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Commissioners for the Student Activities Commission have expressed confusion over ambiguity and lax enforcement of bylaws relating to conflicts of interest — especially as they pertain to the International Relations Club.

Conflicts of Interest Spotlight Ambiguity in SAC Bylaws

When representatives from the International Relations Club faced the Student Activities Commission on Monday, March 19, to explain why IRC members had travelled to Panama City earlier that month without required SAC approval, the club had already argued its case a week earlier to the commission, which included four current[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Health Education Services, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, and the Women's Center organized a month-long education campaign aimed at raising awareness about sexual violence.

SAPE Organizes 1st Monthlong Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign

Throughout April, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, the Women’s Center and Health Education Services hosted events in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness month, the first time in university history that programming events lasted for the entire month, centered around the theme “Take It All Back.” The events were organized by a[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: SUBUL MALIK/THE HOYA Students of Georgetown, Inc. lost access to their Google accounts network in March as a result of a cyberattack.

Corp Hit by Cyberattack Last Month, Losing Access to Key Files

Students of Georgetown, Inc.’s internal network of Google accounts was hacked on the night of March 21, leaving the student-run business commonly known as The Corp without access to internal documents, records and email communications for about a day. The Metropolitan Police Department and the Georgetown University Police Department responded[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: WILL CROMARTY/THE HOYA Eighteen new Georgetown University Student Association Senators were elected last week in the first April election after a February voting restructuring referendum.

Eighteen GUSA Senators Chosen in 1st April Elections

Eighteen new senators were elected in the Georgetown University Student Associations senate elections for the 2018-19 school year that were held April 19. This election marks the first one since the passage of a set of referendums that upended voting policy this February. The referendums that altered GUSA elections were[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FBI Offers $1 Million Reward for Information About Missing US Journalist

FBI Offers $1 Million Reward for Information About Missing US Journalist

A $1 million reward is being offered for information leading to the whereabouts of Austin Tice (SFS ’02), a U.S. freelance journalist who has been missing in Syria since 2012, the FBI announced April 19. Tice, 36, disappeared near Damascus while reporting on the Syrian civil war. The FBI released[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments News, News - Top
JPMorgan Chase Set to Increase Philanthropic Investments in DC Area

JPMorgan Chase Set to Increase Philanthropic Investments in DC Area

JPMorgan Chase plans to increase philanthropic investments and create up to 70 new branches and 700 new jobs in the Washington, D.C.-Maryland-Virginia region, an expansion that Chase executives say will benefit lower-income communities. The firm will designate $4 billion to invest in affordable housing and small business development over the[Read More…]

by April 26, 2018 0 comments City News, News - Top
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Stresses Need for Unity in Democratic Party

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Stresses Need for Unity in Democratic Party

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) expressed the importance of a unified Democratic Party moving forward at a student town hall hosted by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service and the McCourt School of Public Policy on Tuesday morning in Gaston Hall. Pelosi currently serves as[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News - Top
Former Vice President Al Gore Expresses Optimism for Reversing Climate Change

Former Vice President Al Gore Expresses Optimism for Reversing Climate Change

The United States is at the brink of a widespread environmental revolution, former Vice President and environmental advocate Al Gore said at an event Monday afternoon in Gaston Hall. The event featured an introduction by Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia, who discussed the university’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: RYAN BAE FOR THE HOYA Georgetown University Student Association President Sahil Nair, above, and Vice President Naba Rahman opened applications for positions in their cabinet to the entire student body.

GUSA Executive Cabinet Members Confirmed

The Georgetown University Student Association’s executive leadership filled 35 senior leadership, operations and cabinet seats to form a team that will work with the administration to develop policy initiatives and support the administration’s goals. In March, GUSA opened its executive positions to the entire student body, soliciting applications for open[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Students Compete in Entrepreneurship Pitch Contest

Students Compete in Entrepreneurship Pitch Contest

“Law, Business and Entrepreneurship,” a multi-disciplinary course in the Landegger Program in International Business Diplomacy, hosted a pitch competition, in which participating students demonstrated a range of entrepreneurial skills. Taught by School of Foreign Service professor David Muchow, the class experiments with methods of entrepreneurship that cross the disciplines of[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top