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COURTESY GEORGETOWN SOLIDARITY COMMITTEE
Student workers and members of the Georgetown community joined a rally organized by GSC to show solidarity with workers who were mistreated during Winter Storm Jonas.

Students, Workers Deliver Demands at Rally

Students, campus workers and community members came together in a demonstration to express solidarity with mistreated university workers in Red Square on Friday. The rally, which was led by the Georgetown Solidarity Committee, served as the concluding event in its first weeklong Work With Dignity Campaign. The campaign was launched[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
OWEN EAGAN FOR THE HOYA
Facilities workers tasked with shoveling snow and other services had to stay on campus overnight last weekend.

Facilities Workers Housed Overnight

As Winter Storm Jonas blanketed the District of Columbia with approximately 2 feet of snow, around 200 employees from Georgetown’s Planning and Facilities Management slept on campus to keep the university running during the storm, some of whom found themselves without a bed. Aramark employees at Leo O’Donovan Hall also[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
JENNA CHEN/THE HOYA
Burying Georgetown under approximately 2 feet of snow, Winter Storm Jonas hit D.C. with the fourth most snowfall on its record. Georgetown’s Planning and Facilities Management employees found themselves searching for beds on campus as they stayed to keep the university running, while the homeless faced tough nights in freezing temperatures in the District..

Winter Storm Paralyzes DC

Winter Storm Jonas, which covered Washington, D.C. with over 2 feet of snow this weekend, has tied for the storm with the fourth most snowfall on record in the District, aggravating an existing homelessness problem and essentially halting all activities across D.C. The storm, dubbed “Snowzilla,” shut down federal, state[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top