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GU Evaluates Ongoing Community Criticism of Solar Panel Initiatives

After criticism from environmental and indigenous rights activists over the university’s proposed solar panel initiative, the Maryland Department of the Environment held its second informational hearing about the project May 13. Georgetown University announced its agreement with Origis Energy USA to build a solar panel system September 2017. The proposal[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

GU Medical Students Fundraise for Abortion Training

Student petitioners with the unrecognized group Medical Students for Choice have started a fundraiser to raise money for an off-campus medical workshop after meeting with Georgetown University School of Medicine administrators about an April 26 petition. MSC, a group made up of GUSOM students, created a petition after GUSOM administrators[Read More…]

by May 15, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT COUNCIL | Seven students marched from Red Square to the Office of the President on April 3 to deliver a petition advocating for increased outreach and support services for Native American students.

Petition Demands Increased Representation of Native American Students

The Georgetown University Native American Student Council delivered a petition to the office of University President John J. DeGioia calling for greater support for indigenous students April 3. The petition received 605 signatures from undergraduate students, graduate students, alumni, faculty and staff members, and non-Georgetown affiliated allies, according to NASC’s[Read More…]

by April 9, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
ERIC RIDDICK/FACEBOOK | Georgetown students created a petition to publicize the case of Eric Riddick, who was sentenced to life in prison in 1992.

Students Petition for Exoneration of Inmate Sentenced to Life in Prison

A petition for the exoneration of Eric Riddick, a Pennsylvania inmate who was sentenced to life in prison in 1992 for first degree murder, has received over 2,780 signatures since three Georgetown University students created it March 29. The petition, addressed to Philadelphia’s District Attorney Larry Krasner, cites the fact[Read More…]

by April 5, 2019 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Support Black Survivors

This editorial discusses sexual assault on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. Last Friday, the Georgetown University S.T.O.P. coalition delivered a petition to the Office of the Provost calling on the university to increase resources for black female survivors of sexual assault.[Read More…]

by March 29, 2019 1 comment Editorial, Opinion
SOPHIA NUNN/THE HOYA |  GSC students marched to Epicurean to deliver a petition supporting better treatment of restaurant workers March 24.

Students Petition Against Poor Working Conditions at Epicurean

Members of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee called for fairer working conditions for workers at Epicurean and Company in a petition delivered to the Epicurean manager Monday. Around 15 members of GSC, a student group dedicated to promoting workers’ rights, led a march beginning in Red Square toward Epicurean on Monday[Read More…]

by March 29, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MAYA GANDHI/THE HOYA |  A petition calling for increased campus resources for black female survivors of sexual assault was organized by the Georgetown S.T.O.P. Coalition and delivered to the office of University Provost Robert Groves after a walkout into Red Square on March 22.

Petition Urges Greater Resources for Black Female Survivors

The Georgetown S.T.O.P. Coalition, which advocates for black female survivors of sexual assault, called for greater trauma support for black women and femmes on campus in a letter delivered to the office of University Provost Robert Groves on March 22. The petition has garnered signatures from 315 undergraduate students, including[Read More…]

by March 22, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: ALEXANDRA BROWN/THE HOYA | Mickey Lee (COL '05), an admissions interviewer, drafted a petition urging Georgetown to rescind the degrees and admission of students implicated in the admissions bribery investigation. The University of Southern California revoked the admission of six students March 14.

Petition Urges GU to Rescind Degrees of Students Involved in Admissions Bribes

An online petition calling for Georgetown University to revoke the degrees and admission of all current and former students involved in the college admissions bribery scheme has gained 16,691 signatures as of press time. Georgetown alumnus and admissions interviewer Mickey Lee (COL ’05) tweeted the petition March 13. The petition[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT COUNCIL/FACEBOOK | A petition calling on the university to expand resources for Native American students will be circulated beginning March 19.

Native American Students Draft Petition; Seek Community Support

The Georgetown University Native American Student Council plans to begin collecting signatures from students on a petition urging the university to increase support for and representation of indigenous students by March 19. The petition is set to be submitted to the Office of the President on April 1, the first[Read More…]

by March 14, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU STUDENTS FOR A FULL WGST DEPARTMENT/ FACEBOOK | Students are continuing to urge Georgetown College to expand the resources of the women's and gender studies program.

Students Push GU to Respond to WGST Department Proposal

Students advocated for the women’s and gender studies program to gain departmental status in a letter delivered to Georgetown College Dean Chris Celenza on March 1. The letter, which garnered over 270 signatures, requested a response from Celenza by March 11 and comes more than a year after students presented[Read More…]

by March 11, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top