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AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Rosemary Kilkenny, left, and Todd Olson, right,

Georgetown to Begin Conducting Second Sexual Misconduct Survey

Georgetown University’s 2019 Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey is set to open to the student body Friday and run through March 1. The national survey is administered by the Association of American Universities, which designed the survey to assess the frequency of campus sexual assault and misconduct in a[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HOYA HUB | Since the food pantry Hoya Hub opened in October 2018, 130 people have signed up, including undergraduate students, graduate students, staff and alumni. Nearly two-thirds of registered students said they do not have a campus meal plan.

Hoya Hub Serves Food-Insecure Students in Opening Months

The Hoya Hub, an on-campus food pantry, has expanded to 130 signups in the three months since its opening, but more may be utilizing the pantry, as the Hoya Hub does not track exact usage statistics. The pantry opened in October 2018 following a 2016 Georgetown University Student Association survey[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA Students are urging Georgetown University administrators to be clear about how proposed changes to Title IX laws will affect university Title IX proceedings.

Proposed Title IX Changes Spark Student Letter

Nearly 300 students signed a letter urging Georgetown University to be transparent in how the changes the U.S. Department of Education proposed to Title IX laws would affect the university’s sexual misconduct policies. Organized by Students Taking Action Against Interpersonal Violence, students delivered the letter to the office of University[Read More…]

by November 20, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA A new student organization called xxxx has been created to help combat sexual misconduct on campus.

New Student Group to Advocate Against Sexual Misconduct

Forty-nine students formed Students Taking Action Against Interpersonal Violence to advocate against sexual misconduct on campus and to create a campus advocacy space that was not previously organized or feasible through official student organizations. The group, not formally recognized by the university, focuses on advocacy against sexual misconduct, and pursues[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU SEXUAL ASSAULT PEER EDUCATORS Georgetown University may not appoint a new Title IX coordinator until the spring semester, leaving the position empty for a minimum of seven months following Laura Cutway's unannounced departure from the role in June.

Search for Title IX Coordinator Continues; University Completes 1st Round of Interviews

The hiring process for a Title IX coordinator is still in progress nearly five months after Laura Cutway’s June departure, with one round of interviews, including a student panel, complete. Student leaders and administrators say the appointment may not take place until the spring semester, leaving the university without a[Read More…]

by November 15, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
RICHARD SCHOFIELD FOR THE HOYA

Ward 3 Neighbors Fight Planned DC Homeless Shelter

Twenty-five residents of Ward 3 are challenging the dismissal of a lawsuit to halt construction of a planned homeless shelter in their ward, a project that has drawn ire from neighbors who claim they were not properly consulted. The residents and a group called the Neighbors for Responsive Government initially[Read More…]

by October 12, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
SYNCOPY INC.

Movie Review: ‘Dunkirk’

★★★★★ Few films succeed in building such emotional depth as writer and director Christopher Nolan’s latest masterpiece, “Dunkirk.” The film achieves greatness not with high drama or special effects, but instead with its strong emphasis on the realities of war. Tensions run high from the opening of the film, as[Read More…]

VIEWPOINT: Uncovering the Stories That Bind Us

VIEWPOINT: Uncovering the Stories That Bind Us

During my time as a Georgetown student, I walked across the trolley tracks on O Street, slipped on their smooth surface in the blizzard last year and even pointed them out in a neighborhood tour for newly admitted students and their families. But I did not understand their significance outside[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized