D.C. Water Advisory

Georgetown in Affected Area for Widespread D.C. Water Advisory

Residents and businesses in the Georgetown area are being asked to boil tap water before consuming it after a problem with a tap at a pumping station possibly contaminated drinking water, affecting nearly 34,000 Washington, D.C. residents in parts of Northwest and Northeast D.C. on Friday morning. The university sent[Read More…]

by July 13, 2018 0 comments City News, News
2018 Commencement Speakers to Include UN Secretary-General, Former Energy Secretary

2018 Commencement Speakers to Include UN Secretary-General, Former Energy Secretary

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) are set to speak as three of nine speakers at the 2018 Georgetown University commencement ceremonies, which will begin May 17, the university announced this afternoon. The commencement ceremonies for the nine[Read More…]

by May 4, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MEENA MORAR FOR THE HOYA actress and comedian Amanda Seales discussed her experiences in the creative realm with Soyica Colbert, associate professor of African American Studies and Theater and Performance Studies.

BRAVE 2018: Actress and Comedian Advocates for Black Creative Spaces

Black women must actively work to create spaces to promote their creative work, urged actress and comedian Amanda Seales at her keynote address for the 2018 BRAVE Summit, an event created in 2015 to provide a platform to bring black women to the forefront of Georgetown’s campus. The event, which[Read More…]

by March 20, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU CSSA The remarks come after a report that the GU Chinese Students and Scholars Association had received funding from the Chinese government in 2011.

Student Advocates Call for University Support in Response to Anti-China Rhetoric

A coalition of Georgetown University student groups wrote an open letter to University President John J. DeGioia on behalf of Chinese students, requesting that the university publicly disavow FBI Director Christopher Wray’s recent remarks about the Communist Party of China’s potential use of college students and groups to further political[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GUCSSA FACEBOOK
Founded in the early 2000s, Georgetown’s chapter of the national organization boasts a membership of approximately 230 students, most of whom are Chinese nationals and graduate students, according to the organization’s HoyaLink description.

University Student Group Received Funding From Chinese Government

The Georgetown University graduate student group, GU Chinese Students and Scholars Association, has received substantial funding from the Chinese government in years past, though the group has not broken any university funding rules, a recent report from Foreign Policy alleges. The documentation of the funding points to Chinese government involvement[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top