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A swastika was found painted in a women's bathroom in LXR residence hall.

Swastikas Painted in Dorm Restroom During Rosh Hashanah

Multiple swastikas were found painted inside an LXR Hall women’s restroom, alongside language threatening violence against women, in two separate incidents Wednesday night and Thursday morning. The swastika with misogynistic threats was first found painted inside the stall of a second-floor LXR women’s restroom Wednesday night. The graffiti was reported to[Read More…]

by September 21, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
University President John J. DeGioia received the Anti-Defamation League's 2017 Achievement award on Monday.

DeGioia Receives Anti-Defamation League Achievement Award

The Anti-Defamation League awarded its 2017 Achievement award to University President John J. DeGioia on Monday, the highest award bestowed in Washington, D.C. by the Jewish advocacy and civil rights organization. ADL National Director Jonathan Greenblatt and D.C. Regional Director Doron Ezickson noted the opening of Georgetown’s Center for Jewish[Read More…]

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
New leadership teams for the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Association and the Students of Georgetown, Inc. will be formally welcomed in March.

Lewd Email Sent to Corp Staff After System Breach

Jeff Cirillo is a staff writer for The Hoya. An email containing pornographic content was sent to the staff of Students of Georgetown, Inc. after the student-run company’s internal email system experienced a breach yesterday. The email, reviewed by The Hoya, included seven links to internet pornography and an attached[Read More…]

by September 14, 2017 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University Reiterates Anti-Greek Life Stance

Jeff Cirillo and Christian Paz are staff writers for The Hoya. Georgetown reiterated its policy against social fraternities and sororities in a campuswide email Sept. 1, highlighting high-risk behaviors commonly associated with Greek life. In the email — the third such message released by the university — Associate Vice President[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News
Two bias related incidents have been reported over the last two days.

Two Bias-Related Vandalisms Reported in Two Days

Jeff Cirillo is a staff writer for The Hoya. Three swastikas were found on the walls of two residence hall elevators this week. A swastika was found carved onto the wall of a Village C West elevator Tuesday evening, and two swastikas were found painted in red on the inside[Read More…]

by September 7, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU$Avings cards offering modest discounts will be distributed to lower-income students and some others.

GUSA Launches Discount Cards, First New Affordability Initiative

A new initiative by the Georgetown University Student Association is set to provide 1,500 discount cards for neighborhood shops and restaurants, primarily to low-income students, marking the current administration’s first program to make daily student life more affordable. Students with the wallet-sized GU$Avings cards can receive discounts and promotions at[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Three Undergraduate Schools Welcome New Deans

Three Georgetown University schools are kicking off the academic year with refreshed leadership, as the McDonough School of Business, the Georgetown College and the School of Foreign Service in Qatar welcome new deans. Christopher S. Celenza started as the dean of the College on July 1, leaving his post as[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The Georgetown University Law Center’s policy against campaigning was criticized as anti-free speech.

Georgetown Law Drops LSAT Requirement, Begins Accepting GRE

The Georgetown University Law Center announced Monday it will allow applicants to submit their scores on the graduate school entry exam, becoming one of four programs to offer an alternative to the once-mandatory law school aptitude test. The administration hopes the new policy will open the school’s doors to a[Read More…]

by August 8, 2017 2 comments City News, News, News - Top

Bomb Threat Prompts Healy Hall Evacuation

A non-specific bomb threat prompted the university to evacuate Healy Hall on Friday morning, according to a Metropolitan Police Department spokesperson. Healy Hall was reopened by 11:21 a.m. after police swept the building without finding any explosives. MPD is coordinating with the Georgetown University Police Department to investigate the threat, GUPD[Read More…]

by June 16, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU Fossil Free, pictured here at a protest on January 16, circulated a letter written by an alumnus calling for the university to divest.

University To Seek Divestment From Abortion Providers, Environmental Polluters

Georgetown will make efforts to avoid investments in companies involved in providing abortion services, as well as companies deemed to violate “human dignity,” after the university’s board of directors approved a new Socially Responsible Investing Policy on Thursday. The policy is a general framework for the university’s investment strategy, laying[Read More…]

by June 9, 2017 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top