Post Tagged with: "Georgetown"

Sophia Nunn For The Hoya

Self-Expression Inspires Georgetown Fashion Trends

Red Square passersby are immediately struck by the wave of Georgetown students’ messages supporting or denouncing various causes scrawled across bricks and posted above their heads. Yet another, more subtle form of self-expression can be found by looking at the students themselves. A student’s wardrobe can reflect their background or[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide
MAGGIE CHEN/THE HOYA The McDonough School of Business launched a yearlong program for residents of Washington, D.C., released from correctional facilities to obtain certificates in business and entrepreneurship.

Georgetown Launches Inmate Re-Entry and Education Program

Washington, D.C. residents released from local correctional facilities are eligible for an academic and employment-centered fellowship program. The Georgetown Pivot Program is a fellowship for formerly incarcerated individuals through a one-year transition and re-entry program with a non-credit-bearing certificate in business and entrepreneurship. The program, which began this November, is[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA Journalism offers real-time information about global events for political leaders and policy-makers, BBC reporter Suzanne Kianpour said at an event on Nov. 13.

Reporting Shapes Policy, BBC Journalist Says

Journalists play a crucial role in informing the public and political leaders about international issues, BBC reporter Suzanne Kianpour said at the Rev. James P.M. Walsh, S.J. Symposium on Tuesday night in the Leavey Program Room. The event was the first in a series of discussions hosted by Georgetown University’s[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Ryan Bae, The Hoya

Phantoms, Gracenotes and Chimes Dominate the DC A Cappella Festival’s First Weekend

Georgetown University a cappella groups stunned at the 28th annual D.C. A Cappella Festival, which premiered Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Gaston Hall. The resonant performances of The Georgetown Phantoms and The Georgetown Chimes were the highlights of the evening, while the Capital G’s failed to meet the high[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments The Guide
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA  Hundreds of graduate students voted in this week's elections on whether the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees should unionize. Polls were open from Nov. 5 to Nov. 8.

Hundreds Vote in Graduate Union Election

Hundreds of Georgetown University graduate student workers voted this week on whether the university will recognize the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees as a union, allowing it to engage in collective bargaining with the university. Results are set to be announced Friday morning: Official counting begins at 9 a.m. in[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: MICHELLE LUBERTO FOR THE HOYA 
Cardinal Donald Wuerl currently holds an honorary degree from Georgetown University. Following allegations that Wuerl mishandled accusations of sexual abuse, students demanded his degree be revoked.

Students Call for Transparency in Degree Reviews

Students are pushing for expediency and greater input into a newly formed working group evaluating honorary degrees, including those held by cardinals implicated in the sexual abuse crisis, as it met the first time this week. The launch of the working group comes after student concerns about honorary degrees held[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JULIA ALVEY FOR THE HOYA The Prospect Street Citizens Association filed a proposal to recognize the Georgetown Exorcist Steps as a Washington, D.C. historic landmark. The D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board will hear the case on Nov. 15.

Exorcist Steps May Gain Historic Landmark Distinction

The Washington, D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board is set to vote Nov. 15 on an application for the Georgetown Exorcist Steps, an outdoor staircase connecting Prospect Street and M Street, to become a historic landmark. The Prospect Street Citizens Association filed the proposal Sept. 25 seeking to preserve the steps[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
KIRK ZIESER Alessandro Farmeschi, CEO of Lamborghini, said that Lamborghini maintains its popularity through its focus on advertising a unique lifestyle associated with its cars.

Lamborghini CEO: Company Success Comes From Constant Innovation

Maintaining a luxury brand requires passion and innovation to deliver an effective customer experience, Alessandro Farmeschi, CEO of Lamborghini Americas said at an event, hosted by Georgetown Retail and Luxury Association, in Lohrfink Auditorium at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Tuesday evening. Farmeschi became CEO of Lamborghini Americas[Read More…]

by November 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MASON MANDELL FOR THE HOYA Students watched in a packed Healey Family Student Center as election results came in Tuesday evening.

Midterm Election Results Yield Mixed Student Reactions

Cheers erupted from Democratic students in the Healey Family Student Center as CNN projected that Democrats would win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives after hours filled with doubt that the promised blue wave would arrive. Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service co-hosted a watch party[Read More…]

HANNAH LEVINE/ THE HOYA Georgetown University will promote its on-campus weapons ban by displaying 21 regulatory signs on campus grounds over the next few months.

GU to Promote On-Campus Weapons Ban With Regulatory Signs

Georgetown University is set to post 21 signs around campus that will advertise the university’s explicit ban of weapons, including licensed handguns, on university grounds, approved at a Nov. 1 Old Georgetown Board meeting. The regulatory signs received approval from the OGB, a council of architects appointed by the U.S.[Read More…]

by November 4, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top