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Georgetown University Student Assosciation President, Kamar Mack (COL ’19), left, and Vice President, Jessica Andino (COL ’18) reflect during their first State of the Campus Address.

GUSA State of Campus Address Previews Advocacy Priorities

Student leaders from the Georgetown University Student Association shared their recent achievements and future initiatives during an inaugural State of the Campus address in Healey Family Student Center on Wednesday evening. Around 50 students attended the event, held one evening after President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address.[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
A video of a rat tumbling to the ground from a shelf at Wisemiller’s Grocery and Deli,  a sandwich and convenience shop popular with students  was posted to Snapchat Oct. 13 and was quickly shared amongst students. Reports of rodents have surged 65 percent this year around the District.

Uptick in Rodent Sightings Rattles Campus Amid Pest Control Efforts

Complaints of rodents to Washington, D.C.’s 311 city services helpline saw a 65 percent surge during the 2016 fiscal year to 3,200 complaints filed by D.C. residents from 2,300 in 2015, as students report an increase in rodent sightings at Georgetown. Despite improvements in pest control in the central D.C.[Read More…]

by October 19, 2017 5 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top

Panelists Promote Intersection of Scholarship and Activism

Students can use academic research to promote the interests of marginalized groups and the working poor, according to panelists at the “Work, Organize, Struggle: Student Perspectives” conference hosted in Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Hall on April 24. “Scholarship can intersect with activism,” Director of African and African American Studies Program at[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Room and board charges for the 2017-2018 school year will include the cost of 24 loads of laundry, the result of a joint effort between the Office of Residential Living and the Georgetown University Student Association.

Housing Costs to Include Laundry Fees

The university plans to include the price of 24 loads of laundry in room and board charges for the 2017-18 school year to reduce the economic burden of laundry costs on students receiving financial aid. The Office of Residential Living collaborated with the Georgetown University Student Association on the program,[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Panelists Urge Focus on Role of Women in Black Lives Matter Movement

The Black Lives Matter movement often excludes women and girls, according to the #BlackLivesMatter panel at the second annual BRAVE Summit in Lohrfink Auditorium on Saturday. The panel featured Erika Totten, leader in the Black Lives Matter movement in the D.C. area, Johnetta Elzie, activist and creator of Campaign Zero,[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top