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Georgetown students, most of them employees of Students of Georgetown, Inc., discuss the student-run business' culture and relationship with the community at a town hall Wednesday.

At Corp Town Hall, Employees Advocate Diversity and Transparency

A more inclusive hiring process and institutional transparency would improve Students of Georgetown, Inc. and its relationship with the community, employees and leaders of the Georgetown University student-run business said at Tuesday evening’s Corp Town Hall, hosted by the organization’s leadership to reflect on current operations. The event, which was[Read More…]

by April 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
31 Students Declare Candidacy for April GUSA Senate Election

31 Students Declare Candidacy for April GUSA Senate Election

Georgetown University Student Association senate elections for sophomore, junior and senior representatives are set to run between Wednesday and Thursday evening, following a current GUSA senate campaign to promote greater diversity and inclusivity within the body. Six rising seniors, 12 rising juniors and 13 rising sophomores have declared candidacy in[Read More…]

by April 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Amanda Scott (C’19), left, and Shakera Vaughan (C’19), both government majors at Georgetown, are among this year's 2018 Harry S. Truman Scholars.

2 Students Awarded Truman Scholarship for Community Service

Government majors Amanda Scott (COL ’19) and Shakera Vaughan (COL ’19) were each awarded $30,000 by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation for their government-related extracurricular activities and community service. The scholarship, awarded to students dedicated to implementing positive change through public service, must be used for graduate education. Scott[Read More…]

by April 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top

Local News Site DCist Shut Down After Parent Company Labor Dispute

Local news site DCist was shut down late Nov. 2 after billionaire CEO Joe Ricketts — owner of DNAinfo and Gothamist, DCist’s parent company — announced a decision to discontinue publishing both news organizations. The decision follows an Oct. 26 vote by Gothamist reporters and editors to unionize following Ricketts’[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Cooper Field Renovation Set to Begin in December

Cooper Field Renovation Set to Begin in December

Renovations for Cooper Field’s new 3,000-seat facility featuring new restrooms, locker rooms and other features will begin December 2017. The project will expand Cooper Field’s current 2,500-seat occupancy and provide a new concessions area, a press box and new entryways to the field, according to the funding approval document. The project[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Responsible News Consumption

The Sept. 11 attacks were an inside job, 250,000 Syrian refugees are currently being housed on the Navajo Indian Reservation and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton organized a hit on an FBI agent who was investigating her. According to my Facebook news feed, all of this — and more[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Mitigate Bias in Social Media

This past summer, Facebook faced criticism for its trending news section being biased towards liberal sites, routinely ignoring or suppressing conservative news outlets like Breitbart. In response to these accusations, first revealed through documents obtained by the technology blog Gizmodo, Facebook fired the human editors whose job it was to[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Farewell to Legends of Comedy

On Tuesday, Feb. 10, Jon Stewart announced his departure from the hit Comedy Central segment “The Daily Show.” As expected, the Internet erupted as Comedy Central President Michele Ganeless bid him farewell and as Jon Stewart confirmed the news on air later that night. Stewart’s departure makes him the third[Read More…]

by February 19, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
CORREIA: Cronkite: Biased and Better for It

CORREIA: Cronkite: Biased and Better for It

Ask anyone over the age of 40, and he or she will likely say that the last great American broadcast journalist was Walter Cronkite. From 1937 until 1981, Cronkite reported on many important events in American history; his most famous moments include his report of John F. Kennedy’s assassination and[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Entering his 14th year, University President John J. DeGioia is the longest-serving president in Georgetown’s history.

13 Years In, DeGioia Outlasts Predecessors in President’s Office

After 13 years at the helm, University President John J. DeGioia (CAS ’79, GRD ’95) has reached a milestone. The Georgetown fixture is now the longest-serving president in the university’s history, surpassing the 12- and 13-year tenures of former presidents Fr. Leo O’Donovan, S.J., and Fr. Timothy Healy, S.J. But[Read More…]

by August 26, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News