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Television Review: ‘Master of None’

Television Review: ‘Master of None’

★★★★★ From its opening title sequence to its closing shot, Netflix comedy “Master of None” delivers a strong, nuanced and poignant second season that not only builds upon but exceeds what made the first so successful. Despite an occasional misstep or two, creators Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang deliver a[Read More…]

by June 7, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
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Student advocacy group Hoyas for Immigrant Rights coordinated with UndocuHoyas to produce a petition.

GU Launches Initiative to Aid Undocumented Students

Georgetown University announced the launch of the Undocumented Student Resource website — an online portal meant to provide information and resources for undocumented current and prospective Georgetown students — in a campus-wide email from Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson on Thursday. The announcement arrived on the same day[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Swedish Minister Talks Conflict Resolution, Women in Peacemaking

Sweden’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström outlined ways the international community fails to stabilize conflict-prone states during a discussion hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security on Thursday in Riggs Library. GIWPS Executive Director Melanne Verveer moderated the discussion with Wallström and audience members. Wallström boasts[Read More…]

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

President of Planned Parenthood Will Speak at Georgetown

The Georgetown University Lecture Fund announced that Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards will visit and speak on campus in April, drawing statements from the university and conservative organizations. Planned Parenthood is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing reproductive health services and resources including contraceptives, family planning services[Read More…]

by March 4, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Panelists Discuss Legacy Of Malcolm X, Feminism

The Georgetown University African American studies program brought together scholars and activists to shed light on civil rights leader Malcolm X’s influence on racial and gender equality in Copley Formal Lounge on Monday. The Black History Month event, titled “Malcolm X Through the Feminist Lens,” featured department of African American[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Climate Survey Responses Reach Target

Georgetown University’s first Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey, which closed at midnight on Monday, Feb. 15, saw participation from 51 percent of the entire student body according to recently released figures, meeting the university’s 50 percent participation rate goal. “I am very encouraged by the strong response from our[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Adjunct Quits Amid Union Row

Adjunct computer science professor Matthew Devost resigned from his position Feb. 8 after refusing to pay agency fees to the Service Employees International Union Local 500, the union that represents the university’s adjunct faculty. Devost’s resignation ended his “Information Warfare” class three weeks into the spring semester. Eric Burger, the[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 19 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY Courtney Maduike
GUWOC Outreach Chair Courtney Maduike (SFS ’17) led a panel on diversity and race with Ayo Aruleba (COL ’17), Asha Thanki (SFS ’17), Gilda Gallardo (COL ’17) and Tanner Davis (SFS ’17).

Students Discuss Diverse Experiences of Race at Georgetown

Georgetown University Women of Color hosted its annual “Race at Georgetown” dialogue in an effort to discuss issues of race and diversity within the larger campus community in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Tuesday night. The event was held in conjunction with the “What’s a Hoya?” initiative, focusing on freshman[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

DeGioia Announces African American Studies Department

University President John J. DeGioia announced a plan for four new commitments designed to address racial injustice and progress for racial equality both on campus and nationally in an address to the community in Lohrfink Auditorium on Thursday afternoon. DeGioia’s proposed commitments include the proposal for an African American studies department[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Center on Education and the Workforce Installs New Initiative

Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce released its new State Initiative, a web portal housing CEW’s past research on all 50 states and Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21. The new program is designed for state officials and policymakers to easily access data and information to supplement future policy decisions.[Read More…]

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