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Commencement Speakers Present Varied Experiences

Commencement Speakers Present Varied Experiences

May 19, 2017 at 12:16 am 0 comments

Yesterday’s senior convocation and the McCourt School of Public Policy’s commencement ceremony marked the official beginning of the 2017 graduation season — the crowning event for students nearing the end of their graduate or undergraduate studies at Georgetown. Alice Rivlin, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and visiting professor of theRead More

Second-Year Georgetown Law Student Dies

May 6, 2017 at 8:11 pm 1 comment

Destinee McCulley (LAW ’18) was found dead April 28 in her off-campus apartment, Georgetown University Law Center Dean William Treanor announced in an email to the law school community on April 29. McCulley was in her second year at Georgetown Law and graduated with honors from California Baptist University in 2015, where sheRead More

Two-Thirds of University Email Accounts Targeted by Phishing Scam

May 3, 2017 at 5:32 pm 0 comments

About 14,000 Georgetown email accounts were targeted within an hour by a widespread phishing scam involving fake Google Docs invitations Wednesday, leading some students and faculty to inadvertently compromise their accounts, according to Georgetown Chief Information Officer Judd Nicholson. Two-thirds of Georgetown email accounts were targeted by the nationwide scam, making it theRead More

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Georgetown campus police are investigating after the Healy Tower clock hands were stolen early Monday morning.

Suspects Identified in Healy Tower Clock Hands Theft

May 1, 2017 at 12:29 pm 2 comments

At least two students have been referred to the Office of Student Conduct after the clock hands were stolen from the clock tower of Healy Hall early Monday morning and replaced with an inflatable unicorn head, according to the Georgetown University Police Department. GUPD Chief Jay Gruber did not immediately confirm howRead More

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2016 Election and Policies Spark DC Demonstrations

April 20, 2017 at 11:04 am 0 comments

“This is what democracy looks like!” Groups of demonstrators, most of them young and many of them Hoyas, chanted in unison as they marched down the streets of Washington, D.C., ardent in their protest. On election night, the first in a series of demonstrations changed the landscape of politics inRead More

Student Panel Promotes Self-Determination in Middle East

April 7, 2017 at 12:00 am 1 comment

The future of Zionism should be focused on the self-determination of Jews and Palestinians in the Middle East, according to panelists at the event “Unpacking Zionism” co-sponsored by pro-Israel group J Street Georgetown and the Georgetown Israel Alliance on Wednesday night in the Intercultural Center. The event sought to offerRead More

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GUSA senate speaker Richie Mullaney (COL ’18), left, and senate vice speaker Cherie Vu (COL ’19) led the Senate vote to hold the referendum, which failed to pass Thursday.

GUSA Referendum To Seek Senate Inclusivity

April 4, 2017 at 12:18 am 1 comment

Students are set to vote on a campuswide referendum later this month to elect Georgetown University Student Association senators by class rather than geographic district. The bill aims to encourage students from underrepresented communities to participate in GUSA, and also updates the student government’s bylaws to prevent exclusion based onRead More

Panel Urges Focus on Refugee Mental Health

Panel Urges Focus on Refugee Mental Health

March 31, 2017 at 12:02 am 0 comments

Addressing the mental health and wellness of refugees is a critical challenge after resettlement, according to panelists at an event hosted yesterday in Lohrfink Auditorium by the student refugee advocacy group No Lost Generation. The panel included four professionals in mental health, social work and refugees: Georgetown Institute for theRead More

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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