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COURTESY GEORGETOWN SOLIDARITY COMMITTEE
Student workers and members of the Georgetown community joined a rally organized by GSC to show solidarity with workers who were mistreated during Winter Storm Jonas.

Students, Workers Deliver Demands at Rally

Students, campus workers and community members came together in a demonstration to express solidarity with mistreated university workers in Red Square on Friday. The rally, which was led by the Georgetown Solidarity Committee, served as the concluding event in its first weeklong Work With Dignity Campaign. The campaign was launched[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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GU College Democrats hosted a rally on Red Square Tuesday in support of reproductive health services nonprofit Planned Parenthood.

Dems Defend Planned Parenthood

In the lead-up to Congress’ vote to defund the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the Georgetown College Democrats organized a rally advocating for the organization in Red Square on Tuesday, which was met with counterprotestors in support of defunding the nonprofit. The rally coincided with National Pink Out Day, in[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
March2Justice Culminates in Rally on National Mall

March2Justice Culminates in Rally on National Mall

March2Justice, a 250-mile march that began in New York City on April 13 campaigning for criminal justice legislation reform in the United States, culminated in a rally on the National Mall Tuesday, April 21. Hundreds of marchers delivered a “Justice Package” to Congress containing three pieces of legislation to encourage[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GSC Claims Aramark Intrusion

GSC Claims Aramark Intrusion

Thirty students from the Georgetown Solidarity Committee participated in a rally at the Georgetown University Hotel and Convention Center on Thursday, in light of recent allegations that members of Aramark’s management have interfered with the hotel workers’ rights to association. The students marched from Sellinger Lounge to the front desk[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students marched from Sellinger Lounge to Hoya Court in solidarity with Aramark workers seeking better conditions.

Aramark Workers Rally for Better Conditions

Approximately 30 Aramark workers and 100 students marched from Sellinger Lounge to Aramark’s management office in Hoya Court on Wednesday to deliver two petitions seeking better work and wage conditions for workers at O’Donovan Hall. The second petition demands union representation for workers at Hoya Court in light of the[Read More…]

by February 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Lobbying for Leo’s Workers

While some students may overlook the hustle and bustle that commonly occurs at O’Donovan Hall, it is important that members of the Georgetown community show solidarity with the workers of Leo’s in their fight to re-negotiate a contract with Aramark, Georgetown’s dining services contractor. Last week, the workers organized in[Read More…]

by January 26, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Area college students organized a march and rally in Mount Vernon Square to draw attention to problems faced by the transgender community, following teenager Leelah Alcorn’s suicide.

Rally Promotes Transgender Rights

Transgender teen Leelah Alcorn’s suicide sparked the support of trans activists and community members, who gathered at the Justice for Leelah Alcorn Rally and March, organized by students from area colleges in Mount Vernon Square on Saturday. Seventeen-year-old Alcorn committed suicide by walking into oncoming traffic on an interstate freeway outside[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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DeGioia met with 14 GU Fossil Free members Tuesday to discuss their proposal.

GU Fossil Free Meets with DeGioia

University President John J. DeGioia met with members of GU Fossil Free yesterday and informed them that the Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility will vote on their proposal in January 2015, as opposed to end of the academic year. GU Fossil Free presented their proposal to CISR in late October[Read More…]

by November 26, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Protestors marched from Mount Vernon Square through Chinatown last night.

Ferguson Decision Sparks Protests

Protests erupted across the nation and around Washington, D.C., following St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch’s announcement Monday night that Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. D.C. protesters dissatisfied with the decision rallied in front[Read More…]

by November 26, 2014 3 comments City News, News, News - Top
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GU Fossil Free marched to President John J. DeGioia’s office on Friday.

GU Fossil Free Rallies for Meeting With DeGioia

GU Fossil Free successfully scheduled a meeting with University President John J. DeGioia to discuss divestment options for the university after a  meeting with DeGioia’s Chief of Staff Joseph Ferrara (GRD ’96) Thursday and a rally Friday. At the meeting with Ferrara, GU Fossil Free demanded to meet with the[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top