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AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA Georgetown University hosted the first of a series of feedback sessions to collect student input on how the university should formulate a response to proposed Title IX regulations. Students pushed back against the regulations and offered recommendations to university administrators at the Monday session.

Proposed Title IX Regulations Draw Student Backlash at 1st GU Feedback Session

Students criticized Georgetown University’s current response to sexual assault and the upcoming changes to Title IX regulations that could lessen the university’s legal obligation to combat assault during campus feedback sessions Monday and Thursday. The U.S. Department of Education is holding a 60-day public comment period after its Nov. 16[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Love Saxa Funding, Status Remain Uncertain After Vote Postponed

The fate of student group Love Saxa’s funding and status as a university-recognized club remains uncertain after a meeting of the Student Activities Commission ended without a vote early Tuesday morning. The committee heard the complaint of two students opposed to Love Saxa, who argued that the university should not[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 12 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Task Force Seeks More Education on Sexual Assault

Task Force Seeks More Education on Sexual Assault

  Members of the Sexual Assault and Misconduct Task Force recommended increased mandatory sexual assault education to change campus culture in a panel Wednesday night in the Healey Family Student Center. The task force, composed of over 70 members of the Georgetown community, presented 11 recommendations developed in response to[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson addressed student concerns regarding campus health resources.

Roundtable Proposes Increased Health Resources

A lack of resources prevents improvements to student health, according to students and administrators in a panel on student health in the Healey Family Student Center on Wednesday. At the panel sponsored by the Georgetown University Student Association, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson said the university is looking[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University to Make Single-Stall Restrooms Gender-Inclusive Following Student Activism

The university and the Georgetown University Student Association LGBTQ Inclusivity policy team have launched an initiative to make single-stall restrooms in public buildings on campus both gender-inclusive and Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant by the end of the semester. Currently, many public buildings on campus, including the Leavey Center, Healy Hall[Read More…]

by March 11, 2017 12 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University Idles Regarding Future of Kehoe Field

More than a year after the university closed Kehoe Field over safety concerns, university officials have not decided on a replacement plan, and it remains unclear when a new field will be built. The field was closed entirely in February 2016 after club sports teams and university officials raised concerns[Read More…]

by February 14, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

University Pledges Not to Renew Nike Contract Pending Compliance Agreement

Georgetown has committed not to renew its licensing contract with Nike unless the company allows the Worker Rights Consortium independent access and reporting of complaints regarding factory conditions, announced Chief of Staff Joseph Ferrara at 8:30 p.m. today. The announcement concluded a nearly 35-hourlong sit-in by members of the Georgetown[Read More…]

by December 9, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Student advocacy group Hoyas for Immigrant Rights coordinated with UndocuHoyas to produce a petition.

UndocuHoyas Seeks Liaison for Students Without Documentation

A petition urging the university to hire a full-time coordinator for students without documentation  has amassed 721 signatures from members of the Georgetown community as of press time. Student advocacy group UndocuHoyas launched the petition Nov. 1 in coordination with Hoyas for Immigrant Rights, which represents immigrant students at Georgetown.[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center will house 15 students facing financial concerns over winter break.

Hotel to House Students In Need Over Winter

Georgetown has committed to directly fund 15 students with uncertain housing conditions to stay in the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center during winter break. The accommodations will be funded by the Offices of the President, Provost and Student Affairs. This marks the third consecutive year that winter housing has[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUPD Investigates Flyers

The Georgetown University Police Department is investigating flyers posted on and off campus this weekend advertising a “Frito Bandito Party” to be hosted last night, which featured phrases misattributed to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump regarding immigrants. The flyers included the address of a private residence off Georgetown’s campus, as[Read More…]

by November 1, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top