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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
ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB/THE HOYA | Georgetown accepted 3,202 out of 22,788 total applicants to the Class of 2023, making this year's acceptance rate the lowest in the university’s history.

Admissions Rate Falls to 14 Percent, Lowest in University History

Georgetown University’s undergraduate acceptance rate dropped to 14 percent this admissions season, the lowest in the university’s history, marking the third consecutive year of record-low acceptance rates for Georgetown. A total of 3,202 applicants were admitted to the Class of 2023 from a pool of 22,788 in hopes of meeting[Read More…]

by April 5, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB FOR THE HOYA | The eight universities named in the college bribery investigation, including Georgetown, caused rejected applicants emotional and economic harm, according to a lawsuit filed by students March 15.

Students Sue Georgetown for Unfair Admissions Process

Two college students and two parents filed a class action lawsuit against Georgetown University on March 15, alleging monetary harm after revelations that applicants were fraudulently admitted to the university. The suit follows an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice uncovering a service that parents used beginning around 2011[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Engage LGBTQ in Catholic Community

Once a month, the Catholic community here at Georgetown University hosts “Hospitality Sunday.” We order food, decorate Dahlgren Quad and stick around after Mass while faith groups advertise their programs. In September, a gay student ordered the food. A gay student played the piano. A gay student read the psalm.[Read More…]

by November 29, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Tuition Set to Fund Improvements to Student Housing, Administrators Say

Money from student tuition will fund financial aid, expand mental health resources and improve student housing, university administrators said at the Hoya Roundtable on tuition rate-setting in the Healey Family Student Center Great Room on Nov. 5. Provost Robert Groves and Chief Operating Officer Geoff Chatas hosted the roundtable in[Read More…]

by November 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KIKI SCHMALFUSS  Georgetown University’s Office of Planning and Facilities Management has responded to 361 mold-related work requests since August 2018, with students reporting unsafe living conditions and health concerns. The number of work requests related to mold more than doubled from August through October this semester compared to the same time period last year.

Students Raise Concern Over Mold in Dorms

Georgetown University students are reporting illness and repeated delays in response by the Office of Planning and Facilities Management to requests for mold removal. In the period from August through October of the fall 2018 semester, the Office of Planning and Facilities Management responded to 361 work requests relating to[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MAGGIE CHEN FOR THE HOYA Author Eli Clare (left) suggested a new model for the special education system that better integrates students with disabilities into the classroom at an event Oct. 4.

Author Urges Reform of Special Education System

The special education system contributes to the marginalization of people with disabilities, author Eli Clare said at an event Thursday hosted by the LGBTQ Center in the HFSC Social Room. The event, held in honor of the center’s upcoming 10th anniversary, addressed the intersection of disability, race and transness in[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY NINA YOUNG Students displayed an art piece countering anti-Semitic vandalism for one day in Red Square on Oct. 17, 2017. The artists and university administrators are now seeking a long-term location for the installation.

Students Seek Long-Term Location for Graffiti Art Installation

Students are working with Georgetown University administrators to find a long-term location for the Love In”stall”ation, a one-day art installation created October 2017 in the wake of anti-Semitic and misogynistic graffiti found in LXRHall and Village C West in September 2017. On four separate occasions, swastikas were graffitied on surfaces[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
University Students to Compete in Global Venture Capital Competition

University Students to Compete in Global Venture Capital Competition

Georgetown’s Venture Capital Investment Competition team is to compete in the VCIC Global Finals after earning first-place honors at the VCIC 2017 South Regional Finals, held at Rice University in Houston, Texas, on Feb. 10. The team, composed of Chris Cottrell (MBA ’17), Shreya Adiraju (MBA ’17), Sofocles Papas (MBA[Read More…]

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Asli Acar (COL '18) and Gamze Keklik, a George Washington University Student, started a new clothing brand in August 2016.

Students Expand Clothing Brand to New York

The student-founded fashion label Bassigue will soon expand its presence in the American market with a boutique in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City five months after its launch in August 2016. The fine clothing firm founded by Asli Acar (COL ’18) and Gamze Keklik, an undergraduate at the[Read More…]

by February 2, 2017 2 comments Business, Business - Top