Lara Fishbane

GUSA introduces Multicultural Council in Town Hall

GUSA introduces Multicultural Council in Town Hall

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09/25/2014

Bringing together representatives from different cultural groups on campus, GUSA debuted its Multicultural Council during a town hall session held on Sept. 23. The Multicultural Council’s leadership team, led by GUSA Director of Outreach Eng Gin Moe (SFS ’16), took turns discussing the ins-and-outs of their newly minted council, stressing its role as a unified…

‘You Are Beautiful’ Campaigns Setting Ugly Standards

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09/04/2014

“If you can squeeze it, we can freeze it!” If driving through beauty-obsessed Los Angeles alone didn’t make me feel bad enough about myself, seeing this ad for liposuction plastered across a huge billboard in a skyline of gyms and juice bars did. This advertisement bluntly stated the message beauty corporations have been pushing for…

$5 million energy prize announced

$5 million energy prize announced

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04/24/2014

Following its tradition of fostering competition to enact social change, Georgetown University is offering an incentive of $5 million to the community with the best plan to reduce energy consumption. The Program on Science in the Public Interest launched the Georgetown University Energy Prize on April 23 with support from Georgetown University Environment Initiative and…

Admissions rate falls to 16.6% for class of 2018

Admissions rate falls to 16.6% for class of 2018

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04/03/2014

Georgetown’s Admissions Committee accepted 3,232 students for the incoming class of 2018, out of 19,501 total applicants. The overall admission rate was 16.6 percent, which represents a slight decrease from last year’s 17 percent. “We offered 150 fewer [places] than we did last year grand total,” Dean of Undergraduate Admissions Charles Deacon said. “We have…

News Hit: Tuition to rise 4.3 percent

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03/27/2014

Tuition is facing a 4.34 percent increase in the 2014-2015 academic year according to the University’s financial plan for fiscal years 2015 to 2018 released on March 19. Once this change takes effect, tuition will increase from $44,280 to $46,200 per student, bringing in $28 million in additional revenue to the University. According to the…

Adjunct panel talks unionization

Adjunct panel talks unionization

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02/20/2014

Georgetown University Student Association and Georgetown Solidarity Committee co-sponsored a panel on adjunct unionization on Wednesday to discuss the issues that adjunct faculty face both at Georgetown and at other American universities. Guy Mentel (COL ’14), GUSA secretary of academic affairs, organized the event to “inform people about the main plight of adjunct professors, not…

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