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Football | Select Hoyas Kneel During National Anthem

As the national anthem played before Georgetown football’s team (3-0, 1-0 Patriot League) Homecoming Day game against the Columbia Lions (0-2), 11 members of the Blue and Gray knelt on one knee. Their move follows the footsteps of San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who sparked national discussion when he[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CATHERINE KENNEALLY/THE HOYA
President DeGioia addressed racial injustice and announced four new commitments on Georgetown’s engagement with race in a speech to the Georgetown community on Feb. 4.

DeGioia Addresses Racial Injustice

University President John J. DeGioia announced four new commitments to address Georgetown’s engagement with race, including the expansion of African American studies to include a major, during his “Racial Injustice in America: A Framework for Georgetown’s Future Engagement” address in Lohrfink Auditorium last Thursday. DeGioia enumerated four explicit commitments, beginning[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY Courtney Maduike
GUWOC Outreach Chair Courtney Maduike (SFS ’17) led a panel on diversity and race with Ayo Aruleba (COL ’17), Asha Thanki (SFS ’17), Gilda Gallardo (COL ’17) and Tanner Davis (SFS ’17).

Students Discuss Diverse Experiences of Race at Georgetown

Georgetown University Women of Color hosted its annual “Race at Georgetown” dialogue in an effort to discuss issues of race and diversity within the larger campus community in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Tuesday night. The event was held in conjunction with the “What’s a Hoya?” initiative, focusing on freshman[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

DeGioia Announces African American Studies Department

University President John J. DeGioia announced a plan for four new commitments designed to address racial injustice and progress for racial equality both on campus and nationally in an address to the community in Lohrfink Auditorium on Thursday afternoon. DeGioia’s proposed commitments include the proposal for an African American studies department[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

First Black Undergraduate Dies

Samuel Halsey Jr. (SFS ’53), who died last month at the age of 87, left behind three siblings, four children and more than a dozen grandchildren and great-grandchildren. But he also left an enduring legacy at Georgetown as the first black undergraduate to be admitted to the school. Valedictorian of his high[Read More…]

by March 28, 2012 0 comments News