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The de la Cruz Gallery of Art is set to reopen January in the Edmund A. Walsh Building after a delay in construction. The art gallery was funded by Maria de la Cruz (CAS ’87) and Alberto de la Cruz (CAS ’89).

Walsh Art Gallery to Open Next Semester After Delay

The de la Cruz Gallery of Art will reopen January on the first floor of the Edmund A. Walsh Building after a semester-long delay, according to Assistant Vice President of University Facilities Gina Bleck. Difficulties in acquiring covers for a glass display case for suspended sculptures, among other unspecified pieces[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Tax Bill Could Negatively Affect Graduate Students

The Republican tax bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday could have a strong negative effect on Georgetown graduate students receiving financial aid. The bill, proposed by House Republicans on Nov. 2, is aimed at reshaping the tax code, including reducing the number of income tax brackets from[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments City News, News
RYAN BAE FOR THE HOYA
Educational reform advocate Cathy Davidson argued for a new model of teaching that recognizes privilege in elite institutions and teaches students to recognize disparities around them.

Education Reformist Calls for New Teaching Model

All Georgetown students have benefited from rare good fortune that enables them to attend an elite institution, educational reform advocate, professor and author Cathy Davidson argued at a Riggs Library discussion Wednesday. “Whether you were lucky enough to be born with affluent parents or parents that believed in education and[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News

Bowser Addresses Citizens’ Rodent Concerns in Dupont Rat Walk

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) led a demonstration in Dupont Circle to address the concerns of Washington, D.C. residents surrounding the city’s growing rodent and vermin population Monday. The walk, which attracted about 100 participants, was one in a series of “results walks,” in which Bowser, local leaders and agency officials[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments City News, News
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Cybersecurity experts James Carafano ,left, Robert Lieber and Samuel Visner discussed the role of social media in Russian election interference.

Cybersecurity Experts Discuss Russian Election Interference

The United States government must evaluate the role of social media networks in facilitating Russia’s ongoing cyberwarfare campaigns in European elections and Eastern European government affairs, two cybersecurity experts argued during an event Wednesday. Speaking on a panel organized by the Alexander Hamilton Society, an international relations club, James Carafano[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A promotional poster for the student startup Fiber Filters, which seeks to keep microplastics out of the world's oceans.

Georgetown Student Startup Addresses Microplastic Pollution

Student-run startup Fiber Filter is promoting its new fiber-catching laundry bag prototype in a promotional video that aims to pressure washing machine companies to take social responsibility for microplastic pollution. Fiber Filter startup founders Lola Bushnell (COL ’18), Carter Cortazzi (COL ’19), and Jaime Farrell (COL ’19) released the video[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SHOHET: Appreciating Holiday Complexities

SHOHET: Appreciating Holiday Complexities

Thanksgiving: What now represents my favorite holiday — a four-day weekend with my family and a time to cook and consume food I love with people I love — has not always been so rosy. Like many holidays, Thanksgiving is complicated, full of warmth for some and anxiety for others.[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
AISHA MALHAS FOR THE HOYA
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MEN’S SOCCER | McCabe Delivers Big East Championship in 2OT

In a thrilling championship match that lived up to the hype, the No. 18 Georgetown men’s soccer team defeated Xavier 2-1 at Shaw Field to win the Big East Championship this Sunday; it was the team’s second championship win since claiming the 2015 title. With the victory, the Hoyas have[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Italy Must Restructure National Team to Compete

SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Italy Must Restructure National Team to Compete

“Forza Azzurri!” The echoes of that cheer lasted for 11 years of ups and downs for the Italian National Team, all in the aftermath of the most glorious moment in all of sports: winning the World Cup in 2006. Now, the sounds of Italian splendor and joy seem a distant[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
ANNE STONECIPHER FOR THE HOYA
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VOLLEYBALL | Speech and Sinnette Reach 1,000 Kill Milestone

Junior middle blocker Symone Speech and junior outside hitter Alyssa Sinnette each reached 1,000 career kills for the Hoyas this weekend, joining the ranks of 13 other Georgetown players in history to have ever achieved the milestone. The juniors accomplished the feat as Georgetown University volleyball (8-21, 2-15 Big East)[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top