and Marching for Science: Hoya Students and Faculty Call for Science Advocacy

“What do we want? Science! When do we want it? After peer review!” The chant carried across the National Mall as a crowd of Hoyas marched past the Washington Monument. Despite the rain that threatened to smudge the carefully constructed slogans and designs on their poster boards, more than 200 students, faculty and staff gathered...

University implements changes to Georgetown Day

Following past complaints by neighbors and professors, the university will be taking steps to ensure safety and minimize disturbances on Georgetown Day. The university will monitor this year’s event, held on April 28, for certain metrics, and there will be more GUPD and off-duty Metropolitan Police Department officers present. Data collected will include the number...

GU F.R.E.E., GIA hold demonstrations during GAAP Weekend

About 10 students with GU Forming a Radically Ethical Endowment (GU F.R.E.E.) demonstrated in the ICC Galleria, where student clubs were tabling as a part of GAAP Weekend. Students from the Georgetown Israel Alliance (GIA) and other pro-Israel students, some of whom were wearing Israeli flags as capes, arrived after the students with GU F.R.E.E....

Cuban musicians visit Georgetown for joint performance

Eight Cuban musicians performed alongside the Georgetown University Orchestra and Concert Choir in Gaston Hall. The concert was the culmination of the Music for Cuba exchange program, created by music director Angel Gil-Ordóñez this year, which sent twelve members of the Georgetown orchestra to Havana, Cuba, for a week in March. The concert, held on...

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University implements changes to Georgetown Day

University implements changes to Georgetown Day

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04/27/2017

Following past complaints by neighbors and professors, the university will be taking steps to ensure safety and minimize disturbances on Georgetown Day. The university will monitor this year’s event, held on April 28, for certain metrics, and there will be more GUPD and off-duty Metropolitan Police Department officers present. Data collected will include the number…

GU F.R.E.E., GIA hold demonstrations during GAAP Weekend

GU F.R.E.E., GIA hold demonstrations during GAAP Weekend

By:
04/26/2017

About 10 students with GU Forming a Radically Ethical Endowment (GU F.R.E.E.) demonstrated in the ICC Galleria, where student clubs were tabling as a part of GAAP Weekend. Students from the Georgetown Israel Alliance (GIA) and other pro-Israel students, some of whom were wearing Israeli flags as capes, arrived after the students with GU F.R.E.E….

Cuban musicians visit Georgetown for joint performance

Cuban musicians visit Georgetown for joint performance

By:
04/26/2017

Eight Cuban musicians performed alongside the Georgetown University Orchestra and Concert Choir in Gaston Hall. The concert was the culmination of the Music for Cuba exchange program, created by music director Angel Gil-Ordóñez this year, which sent twelve members of the Georgetown orchestra to Havana, Cuba, for a week in March. The concert, held on…

Georgetown students and faculty join March for Science

Georgetown students and faculty join March for Science

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04/24/2017

About 150 Georgetown students and faculty joined the March for Science in downtown Washington, D.C to advocate for the importance of scientifically informed policy.The Washington march was the main protest of a movement with more than 500 marches on all seven continents. The group gathered outside of Regents Hall around 10 a.m. Saturday and walked…

The Corp promotes diversity among new hires

The Corp promotes diversity among new hires

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04/20/2017

The Corp has committed to improving diversity in its hiring process with the cooperation of the Georgetown Scholarship Program (GSP). The push for a more diverse applicant pool is a part of an effort to address the organization’s overall lack of diversity, according to a statement on the Corp’s website. Part of this push involved…

University files amicus brief

University files amicus brief

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04/13/2017

Georgetown joined 30 other universities in filing an amicus brief in opposition to President Trump’s recent executive order banning travel from six Muslim-majority countries. An amicus brief is a document filed in appeals court by groups or people with an interest in a case, but who are not directly involved in the proceedings. In the…

GSC hosts labor activist

GSC hosts labor activist

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04/10/2017

The Georgetown Solidarity Committee (GSC) hosted Sophorn Yang, president of the Cambodian Alliance of Trade Unions, to speak in the Leavey Program room about conditions in Nike factories as well as actions students could take to further workers’ rights in Nike factories abroad. This event was a part of GSC’s ongoing campaign to have Georgetown…

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