Students fast in support of protest at Ohio State

Six Georgetown students fasted from sunrise on April 26 until sunset on April 27 to protest Ohio State University’s (OSU) ongoing contract with Wendy’s. The fast, organized  by Georgetown’s chapter of the Student Farmworker Alliance (SFA) was part of a rolling fast held on a number of college campuses across the country. The students at...

Lavender Graduation celebrates LGBT students

Around 120 students from Georgetown’s undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools were recognized as a part of the LGBTQ Resource Center’s Lavender Graduation. The ceremony celebrated the achievements of graduating LGBT and allied students and their contributions to the greater Georgetown community while speakers reflected on the history of the LGBT community at Georgetown. Rev. Michael...

GUSA constitutional referendum fails

A referendum on two amendments to the GUSA Constitution failed because while the majority of votes cast were in favor, the total number of votes in favor did not exceed the required threshold of 25 percent of the student body. According to the GUSA Election Commission’s official Twitter account, turnout for the April 25-27 voting...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects on career at panel

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participated in a panel to discuss her experiences in the United States’ legal system as part of the annual Marver H. Bernstein Symposium. Over 400 students and faculty gathered in Gaston Hall on April 27 to hear her thoughts on her past 50 years as a lawyer and justice, particularly on...

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Students fast in support of protest at Ohio State

Students fast in support of protest at Ohio State

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05/06/2017

Six Georgetown students fasted from sunrise on April 26 until sunset on April 27 to protest Ohio State University’s (OSU) ongoing contract with Wendy’s. The fast, organized  by Georgetown’s chapter of the Student Farmworker Alliance (SFA) was part of a rolling fast held on a number of college campuses across the country. The students at…

Lavender Graduation celebrates LGBT students

Lavender Graduation celebrates LGBT students

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05/04/2017

Around 120 students from Georgetown’s undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools were recognized as a part of the LGBTQ Resource Center’s Lavender Graduation. The ceremony celebrated the achievements of graduating LGBT and allied students and their contributions to the greater Georgetown community while speakers reflected on the history of the LGBT community at Georgetown. Rev. Michael…

GUSA constitutional referendum fails

GUSA constitutional referendum fails

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05/02/2017

A referendum on two amendments to the GUSA Constitution failed because while the majority of votes cast were in favor, the total number of votes in favor did not exceed the required threshold of 25 percent of the student body. According to the GUSA Election Commission’s official Twitter account, turnout for the April 25-27 voting…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects on career at panel

Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects on career at panel

By:
05/02/2017

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participated in a panel to discuss her experiences in the United States’ legal system as part of the annual Marver H. Bernstein Symposium. Over 400 students and faculty gathered in Gaston Hall on April 27 to hear her thoughts on her past 50 years as a lawyer and justice, particularly on…

University to install new solar panels

University to install new solar panels

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05/01/2017

Georgetown plans to install solar panels on six campus buildings, creating 1.5 million kilowatt-hours of energy per year. The installation will take place this summer and into the fall as part of the university’s ongoing efforts to implement sustainability measures. An announcement of the plan was made through an email to the student body on…

GBPID hosts panel on foreign affairs

GBPID hosts panel on foreign affairs

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04/29/2017

Ambassador Dennis Ross, a professor in the School of Foreign Service, and Colin Kahl met to discuss the past and future of Israeli-Palestinian relations in an event hosted by the Georgetown Bipartisan Pro-Israel Dialogue (GBPID). The discussion, which was moderated by Matthew Gregory (SFS ’17), took place in Lohrfink Auditorium on April 24. Ross served…

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

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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

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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…

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