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ALI ENRIGHT/THE HOYA
Yates Field House held its first annual blood drive in observance of September 11. The blood drive included participation by 85 students, faculty and members of the administration.

Yates Hosts Blood Drive

Yates Field House held its first annual Red Cross blood drive Tuesday to observe the 17th anniversary of Sept. 11. Yates collaborated with the Student Health Advisory Board, Georgetown University’s Veterans Office and the McDonough School of Business MBA program to organize and host the event. Dog Tag Bakery served[Read More…]

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GULC The Georgetown University Law Center recieved its largest one-time donation in its history. It is meant to fund the Blume Public Leadership Institute, which will provide scholarships for students committed to public service.

Law Center Receives Donation

Ann and Bruce Blume (LAW ’80) donated $10 million to the Georgetown University Law Center, the largest-ever one-time donation to the Law Center, to create the Blume Public Leadership Institute. The Blume Institute will provide full-tuition scholarships to students who demonstrate public leadership potential, according to a Law Center news[Read More…]

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HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA David Catania (SFS ’90, LAW ’94), left, Christian Dorsey (SFS ’93) and Tanya Cook (MSB ’86) discuss the importance of local politics at a panel.

Alumni Offer Career Advice

Local government has the potential to create influential change, panelists at the first Hoyas in Politics and Public Service Career Chat of the year said on Wednesday. The panel, hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, featured former Nebraska State Sen. Tanya Cook (MSB ’86), Vice Chair[Read More…]

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ANNE-ISABELLE DE BOKAY/THE HOYA

After Nair Resignation, GUSA Senate Demands Rahman, Bennett Resign

The Georgetown University Student Association senate demanded the resignations of acting President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19), Chief of Staff Aaron Bennett (COL ’19) and nine other senior staff members in a resolution passed at an emergency senate meeting Tuesday night. The meeting of the 15 senators was called after the GUSA[Read More…]

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Nair Resigns GUSA Presidency Following Pressure From Senior GUSA Leadership

Nair Resigns GUSA Presidency Following Pressure From Senior GUSA Leadership

Sahil Nair (SFS ’19), Georgetown University Student Association president, resigned Tuesday morning following announcements by Vice President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19) and 10 other members of the GUSA executive that they would resign effective Friday. Nair’s resignation is effective immediately. Nair did not include a reason in his resignation statement[Read More…]

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CAROLINE GARDNER/FOR THE HOYA
On the Record is a new student-run publication funded by GU Politics that will promote political dialogue.

Student-Run Publication Funded by GU Politics Launched to Promote Political Dialogue

The student-run publication “On the Record” was launched last week to serve as an online forum for political discourse on campus. The Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service is funding the publication. The publication was founded to promote dialogue about a range of political topics, Head Editor Caroline[Read More…]

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ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA
Students are demanding that the university fill the Title IX coordinator position, which has been vacant since June when Laura Cutway resigned from her position.

Students Demand University Action on Title IX Regulations

Student groups such as H*yas for Choice and Students of Georgetown, Inc.,  commonly known as The Corp, and dozens of individuals demanded the university publicly address the current lack of a full-time dedicated Title IX coordinator in a letter addressed to university administration circulated this week. Samantha Berner currently serves[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DELTA PHI EPSILON FRATERNITY
On Saturday, members of the Alpha chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon Fraternity stepped down in protest of the leadership of Terrence Boyle.

After DPE Resignations, Leader Withholds New Board Names

The undergraduate board of the Georgetown University chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon Professional Foreign Service Fraternity resigned Saturday and suspended all official chapter activities, including recruitment, in protest of the fraternity’s national general secretary, Terrence Boyle (SFS ’63, LAW ’72), who is accused of sexism and bigotry. Boyle has since[Read More…]

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BLUE AND GRAY
A new policy passed by Blue and Gray Tour Guide Society prevents freshmen in their first semester at Georgetown from being selected as members of the organization.

Blue and Gray Delays Freshman Hires

The Blue and Gray Tour Guide Society will not hire freshmen this fall as part of a new recruitment policy designed to ensure all tour guides have sufficient experience as a college student. Blue and Gray confirmed to The Hoya that it will not accept students who have not yet[Read More…]

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ELIZA PHILLIPS FOR THE HOYA
An Art exhibit celebrating the lives of the GU 272 went on display Tuesday morning. Mélisande Short-Colomb, one of the principal organizers, said she hopes this raises awareness in the Georgetown community about the university's history with slavery and prevents current dialogue from dying out.

Art Celebrating GU272 on Display in Red Square

Student-made artwork honoring the lives of the 272 slaves sold by Georgetown in 1838 were hung in Red Square on Tuesday morning. The art installation, which, weather permitting, will be taken down on Friday, was created as part of the GU272 campaign that began in 2015. Mélisande Short-Colomb (COL ’21),[Read More…]

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