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Marriage Referendum Rejected

On Nov. 17 the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics rejected the Marriage Initiative of 2009, a proposed ballot measure calling for D.C. voters to define marriage as strictly between a man and a woman. According to the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics memorandum opinion and order, “The Board[Read More…]

by November 24, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

DPS: Anti-Gay Graffiti Found in Copley

The discovery of graffiti containing anti-gay language in Copley Hall was reported to the Department of Public Safety Wednesday afternoon. According to Sergeant David Ruiz of DPS, the markings were reported to the Metropolitan Police Department’s Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit Thursday morning for further investigation. “The complainants believe it[Read More…]

by November 12, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Assault Reported at 33rd and Prospect

*Updated at 9:05 a.m. on October 16.* An aggravated assault at the intersection of 33rd and Prospect Streets was reported early Tuesday morning. At about 1:30 a.m., an unknown male allegedly struck the back of a student’s head with an open fist. The student reported the attack to the Department[Read More…]

by October 13, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Protest on Mall Draws Thousands

Conservative protesters returned to D.C. on Saturday to voice their frustration with the Obama administration and their opposition to rising levels of government spending. Numbering in the thousands, [protesters marched down Pennsylvania Avenue toward the Capitol](http://www.thehoya.com/albums/scenes-saturdays-protests-national-mall/), forcing numerous streets to be closed in the process. Thousands of protesters, many associated[Read More…]

by September 15, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

DPS to Offer Series of Self-Defense Classes

A coalition of university agencies and student organizations plan to offer Rape Aggression Defense System classes to the Georgetown community this fall. The program is being organized by a partnership that includes the Department of Public Safety, University Human Resources, the Georgetown University Student Association, the Student Safety Advisory Board[Read More…]

by September 1, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Student Sexually Assaulted in Village A

*Updated at 2:44 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 4.* A Georgetown student was sexually assaulted in her Village A apartment at about 4:20 a.m. on Tuesday in an incident similar to a series of recent break-ins and sexual assaults on and near campus attributed to the so-called “Georgetown Cuddler.” According to[Read More…]

by September 1, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

New Hoyamail Service Offers Expanded Storage

Operations of Hoyamail, the new Georgetown University e-mail system, began this week. [Provided by Google Apps for Education](http://www.thehoya.com/news/gmail-to-provide-gu-email-service/), Hoyamail became accessible to students on Aug. 25. The University Information Services Help Desk has used a series of e-mails over the past month to make the university community aware of the[Read More…]

by August 27, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized
New GOCard Strengthens Security on GU Campus

New GOCard Strengthens Security on GU Campus

Image ContributorThe GOCard office began issuing the simpler, redesigned card this summer. A white background has replaced the picturesque skyline that once marked all main campus GOCards in an announced redesign effort by the GOCard Office. Returning students will find that the old design – known for its horizontal orientation[Read More…]

by August 27, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Seven Cases of Swine Flu Confirmed in the District

Seven cases of H1N1 influenza A, commonly known as swine flu, were confirmed in Washington, D.C., according to the District of Columbia Department of Health. The district awaits the results of three more probable cases from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention lab. The three confirmed cases announced by[Read More…]

by May 15, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Seven Cases of Swine Flu Confirmed in the District

Seven cases of H1N1 influenza A, commonly known as swine flu, were confirmed in Washington, D.C., according to the District of Columbia Department of Health. The district awaits the results of three more probable cases from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention lab. The three confirmed cases announced by[Read More…]

by May 15, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized