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University Idles Regarding Future of Kehoe Field

More than a year after the university closed Kehoe Field over safety concerns, university officials have not decided on a replacement plan, and it remains unclear when a new field will be built. The field was closed entirely in February 2016 after club sports teams and university officials raised concerns[Read More…]

by February 14, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Organizations Commemorate Black History Month

Student groups are sponsoring a schedule of 18 events to commemorate and raise awareness of African-American history and present-day issues of race, activism and identity, in observance of Black History Month this February. This year’s schedule includes six more events than that of 2016. Among the events planned are film[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Panelists discussed the need to reduce the power of prosecutors and increase the role of social platforms to reduce recidivism in prison reform in an event on Wednesday.

Panelists Advocate United Approach to Prison Reform

The obstacles to ending mass incarceration in the United States are numerous but not intractable, according to four panelists at the “How to End Mass Incarceration” panel in McShain Lounge on Wednesday. The event, sponsored by the Prisons and Justice Initiative, the Office of the Provost and the Department of[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Student Activities Commission imposed budgetary sanctions on the Georgetown Solidarity Committee on Monday night.

GSC Sanctioned for Sit-In Violations

The Student Activities Commission voted last night to sanction workers’ rights group Georgetown Solidarity Committee by admitting the group into a restoration process that removes GSC control over its budget. The restoration sanction, announced at a public hearing in the Healey Family Student Center, was approved by a seven-to-three vote.[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GUPD Not Notified of Kidnapping Until Nearly a Day Later

GUPD Not Notified of Kidnapping Until Nearly a Day Later

For about 20 hours, the Georgetown community was unaware that a student had been kidnapped Jan. 26 due to a communication lapse between the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police and the Georgetown University Police Department. Although the kidnapping reportedly occurred about three blocks from the front gates of Georgetown — outside[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
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Demonstrators rallied against President Donald Trump’s executive order outside the White House on Sunday.

Immigration Ban Sparks Community Ire

University officials are working to assess how the Georgetown community would be impacted by an executive order signed by President Donald Trump on Friday, which temporarily bans citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States. A report compiled by the university registrar’s office provided to The Hoya identified[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Corp and GUASFCU To Welcome New Leadership

Corp and GUASFCU To Welcome New Leadership

Both the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union and Students of Georgetown, Inc. are planning to formally welcome their new senior leadership teams in March. New Corp CEO Melina Hsiao (COL ’18), who formerly worked at The Hilltoss, said she is looking to improve The Corp’s relationship with students.[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Seven Greenpeace activists were arrested last night around 10 p.m. for climbing a crane and hanging a banner with the word "Resist" a few blocks from the White House to protest protest President Donald Trump’s approval of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, among other actions.

Greenpeace Activists Arrested After Crane Protest

Seven Greenpeace activists have been charged with unlawful assembly, unlawful entry and destruction of property by the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department after climbing the top of a crane on a downtown D.C. construction site early yesterday morning to protest President Donald Trump’s approval of the Keystone XL and Dakota[Read More…]

by January 26, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Q&A: Professor Marcia Chatelain Talks Women’s March, Intersectional Feminism

Q&A: Professor Marcia Chatelain Talks Women’s March, Intersectional Feminism

Georgetown University associate professor of history and African-American studies Marcia Chatelain sat down with The Hoya yesterday to discuss the Women’s March on Washington, intersectionality and what she hopes Georgetown students can take away from the events of the past weekend. What happened at the Women’s March and why? I[Read More…]

by January 23, 2017 3 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The GUSA Constitutional Council invalidated the results of the referendum on a constitutional amendment to abolish the GUSA senate.

GUSA Constitutional Council Invalidates Referendum Vote on Club Funding

The Georgetown University Student Association Constitutional Council invalidated the results of the Dec. 1 referendum on a constitutional amendment to abolish the GUSA senate and replace it with a new, elected assembly Friday evening. The ruling states that the senate violated GUSA bylaws requiring full details of the referendum be[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top