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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

MPD Private Security Camera Program Looks to Expand

The Private Security Camera System Incentive Program has created a network of more than 1,000 security cameras on homes and businesses to help Washington, D.C. law enforcement monitor crime. The program, first proposed by Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) in 2015, provides rebates for property owners to purchase security cameras in[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GUPD Investigates Cyber Harassment

The university is investigating potential cyber harassment incidents by a Facebook account under the name John Carroll, after a student and the Georgetown University Student Association reported the account for multiple incidents of harassment following President-elect Donald Trump’s Nov. 8 victory. The account sent private messages to multiple students, including[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Gas Leak Shuts Front Gates

Gas Leak Shuts Front Gates

The main gates and Copley Lawn were cordoned off with caution tape for about 8 hours yesterday after Washington Gas Light contractors struck a natural gas line while performing excavations in front of the main gate, causing a gas leak. The university issued a HoyaAlert at 1:43 p.m. urging the[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Police Investigates Local Hate Crime

A potential hate crime in which a perpetrator assaulted and used homophobic language against a Georgetown student off campus the night of Oct. 31 is being investigated by the Georgetown University Police Department and the Metropolitan Police Department. A campuswide email sent Nov. 1 from GUPD Chief Jay Gruber and[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

GUPD Investigates Flyers

The Georgetown University Police Department is investigating flyers posted on and off campus this weekend advertising a “Frito Bandito Party” to be hosted last night, which featured phrases misattributed to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump regarding immigrants. The flyers included the address of a private residence off Georgetown’s campus, as[Read More…]

by November 1, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top