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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.

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Georgetown investigated Professor Michael Eric Dyson for student harassment allegations before his hire by Vanderbilt 

Georgetown's IDEAA office conducted an investigation into Professor Michael Eric Dyson beginning in February 2020.

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How Discord unites podcasters, creators, and isolated students

As the pandemic drove an increased desire for community, Discord allowed over 140 million socially distant people to come together.

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Petition calling for South Asian Society reform spurs change, donations for COVID-19 crisis in India

A petition by Georgetown Students 4 South Asia calling for internal reform of the South Asian Society has amassed over 100 signatures.

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The Voice‘s Bunn Award winners 2020-2021

Congrats to the Voice's Bunn winners!

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Georgetown bachelor’s degree program expands educational opportunities for Maryland’s incarcerated population

Georgetown’s Prisons and Justice Initiative will be offering bachelor’s degrees to incarcerated students in Maryland.

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A look inside GSP’s mentorship program 

The mentorship program was built out of a preexisting culture of personal connections among first-generation and low-income students.

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Senator Jon Ossoff addresses Georgetown student body

Ossoff is one of many Georgetown alumni to join Congress last January, winning an election with fellow senator Raphael Warnock.

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Students vote to approve U-Pass in landslide referendum

Under the program, students of participating universities receive unlimited free rides on metro buses and trains during the academic year.

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After a year of preparation, The Corp is ready to offer summer storage

The services include drop-off and pick-up of storage for students on campus and the surrounding Georgetown community.

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Georgetown professor’s Transformers face off against Old Georgetown Board

Professor Howard is in an ongoing dispute with the Old Georgetown Board over two life-sized Transformers sculptures outside his home.

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Is it enough? Georgetown’s diversity requirement comes under scrutiny

Representatives from academic councils and student groups have worked to compile research on what a revamped requirement could look like. 

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Georgetown announces partnership with ENGIE to meet sustainability goals

Georgetown announced a partnership with ENGIE North America to upgrade campus’s major utility, distribution, monitoring, and control systems.

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How a bar plans to bring the D.C. community together with a train

Metrobar aims to serve its guests in an accessible environment where Washingtonians can engage with the District’s artistic community.

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GUSA supports petition to reevaluate professor’s tenure rejection

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution in support of reevaluating the tenure rejection of Prof. Mubbashir Rizvi.

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Students continue decades-long push for Asian American Studies at Georgetown

The summit takes place at a time of heightened anti-Asian sentiment and an uptick in hate crimes toward people of Asian descent.