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FILE PHOTO: WILL CROMARTY/THE HOYA Eighteen new Georgetown University Student Association Senators were elected last week in the first April election after a February voting restructuring referendum.

Eighteen GUSA Senators Chosen in 1st April Elections

Eighteen new senators were elected in the Georgetown University Student Associations senate elections for the 2018-19 school year that were held April 19. This election marks the first one since the passage of a set of referendums that upended voting policy this February. The referendums that altered GUSA elections were[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
STUDENT WALKOUT AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE
Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas have rallied with gun control group Everytown for Gun Safety to organize a March 24, 2018 protest in Washington, D.C., dubbed the March for Our Lives, and have garnered national attention.

Prospective Students Protesting Gun Reform Will Not Face Repercussions

High school students who participate in peaceful protests, such as demonstrations concerning gun reform, will not face negative admissions repercussions when applying to Georgetown University, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions announced yesterday, joining peer institutions in showing support for student activists. “We provide applicants an opportunity to elaborate on any[Read More…]

by February 25, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Love Saxa Funding, Status Remain Uncertain After Vote Postponed

The fate of student group Love Saxa’s funding and status as a university-recognized club remains uncertain after a meeting of the Student Activities Commission ended without a vote early Tuesday morning. The committee heard the complaint of two students opposed to Love Saxa, who argued that the university should not[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 12 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Cooper Field Renovation Set to Begin in December

Cooper Field Renovation Set to Begin in December

Renovations for Cooper Field’s new 3,000-seat facility featuring new restrooms, locker rooms and other features will begin December 2017. The project will expand Cooper Field’s current 2,500-seat occupancy and provide a new concessions area, a press box and new entryways to the field, according to the funding approval document. The project[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Entering his 14th year, University President John J. DeGioia is the longest-serving president in Georgetown’s history.

13 Years In, DeGioia Outlasts Predecessors in President’s Office

After 13 years at the helm, University President John J. DeGioia (CAS ’79, GRD ’95) has reached a milestone. The Georgetown fixture is now the longest-serving president in the university’s history, surpassing the 12- and 13-year tenures of former presidents Fr. Leo O’Donovan, S.J., and Fr. Timothy Healy, S.J. But[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News

MURFs Hold First Symposium

Georgetown’s recently-founded Mortara Undergraduate Research Fellows presented their current research projects in the group’s first-ever symposium in the Mortara Center Thursday night. The program was founded by the Mortara Center for International Studies and the Walsh School of Foreign Service in 2012 and consists of three SFS students per class[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

The Rise of ‘The Right Way’ and ‘The Progressive’

After Patrick Gage (SFS ’17) arrived at Georgetown and realized that, unlike the College Democrats’ and their publication “The Progressive,” the College Republicans had no official publication, he decided to fill that void with one of his own. In November, he began to talk to board members about spearheading one[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News
Q&A | Denis Mukwege, Panzi Hospital Director

Q&A | Denis Mukwege, Panzi Hospital Director

, an obstetrician gynecologist, is the director of the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He was one of three honorees bestowed with the 2014 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Women, Peace and Security. He spoke with The Hoya on Tuesday, before the ceremony in Gaston Hall.[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Clinton Honors Men Working for Gender Equality

Clinton Honors Men Working for Gender Equality

Hillary Rodham Clinton, former secretary of state and honorary founding chair of the Georgetown Institute of Women, Peace and Security, presented the 2014 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security in Gaston Hall on Tuesday to honor and celebrate the work of three leaders in the[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Sexual Assault Website Highlights New Policies

Through the collaboration of the Sexual Assault Working Group, Title IX administrators, the Office of the President and others, the university launched a website with information on sexual misconduct Feb. 21 after a six-month review of how Georgetown perceives and treats sexual misconduct on campus. “I think this website is[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News