Darren Jian

Darren is the executive editor for resources, diversity, and inclusion and a senior in the College studying government and math. Some things he likes are flea markets, indie rock concerts, and student debt cancellation.


Two additional parents plead guilty in Georgetown admissions scandal

Two more Georgetown parents pleaded guilty for using bribes to facilitate their children’s acceptance to the university. Peter Dameris and Robert Repella were the 54th and 55th individuals to be... Read more


Georgetown graduate student union secures first contract with university

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) reached a tentative labor deal with the university on May 1. The three-year agreement, which secures pay raises, additional protections for victims of... Read more


South Asian Students, Faculty Condemn Indian Citizenship Bill and Anti-Muslim Violence

Students chalked Red Square on March 5 with messages denouncing the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and anti-Muslim violence in India.  Violent riots unfolded in Delhi, India’s second-largest city, from Feb.... Read more


GUSA Senate to reform ethics committee, urges paper-free classes

The GUSA Senate passed legislation to reform the structure of the Ethics and Oversight Committee and approved a resolution urging the university to enact paper-free academic practices at their Oct.... Read more


Marco Pavé, Georgetown’s First Hip-Hop Artist-In-Residence: A Conversation on Rap, Social Justice, and Self-Empowerment

The U.S. Department of Education published a letter on Sept. 22 threatening to revoke funding for the Duke University and University of North Carolina (UNC) Consortium for Middle East Studies.... Read more


Student sues as administration moves to rescind admissions for falsified applications

The university announced its intent to rescind the admissions of two current students after they were discovered to have submitted falsified applications. The decision comes as one of the students,... Read more


Georgetown Parent Pleads Guilty in Admissions Scandal

Massachusetts federal prosecutors announced that Georgetown parent Stephen Semprevivo, along with 12 other wealthy parents of students at other universities, pleaded guilty for their roles in the college admissions scandal... Read more


Georgetown Students Attend Youth Climate Strike, Protest on Capitol Hill

The lawn of the Capitol Building was crowded with approximately 1,000 protestors, including a dozen Georgetown students, protesting government inaction on climate change on Mar. 15. Among the Georgetown students... Read more


Local Activists and Residents Take on Amazon’s HQ2, Criticize Lack of Transparency

A grassroots coalition called “For Us, Not Amazon” held a forum attended by approximately 100 community members at Café Sazón in Arlington on Feb. 19. The organizers called for Northern... Read more


PBS’ Finding Your Roots Shares History of the GU272

WETA, the District’s PBS-affiliate, hosted a screening and discussion of the fifth season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. on Feb. 8 in George Washington University’s Lisner... Read more