Post Tagged with: "code of conduct"

JACK EVANS WARD 2 Council Member Evans has been stripped of certain responsibilities, but remains on the council. Many have called for his resignation.

DC Council Reprimands Jack Evans over Code of Conduct Violation

Washington, D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) was reprimanded by a council vote after using his government email to solicit corporate deals March 19. Beyond the reprimand, D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson (D-At Large) removed some of the responsibilities Evans holds as chair of the Committee on Finance and Revenue,[Read More…]

by March 20, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
SAMUEL NELSON/THE HOYA | Ryan O'Sullivan's (MSB '19) Snapchat post containing racial slurs was publicly exposed on Twitter in January 2017, but he remained an employee at the East Campus Residence Hall Office for nearly two years after the incident.

University Response to Bias Incident Frustrates Students

The practice of calling out offensive speech on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook has raised the stakes of having a digital footprint — not only for individuals who express bigotry, but also for the institutions responsible for holding them accountable. Screenshots of Ryan O’Sullivan’s (MSB ’19) Snapchat posts[Read More…]

by January 30, 2019 2 comments Features
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Forging a Social Life

Georgetown has spent the past several years trying to bring students’ social lives back to campus. While policy changes like the abolishment of the limit on the number of kegs an apartment can have and the elimination of the party registration system have proven effective, one thing is for certain:[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 1 comment Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
ARIANA TAFTI FOR THE HOYA
GUSA Vice President Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15) and President Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) have advanced some campaign goals so far.

Midway Through Term, GUSA Executive Takes Stock

Georgetown University Student Association President Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Vice President Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15) have made efforts at reform and advocacy across a wide span of issues throughout the first half of their term, but have often found their efforts impeded by Georgetown’s administration. The duo, who gave[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Code Addresses Cyberbullying

The university revised the Code of Student Conduct this fall in order to more thoroughly define harassment, hazing and bullying, especially regarding cyberbullying and online harassment. The previous version of the code defined harassment as “any intentional or persistent act(s) deemed intimidating, hostile, coercive or offensive,” which lacked both a[Read More…]

by September 9, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Freshman Violations Hidden

First-time violations of some Code of Student Conduct regulations that occur during freshman year will no longer be visible to employers and graduate schools on a student’s disciplinary record, after changes to the code implemented this summer that the Office of Student Conduct is expected to announce today. A first-time[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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John B. Carroll, who replaced J.J. in the fall, lives on 36th Street.

The Year in Brief

The past year saw everything from a new mascot to a multitude of snow days. Take a look at some of the biggest headlines on campus:   Georgetown University Student Association While this year’s Georgetown University Student Association pushed through policy changes and programming overhauls, it also had its tense moments,[Read More…]

After Review, Code of Conduct Tweaked

The rewritten and slightly condensed Code of Student Conduct features streamlined guidelines in an effort to increase transparency in the disciplinary process. The 2013-2014 code, released Thursday night, includes simplified language as well as visual elements to make it easier to navigate and comprehend. At 27 pages, the code is[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Stylistic Changes Preview Larger Push for Code of Conduct Reform

Stylistic and organizational changes to the Code of Student Conduct intended to clarify the disciplinary process are set for implementation by the end of the summer in anticipation of substantive changes to the document this fall. The revised code will do away with the category A, B and C violation[Read More…]

by August 7, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Enables Adidas Abuse

It’s been over nine months since the Worker Rights Consortium discovered that Adidas, which has a contract with Georgetown, owes workers in Indonesia $1.8 million in back wages. We’re still waiting for Georgetown to respond. Adidas is clearly in the wrong on this issue, and Georgetown doesn’t save face by[Read More…]

by September 28, 2012 0 comments Opinion