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The Georgetown-centered crowdfunding and advisory resource Saxafund is accepting donations for a batch of five projects.

New SaxaFund Projects Include Leavey Beergarden, Citizenship Scholarship

SaxaFund, a crowdfunding platform for Georgetown University student initiatives launched last March, announced Thursday five campaigns it is sponsoring for donations on its new website. The five projects include the Leavey Beergarden, a $3,000 concept that would turn part of the Leavey Esplanade into a social hub for drinking-age students[Read More…]

by January 17, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The online resources are intended to help guide students during the reporting process, as well as compile available information regarding instances of sexual assault and harassment on campus.

Online Sexual Assault and Misconduct Resources Launched

An online reporting form for sexual assault and misconduct concerns and an online resource center were launched by the university last Wednesday in response to findings from the 2016 Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey. The two new resources are intended to help guide students during the reporting process, as[Read More…]

by January 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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At 21 years-old, Rinaudo would become the youngest member of the U.S. House of Representatives, if elected.

Young Democrat Pursues Life of Politics After Georgetown

When Kyle Rinaudo (SFS ’17) threw his cap in the air last May to signify the end of his undergraduate education, he had no idea he would soon be running to represent Georgia’s 35th District in the state House of Representatives. If elected, the 21-year-old Acworth, Ga. native would become[Read More…]

by January 16, 2018 3 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Jeff Bernstein (GRD '85), a member of the advisory board to the Master of Science in Foreign Service program, resigned his post Monday after tweeting an abusive message to a female conservative commentator.

MSFS Board Member Resigns After Wishing ‘#MeToo Moment’ on Female Commentator

A member of the advisory board for Georgetown University’s Master of Science in Foreign Service program resigned Monday after posting a tweet on Saturday evening that appeared to condone sexual harassment of a female conservative commentator. Jeff Bernstein (GRD ’85), formerly a managing director at Pennsylvania-based advisory firm Solebury Capital,[Read More…]

by January 16, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students of Georgetown, Inc. plans to expand its food and drink offerings and hours at its Grounded location.

Corp to Revamp Grounded Storefront With Breakfast, Late-Night Espresso

Grounded, the newest Students of Georgetown, Inc. storefront in The Hilltoss, is gearing up for a revamp this month, replacing its smoothie and acai bowl station with a new espresso bar and expanded breakfast menu by Jan. 25. The Corp first launched Grounded to meet the demand for coffee in[Read More…]

by January 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Representatives of Georgetown University and Washington, D.C. neighbors presented oral arguments to the D.C. Circuit Court in a lawsuit over noisy flight patters out of Reagan National Airport.

University, Neighbors Deliver Oral Arguments in Aircraft Noise Lawsuit

Members of the D.C. Fair Skies Coalition, including Georgetown community members, argued at the D.C. Circuit Court on Thursday against flight routes out of Reagan National Airport that have led to increased noise over the Georgetown neighborhood. The oral argument marks the most recent development in a lawsuit filed by[Read More…]

by January 16, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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University Approves Gender and Sexuality LLC

A newly proposed Living Learning Community providing a space for students to explore gender and sexuality received approval from Georgetown University’s Office of Residential Living last month. The LLC, called “Crossroads: Gender and Sexuality,” is intended to serve as a community space for conversations about inclusivity issues pertaining to gender[Read More…]

by January 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Three Hoyas received the prestigious Rangel Fellowship this year.

Rangel Fellowship Awarded to 2 Georgetown Students, 1 Alumna

Two Georgetown seniors and one alumna received the competitive 2018 Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship, a State Department program that provides financial support to students pursuing careers in the foreign service for two years of graduate study, internships, mentoring and professional development activities. Among this year’s 30 fellows are Marta[Read More…]

by January 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Top News Stories of 2017

Top News Stories of 2017

179 Years Later, Descendants of Slaves Seek Future at Georgetown (Sept. 15) Nearly two centuries after 272 slaves were sold by Maryland Jesuits in 1838 to a Louisiana plantation, three of their descendants look for a future at the university.   Missing Out: The GSP Students Who Would Have Been[Read More…]

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Top Feature Stories of 2017

The Art of the Protest (Jan. 20) Political art, inspired by both protest and populism, encounters renewed vitality in the era of President Donald Trump. Trump Arrives in Capital Amid Protests, Celebrations (Jan. 24) The weekend of Trump’s inauguration featured scenes of celebration and resistance in Washington, D.C., that foreshadowed[Read More…]

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