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Students demand university action in light of proposed Title IX changes

Students demand university action in light of proposed Title IX changes

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11/20/2018

Students Taking Action against Interpersonal Violence (STAIV) delivered a letter to Georgetown administrators demanding that the university denounce Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ proposed changes to Title IX regulations on Nov. 16. The proposed changes would redefine sexual harassment and its reporting process, require schools to respond only to allegations that directly affect campus activities,…

Students disappointed by SAMAC update

Students disappointed by SAMAC update

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11/20/2018

Some students feel that the Sexual Assault and Misconduct Advisory Committee (SAMAC) has not made enough concrete progress following an email SAMAC sent to Georgetown faculty, staff, and students on Nov. 2 to provide an update on their investigation into sexual assault on campus. This update comes after students wrote an open letter in August…

Valentino Dixon joins panel to discuss exoneration, art

Valentino Dixon joins panel to discuss exoneration, art

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11/19/2018

Valentino Dixon was the center of a panel hosted by the Prisons and Justice Initiative and the Lecture Fund celebrating his exoneration from prison and highlighting the role that Georgetown students played in his release. The Nov. 1 event was moderated by Marc Howard and Martin Tankleff, who co-taught the “Making an Exoneree” class and…

Petition calls on DeGioia to ban H*yas for Choice

Petition calls on DeGioia to ban H*yas for Choice

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11/16/2018

An online petition with more than 15,000 signatures is calling for University President John DeGioia to ban H*yas for Choice (HFC). The petition, posted by TFP Student Action, has been circulating since Nov. 8. TFP’s website does not make it clear if the petition was written by a Georgetown student or alum. HFC, a student group…

Kennedy discusses midterm elections, healthcare, and bipartisanship in G.U. Politics event

Kennedy discusses midterm elections, healthcare, and bipartisanship in G.U. Politics event

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11/15/2018

The Institute of Politics and Public Service at Georgetown’s McCourt School hosted Congressman Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.) on Nov. 13 in the Copley Formal Lounge. Kennedy was joined by the executive director of GU Politics, Mo Elleithee (SFS ’94), who moderated the discussion, which revolved around last week’s midterm elections, healthcare, and bipartisanship in a…

Meek Mill discusses criminal justice system, reform

Meek Mill discusses criminal justice system, reform

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11/14/2018

Rapper Meek Mill joined Marc Howard, director of the Georgetown Prison Justice Initiative, in the Lohrfink Auditorium for a conversation on criminal justice reform on Nov. 7. In an event hosted by the Lecture Fund, Mill reflected on his personal experiences in the criminal justice system and how he hopes to use his platform as…

Tuition roundtable presents likely tuition increase

Tuition roundtable presents likely tuition increase

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11/12/2018

The first Hoya Roundtable of the 2018-19 academic year met to discuss the rate-setting of tuition on Nov. 5. The event, co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, GUSA and GradGov, looked in-depth at the university’s finances and their rationale behind the current tuition and projected increases that have yet to be finalized.   Provost…


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