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Demonstrators Address Demands to University

“What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Now.” Black student activists led around 250 students, faculty and community members in a demonstration in Red Square last night to express solidarity with college students of color experiencing racism domestically and internationally. The group announced a list of six[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown, Jesuits, Slaveholding

Georgetown, Jesuits, Slaveholding

The Hoya has run a series of pieces about the relationship of the university in its early years to slavery. The two columns by Matthew Quallen and another by Suzanne Monyak are thoughtful examples of a kind of historical reflection that has lately been undertaken at other universities with slaveholding[Read More…]

by February 9, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
QUALLEN: When the Jesuits Stole Our Fire

QUALLEN: When the Jesuits Stole Our Fire

By now, it has become cliche to invoke Georgetown’s Jesuit identity across virtually every category of university policy. “Georgetown University, as a Catholic and Jesuit institution, is committed to providing fair and competitive compensation packages for university employees” — so opens the Just Employment Policy for Georgetown University. “Inspired by[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top