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

Complaints and Closures Strain Campus Resources

April 29, 2016 at 3:52 am 0 comments

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 andRead More

Jinwoo Chong/The Hoya

ARC Weaknesses Revealed

April 12, 2016 at 12:40 am 3 comments

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, improvingRead More

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OWN IT 2016: Trailblazers

April 12, 2016 at 12:00 am 0 comments

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 asRead More

OWN IT Keynote Interview Abby Wambach Charged With DUII

April 3, 2016 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

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 2015Read More

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

February 17, 2016 at 11:31 pm 0 comments

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 severelyRead More

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

November 17, 2015 at 12:16 am 1 comment

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 withRead More

OWN IT Summit: Identity Interview

OWN IT Summit: Identity Interview

March 29, 2015 at 10:01 pm 0 comments

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 andRead More

Legacy Status Tips Admission Scales

Legacy Status Tips Admission Scales

March 20, 2015 at 2:59 am 5 comments

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: InRead More

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

January 30, 2015 at 12:07 am 2 comments

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-RevolutionaryRead More

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

January 13, 2015 at 1:56 am 0 comments

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 provocativeRead More