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Dean Deacon on Diversity of Class of 2022

Dean Deacon on Diversity of Class of 2022

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04/13/2018

The students who opened their Georgetown acceptance letters last week are part of the most diverse group the university has admitted to date. According to Charles Deacon (COL ’64), dean of undergraduate admissions, the prospective class of 2022 had the highest number of minority applicants and admitted students, paired with the lowest total acceptance rate,…

GUSA Senate certifies Nair/Rahman win, referendum results

GUSA Senate certifies Nair/Rahman win, referendum results

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02/27/2018

The GUSA Senate certified the results of the Feb. 22 election of GUSA executive candidates Sahil Nair (SFS ‘19) and Naba Rahman (SFS ‘19) on Sunday 27-0 with one abstention. The senate also unanimously confirmed the results of the two campus-wide referendums that were also presented to the student body on election day, changing the…

On the Record: GUSA candidates Josh Sirois and Casey Doherty

On the Record: GUSA candidates Josh Sirois and Casey Doherty

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02/17/2018

The Voice sat down with GUSA executive candidates Josh Sirois (SFS ‘20) and Casey Doherty (COL ‘20) to discuss their campaign platform, “Moving Forward,” and goals to bring feasible solutions to tuition and other campus issues through GUSA initatives. This interview has been edited for clarity and length.   The Voice: Let me first start…

Georgetown slave descendants seek reparations from university

Georgetown slave descendants seek reparations from university

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02/07/2018

A group of descendants of the 272 slaves sold by Georgetown University in 1838 to keep the university afloat have renewed their calls asking for monetary reparations from the school. Georgia Goslee, the representative for GU272 Isaac Hawkins Legacy Group, an  organization representing the descendants related to Isaac Hawkins, the slave whose name was the…

Georgetown kidnapper to be deported to UK

Georgetown kidnapper to be deported to UK

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02/06/2018

Paolo Aldorasi, the man convicted last January of kidnapping a Georgetown student, will be deported to the United Kingdom to serve further prison time after spending 11 months in the United States prison system. Aldorasi, 35, pled guilty to assault with intent to commit robbery last November when he kidnapped a Georgetown student into his…

Multiple mumps cases reported at Georgetown

Multiple mumps cases reported at Georgetown

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11/22/2017

Vincent J. WinklerPrins, assistant vice president for student health sent a university wide email on Nov. 3 stating that two undergraduate students had been recently diagnosed with mumps at the Student Health Center on campus. WinklerPrins added in the email that university officials have reached out to both the D.C. Department of Health as well…

Campus Faith Groups Celebrate Inter-Faith Week

Campus Faith Groups Celebrate Inter-Faith Week

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10/24/2017

Several different faith and religious groups on campus celebrated Inter-Faith Week from Oct. 15 to Oct. 21, in the first major collaboration of its kind at Georgetown. The celebration involved different traditions of religious and spiritual worship, and was co-sponsored by nine on-campus religious groups. All of the week’s events, which included Catholic Mass, Protestant…

Constitution Day Celebration at Georgetown Highlights Immigrants

Constitution Day Celebration at Georgetown Highlights Immigrants

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09/27/2017

Students and university officials honored Constitution Day with an event titled “It’s Our Constitution Too,” Constitution Day is a federal celebration of the Constitution’s ratification and those who have become U.S. citizens. The event was held on Friday, Sept. 15, and the Constitution Day was on Sept. 17th. The event focused on students who are…

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