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Giorgi Margvelashvili, the president of the Georgia, addressed a crowd in Copley Formal Lounge Tuesday.

President of Georgia Calls for Support From West

The United States and Western Europe should increase support for Georgian acceptance into the European Union and NATO, Giorgi Margvelashvili, the president of the Georgia, said in a talk hosted by the BMW Center for German and European Studies on Tuesday. Jeffrey Anderson, director and Graf Goltz professor of the[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The overall budget increased by 6.5 percent to $1,066,020 from last year’s $1,000,640.

Finance and Appropriations Committee Allocates Annual Club Funding

The Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee met Feb. 27 to allocate the $1.067 million collected from student fees to advisory boards and student groups on campus. The overall budget increased by 6.5 percent to $1,066,020 from last year’s $1,000,640. However, the requested budgets of the advisory boards[Read More…]

by March 13, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
REAGAN AIRPORT
Project Journey will attempt to improve passengers’ experience and increase the airport’s capacity, MWAA President and CEO John Potter said in a July 2017 news release.

Reagan National Airport to Undergo Renovations

Construction started on a new 14-gate concourse at Ronald Reagan National Airport this week as part of a broader renovation plan intended to accommodate more passengers this year. Lanes on the arrivals roadway were closed Monday for the construction of new slip ramps. Further construction to the airport’s interior is[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Approved 5-Year Plan Includes Renovations, Expanded Financial Aid

A new five-year financial plan including provisions for renovations to campus buildings and an increase in financial aid received approval from Georgetown University’s Board of Directors at its winter meeting last week, as well as an additional natural science requirement for undergraduate students and a new certificate in Catholic clinical[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GUSA Vice-Presidential Candidates Make Pitch to Voters in Debate

Three Georgetown University Student Association vice presidential candidates discussed their plans to make GUSA more inclusive and increase affordability for students at a debate held Wednesday evening. Richard Howell (SFS ’19), Naba Rahman (SFS ’19) and Casey Doherty (COL ’20) discussed policy issues including mental health, affordability and inclusivity at[Read More…]

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University Continues Push for Dream Act as Senate Debate Stalls

As debate stalls in the U.S. Senate over a replacement to the rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Georgetown University administrators and students are pushing forward with efforts to lobby for permanent legal protections for students without documentation. On Sep. 5, the administration of President Donald Trump rescinded DACA,[Read More…]

by February 14, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Army Veteran, SFS Alumnus Runs for Congress in Pennsylvania

Georgetown University graduate and U.S. Army veteran George Scott (SFS ’84) is running for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 4th district, where he faces fellow alumna Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson (SFS ’14) in the Democratic primary. The winner of the Democratic primary will challenge the district’s Republican incumbent, Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.). Perry was[Read More…]

by February 7, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Hillary Clinton to Make Hilltop Return With 2nd Speech in 2 Years

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is set to speak in Gaston Hall on Feb. 5 to present the annual Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security to Nadia Murad, a former captive of the Islamic State group, and Wai Wai Nu, a Rohingya activist. Clinton[Read More…]

by February 1, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO CAROLINE PAPPAS
Metro is using a program called MyTripTime to measure the duration of customers’ trips, taking into account the times of getting to the train, waiting on the platform, transfers and the walk to the exit in its estimate.

Metro Fulfills Rush Hour Promise

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority launched its Rush Hour Promise program Friday, a new initiative that will credit customers for delays of 15 minutes or more. Just three days into the program, Metro is set to credit a total of 2,262 customers — or about 0.1 percent of its[Read More…]

by February 1, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA Organized under the theme “Power to the Polls,” the 2018 Women’s March aimed to inspire women to run for elected office and vote.

Women’s March Sparks Political Call to Action

Nearly 12,000 protesters marched from the National Mall to the White House on Saturday for the second annual Women’s March to rally for social justice issues ranging from women’s rights and sexual assault prevention to immigration reform and racial equality. The Washington, D.C. Women’s March came nearly a year after[Read More…]

by January 23, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top