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On Dec. 1, a plurality of students voted in favor of making Georgetown a smoke and tobacco-free campus in a GUSA referendum. Students voted 49.64 percent in agreement with the referendum, while 46.37 percent of students voted against. No preference…More

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Georgetown’s Facilities Management staff voted on Nov. 16 not to accept the contract negotiated for them by the university and their union, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 1199. Negotiations have lasted for six months, and facilities workers have been…More

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On Nov. 17, a group of students marched from Red Square to the office of Myron Ebell, the head of President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition team for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Ebell is currently the director of the Center for…More

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On Nov. 14, the Environmental Future(s Initiative (EFI) hosted a panel in the Mortara Center for International Studies to discuss climate induced displacement and the future of environmental refugees. The panel featured two environmental law experts, Alice Thomas, the climate…More

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In the past two weeks, the number of bias-related incidents on Georgetown’s campus and the surrounding community have increased compared to the average number of such cases. Jay Gruber, chief of the Georgetown University Police Department (GUPD), wrote in an…More

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In response to an UndocuHoyas and Hoyas for Immigrants Rights petition, the working group on undocumented student has announced its support for the hiring of an undocumented student coordinator. Additionally, University President John DeGioia affirmed his continued support for undocumented…More

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The unexpected outcome of the 2016 presidential election has resonated throughout the Georgetown community. The days after the election of Donald Trump saw many politically neutral initiatives to help students cope with the aftermath of a long and vitriolic political…More

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On Nov. 11, three days after the presidential election, a panel hosted by the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life in Gaston Hall sought to explain the outcome of the election and its meaning in the context of…More

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