Caitlyn Cobb

Evaluating Epigenetics: Avoiding Eugenic Thought

Evaluating Epigenetics: Avoiding Eugenic Thought

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04/10/2016

In the last decade, findings within epigenetics have been generating big waves far beyond scientific circles. It’s fairly easy to understand why. But, the moral discussions that have evolved from epigenetics and the public reaction to some of hotter topics can include a eugenic edge that echoes some of the most dangerous sentiments of the…

GU professors: Congress is ‘willfully disregarding the latest science’

GU professors: Congress is ‘willfully disregarding the latest science’

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01/26/2016

Two Georgetown University professors, Lawrence O. Gostin, JD and Kenneth Lin, MD, MPH, published a Viewpoint online in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on Jan. 18 arguing that the congressional spending bill passed in mid-December 2015 undermines science with politics and impedes progress for women’s health by effectively overruling the U.S. Preventative…

GUPD upgrades security for Rangila and future campus events

GUPD upgrades security for Rangila and future campus events

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11/21/2015

The Georgetown University Police Department increased security for the 21st annual performance of Rangila on Nov 20 to 21. According to Georgetown University Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety Jay Gruber GUPD anticipates some of these changes in security becoming permanent for on-campus events. No large bags or backpacks were allowed inside Gaston…

Up in the Air: How the university, GUSA, and D.C. neighborhood associations are taking on the FAA

Up in the Air: How the university, GUSA, and D.C. neighborhood associations are taking on the FAA

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11/19/2015

It’s not often that you hear about Georgetown students and the Georgetown neighborhood agreeing about a noise problem. However, this past summer, the Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA), the university, and seven local neighborhood associations, including the Citizen’s Association of Georgetown, took legal action against the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) by filing a petition for…

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