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Student advocates are pushing for the university to subsidize off-campus mental health care for 40 students in a pilot program.

Advocates Push for Off-Campus Mental Health Care Stipend

Student mental health advocates launched a petition advocating for the university to fund a pilot program to subsidize off-campus mental health care for 40 students. The petition, addressed to University President John J. DeGioia on Monday, requested funds for the pilot program from the Office of the President and through[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Members of student group H*yas for Choice submitted an open letter to the university calling the administration to clarify its policies on providing contraception coverage in student insurance plans.

Students Pressure University to Maintain Contraception Coverage

Members of student group H*yas for Choice delivered an open letter to Georgetown University administrators Monday demanding the university maintain its coverage of contraception in student health insurance plans. Two rules issued by the Department of Health and Human Services on Oct. 6 rolled back a mandate of the Affordable[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DEMOCRATS FOR LIFE
Kristen Day, director of Democrats for Life of America, argued the Democratic Party should be the "pro-life" party.

Democratic Party Should Welcome Anti-Abortion Dialogue, Advocate Argues

The Democratic Party’s national political agenda should not exclude anti-abortion dialogue, argued the executive director of Democrats for Life of America, an anti-abortion advocacy group, during a Georgetown University Right to Life discussion Nov. 9. The event, titled “Pro-life Across the Aisle,” featured Kristen Day, DFLA’s executive director, speaking with[Read More…]

by November 13, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GU Fossil Free filed a proposal November 6 calling for divestment from tar sands oil companies.

GU Fossil Free Proposes Divestment From Tar Sands Oil Industry

A proposal by student group GU Fossil Free calling on the university to avoid investments in tar sands oil has received the support of about 200 members of the Georgetown community. The proposal was submitted to the Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility, which advises the university on socially responsible[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGIA PAYNE FOR THE HOYA

Student Health Advisory Board to Launch Next Semester

A student health advisory board is set to launch next semester as a platform for students to voice health concerns on campus. Administrators originally planned to establish the board this semester, a plan that was announced in February but did not come to fruition. The university now plans to get[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER FOR THE HOYA
U.S.-Mexico relations are at a turning point according to Mexican Ambassador Zabalgoitia

US-Mexico Relationship Faces Dire Threat, Speakers Warn

The historic United States-Mexico relationship faces an existential threat as public perception of both countries shifts and threatens diplomatic cooperation, a panel of experts argued Tuesday. The speakers examined political and economic factors stressing the relationship between the two countries, including the ongoing renegotiations of the North American Free Trade[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HOYA GATEWAY
More students are connecting with alumni after the relaunch of Hoya Gateway, a career networking platform.

After Relaunch, Hoya Gateway Sees Rise in Student-Alumni Connections

In the second semester of its relaunch, networking website Hoya Gateway has seen a rise in student-alumni connections. The online platform facilitates one-on-one career-related conversations between students and alumni.  This semester, the platform has sought to establish a higher response rate by maintaining a ratio of one alumni volunteer to[Read More…]

by November 9, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Recap of ‘Clinton 25: Georgetown Reflects on the Vision of Bill Clinton’

After months of planning and weeks of anticipation, last weekend marked Georgetown University’s celebration of the 25th anniversary of the election of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68). The four days of events hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service included movie screenings and panel discussions featuring[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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In Return to Hilltop, Bill Clinton Calls for Inclusivity and Political Gumption

Former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) made his widely anticipated return to the Hilltop on Monday afternoon, lecturing a tightly packed Gaston Hall on his view of today’s global political climate and the role of government in an increasingly interconnected world. “What are our responsibilities to each other, in an[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
CAROLINE KENNEALLY FOR THE HOYA

Former Chiefs of Staff: Bill Clinton Guided by Vision of Helping People

The leadership and negotiating skills of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) helped him actualize his vision of putting people first in his policies, said three Clinton White House chiefs of staff at a panel forming part of the “Clinton 25: Georgetown Reflects on the Vision of Bill Clinton” symposium[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top