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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Date of DeGioia’s inauguration set

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08/23/2001

The official inauguration of John J. DeGioia as the next Georgetown University President will take place Saturday, Oct. 13. DeGioia replaced former University President Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J., on July 1. “I have the great fortune of building on an exceptional legacy,” DeGioia said. DeGioia, the first lay person to lead any of the nation’s…

University to review Campus Ministry

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05/03/2001

The University is conducting an internal review of Campus Ministry after numerous complaints from staff members and students about current University Chaplain Adam Bunnell, OFMC. Michael Garanzini S.J., the Special Assistant to University President Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J., is leading the review of Campus Ministry. In an April 16 letter to O’Donovan, former Georgetown University…

GUSA plans to confront BZA

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05/03/2001

On Tuesday, the Georgetown University Student Association approved a resolution responding to the conditions placed on the University’s 10-Year Plan outlined in the D.C. Board of Zoning and Adjustment’s recent proposal. Members of GUSA plan to work with Campaign Georgetown and an Advisory Neighborhood Council Commissioner this summer to further develop this response. The GUSA…

GU Day ignites school spirit

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05/03/2001

On Tuesday, the second annual Georgetown Day was marked by a celebratory atmosphere of games, food and performances that culminated in a farewell celebration for outgoing University President Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. According to Jamal Epps (CAS ‘01), one of four coordinators of Georgetown Day, the celebration was created last year in response to the…

Speakers remember GU professor

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05/03/2001

Jan Karski, a former Georgetown government professor, who passed away last July, was honored for his time at Georgetown and for his role as a witness to the World War II concentration camps. A discussion panel held Monday entitled “Jan Karski and Poland in the 21st Century” opened a week of events honoring the life…

University holds farewell week for O’Donovan

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05/03/2001

Georgetown University will hold several farewell celebrations for outgoing University President Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. before he steps down on July 1. Senior Vice President Jack J. DeGioia will replace O’Donovan, who has served as president for 12 years. On Friday afternoon, the heads of all Georgetown campuses will hold a reception for O’Donovan on…

GU’s solution

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05/03/2001

Georgetown Day is a day of “food, fun, games and friendship designed to bring together students, faculty, staff and friends to celebrate the Georgetown community.” GU Day was created last year in response to the slew of hate crimes that hit the University campus. It all began with the destruction of the Jewish Students’ Association’s…

InterHall defends townhouse wiring

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05/03/2001

Students have compiled a report recommending students living in University townhouses have high speed Internet access. According to Gilbert Cruz, InterHall Vice-President for External Affairs, the report was compiled at the request of University Information Services. “The goal [of the report]is to spur University Information Services and other administrative bodies into action concerning the urgent…

Muslim Prayer Room vandalized

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04/26/2001

The Muslim prayer room located in the basement of Copley was vandalized sometime between last Friday evening and Saturday afternoon. A heavy antique pillar was found pushed onto the floor and the carpet used for prayer was found crumpled on the floor of the prayer room. Director of the Department of Public Safety William Tucker…

Right to Life demonstration disturbed

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04/26/2001

Students disturbed a demonstration of the Respect Life Week to voice their opposition to the event. GU Right to Life placed 3,753 flags on Copley Lawn Monday to symbolize all the abortions that take place each day in the United States. Jenny Bradley (MSB ‘03), a member of GU Right to Life, said the event…

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