FinApp draft budget out, only 62 percent of requests met
On Tuesday, March 12, the GUSA Finance and Appropriations Committee released its draft budget, meeting about 62.3 percent of funding requests.
University still developing a plan for New South groups
Plans for the Healey Family Student Center in New South Hall have been in the works since 2011, but plans for moving student groups out of the building are still... Read more
University begins initiative to improve campus technology
On Tuesday, Provost Robert Groves announced to the University community an $8 million investment in an initiative on technology enhanced learning aimed at three areas: faculty-designed classroom innovation, improving the... Read more
Students and employees concerned with Yates Field House
Every undergraduate at Georgetown pays $360 a year for a Yates Field House gym membership, but concerns about club access and the management system at the campus gym leave some wondering how good a value that price represents.
Students in control of Outdoor Ed. until new director is found
With its director’s visa expiring, the Georgetown Outdoor Education program, which organizes backpacking, rock climbing, and kayaking excursions for Georgetown students, is now in the hands of its students as the Center for Student Programs searches for a new director.
Hilltop or bottom? The Voice‘s 2012 sex survey
Although the sex lives of Georgetown students have received more national attention than anyone would have liked, the Voice wanted to know more. From Rush Limbaugh calling one of our own a “slut” on national radio to Playboy ranking Georgetown high in sexual satisfaction, onlookers react to Georgetown’s sex culture in highly disparate ways.
Solar panel proposal moves toward ratification by ANC and OGB
The recently announced contract between the University and Solar City, a solar power company, is bringing change to students’ utility bills, GUSA’s budget, and Georgetown’s environmental impact, as well as opening the door to future renewable energy projects on campus.
On first anniversary, Occupy shuts down bank, K St
Starting this past weekend and throughout this week, Occupy DC is celebrating its one year anniversary. Last Saturday, Occupy Our Homes DC had actions at all the Bank of America locations across the District, aiming to shut them down for their Saturday business hours. On Monday, Occupy DC held a protest in McPherson Square on K Street, the symbolic home of lobbying in the District.
Campus groups voice concerns about New South student space
As plans move ahead for the New South Student Center, plans for addressing concerns about student groups’ storage and practice space are just being formed.
Students struggle with delinquent landlords
Georgetown may be attempting to move more students on campus, but a substantial number of Hoyas still reside beyond the front gates. For many of them them, the biggest problem with their living situation isn’t SNAPs or neighbors, but the people who own their properties.