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YASMINE SALAM/THE HOYA
GUSA Vice Presidential Candidates Habon Ali (SFS '18), left, Jessica Andino (COL '18) and Nick Matz (COL '18) debated Wednesday evening.

GUSA Vice Presidential Candidates Push Inclusivity, Accessibility in Debate

At the first debate of this year’s Georgetown University Student Association election season, three of the vice presidential candidates discussed the need to create a more diverse and inclusive GUSA while increasing affordability for students. Habon Ali (SFS ’18), Jessica Andino (COL ’18) and Nick Matz (COL ’18) participated in[Read More…]

by February 16, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Jenny Franke (COL ’18) and Jack McGuire (COL ’18) entered the GUSA executive race this weekend.

Fourth GUSA Ticket Enters Race

Jenny Franke (COL ’18) and Jack McGuire (COL ’18) entered the Georgetown University Student Association executive election race late Saturday evening, after collecting the required 100 signatures within 72 hours of the Wednesday campaign kickoff. Franke and McGuire are the only ticket that joined the race within the 72-hour petitioning[Read More…]

by February 14, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: Jeopardy Contestant Talks Trivia, Alex Trebek

Q&A: Jeopardy Contestant Talks Trivia, Alex Trebek

Julia Marsan (COL ’17), a classical languages major, will appear next week on “Jeopardy!” — alongside 14 other contestants from universities across the United States and host Alex Trebek. Marsan traveled to Los Angeles, Calif. for two days of filming after an almost five-month-long process to appear on the game[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LAUREN SEIBEL/THE HOYA
Three tickets entered the Georgetown University Student Association executive election early Thursday morning.

Three Tickets Enter 2017 GUSA Executive Election

Three tickets entered the Georgetown University Student Association election early Thursday morning, marking the start of a two-weeklong campaign. Garet Williams (COL ’18) and Habon Ali (SFS ’18), Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Jessica Andino (COL ’18) and John Matthews (COL ’18) and Nick Matz (COL ’18) have officially declared[Read More…]

by February 9, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HAQ'S MUSINGS BLOG
Professor Christine Fair's tweets to a Trump-supporting former professor have come under scrutiny.

Professor’s Tweets Come Under Scrutiny

Christine Fair, a professor in the School of Foreign Service, has come under scrutiny after former Georgetown professor Asra Nomani filed a complaint that she had been the subject of Fair’s repeated cyber abuse in light of The Washington Post’s op-ed on Nov. 10 in which Nomani detailed her decision[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
THE EXORCIST WIKI
William Peter Blatty (CAS '50) died yesterday aged 89.

William Peter Blatty, ‘Exorcist’ Creator, Dies

William Peter Blatty (CAS ’50), the writer and producer of the 1973 horror film “The Exorcist,” died yesterday at the age of 89, according to the Associated Press. The cause of death was multiple myeloma. Blatty died at a hospital in Bethesda, Md., according to the AP. Blatty initially rose[Read More…]

by January 13, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JEANINE SANTUCCI/THE HOYA
Members of worker's rights advocacy group Georgetown Solidarity Committee are demonstrating against Georgetown's licensing contract with Nike inside and outside the University President John J. DeGioia's suite of offices and outside Healy Hall.

35 Hours in Healy Hall

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by December 20, 2016 0 comments Campus News, City News, News
CLARA MEJIA ORTA/The Hoya
Members of worker's rights advocacy group Georgetown Solidarity Committee are demonstrating against Georgetown's licensing contract with Nike inside and outside the University President John J. DeGioia's suite of offices and outside Healy Hall.

Students Face Sanctions as Sit-In Continues

Eight members of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee are planning to remain in University President John J. DeGioia’s suite of offices overnight to continue their sit-in calling for the university to cut its licensing contract with Nike. The eight students from the workers’ rights advocacy group will face disciplinary sanctions for[Read More…]

by December 8, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Biden Cautions Against Deregulation

Biden Cautions Against Deregulation

To ensure the 2009 financial crisis does not repeat itself, the United States should keep financial regulations in place after President Barack Obama leaves office, according to Vice President Joe Biden in a speech in Gaston Hall on Monday. “On almost every measure, Americans are better off today than they[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
James Pavur (SFS '16) has received a Rhodes scholarship to pursue a post-graduate degree in cyber security at Oxford University,

Georgetown Undergraduate Wins Rhodes Scholarship

James Pavur (SFS ’16) won the Rhodes scholarship to pursue a Ph.D. in cybersecurity at Oxford University. A science, technology and international affairs major, Pavur is one of 32 Americans to receive the scholarship. Pavur is Georgetown’s 25th recipient of the scholarship. Hannah Schneider (COL ’15) received Georgetown’s first Rhodes[Read More…]

by November 23, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top