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Former Georgetown Professor Fr. James Schall, S.J., Dies

Fr. James Schall, S.J., 91, a former Georgetown University government professor and longtime columnist for The Hoya, died April 17, leaving behind a legacy of dedicated teaching and writing on the subject of political philosophy. Schall’s death comes after a brief hospitalization, according to an April 18 email Rev. Ron[Read More…]

by April 24, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Yellen Underscores Importance of Job Creation for Stable Economy

Creating jobs for younger Americans is crucial to the successful future of the economy, former Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Janet Yellen said April 15. Yellen emphasized developing appropriate monetary policy and ensuring a stable financial system in the wake of the crisis-inducing economic[Read More…]

by April 23, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Campaign Searches for Tidal Basin Restoration Options

A campaign to preserve the tidal basin launched April 3, as the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Trust for the National Mall plan to collaborate in response to rising sea levels and heavy foot traffic that threaten the basin’s longevity. The campaign, “Save the Tidal Basin,” invites proposals[Read More…]

by April 23, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Former Senator Challenges GUSA Chief Justice

Former Senator Challenges GUSA Chief Justice

Dylan Hughes (COL ’19), former chair of the Georgetown University Student Association Ethics and Oversight Committee, challenged the constitutionality of GUSA Constitutional Council Chief Justice William Morris’ (COL ’19) extended tenure in an email April 17. Hughes was one of two parties named in a suit filed by Rowan Saydlowski[Read More…]

by April 17, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
CHARLIE GOETZMAN FOR THE HOYA | Members of the Georgetown community rallied in honor of a tentative contract agreement between Aramark and campus food service workers.

Aramark, Food Service Workers Reach Tentative Contract

After months of negotiations, Georgetown University food service workers reached a tentative contract agreement with Aramark, the university’s food service provider, on April 15. Student activists and other community members celebrated at a victory rally in Red Square on Tuesday in honor of the tentative agreement between Aramark and Unite[Read More…]

by April 17, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Blommer Library to Close Permanently Within the Next Year

The Blommer Science Library will close permanently and its materials will be relocated to Lauinger Library within the next six to 12 months, the dean of the Georgetown University Library announced in an email to faculty April 8. The transfer of materials from Blommer to Lau is in preparation for[Read More…]

by April 17, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Increased Representation for Women in New GUSA Senate

Increased Representation for Women in New GUSA Senate

Seven women were among the 18 students officially sworn in as newly elected senators of the 2019-20 Georgetown University Student Association in a weekly meeting Sunday, marking a rise in representation for women compared to previous elections. The female senators sworn into the 2019-20 GUSA senate represent a significant demographic[Read More…]

by April 17, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KIKI SCHMALFUSS/THE HOYA | The LGBTQ Resource Center is among 20 co-sponsors of this year's Sexual Assault Awareness Month hosted by the Sexual Assault Peer Educators and Health Education Services.

Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month Highlights Marginalized Narratives

The second annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month, cosponsored by Health Education Services and Sexual Assault Peer Educators, will emphasize diversity and the narratives of marginalized communities in its on-campus programming. Similar to last year, SAAM’s theme for 2019 is “Take it All Back,” a reference to Take Back the Night,[Read More…]

by April 16, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Margaret Fouberg for The Hoya | Outgoing GUSA Speaker Eliza Lafferty (COL '21) speaks at a Senate meeting this semester. The Senate was scheduled to approve the results of the referendum at a meeting Sunday before the suit was brought before the Senators.

GUSA Constitutional Council to Hear Suit Against 272 Referendum

The Georgetown University Student Association’s Constitutional Council will address a suit filed by two students that seeks to overturn the results of last week’s referendum to establish a semesterly fee that would go toward a fund benefiting the descendants of the GU272. Rowan Saydlowski (COL ’21) and Chris Castaldi-Moller (SFS[Read More…]

by April 15, 2019 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | The GU272 referendum, which passed with 66 percent of students voting in favor of a reconciliation fee, awaits university approval.

Students Endorse Reconciliation Fee in GU272 Referendum

Students voted overwhelmingly in favor of a referendum to establish a semesterly fee that would go toward a fund to benefit descendants of the GU272 on Thursday night with the highest turnout in recorded student government electoral history. The university is not obliged to enact the proposed fee. With 66.1[Read More…]

by April 12, 2019 16 comments Campus News, News, News - Top