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The Office of Residential Living installed GOCard readers in the stairwells and elevators of a majority of the university’s residence halls. Budget limitations prevented security upgrades in LXR, Copley and Walsh.

Student Security Tightens in Residences

The Office of Residential Living activated new GOCard security measures at the start of the semester that limit access to stairwells and elevators in residence halls to increase campus wide security. A recent email sent from the Office of Residential Living and Department of Public Safety to the Georgetown community[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 1 comment Business, Business - Top
All 95 Coca-Cola vending machines on the main campus and law center have been upgraded to be compatible with payments by credit card, Apple Pay or Google Wallet in addition to payments by cash and GoCard.

Vending Machines Receive Tech Updates

You can now buy your soda with a credit card, Apple Pay or Google Pay at vending machines on Georgetown University’s main campus and the Georgetown University Law Center. Previously, vending machines only accepted cash or GOCards as forms of payment. The change, which began in October, is the result[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Usher One, Usher All

The university announced that its partnership with Usher, the technology firm that piloted a mobile GOCard to incoming freshmen and transfer students this fall, will extend its service to all undergraduates beginning this past December in an attempt to gauge interest as well as how it might function on a[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Old Leo’s Policy Flexible, Not Fraudulent

To the Editor: In an article titled “Leo’s Limits Meal Swipe Use” from Oct. 10 [A5], The Hoya described Aramark and the administration’s motivations and students’ reactions to the recent enforcement of meal swipe limits at Leo’s. The administration cited the abuse of the previously flexible policy in which students[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

Identifying Progress

Through the developing discussion of trans issues at Georgetown, the university has reached a considerable benchmark in its history, with transgender students more welcomed on campus and issues that concern them gaining wider attention. More progress, however, can still be made, especially in the area of simple administrative policy. Foremost[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Trans Policies Progress

In a move signifying some progress in university policy toward transgender students, the university has placed a transgender student in housing with other students of the same gender, amid ongoing conversations about changing housing and registrar policies that affect transgender students. Since meeting with university officials for the first time[Read More…]

by August 29, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Senate Evaluates GOCards, Websites and Recycling

At last week’s GUSA senate meeting, the body unanimously passed three pieces of legislation focused on GOCard technology, university online resources and recycling. The first bill called for the university to merge the current GOCard system with smart card technology, a step the GOCard Office had recently considered. The smart card, or radio-frequency identification technology, would read GOCards without direct[Read More…]

by April 21, 2013 0 comments Campus News
Putting the ‘GO’ in GOCard

Putting the ‘GO’ in GOCard

A weary freshman finally musters up the motivation to do laundry, packs up all of his clothes into his hamper and rides the elevator all the way down to the basement ofHarbin Hall. He loads all of his clothes into the washer and walks over to the GOCard swipe machine — only to[Read More…]

by February 5, 2013 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Uncategorized
Access in Excess

Access in Excess

The recent announcement that GOCard access in residence halls has been extended from 10 p.m. until midnight is a small victory for campus convenience. But for members of certain groups, such as GERMS responders and Residence Hall Office employees, privileged access has been the norm for years. Each active technician[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments Opinion

GOCard Access Extended from 10 p.m. to Midnight

Students will now have GOCard access to all residence halls from 9 a.m. to midnight, an extension of the former 10 p.m. limit, the Office of Residence Life announced Tuesday. The extension comes after a resolution passed by the Georgetown University Student Association in November that called for campus-wide GOCard access until 12 a.m.[Read More…]

by January 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News