On the Record with President DeGioia on Free Speech, Affordability, and Working With Descendants of Slaves

On April 11, former Editor-in-Chief Graham Piro sat down with President DeGioia to discuss the issues of free speech, affordability, Nike, Georgetown’s relationship with its legacy of slavery, and the basketball program. This interview has been edited for clarity and length.  Student Life Graham Piro: Right now, what do you think the biggest challenge is...

Shelter Shocked: Trump’s Threat to the D.C. Affordable Housing System

While public attention has recently focused on military funding, cuts in diplomatic programs, Twitter posts, and presidential golf outings, many D.C. residents are slated to potentially lose their homes if President Trump’s budget for the 2018 fiscal year is confirmed. The first draft includes $54 billion worth of cuts to a host of federal agencies...

Offensive Foul: Fighting International Basketball’s Religious Headgear Ban

For former Georgetown women’s basketball player Ki-Ke Salihu Rafiu (COL’16), a headscarf was a normal part of her uniform. Tied snugly around her head, the Georgetown-gray fabric was a way for her to live out her Muslim faith while playing the sport she loved. Rafiu, now a graduate assistant on the team, decided to begin...

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On the Record with President DeGioia on Free Speech, Affordability, and Working With Descendants of Slaves

On the Record with President DeGioia on Free Speech, Affordability, and Working With Descendants of Slaves

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04/19/2017

On April 11, former Editor-in-Chief Graham Piro sat down with President DeGioia to discuss the issues of free speech, affordability, Nike, Georgetown’s relationship with its legacy of slavery, and the basketball program. This interview has been edited for clarity and length.  Student Life Graham Piro: Right now, what do you think the biggest challenge is…

Campus Media Concerned Over Budget Cuts

Campus Media Concerned Over Budget Cuts

By: and
04/07/2017

The GUSA Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee (Fin/App) cut funding for Media Board by 39.5 percent for fiscal year 2018 compared to 2017’s allocation, a decrease of $37,500, according to the 2018 Student Activities Budget Report. GUSA senators have said that this cut restores the board to its historical funding levels. (Full Disclosure: The Voice…

In Chartered Waters: School Choice in the District

In Chartered Waters: School Choice in the District

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03/31/2017

“We certainly are keenly aware of the fact that you have choices and your children can go anywhere,” Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Antwan Wilson said to concerned students, parents, and teachers gathered at a community conversation in Alice Deal Middle School on March 27. Students, teachers, and parents sat at…

Classics Department Translates Letter on Sale of 272 Slaves

Classics Department Translates Letter on Sale of 272 Slaves

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03/31/2017

A group of around 20 students and faculty from the Classics Department recently finished an English translation of an 1836 Latin letter from the Society of Jesus headquarters in Rome. The translation revealed that the university did not comply with the Jesuits’ provisions for the sale of 272 slaves that saved Georgetown from bankruptcy in…

No Longer ‘Safe From Science’: Dissecting science visibility and increasing course requirements

No Longer ‘Safe From Science’: Dissecting science visibility and increasing course requirements

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03/31/2017

When most people hear the words “Georgetown University,” they think of international relations, government, and business, headlined by the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service and the McDonough School of Business. Few think of science, but perceptions may soon change with the current proposal to implement a science requirement for all undergraduate students. “We…

The Speed of White

The Speed of White

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03/17/2017

When Joe White toed the line for the 800-meter NCAA championship on Saturday, he brushed shoulders with future professionals and Olympians. Texas A&M’s Gilliam Indoor Track rocked as the gun exploded and the six-foot-one junior tucked into the pack for the near half-mile race.  Elbows flew and spiked-feet stumbled as White battled for space on…

Benched: Men’s Basketball Woes Concern Fans

Benched: Men’s Basketball Woes Concern Fans

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03/17/2017

The Georgetown men’s basketball team squared off against St. John’s in the Big East Tournament Final at Madison Square Garden on March 9, 1985. The Hoyas, led by Tournament MVP Patrick Ewing and then-Head Coach John Thompson, Jr., proved too powerful for All-American Chris Mullin and the Red Storm, as the Blue and Gray won…

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