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Panelists, including Title IX coordinator Laura Cutway, discussed the state of the university’s sexual assault efforts.

Panel Talks Sexual Assault Progress, Challenges

April 26, 2016 at 12:24 am 0 comments

Six university administrators emphasized the need to expand Counseling and Psychiatric Services and better publicize resources available for victims of sexual assault at the third annual Sexual Assault Open Forum in the Leavey Program Room on Wednesday. Hosted by Take Back the Night and the Georgetown University Student Association, theRead More

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ARC Weaknesses Revealed

April 12, 2016 at 12:40 am 2 comments

Underfunded and understaffed, Georgetown’s Academic Resource Center received criticism for its wheelchair-inaccessible location, insufficient staff size and lack of visibility in an external review submitted to the Division of Student Affairs in January. The 14-page report identifies deficiencies and offers 15 recommendations, including expanding the staff, relocating the center, improvingRead More

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Following advocacy by groups such as Hoyas for Immigrant Rights, the university has launched a website for undocumented students.

GU Launches Initiative to Aid Undocumented Students

April 8, 2016 at 12:30 am 0 comments

Georgetown University announced the launch of the Undocumented Student Resource website — an online portal meant to provide information and resources for undocumented current and prospective Georgetown students — in a campus-wide email from Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson on Thursday. The announcement arrived on the same dayRead More

Student Athletes Form Petition Protesting Kehoe Field Closure

March 22, 2016 at 12:14 am 0 comments

Student athletes frustrated with Kehoe Field’s potential eight-to-15-year closure have created a petition urging the administration to expedite the rehabilitation process. Kehoe Field’s closure has consequently forced club sports, intramural sports and recreational activities onto one field: Cooper Field. The administration decided to close Kehoe Field on Feb. 2 becauseRead More

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University Appoints Assistant Vice President of Student Health

March 22, 2016 at 12:02 am 1 comment

Dr. Vincent WinklerPrins, MD, will serve as Assistant Vice President of Student Health beginning in April, according to an e-mail sent by Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson to campus student leaders on March 14. “I know that Dr. WinklerPrins will bring tremendous assets to our critical health andRead More

Khan, Fisk Propose Greek Council Launch

February 26, 2016 at 12:16 am 1 comment

The Georgetown University Student Association President- and Vice President-elect Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ‘17) will form an unofficial Greek Council to connect student government and the university’s unrecognized fraternities and sororities. According to Khan, the council will be a common meeting place for Greek organizations toRead More

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Climate Survey Responses Reach Target

February 19, 2016 at 12:24 am 0 comments

Georgetown University’s first Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey, which closed at midnight on Monday, Feb. 15, saw participation from 51 percent of the entire student body according to recently released figures, meeting the university’s 50 percent participation rate goal. “I am very encouraged by the strong response from ourRead More

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Project Lighthouse, announced by the Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health Committee this week, will allow students to communicate with trained peer supporters on concerns regarding mental health through a unique online chat forum.

Project Lighthouse Initiative Announced

January 22, 2016 at 12:28 am 1 comment

The Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health Committee announced the creation of the Project Lighthouse mental health initiative Jan. 13, which will implement a peer-to-peer online chat service to let Georgetown students anonymously communicate with trained supporters on issues such as stress culture, sleep problems and thoughts of self-harm. TheRead More

Survey Seeks to Address Campus Sexual Violence

January 22, 2016 at 12:20 am 0 comments

Georgetown University released its first Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey to the student body Jan. 14 to gather relevant data on the prevalence of sexual violence on campus and to promote a better understanding of the issue among community members. It is the university’s first initiative of 2016 toRead More

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GUSA Releases Mental Health Initiative

January 15, 2016 at 7:53 pm 2 comments

The Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health Committee announced the creation of the Project Lighthouse mental health initiative Wednesday, which will implement a peer-to-peer online chat service to enable Georgetown students to anonymously communicate on issues such as stress culture, sleep problems and thoughts of self-harm. The initiative plans toRead More