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Beyond the 272 Sold in 1838, Plotting the National Diaspora of Jesuit-Owned Slaves

Beyond the 272 Sold in 1838, Plotting the National Diaspora of Jesuit-Owned Slaves

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Freedom Hall, part of the Former Jesuit Residence, pictured, joins Remembrance Hall as the newest additions to Georgetown building nomenclature — albeit temporarily. The university dropped the names “Mulledy” and “McSherry,” respectively, Saturday, following demonstrations.

Heeding Demands, University Renames Buildings

University President John J. DeGioia and the board of directors approved the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation’s recommendation to rename Mulledy Hall and McSherry Hall on Saturday, one day after student activists began their sit-in outside the Office of the President. The group changed the names of both[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 5 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DeGioia Approves Renaming of Mulledy, McSherry Halls

DeGioia Approves Renaming of Mulledy, McSherry Halls

University President John J. DeGioia approved the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation’s recommendation to rename Mulledy Hall and McSherry Hall today, one day after black student activists began staging a sit-in outside the president’s office. Mulledy Hall and McSherry Hall will be provided the interim names of Freedom Hall and Remembrance[Read More…]

by November 14, 2015 7 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Student Activists Sit-In Outside DeGioia’s Office

Student Activists Sit-In Outside DeGioia’s Office

Students activists began staging a sit-in outside the office of University President John J. DeGioia today at 9 a.m. to pressure the administration into meeting a series of demands that address racial injustice at Georgetown. As of press time, around 30 students remain seated outside DeGioia’s office on the second floor of Healy Hall. The[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Finding Peace and Quiet

Finding Peace and Quiet

After a chance encounter with a monk in London, Gregory Robison, the director of the John Main Center for Meditation and Interreligious Dialogue at Georgetown, spent six months studying in a French Benedictine monastery. This monastic experience with Brother John Main, a Benedictine monk, practitioner of Christian meditation and the namesake of[Read More…]

by February 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News