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Congressional Committee Scrutinizes GULC Free Speech Policy

March 18, 2016 at 12:20 am 0 comments

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

Expression, Untrammeled

Expression, Untrammeled

September 4, 2015 at 3:40 am 0 comments

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

Alumni Stand Behind H*yas for Choice

October 3, 2014 at 1:54 am 0 comments

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

GUPD Admits Error for HFC

September 26, 2014 at 2:55 am 0 comments

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

Free Speech Updates Need Clarity, Students Say

August 29, 2014 at 1:51 am 0 comments

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