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Panelists Argue Connection Between Sexual Assault and Sports

There is an explicit connection between sexual assault and the sporting world, according to a panel discussion hosted by the Georgetown University Women’s Center on sexual assault in sports in the Healey Family Student Center on Wednesday. Director of the Women’s Media Speech Project Soraya Chemaly moderated the panel, which[Read More…]

by November 22, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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One of the measures D.C. residents are voting on in this election is a referendum on statehood for the District.

DC Residents Flood Polls for Early Voting

Tens of thousands of Washington, D.C. voters have broken the District’s early voting records to weigh in on the presidential election, local government races and a referendum to petition Congress to include D.C. as the 51st state. Across the United States, 37 states and D.C. offer a form of early[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments City News, News

Report Ranks DC Wealth Building

Washington, D.C., is the third best city in the United States for building wealth in 2016, according to a report released Oct. 24 by consumer financial services website Bankrate. The report identified the top 21 cities in America most conducive to building wealth, ranking the District behind San Francisco, Calif.,[Read More…]

by November 1, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Report Details Prejudice in Housing

Report Details Prejudice in Housing

Black women with criminal records are more likely to experience discrimination in the Washington, D.C. housing market than white women of comparable criminal backgrounds, according to a new report released Oct. 18 by the Equal Rights Center. The ERC, a nonprofit civil rights organization, identified these findings as possible violations[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Coming Out Day Kicks Off ‘OUTober’

Coming Out Day Kicks Off ‘OUTober’

The 12th annual “OUTober” – a six-weeklong celebration of Georgetown’s LGBTQ community that kicked off with Coming Out Day in Red Square last Friday — focuses on the theme of personal and political histories of the varied LGBTQ community. Held in conjunction with LGBTQ History Month, “OUTober” will feature a[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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President of the American Public Health Association Camara Jones discussed racism in health care.

Health Disparities Examined

To ensure health equity, there needs to be a united response to the prevalence of racism in health care, according to President of the American Public Health Association Camara Jones at a talk at the Georgetown University Medical Center on Monday. According to Jones, racism has three levels — institutionalized,[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Lois Lowry Visits DC Book Festival

The Library of Congress hosted its 16th annual National Book Festival in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sept. 24. The free, public, one-day event boasted book signings by 120 authors spanning across genres, poetry slams, panel discussions and an exposition floor with dozens of booths devoted to family-friendly[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top