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Potential candidates for the GUSA presidency attended compulsory information sessions Jan. 28 and Feb. 2. Campaigning will officially begin Feb. 5 at midnight, while debates for presidential and vice presidential candidates will be held in the week before the election Feb. 19.

Meeting Reveals Potential GUSA Candidates

While students campaigning for executive positions in the Georgetown University Student Association will formally announce their candidacy Feb. 5, two mandatory information sessions hosted by the GUSA Election Commission hinted as to how the tickets may round out. Nine students, not including campus media, attended the first session, held Wednesday,[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Hot Water Fails in Henle and Harbin

Two independent equipment failures at Henle Village and Harbin Hall affected hot water systems this week, and students living in Henle remain without access to hot water during peak hours. A water pump failure in Harbin due to a mechanical malfunction led to a reduction in hot water capacity, while[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUSA Petition Highlights Language Ph.D. Programs

In an effort to create greater transparency of instructors’ statuses as students within the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, Georgetown University Student Association Senator At-Large Adam Shinbrot (COL ’18) has introduced a bill that seeks to make students more aware of the doctoral candidate program in the department. The bill[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News

H*yas for Choice Stickers Inform Student Body

In an effort to inform the student body of the wide range of contraceptive and sexual health resources available to them, H*yas for Choice put up 700 “Know Your Options” stickers in campus bathrooms this week that direct students to their informational blog. Unlike the university-sponsored stickers in bathrooms that[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUSA Negotiates Treaty

A Georgetown University Student Association senate proposal released Jan. 11 aims to strip the residency requirement for the District’s Boards and Commissions, which would thereby allow Washington, D.C., college students to participate in local government. The proposal, introduced by GUSA senate Speaker Tyler Bridge (COL ’17) and Vice-Speaker Abbey McNaughton[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

DC Loses 2024 US Olympic Bid to Boston

Washington, D.C., lost its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, with the U.S. Olympic Committee’s announcement last Thursday that it had instead selected Boston to represent the country. Despite D.C.’s unsuccessful bid, Washington 2024 Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis, majority owner of the Wizards, Capitals, Mystics and Verizon Center, argued[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Leo’s Dishwashers Broken

In the six days leading up to Thanksgiving break, the staff at O’Donovan Hall were forced to serve food with paper and plastic utensils, plates, cups and bowls because of a breakdown of the dishwashers. Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Business Services Joelle Wiese attributed the breakdown to a malfunction[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Self-Defense Classes Expand Purview

The Georgetown University Police Department will expand its self-defense class offerings, which have been limited to courses for women, to include a class for LGBTQ individuals and a class open to all students regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity next semester. The university has offered self-defense courses for women[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

DC Limits Lung Cancer Costs

Washington, D.C., is the second-best place in the country at combatting the costs of lung cancer, according to the financial website Wallethub. Wallethub ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on their efforts to combat the economic and societal impacts of the disease, analyzing air quality, death[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Daily Dog Fetches News Highlights for Freshmen

A group of freshmen began publishing a one-page news source called The Daily Dog in early September, intending to offer a quick, printed source for a breadth of news. The paper, which features headlines about campus, national and world news in one sentence or less, is distributed to four freshman[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News