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Georgetown Explained: Mutual Aid

COVID-19 placed unprecedented burdens on college students and their families, many of whom struggled to cover costs for basic necessities not included in financial aid packages even before the pandemic. ... Read more

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GU Politics announces Fall 2021 Fellows

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service announced their first in-person class of Fellows in over a year and a half, a group featuring strategists, activists, and correspondents from... Read more

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Ninth Georgetown parent pleads guilty in Varsity Blues admissions scandal

Elisabeth Kimmel joined the ranks of Georgetown parents indicted and admitting guilt in the college admissions scandal last week, heading off a September trial.  Kimmel, a former media executive, is... Read more

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Georgetown Scholars Program moved out of Healy; in temporary space for the fall

Georgetown Scholars Program (GSP) moved out of its long-time space on the ground floor of  Healy Hall in January and will spend the first part of the semester in a... Read more

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Georgetown Explained: Everything we know about COVID-19 and Fall 2021 policies

In just a few weeks, Georgetown students will be returning en masse to campus for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020.... Read more

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Alumna Tiffany Yu looks to cement legacy of disability justice as students push for Disability Cultural Center

More than half a year after releasing a petition calling for the establishment of a Disability Cultural Center (DCC), the students leading the push—and Georgetown’s disabled community at large—have the... Read more

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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.