Georgetown University Law Center’s prohibition of students campaigning for the upcoming presidential election came under congressional scrutiny at a Subcommittee on Oversight hearing of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee entitled “Protecting the Free Exchange of Ideas on College Campuses” on March 3. The GULC cites its tax-exempt statusRead More
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As the mourners settled back into the pews of Holy Trinity Church after receiving communion, 94 unseen voices rose in song. Heads turned toward the balcony, with slow smiles crossing the faces of the congregation upon recognition — the Chimes, active and alumni, singing “I’ll Fly Away,” had assembled toRead More
A group of 232 Georgetown alumni have signed a letter of concern in response to the Georgetown University Police Department’s removal of H*yas for Choice from a public sidewalk at 37th and O streets Sept. 23. Erin Matson (COL ’02), former vice president of the National Organization for Women, organizedRead More
Georgetown University Police Department Chief Jay Gruber said that the officer who asked H*yas for Choice to move its table from an off-campus sidewalk on 37th and O streets NW on Monday afternoon acted in violation of the university’s speech and expression policy. H*yas for Choice chose to table thatRead More
Although the university issued a revised speech and expression policy in May, the Georgetown University Student Association and other student organizations are calling for even more extensive access to benefits reform across campus, and clearer communication of the boundaries of new free speech zones. The revised policy designates spaces suchRead More