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Georgetown Opens Student Equity and Inclusion Office

The university announced the creation of the Office of Student Equity and Inclusion as well as the appointment of its associate vice president for student equity and inclusion to improve resources for first-generation and minority students on campus. The OSEI will oversee the Georgetown Scholars Program, the Community Scholars Program[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN BLACK STUDENT ALLIANCE/FACEBOOK | Minority and affinity organizations like Black Student Alliance create spaces for building community for students who might not feel represented within the wider institution. These organizations demonstrate the power clubs can have when driven by inclusivity, but they also recognize that community on campus should not be restricted to clubs.

Minority Groups Embrace Identity, Inclusion

Georgetown has been criticized in the past for club exclusivity on campus, yet students are still able to find groups that celebrate acceptance. Given the university’s status as a predominantly white institution, minority students are more aware of the need for inclusive spaces. Minority and affinity groups on campus, which[Read More…]

by April 12, 2019 0 comments Club Issue, Guide - Top, The Guide
Georgetown students, most of them employees of Students of Georgetown, Inc., discuss the student-run business' culture and relationship with the community at a town hall Wednesday.

At Corp Town Hall, Employees Advocate Diversity and Transparency

A more inclusive hiring process and institutional transparency would improve Students of Georgetown, Inc. and its relationship with the community, employees and leaders of the Georgetown University student-run business said at Tuesday evening’s Corp Town Hall, hosted by the organization’s leadership to reflect on current operations. The event, which was[Read More…]

by April 19, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
VIEWPOINT: With All Eyes on Virginia, Prioritize Local Politics

VIEWPOINT: With All Eyes on Virginia, Prioritize Local Politics

There is a picture of me from when I was little, holding a poorly colored-in sign reading “What about my future?” while on my dad’s shoulders. We were protesting an education bill in the Idaho State Legislature. Though I may not have understood it at the time, this protest was[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

At a Crossroads: Hurdles Remain for LGBTQ Inclusion on Campus

Aaron Warga (SFS ’18) was tabling in Red Square for Transgender Day of Visibility when an admitted student asked about Georgetown’s housing process for gender-nonconforming students. Warga was at a loss for what to say. “They said ‘I am nonbinary, I identify as they/them/theirs. What are the housing policies here?’[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
OSIBAJO & BAH: More Than a Seat at the Table

OSIBAJO & BAH: More Than a Seat at the Table

The most effective conversations on diversity and inclusion are the ones focused on solutions that take into account the nation’s history of discrimination. For this reason, conversations that have surrounded the concept of minorities having “a seat at the table” have neglected to mention that, historically, having a seat has[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Fight Inequality with Inclusivity

At last month’s Women’s March on Washington, millions of women marched through Washington, D.C., around the country and across the globe to show their commitment to a better future. From the biggest cities to the smallest towns, women and their allies — including many Georgetown students — stood together, created[Read More…]

by February 14, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Jinwoo Chong\The Hoya

Passion and Humility Within Our Peers

Ite, inflammate omnia — go forth and set the world on fire. An often-heard phrase at a Jesuit school, these are the words St. Ignatius of Loyola used to encourage the Jesuits in their global mission, and the same that have been at the heart of my interactions at Georgetown.[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
BUREAU OF THE CENSUS
Provost Robert Groves has created an committee to encourage campus-wide discussion about diversity and inclusion.

Committee To Address Diversity

Provost Robert Groves announced Wednesday the establishment of a standing committee on diversity comprised of select students, faculty and administrators to be housed in the Office of the Provost. “The Provost’s Committee for Diversity will directly advise me and work with me on issues related to diversity, race, ethnicity and[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DIRAGO: Exclusion Has No Place in Service

DIRAGO: Exclusion Has No Place in Service

Two recent opinion pieces in The Hoya, “Return to Christianity as the Root of Charity” (A3, Oct. 21, 2013) and “Bridging Divides in Service” (A2, Oct. 29, 2013), addressed divisions between student organizations that pursue social justice, particularly groups within the Center for Social Justice and traditional Catholic organizations. While[Read More…]

by November 5, 2013 0 comments Opinion