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GEORGETOWN COLLEGE - GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY FACEBOOK PAGE | Members of the Georgetown College Class of 2019 gathered at commencement May 18.

Adichie Encourages Care for Others at College Commencement

To ease the stress created by the modern “age of hurry,” it is necessary to care for others and avoid extreme individualism, award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie told Georgetown University College graduates May 18. Adichie addressed the audience gathered on Healy Lawn after receiving her own honorary degree. Adichie is[Read More…]

by May 26, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
JESUITS MARYLAND PROVIDENCE | Fr. Richard J. Ryscavage, S.J., who had taught "Global Child Migration" at Georgetown since 2017, died April 26 at 74.

Former Georgetown Professor Fr. Richard J. Ryscavage, S.J., Dies

Fr. Richard J. Ryscavage, S.J., a scholar of migration issues and Georgetown University professor since 2017, died April 26 at the age of 74. A Jesuit priest for over 40 years, Ryscavage focused his work in higher education, politics and  nonprofits on the rights of migrants and refugees. His funeral[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GU-Q School of Foreign Service Graduates 11th Cohort

Sixty-four seniors graduated from the School of Foreign Service in Qatar in front of family, friends, faculty, Qatari officials and international diplomats in the campus’s 11th commencement ceremony May 9. GU-Q held the ceremony at its campus in Education City, Doha, Qatar, where graduates received a Bachelor of Science in[Read More…]

by May 14, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top

Glover Park Rite Aid Closes After Disappointing Sales

The Rite Aid store at 2255 Wisconsin Avenue is set to close May 18 following the purchase of thousands of Rite Aid stores by Walgreens in 2017, according to The Georgetowner. The Rite Aid pharmacies will close ahead of the store closing May 13. Walgreens originally planned to close 600[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
KIKI SCHMALFUSS/THE HOYA | The LGBTQ Resource Center is among 20 co-sponsors of this year's Sexual Assault Awareness Month hosted by the Sexual Assault Peer Educators and Health Education Services.

Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month Highlights Marginalized Narratives

The second annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month, cosponsored by Health Education Services and Sexual Assault Peer Educators, will emphasize diversity and the narratives of marginalized communities in its on-campus programming. Similar to last year, SAAM’s theme for 2019 is “Take it All Back,” a reference to Take Back the Night,[Read More…]

by April 16, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Compass Coffee Opens New Georgetown Venue

Compass Coffee, the main supplier of coffee products for Students of Georgetown, Inc., commonly known as The Corp, opened its own new location in Georgetown on April 6, as it aims to offer a new study space for Georgetown students off campus. The coffee shop, located at 1351 Wisconsin Avenue[Read More…]

by April 11, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
CONNOR THOMAS FOR THE HOYA "Yell at GUSA" is modeled off of past initiatives of Georgetown Univeristy Student Association Presidents, such as the "Scream at GUSA" event that occurred in 2016.

GUSA Execs Invite Students to ‘Yell’ Feedback in Red Square

Georgetown students had the chance to “Yell at GUSA About Stuff” on Friday afternoon in an event created by newly sworn-in Georgetown University Student Association President Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) and Vice President Aleida Olvera (COL ’20). Olvera and Francis created the event for students to express concerns about[Read More…]

by April 3, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: JULIA ALVEY/THE HOYA | Georgetown College Dean Chris Celenza proposed that the university hire a new women's and gender studies director who has experience working in a WGST department at another school as part of the discussions surrounding the push for a WGST department.

WGST Activists Meet With Dean After 17-Month Push

Students and faculty met with Georgetown College Dean Chris Celenza to discuss considerations associated with expanding the women’s and gender studies program into a department March 21. The meeting came after students delivered a letter to Celenza’s office March 1 urging Georgetown to respond to a 2017 proposal advocating for[Read More…]

by March 29, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CRYSTAL CITY | Amazon is set to establish a second headquarters in Crystal City after cancelling its plans to split a second headquarters between Crystal City and New York because of opposition from local leaders in New York.

Arlington County Approves $23 Million in Incentives for Amazon

Amazon is set to receive $23 million in incentives after a unanimous vote by the Arlington County Board on March 16. Amazon’s second headquarters will occupy over six million square feet of office space in Northern Virginia through 2035 in exchange for the approved local and state subsidies, according to[Read More…]

by March 20, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
@JACK EVANS WARD 2/TWITTER | Washington, D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) was asked to resign after allegations that he abused his role in government to obtain corporate deals surfaced Feb. 28.

Open Letter Calls for DC Councilmember’s Resignation

An open letter requesting Washington, D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) step down as National Committeeman of the D.C. Democratic Party was published March 6, following allegations that he misused his position to solicit corporate deals. Evans is the councilmember who represents the neighbourhoods including Georgetown, Dupont Circle and Foggy[Read More…]

by March 14, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top