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Love Saxa Funding, Status Remain Uncertain After Vote Postponed

The fate of student group Love Saxa’s funding and status as a university-recognized club remains uncertain after a meeting of the Student Activities Commission ended without a vote early Tuesday morning. The committee heard the complaint of two students opposed to Love Saxa, who argued that the university should not[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 12 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Coming Out Day Kicks Off ‘OUTober’

Coming Out Day Kicks Off ‘OUTober’

The 12th annual “OUTober” – a six-weeklong celebration of Georgetown’s LGBTQ community that kicked off with Coming Out Day in Red Square last Friday — focuses on the theme of personal and political histories of the varied LGBTQ community. Held in conjunction with LGBTQ History Month, “OUTober” will feature a[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Annabelle Timsit

TIMSIT: Curtailing Intellectual Freedom

Georgetown’s intellectual biodiversity is being challenged by what the New York Times columnist Ross Douthat calls the “rapid colonization of new cultural territory by an ascendant social liberalism.” Often, the instrument of this type of censorship is the much debated “trigger warning.” Recent data from a survey conducted by Gallup,[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 4 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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GUPride has apologized for its handling of race in its club after its Mr. Georgetown candidate, fifth from right, was criticized for a spoken word poem on race he performed.

Mr. GUPride Apology Issued

Georgetown University Pride apologized on Sunday for a spoken word poem presented by Willem Miller — the group’s representative at last Friday’s Mr. Georgetown pageant — in which he described his concerns about raising a black child in this country. In a Facebook statement, the group admitted to its troubled[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Hold the Door Open

Hold the Door Open

Last Friday, hundreds of students donned their orange “I am” T-shirts for Coming Out Day in a celebration of gender and sexual identity. With Coming Out Day and a number of other events sponsored by GUPride and the LGBTQ Resource Center, OUTober serves to recognize both the triumphs and continued[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 4 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Solidarity Against Bigotry

On a campus where most forms of physical or emotional hostility are thankfully rare, it can be especially jarring when we learn of an incident that challenges our notions of safety — both close to home and from afar. Last week, one of our classmates was antagonized and accosted. The[Read More…]

by September 19, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

GU Student Assaulted on M Street

In a bias-related incident involving sexual orientation, an unknown attacker assaulted an unidentified Georgetown University student on the 3300 block of M Street at 1:31 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. The student was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. “The GU student along with two other students were walking[Read More…]

by September 16, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Identifying Progress

Through the developing discussion of trans issues at Georgetown, the university has reached a considerable benchmark in its history, with transgender students more welcomed on campus and issues that concern them gaining wider attention. More progress, however, can still be made, especially in the area of simple administrative policy. Foremost[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top