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Students Rally for Immigration Reform

Students Rally for Immigration Reform

Nearly 100 Georgetown students, professors and community members gathered by the front gates Saturday, posters in hand, and began their march down M Street toward the White House, chanting, “Obama, escucha, estamos en lucha!” or “Obama, listen, we are fighting!” and “What do we want? Justice!” in protest of the[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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Friday’s Big Sean concert benefitted from GPB’s 2014 budget.

What’s After Dark Cut Limits GPB

After attracting the likes of Big Sean, Calvin Harris and Wiz Khalifa in recent years, the Georgetown Program Board will face challenges procuring star headliners for its Spring Kickoff Concert with the event’s budget set to be cut by $15,000 next year. When the university discontinued What’s After Dark in[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
16.6% Admitted to Class of 2018

16.6% Admitted to Class of 2018

Just as the university wrapped up its first GAAP Weekend for students through accepted early action Sunday, 2,277 high school seniors began receiving word of their regular decision admission to the Class of 2018. Out of 19,501 total applicants, 2,277 were accepted through regular decision. The overall admission rate in the[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 5 comments Campus News, News

NSO Incorporates New Sexual Assault Training

This fall New Student Orientation will include a new mandatory training on campus sexual assault called “I Am Ready.” The program is the first of its kind to engage freshmen on the issue and inform them about on-campus resources for sexual assault and misconduct. Over the last year, students and[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY JEFFERY CASO
Georgetown’s Model UN program won Best Small Delegation at the 23rd annual World Model UN conference in Brussels.

Model UN Wins Award

The Georgetown Model United Nations program won Best Small Delegation at the 23rd annual World Model United Nations Conference in Brussels, Belgium, which took place between March 17 and March 21. Georgetown’s team sent eight students and one faculty member, Georgetown Discovery Initiative Ambassador Brendan Thompson (SFS ‘12) to the[Read More…]

by March 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Resources, Funding Strengthen ROTC

Although a recent study conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics found that public institutions outmatch their private counterparts when it comes to ROTC, Georgetown University’s own Army ROTC is thriving. The report, which is entitled “Services and Support Programs for Military Service Members and Veterans at Postsecondary Institutions,”[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Kagan Offers Career Advice

Kagan Offers Career Advice

Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan advised third-year law students to approach their budding careers holistically when she spoke at the Georgetown University Law Center on Monday afternoon as part of the inaugural Dean’s Lecture to the Graduating Class. Kagan described herself as a voracious reader who grew up aspiring to[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Chipotle Founder Crafts Burrito Business

Chipotle Founder Crafts Burrito Business

Steve Ells, the founder and CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill, highlighted Tuesday evening in Lohrfink Auditorium the importance of changing the way people think about and eat fast food. Throughout the event, sponsored by the McDonough School of Business and the Lecture Fund, Ells outlined the history of Chipotle, which[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Winter Hurts Homeless

Since Feb. 1, D.C. Alert has issued 27 hypothermia alerts urging residents to stay indoors. For the approximately 7,000 individuals that make up D.C.’s homeless population, this past winter has been unforgiving. As one of the few cities in the United States with a right-to-shelter policy in place on freezing[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News
United Feminists’ Week Fosters Sex Positivity

United Feminists’ Week Fosters Sex Positivity

United Feminists are in the midst of an annual Sex-Positive Week at Georgetown University, which runs from Feb. 26 to March 5. The week is dedicated to conversations and events about sex-positive feminism, where students are free to express their sexual selves and learn about others’ expressions of sexuality. Established[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News