Articles by:

COURTESY CNN
Georgetown Adjunct Assistant Professor Donna Brazile will serve as interim chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Adjunct Professor Donna Brazile Appointed as Interim Chair of DNC

Donna Brazile, an adjunct assistant professor in the Georgetown women’s and gender studies program, will serve as interim chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee following the resignation of Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) amid a leaked email scandal. Brazile, a veteran political strategist who has served as the DNC’s vice[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: NATASHA THOMPSON/THE HOYA
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) released a draft of a potential D.C. constitution, which will be finalized at a convention June 17 and 18 before a citywide vote in November.

Constitution for ‘New Columbia’ Drafted

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) released a draft of a potential District constitution May 6 that delineates the steps for elevating the nation’s capital from a federal district to a state tentatively called New Columbia. The New Columbia Statehood Commission, a facet of the D.C. Council, will hold a[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Georgetown University Ranks 44th for Off-Campus Rent

Georgetown is the 44th most expensive school for off-campus living, according to the real-estate website RadPad. RadPad, an online real estate company focused on marketing apartments to young renters, analyzed all 380 four-year universities on Princeton Review’s 2016 college ranking list to determine the schools with the most expensive rental[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Georgetown to Host 2017 National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference

Georgetown will host the 20th annual National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference, an annual meeting of student leaders from the 28 Jesuit universities in the United States, next summer. The five-day event will last from July 19 to 23, 2017 and will include keynote speeches, breakout sessions and presentations from dozens[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University Launches Uber, SafeRides Discount Pilot

Students who request a SafeRide van on the LiveSafe application in the next two weekends will receive a $5 Uber discount code if the wait time for a van exceeds 15 minutes, as part of a pilot program to help more students get to campus safely announced by Georgetown University[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DAN GANNON/THE HOYA
3616 N St. NW, popularly known as Brown House, will be repurposed from student housing to Office of the Provost uses for this fall.

Brown House to Be Converted to Administrative Use

Students have begun a petition to protest the administration’s repurposing of the townhouse at 3616 N St. NW, popularly known as Brown House, from student housing for administrative needs. The “Save Brown House” petition, which over 500 students have signed, was implemented on Sunday through a Facebook event created by[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 7 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Gaby Mas/The Hoya
Former NSA employee Edward Snowden commented on issues dealing with cybersecutiy and privacy, inlcuding the FBI’s recent legal battle with Apple over iPhone security.

Snowden Speaks On Security Issues

American whistleblower Edward Snowden, wanted in the United States for leaking classified National Security Agency information in 2013, emphasized the importance of privacy and downplayed the national security risks of his document leak in a virtual interview from his asylum in Moscow, Russia in Lohrfink Auditorium on Thursday. During the[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ILLUSTRATION BY HAILEY MAHER/THE HOYA
The Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee’s student activities budget for the fiscal year 2017 was passed by the GUSA senate on Sunday.

2017 Activities Budget Passes

  The Center for Social Justice and the Georgetown Program Board saw their funding cut by $12,000 each in the Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee’s student activities budget for fiscal year 2017. Passed by the GUSA senate on Sunday, the budget also included increases for the club[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

D.C. Named Third Best for Millennials

Arlington, Va., and Washington, D.C., were named the first and third best cities, respectively, for recent college graduates out of the 100 largest cities in the country, according to personal finance website NerdWallet’s annual list of the best cities for post-bachelor’s degree students released March 28. NerdWallet determined the rankings[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
MedStar Health; Dr. Vincent Winklerprins MD

University Appoints Assistant Vice President of Student Health

Dr. Vincent WinklerPrins, MD, will serve as Assistant Vice President of Student Health beginning in April, according to an e-mail sent by Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson to campus student leaders on March 14. “I know that Dr. WinklerPrins will bring tremendous assets to our critical health and[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top