Post Tagged with: "scandal"

JACK EVANS WARD 2 Council Member Evans has been stripped of certain responsibilities, but remains on the council. Many have called for his resignation.

DC Council Reprimands Jack Evans over Code of Conduct Violation

Washington, D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) was reprimanded by a council vote after using his government email to solicit corporate deals March 19. Beyond the reprimand, D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson (D-At Large) removed some of the responsibilities Evans holds as chair of the Committee on Finance and Revenue,[Read More…]

by March 20, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
District of Columbia Public Schools released private information about students experiencing homelessness on the D.C. Council’s website, which is associated with Councilmember David Grosso (I-At Large)

Students’ Private Information Published on DC Council Website

Washington, D.C.’s public school authority mistakenly posted the personal information of 2,000 students experiencing homelessness on a website run by the D.C. Council, where the data remained for seven months before its removal Aug. 9. Posted by District of Columbia Public Schools on Feb. 5, 2018, the information included names,[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
AUERBACH: Baylor Scandal Sheds Light on Enabling Culture

AUERBACH: Baylor Scandal Sheds Light on Enabling Culture

In the fall of 2015, Baylor University hired a law firm called Pepper Hamilton to investigate claims of sexual assault dating back to 2013 and evaluate the effectiveness of the university’s response to such claims. This report, which the firm compiled over a series of months, ultimately revealed an extremely[Read More…]

by June 10, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

What Rape at UVA and Domestic Abuse in the NFL Tell Us About Greed and Society

On Wednesday Nov. 19, a widely circulated Rolling Stone article told the story of a University of Virginia student’s brutal gang rape in a fraternity house. On Wednesday Nov. 19, the NBA suspended the Hornet’s Jeff Taylor for 24 games after he pleaded guilty to hitting and shoving a woman[Read More…]

by December 3, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Own It Summit Garners Prominent Supporters

Georgetown University Women in Leadership, a club founded by two current sophomores, is only in its second year on campus. Yet, the young student group has already partnered with the Office of the President and Bloomberg L.P. to put on an all-day conference featuring 28 speakers, ranging from journalist Alex[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Media Cite Scheuer for Assassination Endorsement

Michael Scheuer, an adjunct professor in the School of Foreign Service, has been subject to a spate of media attention this past week following a self-published column that appeared to endorse the assassinations of President Barack Obama and the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister David Cameron. Scheuer’s Dec. 23 column, posted on his[Read More…]

by January 5, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News
DAVIS: Star Too Scandalous For TV Show Viewers

DAVIS: Star Too Scandalous For TV Show Viewers

Every Thursday night, my friends and I gather to watch ABC’s “Scandal” and it never fails to keep us guessing about what will happen next. But the show does more than keep its audience on the edge of its seats for entertainment purposes: Every episode prompts viewers to analyze both[Read More…]

by February 11, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Cheaters Follow the Script

One of my professors asked my class last week what we thought about the Harvard cheating scandal, in which 125 students plagiarized or collaborated on a take-home final exam. We were unanimous in our response: Yes, cheating goes on at Georgetown and probably every college campus. It surprised me that[Read More…]

by September 18, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Twists, Turns Abound in Horrifying Scandal

Unless you’ve been under a rock for the last week and a half, you have been inundated with the news from Happy Valley about the decade-long cover up of Jerry Sandusky’s grotesque alleged crimes. I’m assuming that if you’re reading this, you are already aware of the basics. So I’ll[Read More…]

by November 17, 2011 0 comments Sports

Damage Control

Our university has spent over two centuries building a respected learning community. Although Georgetown’s undergraduates are sometimes known for having too much fun (just like students at most colleges) Georgetown graduates have a marked history of positively affecting their communities. In the national mindset, Georgetown is seen as a top-tier[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Opinion