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Students Call to Defund Love Saxa

Students Call to Defund Love Saxa

Students opposed to the student group Love Saxa plan to present a petition to the Student Activities Commission on Monday, demanding the advisory board strip the group of its funding and no longer grant it access to campus facility benefits on grounds that it holds intolerant and hateful beliefs. Love[Read More…]

by October 20, 2017 52 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ALI ENRIGHT FOR THE HOYA
The suspect list has narrowed in the joint investigation by GUPD and MPD into last month's bias-related vandalisms has

Suspect List Narrows in Swastika Vandalism Investigation

The Georgetown University Police Department is narrowing a list of potential suspects in its investigation of incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti and threatening messages directed at women in LXR Hall last month. GUPD installed security cameras and established 24-hour patrols on the second floor of LXR Hall while it continues its[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Uncommon Grounds Reopens in New Leavey Location

Uncommon Grounds Reopens in New Leavey Location

Students of Georgetown, Inc.’s Uncommon Grounds coffee shop opened Monday on the second floor of the Barnes & Noble bookstore in the Leavey Center, almost a month after the start of the fall semester. The opening was delayed by an inspection by the Department of Health required for all new[Read More…]

by September 27, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN LAW 
Former acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates, whom President Donald Trump fired in January, will teach at the Law Center this fall.

Sacked Deputy Attorney General Joins Law Center

Former acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates will serve as a distinguished lecturer at the Georgetown University Law Center in government during the 2017 fall semester, according to a GULC press release Sep. 21. “Sally Yates is an extraordinary public servant who has had a career of the greatest consequence,”[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 2 comments City News, News, News - Top
SaxaFund, a crowd-sourcing initiative launched by GUSA,The Corp and GUASFCU, has funded three student projects.

SaxaFund Boosts Student Projects

Three student projects have received funding from community donationts through SaxaFund, a student-alumni collaboration launched in the spring. SaxaFund was launched in March 2017 by a coalition of Georgetown University alumni, the Georgetown University Student Association and Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union and Students of Georgetown, Inc.[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News
STUDENTS OF GEORGETOWN, INC.
The Students of Georgetown, Inc. is planning to move Uncommon Grounds to the bookstore’s second floor.

Uncommon Grounds Aims for Opening Next Week

Isabelle Groenewegen is a staff writer for The Hoya. Three weeks after the start of the fall semester, the new Uncommon Grounds coffee shop has yet to reopen in its new Leavey Center location. Originally scheduled for Wednesday, the reopening of the Students of Georgetown, Inc. cafe is on hold[Read More…]

by September 14, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown Student Assaulted, Suspect Charged

Georgetown Student Assaulted, Suspect Charged

A female Georgetown student was assaulted while walking alone on the 3300 block of N Street around 2:44 a.m on Friday, April 21. The Metropolitan Police Department arrested the suspect after a SafeRides van driver spotted the suspect and after GUPD conducted a search for the suspect after the student[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ILLUSTRATION BY MICHELLE KELLY/THE HOYA
For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has paired up with local advocacy groups to spread awareness and combat harassment and sexual assault. This year, Metro has seen a drop in reports of sexual harassment through its survey and web portal.

Metro Calls Attention to Sexual Assault on Services

For Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority police officers hosted outreach events at five Metrorail stations Tuesday to raise awareness about sexual harassment on the Metro. In collaboration with Collective Action for Safe Spaces, which is a D.C.-based organization focused on ending public harassment and sexual assault[Read More…]

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

University to Implement Free Speech Policy for Faculty

The university is working to implement a free speech and expression policy for faculty, according to university administrators at the second Hoya Identity Town Hall on Monday. Georgetown’s Committee on Speech and Expression, consisting of four administrators and four students, develops the free speech and expression policy, which was first[Read More…]

by March 3, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top