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Students to Rally for DPS

A coalition of students is set to hold a rally demanding better university support of Department of Public Safety staffers today at 1 p.m. in Red Square. The rally was organized by a group of students not affiliated with any one group on campus. After the rally, students will march[Read More…]

by November 12, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

District Councilmembers Introduce Disability Rights Legislation

As Disability Employment Awareness Month 2009 comes to a close, it does so with two momentous pieces of legislation being introduced by D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray and Chairman of the Human Services Committee Tommy Wells. The Developmental Disabilities Rights and Services Act of 2009, introduced by Gray and Wells[Read More…]

by October 30, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

House Funds Women’s Museum

The National Women’s History Museum has come one step closer to fulfilling a 13-year goal of opening its own building in the District after the House of Representatives passed a bill authorizing the purchase of land for the museum on the National Mall. The bill, which was passed on Oct.[Read More…]

by October 20, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Students March for LGBTQ Rights

At 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, about 100 members of the Georgetown community gathered at Healy Gates. Rainbow flags, colorful beads and white ribbons supporting same-sex marriage were seen on the students who participated in the National Equality March. The march, which advocated the legal protection of LGBTQ Americans, brought 200,000[Read More…]

by October 16, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

D.C. Mobilizes for National Equality March

Activists from across the country will converge on D.C. on Sunday to participate in [the National Equality March, a rally to promote equal protection for LGBTQ Americans](http://equalityacrossamerica.org/blog/?category_name=march). The march will begin on Sunday at noon. Participants – including many students – will gather at 10 a.m. at President’s Park South,[Read More…]

by October 8, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized