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DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA
Kehoe Field’s conditions create challenges for club sports teams.

Complaints and Closures Strain Campus Resources

Faced with increased demand for resources in virtually all aspects of campus, the administration worked to address growing concerns in Georgetown’s academic, athletic and student life. Academic Resource Center With five academic coordinators responsible for the entire student population, the Academic Resource Center faced criticism for its tight quarters and[Read More…]

Jinwoo Chong/The Hoya

ARC Weaknesses Revealed

Underfunded and understaffed, Georgetown’s Academic Resource Center received criticism for its wheelchair-inaccessible location, insufficient staff size and lack of visibility in an external review submitted to the Division of Student Affairs in January. The 14-page report identifies deficiencies and offers 15 recommendations, including expanding the staff, relocating the center, improving[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Naaz Modan/The Hoya

OWN IT 2016: Trailblazers

Co-founder of nonprofit organ donation startup ORGANIZE Jenna Arnold condemned complacency and shared her experiences enacting change at a “Trailblazers” panel discussion for the 2016 OWN IT Summit in Gaston Hall on Saturday afternoon. CEO and co-founder of THINX Miki Agrawal was originally set to speak at the panel as[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

OWN IT Keynote Interview Abby Wambach Charged With DUII

The OWN IT board will maintain its speaking invitation to retired American soccer star and 2016 OWN IT Summit keynote interview Abby Wambach after she was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants early Sunday morning in Portland, Ore. Wambach, who holds two Olympic gold medals and a 2015[Read More…]

by April 3, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Howard-Maduike Petition Granted to Include More Write-in Slots on Ballot

The Georgetown University Student Association Constitutional Council instructed the GUSA Election Commission to include five write-in slots instead of one on the election ballot, following a petition Wednesday evening by write-in candidates Reed Howard (SFS ’17) and Courtney Maduike (SFS ’17). “A ballot with one write-in slot would have severely[Read More…]

by February 17, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SUZANNE MONYAK/THE HOYA
The Eiffel Tower casts a shadow over Paris on Sunday, less than 48 hours after the Friday attack. It remained dark the night before.

In Paris, Scenes Of Loss, Resilience

PARIS — I chose the right restaurant Friday night. My boyfriend had flown up for the week to visit me in Strasbourg, France, where I am studying abroad for the semester, and we had just arrived in Paris that day to spend our last weekend together. The day began with[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
OWN IT Summit: Identity Interview

OWN IT Summit: Identity Interview

CEO Angela Rye and editor Julie Zeilinger discussed the themes of identity and experience as female leaders at a panel moderated by history professor Marcia Chatelain. The discussion took place in Gaston Hall Saturday afternoon as part of this year’s OWN IT Summit. Zeilinger, a staff writer for mic.com and[Read More…]

by March 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
Legacy Status Tips Admission Scales

Legacy Status Tips Admission Scales

Amid recent challenges to affirmative action in Texas, California and Michigan, the common practice of legacy preference, which advantages the children of alumni during the university admissions process, has also been called into question, prompting debate over its benefits and potential concerns. Georgetown’s admissions office does consider legacy preference: In[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 5 comments City News, News, News - Top
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
An unidentified group of Civil War soldiers look across the Potomac River to the simple landscape of Georgetown’s campus.

Built by Slaves and Jesuits

Established in 1789, Georgetown University is an institution 226 years in the making. From its more historic buildings like Healy Hall and Old North to its newer additions like the Rafik B. Hariri Building and Regents Hall, the campus flows with longstanding tradition mixed with modern change. In its post-Revolutionary[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 2 comments Features, The Guide
COURTESY LYDIA BROWN
An essay by disability rights activist Lydia Brown (COL ’15) is on the 
syllabus for new anthropology course “Disability and Culture.”

Student Essay Featured in Disability Course

An anthology featuring an essay by Lydia Brown (COL ’15), a student activist for disability rights, will be used as coursework in a new anthropology course called “Disability and Culture,” taught by Professor Sylvia Onder. The anthology, titled “Criptiques,” is a collection of works by disabled writers, “exploring the provocative[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top