Ryan Remmel

GUSA Executive to require demographic data

GUSA Executive to require demographic data

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12/09/2019

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution at its Dec. 8 meeting to require applicants for positions in the GUSA Executive to submit anonymous demographic data. According Sen. Leo Teixeira (COL ’21), who sponsored the bill along with Speaker Juan Martinez Guevara (SFS ’20) and Sen. Eric Lipka (COL ’23), many of the upwards of 60…

New edition of Women, Peace and Security Index unveiled

New edition of Women, Peace and Security Index unveiled

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12/08/2019

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) hosted an event on Dec. 5 supporting the launch of the new edition of its Women, Peace and Security Index. The index evaluates and ranks countries based on their inclusion, justice, and security for women, and was first released on Oct. 22 at the United Nations…

Georgetown restaurant to host Thanksgiving meal for the homeless

Georgetown restaurant to host Thanksgiving meal for the homeless

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11/24/2019

Rí Rá Irish Pub & Restaurant will host its inaugural Thanksgiving brunch for homeless residents in Georgetown on Nov. 28. The restaurant, located on M Street, has collaborated with other local businesses and the Georgetown Ministry Center (GMC), a local organization serving homeless individuals, to put on the event. The Thanksgiving meal is expected to…

GAGE rallies for labor contract

GAGE rallies for labor contract

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11/12/2019

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Educators (GAGE) hosted a rally on Monday in Red Square the day before a bargaining meeting with the university. The group delivered over 500 signed statements, according to organizers, to the provost’s office in support of the GAGE’s efforts to secure a labor contract with the university. After winning its…

Ethical AI standards for DoD unveiled at Georgetown

Ethical AI standards for DoD unveiled at Georgetown

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11/03/2019

A group of tech leaders and academics appointed by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) unveiled newly proposed ethical principles for its use of artificial intelligence (AI) at Georgetown University on Oct. 31. Known as the Defense Innovation Board (DIB), the group also offered recommendations to modernize the Department’s data technology, network security, and…

Georgetown Initiative Co-Hosts Rent Control Rally

Georgetown Initiative Co-Hosts Rent Control Rally

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10/28/2019

About 15 Georgetown students joined a rally on Oct. 26 demanding the expansion of rent control in the District. A variety of unions, tenant groups, and other organizations, including Georgetown’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor (KI), hosted the rally at Lamont Plaza in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood to launch the Reclaim Rent…

A Georgetown Welcome

A Georgetown Welcome

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10/25/2019

“It’s like they decided to build a city out of children, and then watch what happens. It’s just so weird!” That’s how a freshman friend of mine described the strange experience of living on Georgetown’s campus. With thousands of barely adult undergraduate students packed into its residence halls, our campus might not qualify as a…

Student groups participate in National Period Day

Student groups participate in National Period Day

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10/21/2019

Georgetown students joined a rally for the first ever National Period Day at the Capitol on Oct. 19. The rally demanded access to affordable menstrual products and an end to sales taxes on menstrual products that exist in 34 states. The D.C. protest coincided with similar rallies in all 50 states. D.C. does not tax…

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