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Funding Cuts Reduce Access for Club Sports Athletes

Funding Cuts Reduce Access for Club Sports Athletes

Multiple Georgetown club sports teams expect obstacles to financial accessibility for students after the Advisory Board for Club Sports saw its funding decreased for the 2019-20 school year. The budget decrease for ABCS, which supervises the overall administration and policies for the 34 club sports on campus, was approved by[Read More…]

ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB FOR THE HOYA | In an event titled "Intersectional Feminism in Congress," Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) said she was concerned about the fate of Native American communities in America.

Indigenous Legislator Advocates for Minority Political Activism

Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) urged indigenous women to advocate for the issues affecting their communities in political dialogue Tuesday. The experiences of indigenous women give them a greater capacity to respect cultural pluralism and multilingualism, according to Haaland, one of the first two Native American women to serve in the[Read More…]

by March 29, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ALLISON HERR FOR THE HOYA | Students said their advocacy is limited by the few opportunities to speak with university dining workers without their managers present.

Students Advocate for Workers Amid Contract Renegotiations

Workers rights student activists expressed grievances of low wages on behalf of Georgetown food service workers at a Feb 14. open forum about ongoing labor contract negotiations. Georgetown food service workers at O’Donovan Hall, Leavey Court and Einstein’s Bagels in Car Barn are represented by the Washington, D.C. branch of[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
@FRANCESCAGORTZ/TWITTER | Former Yemeni Minister for Human Rights Amat Alsoswa called for Yemeni women to be included in peace negotiations at an event Friday.

Women Essential to Advancement of Peace in Yemen, Former Minister Says

The representation of Yemeni women in peace negotiations is necessary to put an end to the Yemeni conflict, Yemen’s former Minister for Human Rights Amat Alsoswa said at an event Friday. Hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, the event, titled “Prospects for Peace in Yemen,” was[Read More…]

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