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On the Record: Fall 2018 GU Politics Fellows

On the Record: Fall 2018 GU Politics Fellows

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09/19/2018

The Fall 2018 GU Politics Fellows with the McCourt School of Public Policy sat down with the Voice on Sept. 7 to talk politics, bipartisanship, and concertgoing. The fellows will hold weekly discussion groups and office hours throughout the semester as part of the GU Politics Fellows Program, which was established in 2015. The fellows,…

Victims of prominent Georgetown-area rabbi reach settlement

Victims of prominent Georgetown-area rabbi reach settlement

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09/07/2018

Fifty-two victims of prominent Georgetown-area Rabbi, Rabbi Bernard “Barry” Freundel, have reached a settlement totaling more than $14 million after a three year court battle. Freundel, who was the leader of the Kesher Israel Georgetown Synagogue on N Street, was sentenced to six and a half years in prison in May 2015 after being charged…

Dean Deacon on Diversity of Class of 2022

Dean Deacon on Diversity of Class of 2022

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04/13/2018

The students who opened their Georgetown acceptance letters last week are part of the most diverse group the university has admitted to date. According to Charles Deacon (COL ’64), dean of undergraduate admissions, the prospective class of 2022 had the highest number of minority applicants and admitted students, paired with the lowest total acceptance rate,…

GUSA Senate certifies Nair/Rahman win, referendum results

GUSA Senate certifies Nair/Rahman win, referendum results

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02/27/2018

The GUSA Senate certified the results of the Feb. 22 election of GUSA executive candidates Sahil Nair (SFS ‘19) and Naba Rahman (SFS ‘19) on Sunday 27-0 with one abstention. The senate also unanimously confirmed the results of the two campus-wide referendums that were also presented to the student body on election day, changing the…

On the Record: GUSA candidates Josh Sirois and Casey Doherty

On the Record: GUSA candidates Josh Sirois and Casey Doherty

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02/17/2018

The Voice sat down with GUSA executive candidates Josh Sirois (SFS ‘20) and Casey Doherty (COL ‘20) to discuss their campaign platform, “Moving Forward,” and goals to bring feasible solutions to tuition and other campus issues through GUSA initatives. This interview has been edited for clarity and length.   The Voice: Let me first start…

Georgetown slave descendants seek reparations from university

Georgetown slave descendants seek reparations from university

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02/07/2018

A group of descendants of the 272 slaves sold by Georgetown University in 1838 to keep the university afloat have renewed their calls asking for monetary reparations from the school. Georgia Goslee, the representative for GU272 Isaac Hawkins Legacy Group, an  organization representing the descendants related to Isaac Hawkins, the slave whose name was the…

Georgetown kidnapper to be deported to UK

Georgetown kidnapper to be deported to UK

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02/06/2018

Paolo Aldorasi, the man convicted last January of kidnapping a Georgetown student, will be deported to the United Kingdom to serve further prison time after spending 11 months in the United States prison system. Aldorasi, 35, pled guilty to assault with intent to commit robbery last November when he kidnapped a Georgetown student into his…

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