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Georgetown Explained

Georgetown Explained: Getting around D.C.

Washington, D.C. is reopening. Ready to explore it? You could walk or take an Uber, or you could try getting around like a real Washingtonian. Equipped with D.C.’s range of... Read more

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The federal eviction ban is over. Here’s what that means for D.C. residents

Millions of people are at risk of losing shelter after the Supreme Court halted the Biden administration’s nationwide eviction ban on Aug. 26, over a month before its scheduled end... 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.

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GUSA Senate responds to safety incident with call for increased university communication

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution calling for more transparency regarding student safety at their meeting on Sep. 19.  Referencing an incident involving an adult man who was seen in... Read more

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Women and gender studies scholar appointed dean of Georgetown College

Rosario Ceballo, a leading scholar in diversity, equity, and inclusion work and former chair of the University of Michigan’s Women and Gender Studies (WGST) Department, was appointed as dean of... Read more

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The Corp adapts hiring process ahead of full reopening by end of September

The Corp—a conglomerate of seven student-run businesses on campus—has been steadily reopening its doors since early August.  “By the end of September everything will be fully reopened,” Harper Thomas (SFS... Read more

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Showstopper

Performance is coming back to Georgetown.  After a year of green screen set displays and actors talking through the borders of Zoom boxes, theatre is returning to, well, not always... Read more

How-tos

How to vote in the California election if your ballot is delayed

How Georgetown students can vote in California's recall election if their mail-in ballots are delayed by the package overflow.

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New WGST director Nadia Brown aims to cement WGST program’s future

Content warning: This article references sexual violence Dr. Nadia Brown begins her tenure as director of Georgetown’s Women’s and Gender Studies (WGST) program this semester. After accepting the position more... Read more

Georgetown Explained

Georgetown Explained: Mutual Aid

COVID-19 placed unprecedented burdens on college students and their families, many of whom struggled to cover costs for basic necessities not included in financial aid packages even before the pandemic. ... Read more

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GU Politics announces Fall 2021 Fellows

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service announced their first in-person class of Fellows in over a year and a half, a group featuring strategists, activists, and correspondents from... Read more

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Ninth Georgetown parent pleads guilty in Varsity Blues admissions scandal

Elisabeth Kimmel joined the ranks of Georgetown parents indicted and admitting guilt in the college admissions scandal last week, heading off a September trial.  Kimmel, a former media executive, is... Read more

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Georgetown Scholars Program moved out of Healy; in temporary space for the fall

Georgetown Scholars Program (GSP) moved out of its long-time space on the ground floor of  Healy Hall in January and will spend the first part of the semester in a... Read more

Georgetown Explained

Georgetown Explained: Everything we know about COVID-19 and Fall 2021 policies

In just a few weeks, Georgetown students will be returning en masse to campus for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020.... Read more

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Alumna Tiffany Yu looks to cement legacy of disability justice as students push for Disability Cultural Center

More than half a year after releasing a petition calling for the establishment of a Disability Cultural Center (DCC), the students leading the push—and Georgetown’s disabled community at large—have the... Read more

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Nellie’s Sports Bar attempts to reopen one month after security dragged a Black woman down the stairs

CW: This article references violence to Black and LGBTQ+ individuals and communities. Nellie’s reopened and broke a month-long public silence following their closure on June 13, the day after Keisha... Read more

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The future of GUSA? Senate elects new leadership alongside calls for restructuring

The members of the newly elected GUSA Senate leadership voted in on April 30 are eager to tackle the issues facing the Senate and student body. The latest leadership transition,... Read more

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Students evacuated from New South building while structural engineer reviews building conditions

Updated on July 9 to include the return of students to New South. Approximately 40 students and others residing in the New South building were evacuated from the building on... Read more

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Protesters call for Nellie’s Sports Bar to close after bar security dragged a Black woman down the stairs

Protesters gathered in front of Nellie’s Sports Bar, calling for the local community to boycott the well-known gay bar after a viral video.

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Georgetown resumes salary increases, retirement contributions

For the first time since the pandemic began, Georgetown employees will be eligible for salary increases and receive retirement contributions from the university.