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MOAKLEY COURTHOUSE | Stephen Semprevivo, one of five Georgetown parents implicated in a nationwide March 12 admissions bribery indictment, pleaded guilty in Boston federal court Monday after paying an intermediary $400,000 to give his son an advantage in the admissions process.

Georgetown Parent Pleads Guilty in Admissions Bribery Case

Georgetown parent Stephen Semprevivo and 12 other university parents pleaded guilty to fraud for involvement in a college admissions bribery scheme in a Boston federal court Monday. The plea comes after the Georgetown University Student Association senate voted against a resolution to urge the university to expel current students and[Read More…]

by April 9, 2019 4 comments City News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA | Norman Francis Jr. (COL '20) and Aleida Olvera (COL '20) celebrated their victory in the 2019 GUSA executive election Saturday morning.

Francis, Olvera Triumph in GUSA Executive Race; Turnout Lowest Since 2007

Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) and Aleida Olvera (COL ’20) were elected Georgetown University Student Association president and vice president by a narrow margin of 40 votes early Saturday morning. Francis and Olvera received 983 votes — 51 percent of the votes in the final round, closely defeating Nicki Gray[Read More…]

RYAN BAE/THE HOYA The School of Foreign Service Faculty Council’s Nov. 30 vote in favor of allowing SFS undergraduates to pursue minors in the Georgetown College is pending approval, but anticipated to pass, according to SFS Dean Daniel Byman.

SFS Faculty Vote to Allow Students to Pursue College Minors

The School of Foreign Service announced its undergraduates will be able to minor in disciplines within Georgetown College as part of an interschool collaborative effort Dec. 6. The announcement comes after the SFS Faculty Council voted in favor of the policy Nov. 30. The council’s vote awaits approval by the[Read More…]

by December 3, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Voting Rights Regress

This year, to vote in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, I have to print an absentee ballot application form from the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s website and mail the form about two to three weeks before the election so I receive the ballot in time to return it before polls close[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Voting: An Ethical Dilemma for Servicemen

Voting: An Ethical Dilemma for Servicemen

As a Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet, my personal growth in college has not only focused on development of my intellectual capabilities, but also on my conceptions of duty and professionalism. Both are integral parts of being a U.S. Army officer. When Americans think of an officer, these are two[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Politics Are Nasty, But This Is Too Far

A few weeks ago, the Institute of Politics and Public Service hosted a mock Iowa caucus event where students could go and learn how caucusing works while advocating for their favorite presidential candidates. After hearing experts from both sides of the political aisle explain the process, the room was divided[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Chicken? Madness.

Chicken? Madness.

Chicken Madness has always been the student body’s favorite dark-horse candidate for all Georgetown University Student Association elections. It represents students’ apathy for campus politics and what they see as banal student elections between candidates with exceptionally similar platforms. Usually, these light-hearted votes are disregarded because they do not have[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Vote to Be Heard

There is no shortage of political discourse on Georgetown’s campus. The popularity of the government major and minor is a testament to the political culture on campus. The university has consistently hosted political speakers including Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and Bill Clinton with students lining up to enter Gaston Hall[Read More…]

Vote Yes to Divest

Vote Yes to Divest

For too long, Georgetown University — and the vast majority of its peers — has invested in fossil fuels. For too long, these investments have given financial support to companies that significantly contribute to a rapidly changing climate. For too long, these investments have disproportionately affected minority groups and impoverished nations.[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Vote Luther – Rohan for GUSA Executive 2015

Vote Luther – Rohan for GUSA Executive 2015

As this year’s Georgetown University Student Association executive campaign descended on the Hilltop, the candidacy of Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Connor Rohan (COL ’16) struck many students as a stunt, given that the pair are leaders of the Georgetown Heckler, a satire publication. Additionally, in the 2014 GUSA poll[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top