Karissa Teer

Annual Spring Cleaning of DC Water System Underway

Annual Spring Cleaning of DC Water System Underway

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05/02/2019

The water system in DC is undergoing its annual spring cleaning. During this time, chlorine is temporarily used as a disinfectant instead of chloramine—a less-reactive compound made when chlorinated water is combined with ammonia. Lasting from March 25 to May 6, this change reflects the efforts of DC Water and the Washington Aqueduct to maintain…

Affirmative Action Focus of Discussion at Student-Run Event

Affirmative Action Focus of Discussion at Student-Run Event

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02/15/2019

The Asian American Student Association and Black Student Alliance partnered in hosting a discussion about affirmative action on Jan. 30.  The event was facilitated by Marcia Chatelain, associate professor of history and African American studies, and centered around the considerations and problems that surround affirmative action. While the overarching theme of the event was affirmative…

Valentino Dixon joins panel to discuss exoneration, art

Valentino Dixon joins panel to discuss exoneration, art

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11/19/2018

Valentino Dixon was the center of a panel hosted by the Prisons and Justice Initiative and the Lecture Fund celebrating his exoneration from prison and highlighting the role that Georgetown students played in his release. The Nov. 1 event was moderated by Marc Howard and Martin Tankleff, who co-taught the “Making an Exoneree” class and…

Library hosts “Women in Writing” panel

Library hosts “Women in Writing” panel

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10/23/2018

Hosting their sixth annual Georgetown Writes event, the Georgetown Library presented a panel on Oct. 11, highlighting “Women in Writing” both in the Georgetown community and around the world. The event, co-sponsored by the English department, the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice, and the Georgetown Women’s Center, featured Debora Spar (SFS ’84) and…

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