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GUSA Executive to require demographic data

GUSA Executive to require demographic data

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12/09/2019

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution at its Dec. 8 meeting to require applicants for positions in the GUSA Executive to submit anonymous demographic data. According Sen. Leo Teixeira (COL ’21), who sponsored the bill along with Speaker Juan Martinez Guevara (SFS ’20) and Sen. Eric Lipka (COL ’23), many of the upwards of 60…

New edition of Women, Peace and Security Index unveiled

New edition of Women, Peace and Security Index unveiled

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12/08/2019

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security (GIWPS) hosted an event on Dec. 5 supporting the launch of the new edition of its Women, Peace and Security Index. The index evaluates and ranks countries based on their inclusion, justice, and security for women, and was first released on Oct. 22 at the United Nations…

Basketball Players LeBlanc, Alexander, Gardner Named in Civil Suits

Basketball Players LeBlanc, Alexander, Gardner Named in Civil Suits

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12/04/2019

Content warning: This article discusses sexual harassment and assault. Joshua LeBlanc (MSB ’22), a former member of the Georgetown men’s basketball team, and current players Galen Alexander (COL ’21) and Myron Gardner (COL ’23) are defendants in two civil lawsuits filed by Georgetown students. In the suits, the students allege sexual harassment, assault, and burglary….

Harvard Professor Discusses First-Generation Experience at Elite Colleges

Harvard Professor Discusses First-Generation Experience at Elite Colleges

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11/30/2019

Harvard professor Tony Jack visited campus on Nov. 21 to discuss the challenges first-generation low-income college students face and how administrators can ensure they thrive. The event, co-sponsored by the Georgetown Scholarship Program (GSP), Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship, The Lecture Fund, and the Georgetown College, was moderated by Marcia Chatelain, an…

Georgetown partners with Capital Bikeshare Universities program

Georgetown partners with Capital Bikeshare Universities program

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11/27/2019

Georgetown University has joined the Capital Bikeshare Universities Program, which reduces yearly student membership from $85 to $25.  The discounted membership offers students an unlimited number of rides under thirty minutes with extra time purchased for an additional fee.  The GUSA Senate passed a resolution on Sept. 15 sponsored by Sen. Joshua Marin-Mora (SFS ’21)…

AASA holds event in solidarity with detained student

AASA holds event in solidarity with detained student

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11/27/2019

The Asian American Student Association (AASA) held an event on Nov. 17 in solidarity with Victor Liu (COL ’21), a College student who is barred from leaving China. China is holding him and his older sister, Cynthia Liu, who works at McKinsey & Company, in the country to coerce their estranged father to return to…

GUSA Executive discusses midterm achievements

GUSA Executive discusses midterm achievements

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11/25/2019

GUSA President Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) sat down with the Voice to evaluate the performance of the GUSA Executive at the midway point of his tenure. Due to scheduling conflicts, GUSA Vice President Aleida Olvera (COL ’20) was unable to be interviewed for this article.  Francis emphasized the duo’s focus on implementing their campaign…

March for Our Lives Georgetown discusses gun violence

March for Our Lives Georgetown discusses gun violence

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11/25/2019

“This is not a Republican issue. This is not a Democratic issue. This is an American issue,” said Dr. Joseph Sakran, director of emergency general surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital at the March for our Lives event on Monday.  As both a doctor and a gunshot wound victim, Sakran has seen firsthand the impact of…


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