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Sahil Nair (SFS '19) and Naba Rahman (SFS '19) have been elected GUSA president and vice president, respectively, by 36 votes.

Nair, Rahman Clinch Outsider Victory in Tight GUSA Race

Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) and Naba Rahman (SFS ’19) have been elected president and vice president of the Georgetown University Student Association by a razor-thin margin of 36 votes. Nair and Rahman are set to be the third consecutive nonwhite GUSA executive pair when they take office March 9, replacing[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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3rd GUSA Referendum in 2 Years Delivers Senate Triumph

A campus-wide referendum proposing reforms to the Georgetown University Student Association senate passed Tuesday night, receiving more than the necessary 25 percent support from the student body. Members of the GUSA senate will now be elected by class year rather than by geographic location, and elections for nonfreshman senators will[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Ben Shapiro to Speak at Georgetown in March

Ben Shapiro, an American conservative political commentator, is slated to speak at Georgetown University in an event hosted by the Georgetown University College Republicans and the Georgetown University Lecture Fund on March 21. The event is planned to be a discussion on free speech located in Lohrfink Auditorium. Admission to the[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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George Mazza, 62-year-old Department of Justice senior counsel, filed a lawsuit against Georgetown University on Feb. 12, raising claims of age discrimination after being denied admission to the doctoral program in theological and religious studies.

Applicant Files Age Discrimination Lawsuit Against Georgetown Admissions

George Mazza, 62-year-old Department of Justice senior counsel, filed a lawsuit against Georgetown University on Feb. 12, raising claims of age discrimination after being denied admission to the doctoral program in theological and religious studies. Mazza claimed his rejection from the program violates the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ARSALAN IFTIKHAR TWITTER  Pennsylvania State University law professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia (LAW ’99) and Arsalan Iftikhar discussed Trump's Muslim ban.

Experts Talk Muslim Ban, Islamophobia in Trump Era

The level of animus directed toward the Muslim-American community under President Donald Trump’s administration is unprecedented, Pennsylvania State University law professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia (LAW ’99) argued in an event Thursday evening in the Leavey Center Program Room. Titled “Unpacking the Muslim Bans: A Conversation on Islamophobia in the Courts[Read More…]

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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…]

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ARTHUR WOODS GEORGETOWN ALUMNI
Woods was among seven alumni to make Forbes' list.

Georgetown Alumni Featured in Forbes ’30 Under 30′

Eight Georgetown alumni feature in Forbes’ “30 Under 30 Class of 2018,” a list of 600 rising stars in the business world in 20 different industries. The magazine recognized alumni including Mike Dee (MSB ’13), Elizabeth Galbut (COL ’11), Raza Munir (MSB ’11), Diana Tsai Rau (SFS ’12), Luke Schoenfelder[Read More…]

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Approved 5-Year Plan Includes Renovations, Expanded Financial Aid

A new five-year financial plan including provisions for renovations to campus buildings and an increase in financial aid received approval from Georgetown University’s Board of Directors at its winter meeting last week, as well as an additional natural science requirement for undergraduate students and a new certificate in Catholic clinical[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Race to the Finish: GUSA Executive Ticket Profiles

Race to the Finish: GUSA Executive Ticket Profiles

Voting is officially open all day today, Thursday, in the 2018 Georgetown University Student Association executive election. Four tickets have hours left to make their final pitches to students as time runs out on the two-week campaign. The four declared tickets are: Logan Arkema (COL ’20) and Jonathan Compo (COL[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILR PHOTO ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA Georgetown began its most recent series of improvements with an April 2017 announcement of an on-site solar panel initiative.

Georgetown Nominated for Sustainability Award

Washington, D.C.’s Department of Energy and Environment nominated Georgetown University for its District Sustainability People’s Choice Award for most popular green business or organization Feb. 14. The university’s nomination follows a year filled with “green improvements” spearheaded by the Office of Sustainability. Each year, the DOEE nominates businesses, individuals and[Read More…]

by February 22, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top