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Student Panel Promotes Self-Determination in Middle East

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 offer[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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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

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 on[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Panel Urges Focus on Refugee Mental Health

Panel Urges Focus on Refugee Mental Health

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 the[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Two bias related incidents have been reported over the last two days.

Bias-Related Vandalism Targets Religious Groups

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 scratched[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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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

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. The[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

SCS to Offer Scholarships For Federal Employees

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 each[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GUPD Responds to White Nationalist Group’s Posters on Campus

GUPD Responds to White Nationalist Group’s Posters on Campus

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 is[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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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

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 an[Read More…]

by March 5, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

College Republicans’ Darwish Event Comes Under Scrutiny

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 the[Read More…]

by March 3, 2017 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

1,400 Sign Petition Calling for Thompson Firing

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. An[Read More…]

by March 2, 2017 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top