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Study Wary of College Divestment

Divestment from fossil fuels could negatively impact the financial returns for universities, according to a new report from an economic consulting company. The study, released by Compass Lexecon and sponsored by the Independent Petroleum Association of America, highlighted the negative impacts of university divestment from fossil fuels, branding divestment a “bad[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 5 comments City News, News, News - Top
Legacy Status Tips Admission Scales

Legacy Status Tips Admission Scales

Amid recent challenges to affirmative action in Texas, California and Michigan, the common practice of legacy preference, which advantages the children of alumni during the university admissions process, has also been called into question, prompting debate over its benefits and potential concerns. Georgetown’s admissions office does consider legacy preference: In[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 5 comments City News, News, News - Top
Q&A: Former Harvard UC President Reflects on Satire Success

Q&A: Former Harvard UC President Reflects on Satire Success

The election of Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Connor Rohan (COL ’16) to the Georgetown University Student Association executive elicited comparisons to the 2013 election of Sam Clark and Gus Mayopoulos to the Harvard Undergraduate Council. Both campaigns wielded satire to highlight deep-seated issues germane to their respective institutions; Clark[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top