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Three bias related incidents have been reported to the university this week, including the drawing of swastikas in two elevators in Village C West.

Bias-Related Vandalism Targets Religious Groups

March 24, 2017 at 12:20 am 0 comments

The Georgetown University Police Department and university officials are investigating graffiti of swastikas in Village C West and the removal of Muslim and Hindu flyers from chaplain-in-residence bulletin boards earlier this week as bias-related incidents. VCW resident Sarah Hirshorn (COL ’20) said she discovered one of the two swastikas scratchedRead More

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GUSA President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18) took over from Enushe Khan (MSB ’17, left) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) on Saturday.

Mack, Andino Inaugurated Amid Discord With Senate

March 21, 2017 at 2:18 am 2 comments

One day after the Saturday inauguration of Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18), the senate voted down the duo’s proposal to restructure the executive branch into policy coalitions in a sign of disconnect between the executive branch and senate. TheRead More

SCS to Offer Scholarships For Federal Employees

March 21, 2017 at 12:04 am 0 comments

The Georgetown School of Continuing Studies finalized a partnership with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management to provide scholarship benefits to current federal employees, the university announced in a press release Tuesday. The scholarship benefits for federal civil servants applying to the SCS cover 10 percent of tuition costs eachRead More

GUPD Responds to White Nationalist Group’s Posters on Campus

GUPD Responds to White Nationalist Group’s Posters on Campus

March 17, 2017 at 12:09 am 2 comments

The Georgetown University Police Department has launched an investigation after posters were placed in several locations on and off campus by Identity Evropa, a white national group, Sunday night. The posters, placed in locations including Red Square and Village A, included several white nationalist slogans, such as “Our destiny isRead More

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Program for Jewish Civilization Director Jacques Berlnerblau, left, moderated a talk with Self-avowed liberal and Islamic reform activist Asra Nomani on her support of Presdent Donald Trump and views on Islamic extremism in Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday.

Former Professor, Self-Avowed Liberal Defends Trump Vote

March 5, 2017 at 3:01 pm 3 comments

Self-avowed liberal and Islamic reform activist Asra Nomani defended her vote for President Donald Trump and her position on Islamic extremism in Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday. The event, co-sponsored by the Georgetown Bipartisan Coalition and the Georgetown Review, came under scrutiny after students on social media called Nomani anRead More

College Republicans’ Darwish Event Comes Under Scrutiny

March 3, 2017 at 4:45 pm 5 comments

The Georgetown University College Republicans came under fire this week for inviting advocacy group Former Muslims United Director Nonie Darwish, who some critics have called Islamophobic, to speak on campus Tuesday evening. Darwish promoted her new book, “Wholly Different,” which explores the differences between Christian and Islamic values, at theRead More

1,400 Sign Petition Calling for Thompson Firing

March 2, 2017 at 11:48 pm 6 comments

More than 1,400 students and alumni have signed a petition to dismiss the head coach of Georgetown’s men’s basketball team John Thompson III as of Wednesday evening. The petition, launched Feb. 25 by Roey Hadar (SFS ’17) and Brendan Doyle (COL ’17), will be delivered to university administrators Friday. AnRead More

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The university is planning to launch a new Student Health/Wellness Advisory Board , after the Mental Health Advisory Board was shut down in January.

New Student Health Advisory Board to Expand Scope

February 28, 2017 at 12:10 am 0 comments

The university plans to launch a general Student Health/Wellness Advisory Board in the fall semester to replace the Mental Health Advisory Board, which shut down in January, causing some student mental health advocates to raise concerns about the future of mental health policy on campus. The new advisory board willRead More

Invalidated Senate Referendum Secured Enough Votes to Pass

Invalidated Senate Referendum Secured Enough Votes to Pass

February 24, 2017 at 12:20 am 0 comments

Last December’s Georgetown University Student Association club funding referendum, which was later invalidated, would have been approved by more than a two-third margin, according to the results released by the Election Commission early Friday morning. The results were voided by the GUSA Constitutional Council Jan. 20 on the grounds thatRead More

Williams, Ali Lead Tight Executive Race According to Poll

Williams, Ali Lead Tight Executive Race According to Poll

February 22, 2017 at 4:04 am 1 comment

Garet Williams (COL ’18) and Habon Ali (SFS ’18) lead a tight Georgetown University Student Association executive race with the support of 42.2 percent of likely voters, according to a door-to-door poll of 535 students conducted by The Hoya on Tuesday night. The Williams-Ali ticket is followed by Kamar Mack (COL ’19)Read More