Yihan Deng


University leaders celebrate groundbreaking for Henle Village renovation

University staff, construction workers, engineers, and students gathered on Tondorf Road on Sept. 5 to celebrate the groundbreaking for Henle Village’s renovation. After project leaders gave a series of speeches,... Read more


MLK Jr. Library exhibit explores D.C.’s Black feminist history

The MLK Library’s exhibit weaves an intricate, illuminating tapestry of D.C.’s Black feminist history, and it leaves a profound impression.


Hoya Harvest Garden blooms atop Regents

The Hoya Harvest Garden opens on the Regents Hall fourth floor patio this spring, providing food for the local community and a space for students and faculty to learn about responsible food systems.


D.C. provides $4 million for new Anacostia Arts and Culture District

The D.C. government will provide a $4 million grant to transform the historic Anacostia neighborhood in Southeast D.C. into an arts and culture district, Mayor Bowser announced on Feb. 23. The grant will fund public beautification, support local artists and art programs, and create opportunities for artists to showcase their work, but critics worry that the funding will accelerate gentrification of the majority-Black neighborhood. 


APILF student advocates revive AAPI home at Georgetown

First established in 2015 after AAPI students expressed their interest in an on-campus affinity space, the home had shut down for the past few years due to COVID-19 and insufficient funding. Now, advocates for the home’s renewal, including students and alumni, hope to establish the home as a permanent community and safe space for AAPI students.


The Georgetown Coalition for Workers’ Rights is spearheading a new era of student labor activism

Since October, the Georgetown Coalition for Workers’ Rights has pushed for an active presence after struggling with the loss of pre-pandemic momentum.


GUPR sit-ins resume in Healy following university’s inconclusive report

GUPR resumed its sit-in after the investigation of the racist hate crime perpetrated against LaHannah Giles came back inconclusive.


D.C. Council overrides mayor’s veto of criminal code reform

The D.C. Council voted 12-1 to override Mayor Muriel Bowser’s veto of the District’s criminal code reform bill on Jan. 17.

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Georgetown Explained: Georgetown’s application process

With students preparing for Georgetown’s Jan. 10 regular decision deadline, debate over the application has returned to the forefront.