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Ministry Fundraising Email Draws Student, Alum Criticism

Ministry Fundraising Email Draws Student, Alum Criticism

An Office of Mission and Ministry fundraising email sent Oct. 25 that linked the importance of financial donations to Georgetown University with the Catholic Church’s ongoing sexual abuse crisis has come under criticism from alumni and students. The Office of Mission and Ministry’s email blended the office’s intentions of communicating[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
University Discourages Students From Social Greek Organizations

University Discourages Students From Social Greek Organizations

The university reiterated its disapproval of social Greek organizations Sept. 16 in a campus-wide email, which discouraged students from joining such organizations because of the organizations’ common association with high-risk behavior such as alcohol abuse. Greek organizations are inconsistent with the university’s Jesuit values, namely inclusion and respect for the[Read More…]

by October 4, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Revisiting Greek Life Policy

Last Wednesday, Associate Vice President and Dean of Students Jeanne Lord sent an email — co-signed by Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson — to the student body on the university’s position on social fraternities and sororities. Within the email were statements reiterating the university’s position in not supporting[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Alternative to The Greek Email

Georgetown’s policy not to recognize, support or interfere with fraternities and sororities is appropriate. Despite this, a recent email from Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson and Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Jeanne Lord regarding it was highly objectionable. The email was strange. It seemed designed to inform[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

UIS Fends Off Phishing Attacks

In response to a recent uptick in email phishing attacks early this year, University Information Services has continued to deter hacking attempts and warn students and faculty against clicking on suspicious links through email messages. A phishing attack occurs when a hacker emails a link to gain personal information from[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

The Unrecognized Benefits of Greek Life

Students received an email last week from Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson and Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Jeanne Lord that discouraged them from joining Greek life. They reminded students that social sororities and fraternities are not representative of Georgetown’s deeply rooted Catholic traditions — for this[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 9 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Addressed Professionally

Addressed Professionally

Among the many benefits of being a member of a university community, the distinction of having an email address ending in “.edu” is small, yet highly visible. In anticipation of this token of academic accomplishment, many of those receiving a georgetown.edu address are likely to be underwhelmed, given that the[Read More…]

by September 9, 2014 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Phishing Attacks Target GU Email

Chief Information Officer Lisa Davis extended her recommendation to all university email users to change their passwords in an email Friday afternoon. Davis sent an email Monday informing all students, faculty and staff of a phishing attack on Georgetown email addresses and recommended that only users who clicked on links[Read More…]

by April 19, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Can I Use Your Copyrighted Material in The Hoya?

Dear Georgetown director of media relations: My name is Jeremy Tramer, and I’ll be graduating this weekend. To commemorate this occasion, I’ve been asked to write a viewpoint to be published in The Hoya reflecting on the four years I’ve spent here. I’ve ultimately decided that I’d like my piece[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Sanctions Hit IRC After Email Snafu

*Updated 4:46 p.m. Nov. 8* When International Relations Club leadership sent an email to its members list on Oct. 18 to market an upcoming event, it didn’t expect a swift reprisal by the Student Activities Commission. The IRC was notified two days after the Oct. 23 event, “International Night Out,”[Read More…]

by November 8, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News