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Men’s Group Files Title IX Complaint Against University

Men’s Group Files Title IX Complaint Against University

The National Coalition for Men, a nonprofit organization that advocates for men’s rights, filed a Title IX complaint alleging that Georgetown University discriminates against men in its hiring practices and by supporting organizations that provide outreach to women. “Georgetown University is in violation of Title IX because it offers resources,[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 10 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Juan Martinez (left, COL '20) and Kenna Chick (COL '20) announced their administration's executive Oct. 21.

GUSA Names 13 New Executive Board Members

The Georgetown University Student Association announced the names of its 13 new executive board members Oct. 21. These executive positions were left vacant following the Sept. 11 resignation of former GUSA President Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) and the Sept. 14 resignations of former GUSA Vice President Naba Rahman (SFS ’19)[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown University and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts are collaborating on a three-part series for students to attend free performances.

Students Can Attend Free Kennedy Center Performances With New Series

The Georgetown-Kennedy Center Seminar Series, launching in November, will enable Georgetown students to attend three performances at the center free of charge and engage in post-performance discussions centered on an annual theme, the university announced Oct. 17. The seminar series is a joint collaboration between Georgetown College, the Georgetown Humanities[Read More…]

by October 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GU Medical School Students Organize Support Network for First-Generation Students

Georgetown University School of Medicine students have established GUSOM Generation I, an organization for students who identify as first-generation to access a structured network of resources and support from peers and faculty members with similar backgrounds. The group, which began as an initiative proposed by the medical school’s Council on[Read More…]

by October 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KIKI SCHMALFUSS  Georgetown University’s Office of Planning and Facilities Management has responded to 361 mold-related work requests since August 2018, with students reporting unsafe living conditions and health concerns. The number of work requests related to mold more than doubled from August through October this semester compared to the same time period last year.

Students Raise Concern Over Mold in Dorms

Georgetown University students are reporting illness and repeated delays in response by the Office of Planning and Facilities Management to requests for mold removal. In the period from August through October of the fall 2018 semester, the Office of Planning and Facilities Management responded to 361 work requests relating to[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMEENERR TWITTER Rapper Kanye West delivered an impromptu speech at the Georgetown Apple Store after a White House meeting with President Donald Trump Oct. 11.

Kanye West Visits White House, Delivers Speech at Georgetown Apple Store

Controversial rapper Kanye West delivered a speech on a table at the Georgetown Apple Store last Thursday afternoon, while visiting Washington, D.C., to meet with President Donald Trump. It was unclear if West planned to give the speech or if it was an impromptu event, Sarah Hirshorn (COL ’20), who[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY David Green, former associate vice president of financial operations at The George Washington University, began serving as Georgetown's chief financial officer on Oct. 15.

New Chief Financial Officer Assumes Role

David Green, The George Washington University’s former associate vice president of financial operations, began as Georgetown University’s chief financial officer on Oct. 15. Green has 17 years of experience in higher education, and utilizing this expertise to serve Georgetown is one of his aims. He says he hopes to use[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Christine Fair, associate professor in the security studies program, went on research leave following a tweet on her personal Twitter account advocating violence against Republican senators during the Kavanaugh hearings.

GU Professor on Leave After Facing Criticism for Tweet

Professor Christine Fair is on immediate research leave after a tweet on her personal Twitter account calling for violence against Republican senators received backlash last week, according to an email sent by Dean of the School of Foreign Service Joel Hellman on Oct. 5. Fair’s tweet was a response to[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ELIZA LAFFERTY AND PATRICK WALSH Georgetown University Student Association senate elected Eliza Lafferty (COL ’21) and Patrick Walsh (SFS ’21) as speaker and vice speaker.

GUSA Senate Elects Speaker, Vice Speaker

Eliza Lafferty (COL ’21) and Patrick Walsh (SFS ’21) were elected speaker and vice speaker of the Georgetown University Student Association senate in an emergency senate meeting Oct. 2. Lafferty, the former transition chair of the senate, and Walsh, the former transition vice chair of the senate were nominated for[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The Vatican Initiates Deeper Investigation Into Sexual Abuse Allegations Against McCarrick

The Vatican Initiates Deeper Investigation Into Sexual Abuse Allegations Against McCarrick

Pope Francis sanctioned a deeper examination of Vatican archives to investigate allegations of sexual abuse against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, archbishop emeritus of Washington, D.C., on Saturday. The announcement of the investigation was the first response from the Vatican following McCarrick’s resignation in July. The Vatican will investigate the Archives[Read More…]

by October 10, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top