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JOHN CURRAN/THE HOYA
The Georgetown delegation to COP21 spoke about its experience at the conference in the Mortara Center on Feb. 1.

Delegation Reflects on Paris Climate Change Conference

Members of the Georgetown delegation to the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, also known as COP21, discussed their experience and optimism for the new climate deal with the Georgetown community at an event Monday afternoon in the Mortara Center titled, “What Happened in Paris?” The discussion was part of the Energy[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Campaign Supports Undocumented

Around 165 community members participated in Hoyas for Immigrant Rights and UndocuHoyas’ photo campaign in support of the community of undocumented individuals at Georgetown and across the country in Red Square on Thursday. HIR and UndocuHoyas partnered with United We Dream, the largest immigrant-youth-led organization in the U.S., to organize[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ISABEL BINAMIRA/THE HOYA
In the past quarter-century, the Women’s Center has moved its home from a Leavey Center storage closet to the third floor of the building.

Women’s Center Marks 25 Years

A quarter-century ago, the university founded the Georgetown University Women’s Center in a converted Leavey Center storage closet with the goal of providing “a safe environment while respecting all facets of women’s abilities, spirituality and differences,” according to its mission statement. This October marked the 25th anniversary of the GUWC,[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KATHLEEN GUAN/THE HOYA
Truth Telling Project Co-Directors David Ragland and Cori Bush held a discussion on police brutality and institutional racism as part of their nationwide initiative to spark dialogue after the Ferguson protests in the Healey Family Student Center last Friday morning.

Dialogue Project Founders Tackle Police Brutality

Truth Telling Project Co-Directors Cori Bush and David Ragland spoke about their experiences on the frontlines of the police brutality protests in Ferguson, Mo. Friday morning in the Healey Family Student Center. The event, titled “The Radical Act of Truth Telling: For Ferguson and Beyond,” was organized by the Georgetown[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Former White House Advisor Pfeiffer Talks Politics

Former White House Advisor Pfeiffer Talks Politics

Dan Pfeiffer (COL ’98), a former senior advisor to President Barack Obama, spoke about his experience in politics at the inaugural event of an alumni series hosted by the recently launched Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service in Copley Formal Lounge Tuesday evening. The series, titled “Hoyas in Politics[Read More…]

by September 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
March2Justice Culminates in Rally on National Mall

March2Justice Culminates in Rally on National Mall

March2Justice, a 250-mile march that began in New York City on April 13 campaigning for criminal justice legislation reform in the United States, culminated in a rally on the National Mall Tuesday, April 21. Hundreds of marchers delivered a “Justice Package” to Congress containing three pieces of legislation to encourage[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

TBTN Hosts “It Happens Here”

The Georgetown community came together to hear anonymous and unedited survivor stories of sexual assault at an event titled “It Happens Here” in McShain Lounge Thursday. The event, organized by Take Back the Night, allowed Georgetown community members to submit anonymous stories through a Google form prior to the event.[Read More…]

by April 18, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Task Force Tackles Hypothermia

“DHS reports the Hypothermia Alert will remain on.” The message from the District of Columbia AlertDC system is casual, and for most students, it simply signifies another cold winter night. For the Georgetown students and staff on the Hypothermia Outreach Team, however, the alert is a call to action. As[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
OWN IT Summit: Imagination Interview

OWN IT Summit: Imagination Interview

Actress in the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black Danielle Brooks spoke in the Imagination Interview at the OWN It Summit in Gaston Hall Saturday morning. Co-Executive Editor of Re/Code Kara Swisher moderated the panel. Brooks spoke about the role of Orange is the New Black in shifting[Read More…]

by March 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
SOPHIE FAABORG-ANDERSEN/THE HOYA
New York Times reporters C.J. Chivers, left, and Tyler Hicks featured in the inaugural Salim El-Lozi Lecture, discussing war reporting.

Bylines From the Front Lines

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalists C.J. Chivers and Tyler Hicks discussed their experiences as war reporters in Ukraine, Syria and on other fronts. The Wednesday night conversation, held in the Intercultural Center Auditorium, was the inaugural event in the Georgetown journalism program’s Salim El-Lozi Lecture Series. The lecture series[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top