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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 11 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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Students May Not Be Hooked on Hookup Culture

The start of college is an exhilarating time. Students enter their freshman year expecting to be challenged academically, to establish meaningful friendships and to develop the skills necessary for the “real world.” Despite these serious expectations, there is one facet of college that often seems to occupy a large role[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 3 comments Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide
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The title of Black Movement Dance Theater’s spring show “Defiance” was chosen to reflect the current state of the black community in the United States, and to emphasize the importance of empowerment. Student directors hope the show will facilitate dialogue.

BMDT Breaks Barriers Through Dance

In celebration of its 35th anniversary, Georgetown’s Black Movements Dance Theater presents “Defiance,” the company’s final production for the 2016-17 season. The dance concert, “an exploratory journey of truth and celebration,” will take place at 8:00 p.m. from Feb. 24 to 25 at the Gonda Theater. The self-producing company has[Read More…]

Student Stars Shine at Improv Fest 2017

Student Stars Shine at Improv Fest 2017

Boasting alumni like Nick Kroll (COL ’01), John Mulaney (COL ’04) and Mike Birbiglia (COL ’00), the Georgetown Improv Association has long established its reputation as a comic authority in the Hoya community. For 21 years, it has provided students with gasps and laughs through its impromptu unexpected humor. On[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Despite common student perceptions, there have been significant improvements in campus health and wellness. Collaborations between the Georgetown University Student Association, Health Education Services and the Student Health Center, among others, have led to increased awareness and engagement.

Campus Health: Where Are We Now?

When reflecting on student wellness on campus, it is easy to sensationalize and laser focus on extreme examples of poor health. With their risky behavior and lack of self-care, college students have a reputation for failing to live their best lives. However, with increased attention from health care institutions and[Read More…]

Bringing a Focus to Center Stage

Bringing a Focus to Center Stage

From Georgetown Dance Company, which focuses on classical ballet and jazz, and Hoya Break Squad to Black Movements Dance Theatre and Ballet Folklórico Mexicano de Georgetown, Georgetown’s slew of groups not only covers a wide spectrum of dance styles, but also encompasses a vast array of cultural traditions. The cultural[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Students Face Move-In Issues

Students returned to uncleaned apartments, water leaks, mold and broken furniture during the early move-in period last week, which left some students in temporary housing as they waited for their accommodations to be prepared. Beginning with students who moved in early for pre-orientation programs, New Student Orientation advisor training and[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News - Top

Greener Campus Needed

Pope Francis addressed a crowd of nearly 15,000 people in a White House speech on sustainability Wednesday. The speech was a call to action to combat climate change and protect the planet. As a Jesuit university that prioritizes compassion and ethical leadership, Georgetown has a particular responsibility to heed this[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

QUALLEN: A Campus Plan’s Long Lineage

In its bicentennial campus plan, developed between 1989 and 1990, Georgetown committed itself to “adopt as a long term goal … the ability to provide housing for 100 percent of its undergraduate students on campus.” A 1983 plan made similar pledges, and, in the years following each plan, the university[Read More…]

by April 9, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top