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Student advocacy ensures GSP to remain in Healy

Student and alumni advocates pulled off a rare victory as the university announced the Georgetown Scholars Program (GSP) will return to its previous space in Healy Hall after renovations conclude.... Read more

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Dining disasters: Is Georgetown creating food insecurity?

Since the return of all Hoyas to the Hilltop, finding food on campus has become a burden. Food insecurity among college students increased throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, with a reported... Read more

Voices

Contrary to Greg Abbott’s belief, cis men cannot make decisions about abortion

Yee pointed to the “bounty hunter provision” in the bill, which grants Texans the ability to sue someone aiding in an abortion for a monetary reward. Neighbors can report on anyone they know to be involved, including doctors, employees at abortion clinics, those seeking an abortion, and people transporting the patient.

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D.C. is in the midst of a housing crisis. Advocates believe it doesn’t have to be.

This article is part of our 2021 contribution to the D.C. Homeless Crisis Reporting Project in collaboration with other local newsrooms. The collective works will be published throughout the day... Read more

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“Would I have said yes to this in Fall 2019?”: University attendance policy frustrates student body

During the last two weeks of September, student inboxes filled up with subject lines reading “Public Health Alert: Student Illnesses” and “Update on Gastrointestinal Illness on the Main Campus.” Not... Read more

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GUSA Senate introduces executive proposal to abolish GUSA

The GUSA Senate took on a contentious topic of discussion at their meeting on Oct. 3: the existence of the GUSA Senate and the executive. Following a presentation by members... Read more

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GUSA Senate discusses restructuring, elections, and recent crises

The GUSA Senate deliberated recent on-campus crises and discussed the GUSA restructuring project in their Sept. 26 meeting.

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Former Georgetown tennis coach pleads guilty in Varsity Blues Scandal

Former Georgetown University tennis coach, Gordon Ernst, pleaded guilty on Sept. 15 to accusations of soliciting and accepting bribes to designate at least 12 students as recruits into the Georgetown... Read more

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Georgetown students concerned about health amid norovirus presence on campus

A gastronomical illness, the norovirus, has been circulating the Georgetown University campus for several weeks.

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Could a Georgetown Metro station finally become a reality?

Nearly 45 years after the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority welcomed riders aboard its first trains, plans are being discussed to bring a long-neglected neighborhood into the mix: Georgetown.

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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: 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