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Tens of thousands gathered at the National Mall on Saturday to march to the Capitol building.

Thousands Descend on National Mall for Science March

The March for Science drew tens of thousands of marchers, including Georgetown students, to the National Mall on Saturday in support of science and in protest of policies of President Donald Trump’s administration that critics consider anti-science. The protest, corresponding with National Earth Day celebrations, was accompanied by more than[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Earth Day Every Day

On Earth Day, April 22, Students for Georgetown, Inc. announced both its plans to compost all waste from food preparation at the Hilltoss and the launch of The Corp Sustainability Committee to further engage with environmental issues and increase sustainability within the organization. As one of the largest student organizations[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Concert Marks 45th Earth Day

Global Citizen Earth Day 2015, a free eight-hour event aimed at raising awareness for the issues of poverty and climate change, will take place on the National Mall to mark the 45th anniversary of Earth Day on Saturday. The Global Poverty Project and Earth Day Network have partnered for the[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

A Divestment Promise to Match Divestment Principles

Just over a year ago, University President John J. DeGioia led presidents of other Washington-based colleges and universities in taking the District of Columbia College and University Sustainability Pledge, committing to develop a comprehensive sustainability plan to help advance Mayor Vincent Gray’s goal of making D.C. the “greenest college” town[Read More…]

by April 22, 2014 3 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Time to Make the Hilltop Go Green

This Friday, Red Square will go green. In conjunction with other Georgetown environmental groups, the Georgetown University Center for the Environment will host the Green Square Fair, an event aimed at highlighting the impact of students, faculty, administrators and local businesses who work together to make our campus and community[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion

April 23, 2010: The Verdict

**Springsteen Sighting** Students spotted the legendary Bruce Springsteen in Leo O’Donovan Hall and Healy Circle yesterday. “The Boss” was reportedly on campus with his daughter, an accepted student to the Class of 2014. *Thumbs Up* **Clean-Up Climb** Twenty Nepali climbers will trek to heights of more than 8,000 meters above[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Opinion

Earth Day: Consider Impact of Daily Actions

Last week, Eco-Action co-sponsored an event with Campus Ministry on Catholicism and the environment, which included a speech by the executive director of the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change. In its newest wave of ads, the Catholic Coalition poses the question: “Who’s under your carbon footprint?” This inquiry is jarring[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Opinion