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GUPD, GUSA Launch Pilot Safety Programs

The Georgetown University Police Department and Georgetown University Student Association launched a pilot program for on-campus student safety escorts and enhanced SafeRides service in order to decrease wait times April 18. The Student Safety Escort Pilot Program is set to provide on-campus, point-to-point student safety escorts seven nights a week[Read More…]

by April 26, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown Student Assaulted, Suspect Charged

Georgetown Student Assaulted, Suspect Charged

A female Georgetown student was assaulted while walking alone on the 3300 block of N Street around 2:44 a.m on Friday, April 21. The Metropolitan Police Department arrested the suspect after a SafeRides van driver spotted the suspect and after GUPD conducted a search for the suspect after the student[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Security Merits Scrutiny

A new university policy gives the Georgetown University Police Department sole discretion over security costs. This policy will prove detrimental to groups that shoulder the financial burden of these events, to students whose Student Activity Fee is unduly allocated to these costs and to the community that will be potentially[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Resources Over Restriction

Between a funding cut and a potential university-led crackdown, Georgetown Day — a time-honored campus tradition since 2000 — may be in trouble. University concerns over excessive noise and class disruption have led the celebration to be scrutinized by the faculty, who created a committee last fall dedicated to “evaluating[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

GUSA Protests GUPD Student Group Charges

The Georgetown University Student Association senate unanimously approved a bill Sunday expressing concerns about new policies requiring student and administrative groups to pay for security at certain events. GUSA Senator Hunter Estes (SFS ’19), who introduced the bill, said the Georgetown University Police Department decides if an event requires security[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Two students are planning to launch the It’s On Us Pledge, which works to promote student pledges to end sexual violence on college campuses Wednesday.

Students Launch It’s On Us To End Sexual Violence

Two students are planning to launch an It’s On Us chapter, an initiative that works to have students take a pledge to end sexual violence on college campuses, in conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness month. The Obama administration launched It’s On Us in 2014 in an effort to end sexual[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Suspect in Georgetown Student Kidnapping Arrested

Suspect in Georgetown Student Kidnapping Arrested

The suspect accused of kidnapping a Georgetown University student three blocks from campus has been arrested in Seattle, Wash., according to local media outlets. NBC4 Washington has named the suspect as Paolo Aldorasi, 34, of London, England, and said he will face a federal kidnapping charge. The Georgetown University Police[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
GUPD Not Notified of Kidnapping Until Nearly a Day Later

GUPD Not Notified of Kidnapping Until Nearly a Day Later

For about 20 hours, the Georgetown community was unaware that a student had been kidnapped Jan. 26 due to a communication lapse between the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police and the Georgetown University Police Department. Although the kidnapping reportedly occurred about three blocks from the front gates of Georgetown — outside[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Safety On And Off Campus

On Jan. 27, the Georgetown University Police Department issued a Public Safety Alert following the kidnapping of a Georgetown student on the 3400 block of O Street NW the previous day. By the time the department emailed the Georgetown community about the incident, almost a full day had elapsed since[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Two Bias-Related Attacks Reported

Two Georgetown students were attacked in separate bias-related incidents off campus reported in the past week, according to a campuswide email from Georgetown University Police Department Chief Jay Gruber and Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson yesterday. Gruber and Olson wrote that a group of four white men approached[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 3 comments City News, News