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Love Saxa SAC Hearing Ignites Campus Debate

Love Saxa SAC Hearing Ignites Campus Debate

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11/28/2017

On Oct. 24, the Catholic League tweeted a question which has since become a common source of campus humor and social media banter: “Is Georgetown becoming Gaytown?” Students swept up the tweet almost instantly, and before long it had reappeared on the Georgetown memes Facebook page and inspired several more related posts, one of which…

SAC Votes Not to Sanction Love Saxa

SAC Votes Not to Sanction Love Saxa

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11/04/2017

The Student Activities Commission (SAC) voted to not sanction student group Love Saxa in a hearing 1 a.m. Friday morning. The hearing was in response to a complaint brought forward by Jasmin Ouseph (SFS ‘19) and Chad Gasman (COL ‘20), who accused Love Saxa of violating university organization standards and fostering an “environment of intolerance”…

SAC Ends Hearing Without Vote on Defunding of Love Saxa

SAC Ends Hearing Without Vote on Defunding of Love Saxa

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10/31/2017

The Student Activities Commission (SAC) adjourned its hearing regarding Love Saxa early Tuesday morning without deciding whether to defund the student organization due to the nightly closure of the HFSC. SAC did not announce plans to hold another meeting before its next weekly meeting Monday, Nov 6. The hearing came after Jasmine Ouseph (SFS ’19)…

Oaxaca meets Wisconsin Ave: Luis Pablo at The Phoenix

Oaxaca meets Wisconsin Ave: Luis Pablo at The Phoenix

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10/30/2017

Boutiques parade up Wisconsin Avenue. Slick acrylic furniture and uninteresting floor-lamps grow up into the windows with looming price tags—reminders of empty wallets. In the window of the Phoenix, one such boutique, wooden carvings from Mexican artist Luis Pablo welcome guests inside where the artist himself is calmly at work. You can feel the pull…

Berkley Center Hosts Event on Civil Rights

Berkley Center Hosts Event on Civil Rights

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10/19/2017

Faculty and students gathered at the Berkley Center on Oct. 12th for a discussion with  Kenneth Bedell, who explored questions of American race relations and sociology in his newest book, “Realizing the Civil Rights Dream: Diagnosing and Treating American Racism.” The event began with an introduction from the center’s associate director for programs, Melody Fox…

Georgetown Take Back the Night Circulates Title IX Petition

Georgetown Take Back the Night Circulates Title IX Petition

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10/10/2017

Georgetown’s chapter of Take Back the Night, the national anti-sexual violence group, has launched a petition to maintain the university’s sexual assault policies in the face of recent Title IX rollbacks from the Department of Education. Take Back the Night began circulating the campus wide petition in response to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ decision…

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