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District Officials Ban Travel to Anti-LGBTQ States

Washington, D.C. legislators and Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) have introduced legislation banning city-funded travel to states with laws discriminating against LGBTQ individuals. Bowser signed an order March 31 prohibiting the official travel of city employees to North Carolina in response to the state’s Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, which[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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After the D.C. Democratic Party did not submit Sanders’ name to the D.C. Board of Election, an activist filed a legal motion to keep his name from the ballot.

Sanders Cut From Ballot, D.C. Council Holds Vote

old an emergency vote to determine whether or not to include Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) name on the Democratic Party ballot for D.C.’s June 14 primary after the party submitted the candidate’s registration paperwork one day after the March 16 deadline. In order to be added to the primary ballot,[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Corp Services Briefly Shut Following Website Hack

Students of Georgetown, Inc. was forced to close all its storefronts for two hours Monday in response to a hack on its servers. This measure was taken as a precaution to protect the integrity of its Square payment software. The Corp’s website, which is still not operational as of press[Read More…]

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

Grant Funds Research in East Africa

Georgetown University will expand its research on mobile money in East Africa and its effect on the Kenyan and Ugandan populations after receiving a $3.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced Feb. 12. The Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation, also known as gui2de,[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News

Originalism Camp Set at GULC

Georgetown Center for the Constitution adjunct professor and Director Randy Barnett, along with adjunct professor Lawrence Solum, will host a weeklong seminar, “Originalism Boot Camp,” at the Georgetown Law Center from May 23 to 27. Students will meet with and hear lectures from several prominent originalist scholars, including Supreme Court[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top