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Students protest, pitch tents at GW President Granberg’s offices after encampment cleared

Around 250 pro-Palestine protesters from the DMV Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) Coalition, Student Coalition for Palestine at George Washington University, and other groups gathered at the intersection of... Read more

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Seven GU students arrested in GW encampment sweep

Seven Georgetown students were among those arrested early Wednesday morning when police cleared the Gaza solidarity encampment at George Washington University (GW), according to Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) records. Police... Read more

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D.C. community reacts to student arrests at GW during Wednesday press conferences

Students arrested at the encampment spoke alongside Reps. Cori Bush (D-Mo.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mi.) at a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol Building.

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Arrests made, protesters pepper sprayed as police clear GW encampment

Thirty-three arrests, among them Georgetown students, were made Wednesday morning as the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) cleared the Gaza solidarity encampment at George Washington University (GW).  Demonstrators from eight universities,... Read more

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The past three days at GW’s Gaza solidarity encampment

Over a week ago, a coalition of students from universities across D.C., including Georgetown, George Washington University (GW), and American University, established a Gaza solidarity encampment at University Yard (U-Yard)... Read more

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Timeline: GW’s Gaza solidarity encampment

Day One: Thursday, April 25 Students from George Washington University (GW), Georgetown, American University, and other schools establish the Gaza Solidarity encampment, which they now refer to as the “Popular... Read more

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Tensions rise on night four of GW encampment

Tensions surged on the fourth night of the Gaza solidarity encampment at George Washington University on Sunday night and into Monday morning

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New Georgetown class navigates college admissions in a post-affirmative action world

In the wake of the June 2023 Supreme Court ruling ending affirmative action, Georgetown has admitted its first class of applicants in a new college admissions landscape.

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GW encampment grows onto street in third day of protest for Gaza

Saturday marks the third day that students have been camped in George Washington University’s (GW) University Yard, protesting in solidarity with Palestine. Late Friday evening, demonstrators that had been standing... Read more

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In photos: 24 hours inside the Gaza solidarity encampment at GW

Students from George Washington University, Georgetown, and other DC colleges established a pro-Palestine encampment Thursday on GW’s campus. The encampment, which began at 5 a.m., follows similar protests at other... Read more

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Students establish Gaza solidarity encampment on GW’s campus; 135 march from GU to join

Students from George Washington University along with students from Georgetown and other schools from throughout the D.C. area established an encampment in solidarity with Gaza early this morning on GW’s campus.

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Faculty hold second vigil for Gazan academics killed by Israel

Georgetown Faculty and Staff for Justice in Palestine (FSJP) held a vigil Tuesday at noon to mourn the Palestinian academics and university students killed by Israel in Gaza. This is... Read more

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RAs to unionize after resounding victory in election

Georgetown’s Resident Assistants (RAs) voted overwhelmingly in favor of forming a union in an election on Tuesday, one of the fastest RA unionization efforts in the country pending certification, organizers said.

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Norovirus returns to Georgetown’s campus

On April 4, officials from the departments of Student Health and Public Health announced a campus norovirus outbreak in an email to community members. Since March 27, over 40 individuals... Read more

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Former U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson discusses Ukraine, Gaza, and Brexit in Gaston Hall

Former United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to a packed Gaston Hall about the ongoing wars in Ukraine and Gaza, Brexit, and Trump on April 11. The event, titled... Read more

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Former Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy speaks at Georgetown: a fact check

Former Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy spoke in Lohrfink Auditorium on April 9 in an event hosted by Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics). During the... Read more

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Georgetown hosts Wikipedia edit-a-thon, harnessing anger into action

Members of the Georgetown and greater D.C. communities gathered on March 15 in the Office of Student Equity and Inclusion (OSEI) for an afternoon of raffle prizes, snacks and eliminating... Read more

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RAs Hold Speak-Out in Support of Unionization Effort

The Georgetown Resident Assistant Coalition (GRAC) held a speak-out on Thursday to discuss their unionization effort ahead of next week’s election, where Resident Assistants (RAs) will decide whether to officially... Read more

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Rep. Maxwell Frost speaks on Gen Z, identity in politics, and youth activism

From his work as an activist to making history as the first Generation Z member of Congress, Rep. Maxwell Frost’s career has been action-packed. On April 10, Frost, a Democrat,... Read more

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Capitol Police Officer and congressional candidate Harry Dunn reflects on serving during Jan. 6

Trigger warning: brief depictions of violence, and mention of racial slurs  Students from Georgetown and American University gathered on March 21 as College Democrats from both universities co-hosted an event... Read more