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JULIA ALVEY/THE HOYA The Office of Facilities and Management planning per the request of the student workers' petition, placed a new heater in the RHO.

New South RHO Workers Petition University to Fix Heating

Following several months of heating concerns in the New South Residence Hall Office, several RHO student workers filed a petition to the Office of Residential Living urging it to address these concerns and work with the Office of Planning and Facilities Management to develop potential solutions for the heating issue.[Read More…]

by February 6, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Local Environmentalists Oppose GU Solar Power Facility

Local Environmentalists Oppose GU Solar Power Facility

Georgetown University’s plans to build a solar power facility in Maryland that would clear-cut 240 acres of forest have drawn calls from local environmentalists to change the location of the proposed solar panels. While the project would contribute to the university’s goal of halving greenhouse gas emissions by the 2019-20[Read More…]

by February 6, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Rosemary Kilkenny, left, and Todd Olson, right,

Georgetown to Begin Conducting Second Sexual Misconduct Survey

Georgetown University’s 2019 Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey is set to open to the student body Friday and run through March 1. The national survey is administered by the Association of American Universities, which designed the survey to assess the frequency of campus sexual assault and misconduct in a[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GAGE Georgetown Association of Graduate Employees has set Nov. 5 as the date for its upcoming election, where graduate students will vote whether or not to allow it to engage in collective bargaining on the students' behalf.

Graduate Students to Vote on Unionization

Georgetown University’s nearly 1,100 graduate student assistants are set to vote on whether or not to unionize, after a two-yearlong effort by the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees for university recognition of a graduate teaching assistant labor union. The election, to be held between Nov. 5 and Nov. 8, is[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
UHUSTLE Christy Felix (MSB '20) is set to launch her own social media platformed aimed at aiding student entrepreneurs trying to expand their consumer base.

Student to Launch Social Media Platform

Christy Felix (MSB ’20) is preparing to relaunch UHustle, a social media and marketing platform she designed for students to advertise their entrepreneurial ventures on college campuses. The platform is set to launch in January 2019 after experiencing technical problems due to faster-than-expected growth following its initial launch Oct. 14.[Read More…]

by October 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
University Discourages Students From Social Greek Organizations

University Discourages Students From Social Greek Organizations

The university reiterated its disapproval of social Greek organizations Sept. 16 in a campus-wide email, which discouraged students from joining such organizations because of the organizations’ common association with high-risk behavior such as alcohol abuse. Greek organizations are inconsistent with the university’s Jesuit values, namely inclusion and respect for the[Read More…]

by October 4, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Over 1,300 Individuals have signed a Student Authored petition, requesting the university to rescind the degrees of Cardinals Wuerl and McCarrick.

Student-Led Petition Gains Traction

A petition urging Georgetown University to revoke the honorary degrees of Cardinals Theodore McCarrick and Donald Wuerl for their roles in widespread reported sexual misconduct within the Catholic Church has been signed by 1,376 individuals. McCarrick has been under fire since June, when allegations of sexual misconduct against men and[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY | The honorary degree held by former Washington, D.C. Archbishop and Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was revoked by Georgetown on Tuesday after Pope Francis removed McCarrick from the priesthood for sexual abuse Saturday. Georgetown has never previously rescinded an honorary degree, according to University President John J. DeGioia.

University Considering Action Against Cardinal McCarrick

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia criticized Catholic leadership for its complicity in recently surfaced sexual assault scandals in an email on Tuesday. DeGioia’s email addressed a report published by a Pennsylvania grand jury in August that identified over 300 Catholic priests in Pennsylvania who sexually abused more than 1,000[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
University Appoints First Full-Time Title IX Coordinator

University Appoints First Full-Time Title IX Coordinator

Georgetown University has appointed Laura Cutway as the university’s first full-time Title IX coordinator, according to a campus-wide email sent Wednesday afternoon. Cutway will be responsible for enforcing Georgetown’s sexual misconduct policy, investigating sexual misconduct and leading the school’s sexual misconduct education efforts. Cutway started her role Jan. 11. The[Read More…]

by January 14, 2016 0 comments News, News - Top
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University Bans Hoverboards

University administration prohibited the use and storage of hoverboards on campus Thursday through a campus-wide email. This decision comes at a time when the popular self-balancing transportation devices are being investigated for causing serious physical injuries to users as well as sparking house fires resulting from faulty manufacturing. In a[Read More…]

by January 10, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top