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H*yas for Choice members tabling on 37th Street were relocated to Copley Lawn.

Students, University Clash Over Free Speech

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education listed Georgetown as one of the worst 10 colleges for free speech in the country in its rankings released in March. This appellation was but a step in a long-running discussion about free speech highlighted by frequent clashes between student activists and the[Read More…]

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Joel Hellman, the World Bank chief institutional economist, will assume the deanship of the School of Foreign Service on July 1.

Hellman Chosen To Lead SFS

World Bank Chief Institutional Economist Joel Hellman was selected as the new dean of the School of Foreign Service, blending experience in academia and development practice to steer the school into its second century. Hellman will assume his role July 1. He will succeed SFS Interim Dean James Reardon Anderson,[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Joe Luther and Connor Rohan began their GUSA executive terms less than a month ago, and have since recruited a 67-person cabinet and launched a petition to encourage student involvement in the campus plan.

GUSA Executives Lay Out Plans for Youtopia

Georgetown University Student Association President Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Vice President Connor Rohan (COL ’16) began their term March 21 after winning the 2015 executive election with a satirical campaign. After less than a month on the job, the pair discussed their transition period, goals and future plans with[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Hellman Selected for SFS Deanship

World Bank Chief Institutional Economist Joel Hellman will be the new dean of the School of Foreign Service, beginning his term on July 1. University President John J. DeGioia announced Hellman’s selection at 11:30 a.m. today. Hellman, who received a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University and a Master[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Last Campaign for Academic Reform and the Latino Leadership 
Forum jointly staged a sit-in at the Office of the President.

Sit-In Galvanizes Proposals

Around 60 students from both the Latino Leadership Forum and the Last Campaign for Academic Reform staged a sit-in in University President John J. DeGioia’s office Friday. During the sit-in, they jointly presented a petition for a diversity course requirement and a proposal for the creation of a Casa Latina.[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: OWN IT Speakers Share Advice, Experiences

Q&A: OWN IT Speakers Share Advice, Experiences

OWN IT and the Georgetown Office of Public Affairs hosted the second annual OWN IT Summit Saturday in Gaston Hall. The women’s conference aims to bridge the gap between young women and working professionals in a variety of fields. Approximately 800 attendees from Georgetown and universities around the country including[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: Tezel and Jikaria Reflect on Their Year in Office

Q&A: Tezel and Jikaria Reflect on Their Year in Office

Georgetown University Student Association President Trevor Tezel (SFS ‘15) and Vice President Omika Jikaria (SFS ‘15) will complete their year-long terms in office March 21. The Hoya sat down with the pair to discuss their accomplishments, challenges and hopes for the future. After a year in office, what has been[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Cartoon Sparks Ire, Dialogue

In response to a cartoon in the Georgetown Voice, students organized a town hall discussion and demonstration in Red Square on Sunday and Monday, respectively, to augment campus-wide awareness about racism and responsible satire. The Page 13 cartoon, published in the Voice’s Feb. 19 issue, depicts then-GUSA executive candidates Chris[Read More…]

by February 24, 2015 28 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Upon learning of their victory in the 2015 GUSA executive race, President-Elect Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Vice President-Elect Connor Rohan (COL ’16) shared a tender moment in celebration at the campaign party.

Luther, Rohan Win Historic Race

Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Connor Rohan (COL ’16) won the Georgetown University Student Association executive election Thursday night in an unprecedented fashion, having executed an unorthodox, satirical campaign. “I’m very surprised with how the election turned out. I always considered the possibility that this campaign, which started as pure[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top