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Diversity, Defined

Diversity, Defined

“Community in Diversity.” One of Georgetown’s oft-touted Jesuit values, the phrase is often mentioned by the university to entice prospective students. Students may catch a glimpse of it on a banner around campus in their day-to-day hustle or in the university’s promotional materials.   Behind the flashy catchphrase, the question[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GUSA Vice President-elect Jessica Andino (COL '18), left, and President-elect Kamar Mack (COL '19) were elected Feb. 23 with the narrowest election margin in recent history of 34 votes.

Mack, Andino Assess Summer Advocacy Priorities

The Georgetown University Student Association aims to make progress toward campus life affordability and student access to university resources this summer. After managing a campaign centered on affordability and entrepreneurship, GUSA President Kamar Mack (COL ’19) and Vice President Jessica Andino (COL ’18) will seek new options to increase affordability[Read More…]

by June 1, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about her life experiences and perspective on gender equality on Thursday.

Justice Ginsburg Denounces Unconscious Gender Bias

The law should not prevent women from pursuing their aspirations, said Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during a discussion in Gaston Hall yesterday. Society’s perception of women has evolved but certain underlying challenges remain toward achieving full gender equity, Ginsburg said. “The challenge is more daunting than the one[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Students Advocate Progress On and Off Campus

In a year marked by protests in Washington, D.C., following President Donald Trump’s election and his new policies, Georgetown students advocated for progress in areas ranging from workers’ rights to protections for LGBTQ individuals. Workers’ Rights Seventeen members of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee staged a 35-hour sit-in at University President[Read More…]

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GUSA will host a Save Georgetown Day event Tuesday in an effort to encourage responsible behavior on the day.

GUSA Launches Save Georgetown Day Initiative

The university is planning to collect data on April 28’s Georgetown Day conduct violations, including Georgetown University Police Department calls, leading the Georgetown University Student Association to hold a “Save Georgetown Day” event April 28 in an effort to encourage students to be more responsible. GUSA President Kamar Mack (COL[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students and administrators launched the HoyasForShe initiative, part of the university’s HeForShe requirements, in an effort to raise awareness for gender equity.

Students, Administrators Launch HoyasForShe

Students and administrators launched HoyasforShe, the student advocacy component of the university’s United Nations HeForShe campaign commitment, with plans to coordinate gender equity marketing efforts among clubs in Copley Formal Lounge on Thursday night. University President John J. DeGioia was named one of 10 IMPACT champions by the UN Women’s[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Journalists Urge Increased Trump-Era Responsibility

Journalists Urge Increased Trump-Era Responsibility

Foreign correspondents have a greater responsibility in light of President Donald Trump’s administration and growing conflict around the world, said Anne Garrels, former senior foreign correspondent at NPR, and Mary Jordan (COL ’83), a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post, in a panel discussion at the Mortara Center for[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Rev. Mark Bosco, S.J., director of catholic research center The Joan and Bill Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage at Loyola University Chicago, will serve as the university's vice president of mission and ministry starting Aug. 1.

University Appoints New VP for Mission and Ministry

Reverend Mark Bosco, S.J., a professor of theology and English at Loyola University Chicago, will serve as the new vice president for mission and ministry starting Aug. 1. Currently, Bosco serves as director of The Joan and Bill Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage at LUC, where he is[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Writer and activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie argued that religion and feminism are not mutually exclusive in Gaston Hall yesterday.

Feminist Values Compatible With Religion, Author Adichie Argues

The pursuit of gender equality should transcend religious ideology, according to author and feminist activist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who spoke as part of the Faith and Culture Lecture Series in Gaston Hall yesterday. “Not just Catholicism, but the religions I am mostly familiar with, in the mainstream way they are[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Alumnus Under Fire in Georgia Congressional Campaign

Alumnus Under Fire in Georgia Congressional Campaign

Georgetown University alumnus Jon Ossoff (SFS ’09) is running as a Democrat in Georgia’s special election to fill the 6th Congressional District’s seat in the House of Representatives. Ossoff has come under fire for videos from his time at Georgetown that have resurfaced. Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), who represented Georgia’s[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top