GAGE Holds Rally in Support of Unionization

Graduate students gathered for a rally in Red Square on Dec. 7 to protest the university’s decision not to voluntarily recognize their union. The rally consisted of speeches from graduate students and allies, planting of 800 flags around the John Carroll statue to symbolize the 800 graduate students on campus, and a march to the...

University chooses not to recognize graduate student worker union

In a meeting yesterday between the provost’s office and the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE), the university chose not to voluntarily recognize a graduate student worker union. GAGE had delivered a letter to the administration on Nov. 1 asking to be recognized as a union with the American Federation of Teachers. Over 50 percent...

Mumps Cases Continue on Campus

Three more students have been diagnosed with mumps since Nov. 3, according to Vincent WinklerPrins, the assistant vice president for student health, bringing the total number of diagnosed mumps cases among undergraduates to five this semester. Additional cases have been reported in the Washington D.C., and WinklerPrins wrote in a Nov. 30 email to students...

Hoya Roundtable Program Begins With Discussion on Tuition

The first Hoya Roundtable of the 2017-2018 academic year was held on Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Healey Family Student Center, and focused on the future of tuition rates and financial aid. The Hoya Roundtable program was established last year as a partnership between Georgetown University Graduate Student Government, GUSA, and the Office of the...

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GAGE Holds Rally in Support of Unionization

GAGE Holds Rally in Support of Unionization

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12/07/2017

Graduate students gathered for a rally in Red Square on Dec. 7 to protest the university’s decision not to voluntarily recognize their union. The rally consisted of speeches from graduate students and allies, planting of 800 flags around the John Carroll statue to symbolize the 800 graduate students on campus, and a march to the…

Mumps Cases Continue on Campus

Mumps Cases Continue on Campus

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11/30/2017

Three more students have been diagnosed with mumps since Nov. 3, according to Vincent WinklerPrins, the assistant vice president for student health, bringing the total number of diagnosed mumps cases among undergraduates to five this semester. Additional cases have been reported in the Washington D.C., and WinklerPrins wrote in a Nov. 30 email to students…

Hoya Roundtable Program Begins With Discussion on Tuition

Hoya Roundtable Program Begins With Discussion on Tuition

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11/28/2017

The first Hoya Roundtable of the 2017-2018 academic year was held on Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Healey Family Student Center, and focused on the future of tuition rates and financial aid. The Hoya Roundtable program was established last year as a partnership between Georgetown University Graduate Student Government, GUSA, and the Office of the…

UNICEF-Georgetown Puts Spotlight on Women’s Empowerment

UNICEF-Georgetown Puts Spotlight on Women’s Empowerment

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11/28/2017

The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies co-sponsored UNICEF-Georgetown’s 15th annual international development conference on Nov 11. The themes of this year’s conference were the achievement of global women’s empowerment and narrowing gender inequality. The panel featured four women with various work experiences in improving the welfare of women across the globe, ranging from work in…

Love Saxa SAC Hearing Ignites Campus Debate

Love Saxa SAC Hearing Ignites Campus Debate

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11/28/2017

On Oct. 24, the Catholic League tweeted a question which has since become a common source of campus humor and social media banter: “Is Georgetown becoming Gaytown?” Students swept up the tweet almost instantly, and before long it had reappeared on the Georgetown memes Facebook page and inspired several more related posts, one of which…

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…

Northam Wins Virginia Governor Election

Northam Wins Virginia Governor Election

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11/13/2017

Democrat Ralph Northam will serve as the new governor of Virginia after his victory in Tuesday’s election. Northam won with 53.9 percent of the vote over his opponent Republican Ed Gillespie, who received 45 percent. Prior to Tuesday, many of the polls were inconclusive as to who would win. However, Northam ultimately won with a…

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