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A report recently revealed that due to D.C.’s lack of statehood, many female inmates are unable to be housed in District prisons.

District’s Female Inmates Dispersed

Women in the Washington, D.C. prison system face unique challenges as a result of the District’s lack of statehood status, with hundreds of women convicted of local crimes incarcerated far from their families, according to a report released March 25. The report was spearheaded by law firm Covington & Burling[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Justice Alito Discusses Career, Vacant Court Seat

Justice Alito Discusses Career, Vacant Court Seat

Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. took center stage at the Third Annual Dean’s Lecture to the graduating class at the Georgetown University Law Center this Tuesday, where he discussed topics ranging from career advice to the vacant Supreme Court seat. Alito did not address the heated debate among[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Partnership Empowers Women

  McDonough School of Business professor Catherine Tinsley and associate professor Edward Soule are preparing to return to Masoro, Rawanda to continue their research on a joint venture between Kate Spade & Company and the Rwanda-based Abahizi Dushyigikirane Ltd. Kate Spade & Company, one of fashion’s biggest brands, began developing[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Students in NASA’s Student Launch Rocketry Competition watch a rocket take off in Tooele County, Utah during the 2013-2014 contest. Georgetown’s new rocketry team hopes to compete in this year’s competition.

Students Launch Rocketry Team

When Eric DeShields’ (MSB ’18) plans for a Georgetown solar go-kart racing club did not quite pan out, he decided to settle for the next best thing: a rocketry club. The Georgetown Rocketry Team officially launched this month, aiming to launch a student-built rocket a mile into the sky with[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Secretary of Defense Talks Sexual Assault in Military

Secretary of Defense Talks Sexual Assault in Military

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter discussed the importance of eliminating sexual assault in the military in Gaston Hall on Wednesday. The audience was filled with over 250 Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets from several universities in the Washington area. The event, which was held in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Creating Survivors Nonprofit Grows

Creating Survivors, a student-run nonprofit dedicated to mental health issues, has plans to expand its Georgetown chapter to provide services to more students. The nonprofit, which was created in September 2014 by Jairus Nytes (COL ’16), provides students with free access to licensed psychotherapists to prevent teen suicide and assist[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Bowser Launches Health Initiative

Mayor Muriel Bowser launched FitDC, a citywide health initiative aiming to connect residents to local nutrition and fitness resources, at the Takoma Recreation Center on Saturday. The FitDC initiative will build on the city’s healthy reputation, working to broaden the scope of accessibility and affordability of health services to middle[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Hookup Culture Criticized

Dr. Donna Freitas (COL ’94) spoke about the current hookup culture and how it shapes the national conversation about sexual assaults on college campuses in an event titled “Blurred Lines: Sexual Assault and the Hookup Culture” Tuesday in White Gravenor Hall. The event was co-sponsored by Love Saxa, the Office[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Fossil Free Contests Conduct Sanctions

Three GU Fossil Free members are pleading against charges by the Office of Student Conduct issued March 25 on unauthorized access to restricted spaces and failure to comply with university and law enforcement officials. They received the sanctions after protesting at World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim’s lecture on[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Website Connects Students With Internships

Campus Job, an online marketplace based in Philadelphia that connects students to employers, is in the midst of expanding to Georgetown and beyond. Two students at the University of Pennsylvania, Liz Wessel and J.J. Fliegelman, founded the marketplace in 2011, with a $1,000 in prize winnings from a business competition.[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top