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GU STAND Protests Sudanese Elections

Georgetown and The George Washington University Students Taking Action Now: Darfur members, STAND alumni and Genocide Intervention Network staffers gathered outside the State Department on Monday to protest the illegitimacy of the Sudanese National Election, according to Georgetown STAND National Advocacy Coordinator Daniel Solomon (SFS ’13). Voting began Sunday, and,[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

NHS Conference Highlights Student Research Achievements

On Thursday, 47 undergraduate students showcased their scientific research at the Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Conference. Sponsored by the School of Nursing and Health Studies, the conference began with a three hour period, during which participating students were able to discuss their projects with fellow students, faculty members and other[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments News

Burglar Assaults Village A Resident

A student was physically assaulted by a burglar upon entering her Village A residence Monday evening. The victim entered her living room at 8 p.m. and found an unknown black male standing inside, according to the Department of Public Safety’s Public Safety Alert. The suspect then pushed the victim against[Read More…]

by March 30, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Burglary, Theft Reported a Block Off Campus

A burglary and theft of items valued at over $5,000 were reported in a university-owned townhouse on the 1400 Block of 36th Street Friday morning, the third in a string of burglaries and attempted burglaries this week. The gate and rear door of the residence were unlocked, which is how[Read More…]

by March 21, 2010 0 comments City News, News

New Web Site Eases Student Housing Search

As students set off to find affordable off-campus housing in the area, a new initiative by the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs aims to help potential tenants of basement apartments find their match. By heading to rentmydcbasement.com, owners can access helpful resources regarding leasing, such as instructions on[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

D.C. Elections Heat Up

With the primary elections less than six months away, the races for D.C. Council and mayoral seats are intensifying. On the mayoral side, current D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty, a Democrat, has announced his plans to seek re-election to a second term, despite recent opposition to his policies on contracts, the[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

DPS Blotter

**Wednesday, March 3** *Theft, Healy Hall, 10:07 a.m.* A T-shirt was stolen from an office. No suspects or witnesses have been identified. *Public Indecency, Library Walk, 9:14 p.m.* Several males ran nude through the area. No identifications were made. **Friday, March 5** *Unlawful Entry, Lauinger Library, 8:48 a.m.* Metropolitan Police[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Gender Equality Remains Mixed Bag for University

Although Georgetown has made strides in increasing the presence of women in the administration and faculty, men still outnumber women in leadership positions at the university. Of the 36 members of the Board of Directors, six are women, or 16.7 percent, the third-lowest percentage of the top 25 national universities[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Plan A Satirizes at Wednesday Protest

Plan A: Hoyas for Reproductive Justice took to Red Square Wednesday afternoon to protest the university’s stance on reproductive issues, this time drawing onlookers in a skit inspired by St. Patrick’s Day. In a performance by members of the recently formed coalition of H*yas for Choice and United Feminists, a[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News
`Hate Free’ Week: Dispel Campus Prejudice

`Hate Free’ Week: Dispel Campus Prejudice

“We are all fragile, we are all broken people,” Fr. Rick Curry, S.J. said in a tightly packed Healy Hall classroom Thursday evening. “If we connect in our brokenness, then I think we have a chance.” Curry’s words captured the mood of students who participated in the first-ever “Hate Free[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News