Post Tagged with: "proposal"

VIEWPOINT: Demand Urgency in Creation of WGST Department

On March 1 — the first day of Women’s History Month — over 270 Georgetown University students signed and delivered a petition to College Dean Christopher Celenza’s office, calling attention to university inaction in forming a full women’s and gender studies department. Demands for a WGST department began in October[Read More…]

by April 25, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
CAROLINE PAPPAS/THE HOYA | A proposal that would offer Metro riders an increased number of trains and extended service on the Red and Yellow lines gained initial approval March 14.

Metro Aims to Boost Ridership Through Increased Service

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority plans to double the number of trains at approximately 12 stations to increase service amid historical lows in Metro ridership. There will be no fare increases or service cuts in other areas despite these extended service proposals. The proposal is part of a preliminary[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments City 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
GUFF Pushes University to Divest From Fossil Fuel

GUFF Pushes University to Divest From Fossil Fuel

GU Fossil Free, a campus student group advocating for Georgetown University to adopt socially responsible investment policies, submitted a proposal Jan. 16 calling for Georgetown to completely divest its $1.5 billion endowment fund from all fossil fuel energy companies. The proposal calls on the university to cease all new investments[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Crystal City and Long Island Win Bids for Amazon HQ2

Crystal City and Long Island Win Bids for Amazon HQ2

E-commerce company Amazon announced Tuesday that it will split its second corporate headquarters between Crystal City, Va., and Long Island City, N.Y., ending the monthslong proposal process and bidding war among major North American cities trying to attract the tech giant. The decision comes after Amazon analyzed 238 proposals from[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Rightful Divestment

On June 25, 2013, President Barack Obama spoke from the steps of New North and announced a major plan to combat climate change. Obama’s remarks emphasized the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to invest and use renewable energy and to create a future that is marked by a cleaner,[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Students Give Feedback at Dorm Forum

Students Give Feedback at Dorm Forum

Sasaki Associates and university administrators listened to student concerns about the proposed Northeast Triangle dorm at a forum held in conjunction with the Georgetown University Student Association on Wednesday evening. Approximately 50 students, including severalGUSA members, attended the 90-minute session. The forum came after intense criticism from both students and alumni regarding[Read More…]

by July 18, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Petition Calls for Alternatives to Sasaki Dorm Proposal

A petition calling for Georgetown to solicit concept sketches from two architectural firms as alternatives to Sasaki Associates’ proposed Northeast Triangle has garnered 372 supporters as of Wednesday afternoon. The petition follows student and alumni backlash to Sasaki’s design, the elimination of green space on the north side of campus and lack of alternative proposals. The petition,[Read More…]

by July 10, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Butterfield Criticism Inappropriate

To the Editor: The “Georgetown Day 2012” blog and “Save Georgetown Day” Facebook posts calling out Senior Class Committee Chair Chris Butterfield were inappropriate and immature, falling far short of the standard of discourse to which Georgetown students should hold themselves. Full disclosure here: I am proud to call myself[Read More…]

by May 5, 2012 0 comments Opinion

GU Nixes Bus Loop Proposal

The university has dropped its proposal to install a loop road parallel to Archibald Glover Park from its 2010 Campus Plan, according to university spokeswoman Stacy Kerr. The original loop road plan had intended to divert Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle buses from neighborhood streets to a new route behind Yates[Read More…]

by September 20, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News