Nora Scully

Nora is the news editor and a junior in the SFS studying Science, Technology, and International Affairs. She enjoys cats and dogs of all types and has been working on approaching D.C. dog owners to ask to pet their dog(s).


News

GUSA fails to pass restructure referendum due to low voter turnout

This year’s elections saw an overall turnout rate of 20.11 percent of the undergraduate student body with 1,431 votes cast.

News

Administrators place HoyaLift pilot launch on an indefinite pause

While Georgetown’s location atop a hill provides an excellent view of the Potomac and the nation’s capital, it makes the university’s campus inaccessible for a significant portion of its population.... Read more

News

Howard students demand housing reform at Blackburn sit-in, continuing a legacy of protest

Howard University students are no strangers to organizing for much-needed change; this month, the university’s inadequate handling of unsafe housing conditions has forced students to publicly protest for livable space. ... Read more

News

One company’s push for sustainable shopping

Creating an urban, eco-friendly alternative to Amazon is no small task. With 77 percent of people wanting to learn how to live more sustainably, reducing personal waste is a growing... Read more

Features

SHIP was supposed to bring sophomores together, but some were left out

My decision to get a summer job instead of seizing the early opportunity to take in-person classes at Georgetown isolated me from my classmates as we came together for the first time.

DC News

D.C. announces school vaccination mandate, other measures to curb spread of COVID-19

At a press conference Monday afternoon, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that teachers and other adults employed by schools and childcare centers will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19... Read more

Georgetown Explained

Georgetown Explained: Fall COVID-19 policies

In addition to mandating vaccinations, Georgetown has introduced new logistical difficulties in dining, quarantining, and policy enforcement as it attempts a full return during an ongoing pandemic.

Features

These students are striving to make Georgetown more accessible

Despite the challenges of a pandemic and virtual learning environment, student activists continue to push Georgetown toward improved accessibility.

News

Petition calling for South Asian Society reform spurs change, donations for COVID-19 crisis in India

A petition by Georgetown Students 4 South Asia calling for internal reform of the South Asian Society has amassed over 100 signatures.

Features

Georgetown’s ROTC balances training, class, and administrative hurdles

Before sunrise, cadets and midshipmen are already awake, running laps at the Reflecting Pool or doing pushups on Georgetown’s front lawn as part of an arduous exercise regime. Being a... Read more