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Georgetown Gave URI Positive Reference for Former Tennis Coach after Internal Investigation into Admissions Misconduct

Georgetown Gave URI Positive Reference for Former Tennis Coach after Internal Investigation into Admissions Misconduct

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03/14/2019

Georgetown did not inform the University of Rhode Island (URI) about an internal investigation into Gordon Ernst, Georgetown’s former tennis coach indicted in the nationwide college admissions scandal on Tuesday, according to a URI spokesperson.  In a statement to the Voice, the spokesperson wrote that URI reached out to Ernst’s references while they were deciding…

Lawsuit Filed Against Georgetown Alleges Negligence in College Admissions Scandal

Lawsuit Filed Against Georgetown Alleges Negligence in College Admissions Scandal

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03/14/2019

Two Stanford University students have filed a class-action lawsuit against Georgetown University and the other universities listed as destinations for students in the nationwide college admissions bribery and fraud scheme unveiled Tuesday. The lawsuit alleges that the universities named as defendants “were negligent in failing to maintain adequate protocols and security measures in place to…

Nationwide Admissions Scandal Implicates Former Georgetown Tennis Coach, Parents

Nationwide Admissions Scandal Implicates Former Georgetown Tennis Coach, Parents

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03/12/2019

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts unsealed two indictments against members of the Georgetown community Tuesday morning. One named former Georgetown men’s and women’s tennis coach Gordon “Gordie” Ernst as a defendant, and the other included the parents of four students admitted to Georgetown, at least three of whom eventually matriculated. Ernst…

Proposed GU Solar Project Faces Opposition at Public Hearing

Proposed GU Solar Project Faces Opposition at Public Hearing

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03/07/2019

The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) held a public hearing on Feb. 27 to hear testimony from community members on the proposed Georgetown solar installation in La Plata, Maryland. Locals criticized the project for the negative ecological impacts it could have on the surrounding area, and also how it would affect the native Piscataway…

Former Columbian President Santos speaks on peace process

Former Columbian President Santos speaks on peace process

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03/04/2019

Former Colombian President and 2016 Nobel Peace Prize winner Juan Manuel Santos spoke in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Feb. 26 to promote his new documentary, Port of Destiny: Peace, which was screened at the event. Santos addressed the process of peace, both in Colombia and around the world.   Port of Destiny: Peace, recounts Santos’s…


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