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Marco Pavé, Georgetown’s First Hip-Hop Artist-In-Residence: A Conversation on Rap, Social Justice, and Self-Empowerment

Marco Pavé, Georgetown’s First Hip-Hop Artist-In-Residence: A Conversation on Rap, Social Justice, and Self-Empowerment

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10/25/2019

The U.S. Department of Education published a letter on Sept. 22 threatening to revoke funding for the Duke University and University of North Carolina (UNC) Consortium for Middle East Studies. The letter criticized the program for sponsoring an outdoor concert by rapper Marco Pavé, described as “a Millennial Muslim from Memphis” who conducts hip-hop and…

Georgetown Senior Auditors Head Back to School

Georgetown Senior Auditors Head Back to School

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10/25/2019

Every Monday and Wednesday, Anne Brill ascends the steps of Healy Hall, always making it to Room 106 a few minutes early for her 2 p.m. English class. She just finished reading a novel of over 900 pages, Charles Dickens’s Bleak House, for Monday’s session. Like the rest of her classmates surely do, she feels…

The GUSA Gender Gap

The GUSA Gender Gap

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10/11/2019

When Deborah Canty (COL ’78) ran to be the president of the Georgetown Undergraduate Student Government in 1977, the university had only been fully co-ed for eight years. Since the first election in 1889, the student body president had always been a man. And yet, at the time Canty was elected, she thought it was…

“Legality doesn’t always equal morality”

“Legality doesn’t always equal morality”

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09/13/2019

While the rest of the class of 2023 is settling in, one student is still trying to get to campus. Georgetown’s class of 2023 was moving in. Eager freshmen rolled suitcases down the sidewalks, and nervous parents double-checked that their children had enough pairs of socks and extra sets of sheets. But as the new…

It’s All Greek to Me: Fraternities and Sororities on the Hilltop

It’s All Greek to Me: Fraternities and Sororities on the Hilltop

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04/12/2019

Every September, as New Student Orientation winds down, Georgetown undergraduates receive words of caution in their inboxes. An email, this year from Dean of Students Jeanne Lord, tells students that the university does not endorse social fraternities and sororities because Greek life violates some of the university’s values. Nationally, Greek life is on the defensive….

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