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VIEWPOINT: Demand Urgency in Creation of WGST Department

On March 1 — the first day of Women’s History Month — over 270 Georgetown University students signed and delivered a petition to College Dean Christopher Celenza’s office, calling attention to university inaction in forming a full women’s and gender studies department. Demands for a WGST department began in October[Read More…]

by April 25, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
GU STUDENTS FOR A FULL WGST DEPARTMENT/ FACEBOOK | Students are continuing to urge Georgetown College to expand the resources of the women's and gender studies program.

Students Push GU to Respond to WGST Department Proposal

Students advocated for the women’s and gender studies program to gain departmental status in a letter delivered to Georgetown College Dean Chris Celenza on March 1. The letter, which garnered over 270 signatures, requested a response from Celenza by March 11 and comes more than a year after students presented[Read More…]

by March 11, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JULIA ALVEY/THE HOYA |  The Georgetown Board of Directors approved measures that reorganize academic programs and reform the tenure process for professors within the university.

Board of Directors Changes Tenure Application Process

Professors at Georgetown University are set to face an expedited application process for tenure following a Georgetown board of directors meeting Feb. 14. The board approved a series of measures reforming the tenure process for professors and reorganizing academic programs within the university, granting a final seal of approval on[Read More…]

by February 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

MASON: An Education That Provokes

Outing myself as a women’s and gender studies major used to be harder than outing myself as a lesbian. I used to mention it quietly after announcing my government major, so white, middle-aged men I introduced myself to at my father’s retirement ceremony would not ask the inevitable follow-up questions:[Read More…]

by March 28, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

SIZEMORE-BARBER: Driving Visionary Feminism

On March 15, the women’s and gender studies program commemorated its 30th anniversary with a conference celebrating gender scholarship. Panelists and audience members alike discussed the paradoxical experience of being a feminist in the age of President Donald Trump — when every day seems to bring both energized outrage and[Read More…]

by March 22, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Costly Curves

As midterm grades roll in and students commence the push toward final examinations, it is not uncommon to see students from the different schools within Georgetown University engage in lively debates about grading curves. Several academic departments — from the government to economics departments in the College, as well as[Read More…]

by November 3, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top