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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

2016-2017 Tuition Sees Increase

Undergraduate tuition rates for the 2017-2018 academic year will rise from $49,968 to $51,720, a 3.5 percent increase over the previous year, according to a campuswide email sent by University Provost Robert Groves yesterday. The increase comes after a strong student reaction to previous hikes, including the creation of protest[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Law Professors Protest Trump’s Attorney General Nomination

Law Professors Protest Trump’s Attorney General Nomination

More than 1,400 law school faculty members from 180 institutions have signed an open letter urging the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) for the position of attorney general. The letter is addressed to Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and top Democrat[Read More…]

by January 9, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Council Postpones Release of Results

The results of last Thursday’s Georgetown University Student Association senate restructuring referendum will not be released or certified before winter break, after the GUSA Constitutional Council extended its enjoinment of the Election Commission at a public hearing yesterday. The ruling comes on the heels of a complaint of unlawful electioneering[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Campus 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 Delays Senate Reform Results

  The Georgetown University Student Association Election Commission announced it would hold the results of Thursday’s referendum on replacing the senate with a new assembly early this morning, pending a review of alleged unconstitutionality at polling stations. The Election Commission announced it would postpone the results in a tweet at[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News - Top

GUSA Passes Resolution Supporting Ohio State

The Georgetown University Student Association senate voted unanimously Monday evening to pass a resolution expressing solidarity with the Ohio State University following a car and knife attack that injured 11 students Monday. The resolution also called on the university to increase awareness of the university’s public safety efforts and for[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Ricardo Ernst, director of the Global Business Initiative and professor of operations and global logistics in the MSB, will hold the Baratta Endowed Chair in Global Business, which is being funded by part of the $7.3 million donation by the Baratta family.

MSB Receives $7.3 Million Donation to Expand Global Immersion Programs

  The McDonough School of Business received a $7.3 million donation to fund an expansion of undergraduate global immersion programs from Joseph Baratta (MSB ’93) and Abigail Baratta (SFS ’96), according to a campuswide email from University President John J. DeGioia on Nov. 22. Part of the donation will be[Read More…]

by November 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Panelists Push for Free Speech Tolerance

Students must work to ensure that free speech at Georgetown remains open and respectful in light of the divisive presidential election, according to administrators and free speech student advocates in a Free Speech Open Forum on Nov. 17. The discussion follows three bias-related incidents reported by the Georgetown University Police[Read More…]

by November 29, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top