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Data Center Fire Causes Internet Outages

Data Center Fire Causes Internet Outages

A fire occurred in the electrical room of Georgetown University’s Laurel Data Center in Maryland on Wednesday afternoon, resulting in campuswide Wi-Fi outages and the shutdown of services like SaxaNet and educational platforms such as Blackboard.org. Most services were functioning by 6 a.m. at the main campus and services were[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY MARGAUX FONTAINE Sahil Nair (SFS’19) and Naba Rahman (SFS’19) were officially sworn in as president and vice president, respectively, of the Georgetown University Student Association on the front steps of Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy Saturday.

GUSA Executives Sworn In

Sahil Nair (SFS’19) and Naba Rahman (SFS’19) were officially sworn in as president and vice president, respectively, of the Georgetown University Student Association on the front steps of Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy Saturday, keeping with the tradition of year’s past. The ceremony comes after the election results were[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Waka Flocka Flame to Headline GPB Spring Concert

Waka Flocka Flame is set to headline the Georgetown Program Board’s annual spring concert April 6 in McDonough Arena. Basstracks and Phoebe Ryan will open, and Georgetown Cabaret, a student rock and pop cover band, is also set to perform at the concert. Tickets are currently available from GPB, with[Read More…]

by March 21, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Jane Aiken, vice dean and professor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center, has been selected to lead the task force.

Task Force on Gender Equity Announced

Georgetown University is set to create a new task force for gender equity this semester, University President John J. DeGioia announced March 1. The announcement of the task force coincides with the start of Women’s History Month. It also comes as universities and corporations across the country begin to examine[Read More…]

by March 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU CSSA The remarks come after a report that the GU Chinese Students and Scholars Association had received funding from the Chinese government in 2011.

Student Advocates Call for University Support in Response to Anti-China Rhetoric

A coalition of Georgetown University student groups wrote an open letter to University President John J. DeGioia on behalf of Chinese students, requesting that the university publicly disavow FBI Director Christopher Wray’s recent remarks about the Communist Party of China’s potential use of college students and groups to further political[Read More…]

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

Yates Undergoes Repairs After Flooding

Facilities at Yates Field House flooded on Sunday as a result of the heavy rain Washington, D.C., experienced over the weekend. Yates was closed all of Sunday for repairs, but reopened Monday. Between two and three inches of rain fell this weekend, according to The Washington Post. Rainfall accumulated on[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 0 comments Uncategorized
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Newark Archbishop Advocates Role of Church in Immigration Debate

Giving a face to immigrants without documentation is essential to advocating for their rights, Cardinal Joseph Tobin said during a visit to Georgetown University on Monday. Tobin, the archbishop of Newark, N.J., John Carr, director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life at Georgetown, Mizraim Belman Guerrero[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LOVE SAXA FACEBOOK A Jan. 27 Love Saxa Facebook post called on donors to check the status of their donations with the university.

Love Saxa Addresses University Misappropriated Donations

Pro-traditional marriage student group Love Saxa has taken legal action in response to a series of allegedly misappropriated external donations intended for the club that were deposited into the accounts of other student groups. Love Saxa wrote in a Jan. 27 Facebook post that one of its donors had been[Read More…]

by February 6, 2018 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO ISABEL BINAMIRA The letter highlights the environmental harm presented by tar sand oil extraction, which is significantly more severe than other types of oil extraction.

GU Fossil Free Delivers Letter to DeGioia

Student group GU Fossil Free delivered a letter to University President John J. DeGioia on Friday outlining its request for Georgetown to divest from tar sand oil companies. “By investing in tar sand oil companies, Georgetown tacitly endorses and profits from a destructive, unjust industry,” the letter to DeGioia reads.[Read More…]

by February 1, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ALYSSA ALFONSO FOR THE HOYA Kober-Cogan, located between the Leavey Center and the MedStar parking lot, was closed indefinitely in May 2010 after the discovery of mold in the building

Kober-Cogan Demolition Begins

The demolition process for the Kober-Cogan Building began Monday with the installation of a fenced perimeter around the building and parts of the adjacent parking lot as the first stage of construction for the new MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s medical and surgical pavilion. The installation of the fence Monday is[Read More…]

by January 25, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top