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FILE PHOTO: ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA |  Requested budget allocations for student activities were cut by $229,040.80 in the Feb. 26 draft.

GUSA Releases Draft Budget; Club Sports and CSJ Face Largest Cuts

The Georgetown University Student Association finance and appropriations committee released its draft budget allocating $1,092,000 in student activities funds Feb. 26. While the overall budget for the 2019-20 school year increased by 2.4 percent from last year, the requested student activities budget totaled more than $1,321,040, forcing cuts. The budgets[Read More…]

by March 5, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Michelle Xu/The Hoya | Black Lives Matter April Goggans sued the Metropolitan Police Department in order to obtain police documents due to suspicions of unlawful police surveillance.

Black Lives Matter Activist Sues MPD for Release of Surveillance Documents

A Black Lives Matter activist is awaiting a final judgment for her lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police Department to obtain documents to prove unlawful police surveillance after a Feb. 8 hearing. April Goggans, a core organizer of Black Lives Matter D.C., first reported experiencing police surveillance in 2015, according to[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GAGE/FACEBOOK | Graduate student workers are prioritizing worker compensation and health insurance coverage as the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees prepares to start contract negotiations with the university.

Graduate Union Seeks to Raise Compensation, Insurance Coverage

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees elected 14 members to the union’s bargaining committee Feb. 8 as it prepares to begin negotiating worker contracts with the university. The bargaining committee aims to win a contract that addresses the top four issues identified by graduate employees, including increased worker compensation, dental[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
@ELEANORNORTON/TWITTER | Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) introduced  a bill requiring federal workplaces to set aside non-bathroom space for breastfeeding. The bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 6.

Bill Requiring Federal Buildings to Designate Breastfeeding Spaces Passes House

A bill that mandates federal workspaces to provide a designated nonbathroom space for guests and visitors to pump breast milk passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 6. The bill was introduced by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) on Jan. 30 and is the second breastfeeding-specific bill to ever pass[Read More…]

by February 13, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top