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WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Three civil rights organizations in the District are suing the Metropolitan Police Department for allegedly failing to record stop and frisk data.

Civil Rights Groups Accuse MPD of Failing to Record Police Stops

Three civil rights groups are accusing the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department of violating the Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Act, which mandates every police officer to record any interactions with residents to prevent racial bias incidents. Black Lives Matter D.C., the Stop Police Terror Project D.C. and the American Civil[Read More…]

by May 18, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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SFS in Qatar Graduates 10th Cohort

The School of Foreign Service in Qatar graduated its 10th cohort May 3, in a commencement service featuring main campus faculty and members of the Qatari royal family. Fifty-one students received a Bachelor of Science in foreign service, the same degree that students at the main Georgetown University campus School[Read More…]

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BLUEMERCURY Bluemercury Co-Founder Marla Malcolm Beck addressed Professor Michael Ryan's Personal Finance class last month and encouraged students to explore their interests and work in small steps toward their goals.

Bluemercury Co-Founder Advises Exploration, Problem Solving in Career Building

Getting a foot in the door is key to starting any career, beauty and skincare company Bluemercury co-founder and CEO Marla Malcolm Beck told Georgetown professor Michael Ryan’s “Personal Finance” class April 16. “Personal Finance” is a course designed for students to increase their financial literacy before graduating and one[Read More…]

by May 17, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Fr. Howard Gray, SJ, Georgetown Jesuit and Scholar, Dies at 87

Fr. Howard Gray, SJ, Georgetown Jesuit and Scholar, Dies at 87

Fr. Howard Gray, S.J., a former interim vice president for mission and ministry at Georgetown University and an internationally recognized scholar in Ignatian spirituality, died yesterday from injuries sustained in a car crash in Michigan. Gray first joined Georgetown’s Jesuit community in 2007 under appointment as special assistant to the[Read More…]

2018 Commencement Speakers to Include UN Secretary-General, Former Energy Secretary

2018 Commencement Speakers to Include UN Secretary-General, Former Energy Secretary

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) are set to speak as three of nine speakers at the 2018 Georgetown University commencement ceremonies, which will begin May 17, the university announced this afternoon. The commencement ceremonies for the nine[Read More…]

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Commissioners for the Student Activities Commission have expressed confusion over ambiguity and lax enforcement of bylaws relating to conflicts of interest — especially as they pertain to the International Relations Club.

Conflicts of Interest Spotlight Ambiguity in SAC Bylaws

When representatives from the International Relations Club faced the Student Activities Commission on Monday, March 19, to explain why IRC members had travelled to Panama City earlier that month without required SAC approval, the club had already argued its case a week earlier to the commission, which included four current[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Miriam Zoila Perez spoke about how the diversity of stories covered can reflect the diversity of journalists reporting on them.

Media Professionals Promote Diversity in Journalism

Increasing diversity in news media can transform publications to be more representative of the experiences of all readers, a panel of professional journalists said at an event Tuesday evening co-hosted by The Hoya, the Georgetown Voice and the Lecture Fund. The event aimed to address the transforming media climate and[Read More…]

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ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Health Education Services, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, and the Women's Center organized a month-long education campaign aimed at raising awareness about sexual violence.

SAPE Organizes 1st Monthlong Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign

Throughout April, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, the Women’s Center and Health Education Services hosted events in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness month, the first time in university history that programming events lasted for the entire month, centered around the theme “Take It All Back.” The events were organized by a[Read More…]

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AARON WEINMANN/THE HOYA The DC Circulator system will introduce 14 electric buses to its fleet, offering DC residents another sustainable transportation option.

DC Circulator System Adds 14 Electric Buses to Fleet

The District of Columbia Circulator system will deploy 14 battery-electric, zero-emission buses in Washington, D.C., starting May 1, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) said at the Downtown Business Improvement District’s annual State of Downtown Forum on April 20. The new Proterra E2 Catalyst electric buses are expected to reduce diesel consumption[Read More…]

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FILE PHOTO: SUBUL MALIK/THE HOYA Students of Georgetown, Inc. lost access to their Google accounts network in March as a result of a cyberattack.

Corp Hit by Cyberattack Last Month, Losing Access to Key Files

Students of Georgetown, Inc.’s internal network of Google accounts was hacked on the night of March 21, leaving the student-run business commonly known as The Corp without access to internal documents, records and email communications for about a day. The Metropolitan Police Department and the Georgetown University Police Department responded[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top