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University to Replace Blackboard, Implement New Technology Initiatives

May 5, 2016 at 6:36 pm 1 comment

Georgetown will introduce Canvas as its new learning management system in the fall semester and eventually replace Blackboard in an effort to improve the university’s technology infrastructure, among other new initiatives, according to information released at a meeting between University Information Services and the Georgetown University Student Association Technology AdvisoryRead More

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New Solar-Powered Phone Chargers Come to Light

May 1, 2016 at 12:17 pm 1 comment

Georgetown University’s main campus saw the installation of the first of four public, solar-powered cell phone charging stations late last month at the Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle turnaround in front of McDonough Arena as part of a new collaborative sustainability initiative.   The Office of Sustainability houses the project inRead More

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The Office of the Provost redesignated Brown House as student housing following a petition garnering over 1,000 signatures.

University Reinstates Brown House as Student Housing

April 29, 2016 at 12:26 am 0 comments

The Office of the Provost has agreed to retain 3616 N St. NW — popularly known as Brown House — as student housing following the successful #SaveBrownHouse petition, which amassed 1,057 signatures, according to the Georgetown University Student Association. The administration removed Brown House from the housing lottery this year,Read More

University Announces Summer Housing Study

April 29, 2016 at 12:18 am 0 comments

University contractors will conduct a study over the next few months to determine the timeframe, price and priorities for immediate and long-term housing renovations. Organized in conjunction with the Georgetown University Student Association, administrators and students will take representatives of architecture firm Ayers Saint-Gross and subconsultant Brailsford & Dunlavey, onRead More

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The online mental health program Project Lighthouse launched this week and received more than 25 messages its first day.

Project Lighthouse Launches

April 26, 2016 at 12:32 am 2 comments

Student-led mental health program Project Lighthouse officially launched its anonymous online chat service Sunday, responding to 25 students’ messages on its first day of operations. The new service, available from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. daily, connects students with student peer supporters to discuss issues ranging from stress and sleepRead More

Federal Relations Team Seeks Dialogue, Engagement

April 26, 2016 at 12:18 am 0 comments

The Georgetown University Student Association executive charged its first federal relations team to advocate for student affairs and engage students on local and federal government initiatives. The March addition to GUSA President Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Vice President Chris Fisk’s (COL ’17) executive, the office is directed by formerRead More

Proof of Progress

April 19, 2016 at 1:02 am 0 comments

EThis week, Georgetown University Counseling and Psychiatric Services announced the introduction of free semester-long services for sexual assault survivors and accused perpetrators. This policy change marks one of many significant achievements for the countless student activists in support of sexual assault policy reform at Georgetown. Following The Hoya’s publication ofRead More

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3616 N St. NW, popularly known as Brown House, will be repurposed from student housing to Office of the Provost uses for this fall.

Brown House to Be Converted to Administrative Use

April 19, 2016 at 12:14 am 7 comments

Students have begun a petition to protest the administration’s repurposing of the townhouse at 3616 N St. NW, popularly known as Brown House, from student housing for administrative needs. The “Save Brown House” petition, which over 500 students have signed, was implemented on Sunday through a Facebook event created byRead More

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The Georgetown University Student Association senate passed a new campus redistricting proposal Sunday, adding the East and West Campus districts.

GUSA Senate Passes Campus Redistricting Proposal

April 19, 2016 at 12:10 am 0 comments

The Georgetown University Student Association senate passed a new campus redistricting proposal, which consolidates the amount of GUSA senate districts from 11 to seven and increases the total number of senators from 28 to 29, by a 24-0 vote Sunday. The new districts, which take into account the opening ofRead More

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Emeritus Director of the University of Delaware Counseling Center Dr. John Bishop released a report on Georgetown's medical leave of absence process June 28.

CAPS Offers Free Services For Sexual Assault Survivors

April 15, 2016 at 12:34 am 1 comment

Georgetown University Counseling and Psychiatric Services will permanently offer free semester-long services for sexual assault survivors and accused perpetrators, which has been in effect since April 4. Developed by Georgetown University Student Association and university administrators, the policy — which will be formally announced next week — will allow studentsRead More