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Fossil Free Storms Directors’ Meeting

After representatives from GU Fossil Free met with five members of the university board of directors Wednesday night to discuss complete fossil fuel divestment, six members of the group attempted to walk into the full-body meeting of the board of directors Thursday afternoon, where they were denied entry by Georgetown[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GU Fossil Free led a sparsely attended rally before the Jan. 16 vote.

CISR Yet to Release Decision

The Center for Investments and Social Responsibility has yet to release the results of their Jan. 16 vote on divestment, leading members of GU Fossil Free to release an open letter urging CISR to respond promptly. CISR Chair James Feinerman released a statement on the day of the scheduled vote[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Registrar Cuts Almost 20 Courses

The university registrar removed almost 20 courses that failed to meet an eight-student enrollment minimum prior to the add-drop period, in accordance with recent policy from the Office of the College Dean. According to University Registrar John Q. Pierce, the courses were cut because of low enrollment. Jeff Connor-Linton, the[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GU Fossil Free Discusses Proposal With DeGioia

University President John J. DeGioia met with GU Fossil Free last Tuesday to discuss the fossil fuel divestment proposal and inform them that the Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility will vote on their proposal in January 2015. The vote was originally scheduled to take place at the end of[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Corp and GUASFCU will use leftover funds from ReImagine Georgetown to install a mural in the staircase of Lauinger Library.

Corp, GUASFCU Fund Murals

Over a year after the discontinuation of the “ReImagine Georgetown Grant” program, Students of Georgetown, Inc. and the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union will distribute remaining funds to painting murals on campus, bringing “Starry Night Over Georgetown” back to campus. The project plan currently includes two murals,[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized
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GU Fossil Free marched to President John J. DeGioia’s office on Friday.

GU Fossil Free Rallies for Meeting With DeGioia

GU Fossil Free successfully scheduled a meeting with University President John J. DeGioia to discuss divestment options for the university after a  meeting with DeGioia’s Chief of Staff Joseph Ferrara (GRD ’96) Thursday and a rally Friday. At the meeting with Ferrara, GU Fossil Free demanded to meet with the[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson said the university is no longer considering a consolidated diversity center at a town hall.

Center Consolidation Off the Table

The university is no longer considering a consolidation of the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access, LGBTQ Resource Center and Women’s Center after overwhelmingly negative student feedback, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson said during a town mall meeting Tuesday. “I want to be clear, we will do this[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Scholar Commemorates Fall of Berlin Wall

Marc Silberman, a German professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, spoke about his study of East Germany in the 1960s on Thursday in an event entitled “Too Near, Too Far: Watching the GRD Disappear!” as part of the BMW Center for German and European Studies series marking the 25th anniversary[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

DC Votes to Legalize Marijuana

Voters in the District of Columbia passed Initiative 71 on Tuesday, voting to legalize the possession of recreational marijuana. The ballot measure, which was supported by 69 percent of voters, will now move to a congressional review period before implementation by the D.C. Council. Initiative 71 allows individuals over 21[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

ANC2E Grants Liquor Licenses

At its November meeting, the 2E Advisory Neighborhood Commission on Monday evening granted alcohol licenses to four restaurants in the Georgetown area and debated the construction of a new shopping complex on the Prospect Street Lot. Around 35 people attended the meeting, held at Georgetown Visitation School. The restaurants requesting[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 0 comments City News, News