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Students Advocate for Women

Half the Sky, a global advocacy group that seeks to empower women and girls, formed a new branch at Georgetown this semester. Moriah Lenhart-Wees (COL’13) was inspired to create Georgetown’s Half the Sky chapter after reading the book “Half The Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.” The book,[Read More…]

by November 13, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Turnout Up, Creates Long Lines at Polls

Many students voting in the District of Columbia and northern Virginia last Tuesday encountered long lines and delays at polling places, which in Georgetown were partly because of a surge in student voter turnout. Arianne Kaldewey (SFS ’15) and Kelly Pierce (MSB ’15) both spent almost three hours at the[Read More…]

by November 13, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Faulty Machinery Sounds Leo’s Alarms

O’Donovan Hall has been evacuated three times this semester after fire alarms have sounded due to faulty equipment. According to university spokeswoman Stacy Kerr, the most recent fire alarm went off Oct. 31, when a faulty heater started to smoke in a storage room that is connected to the Southwest Garage.[Read More…]

by November 6, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Supreme Court Hears Affirmative Action Case

Supreme Court Hears Affirmative Action Case

Affirmative action admission policies came under fire as the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin Wednesday. The case originated in 2009 when Abigail Fisher, a white applicant, was denied admission to the University of Texas at[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments City News, News

SAT Scores Expected on Post-Grad Job Applications

Though most students don’t give their SAT scores a second thought after high school, many recent or soon-to-be graduates are discovering that it is common practice for employers to require them on job applications. According to Mike Schaub, executive director of Georgetown’s Cawley Career Education Center, certain consulting firms have asked job applicants[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News