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The Georgetown Solidarity Committee encouraged students to go barefoot to raise awareness about Nike’s alleged workers’ rights violations, as contract negotiations between the university and the company continue.

GSC Goes Barefoot to Raise Nike Contract Concerns

Students are going barefoot to raise awareness for workers’ rights violations committed by Nike, a licensee of the university, as part of a demonstration arranged by the workers’ rights advocacy group Georgetown Solidarity Committee from Wednesday to Friday. The university has been in contract negotiations with Nike to allow the[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Survey Finds Students Lack Food Accessibility

Survey Finds Students Lack Food Accessibility

According to a food-accessibility survey released by the Georgetown University Student Association, 54 percent of 351 surveyed students said they have experienced hunger but were unable to buy food for cost-related reasons. The survey points to a lack of accessible food options on campus as 42.2 percent of surveyed students[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
University Renews Aramark Contract

University Renews Aramark Contract

Aramark will remain the university’s dining contractor for the next 10 years, with plans to expand meal exchange options and convert the first floor of O’Donovan Hall into a food court this summer. The contract, announced by Chief Operating Officer Christopher Augostini in a campuswide email Tuesday, concludes a yearlong[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

SFS Celebrates Centennial Class

The Class of 2020 will be the School of Foreign Service’s centennial class, the SFS administration announced in a celebratory event in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Friday. The event featured speeches by SFS Dean Joel Hellman, Executive Director for the SFS Centennial Will Layman and several students. The event[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Students and faculty gathered in Red Square on Friday to rally against the police brutality that led to the shootings of Terrence Crutcher and Keith Lamont Scott, ending by joining arms to sing "We Shall Overcome."

Students Protest Police Violence

Around 50 students and faculty demonstrated in solidarity with victims of police brutality in light of the recent police shootings of two black men in Tulsa, Okla., and Charlotte, N.C., in a student-organized rally Friday in Red Square. Since mid-September, racial injustice in America was once again brought to the[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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The School of Nursing and Health Studies is no longer providing students a $50 printing allowance.

NHS Removes Printing Budget

The School of Nursing and Health Studies eliminated its printing budget for students — which provided students around $50 a year for printing use — beginning this fall. The printing budget, which previously cost the NHS $64,500, was cut by NHS Dean Patricia Cloonan’s administrative team, which considered how the[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GU Politics Fellows Discuss Ambitions, Experiences

The Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service’s third class of fellows consists of five individuals from varied backgrounds with extensive experiences in politics, government and media, including former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley (D). GU Politics, an institute of the McCourt School of Public Policy, also selected former Chief[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
The university has given contradicting direction on student club’s right to endorse.

University, SAC Misaligned Over Endorsement Policy

With 55 days to go until the Nov. 8 general election, the university’s stance on political endorsements has come under the spotlight for its ambiguity; while the Student Activities Commission has stated that no student groups are able to publically endorse presidential candidates, official university policy allows such student group[Read More…]

by September 13, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Students Protest CJC Panel

A group of around six students protested during and after a panel discussion on the politics and policies of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held by the Center for Jewish Civilization in Gaston Hall on Thursday evening. During the question-and-answer section of the panel, the group of students got up[Read More…]

by September 13, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
International Pre-O Cut

International Pre-O Cut

The Office of Global Services did not host the international pre-orientation program for the second year running, instead choosing to run the program as part of New Student Orientation in an effort to ensure that international students fully integrate into the university community. OGS is committing to the program for[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 1 comment News, News - Top