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Fourth BRAVE Summit fosters community, strength

Fourth BRAVE Summit fosters community, strength

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03/22/2019

Students and community members gathered March 16 for the fourth annual BRAVE Summit. The summit was held in the Hariri Building and featured mainstage panels, break-outs sessions, and a keynote address by Yandy Smith, an entrepreneur and television personality. Shakera Vaughan (COL ’19), director of speakers, described the BRAVE Summit as a meaningful day for…

Georgetown Students Attend Youth Climate Strike, Protest on Capitol Hill

Georgetown Students Attend Youth Climate Strike, Protest on Capitol Hill

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03/22/2019

The lawn of the Capitol Building was crowded with approximately 1,000 protestors, including a dozen Georgetown students, protesting government inaction on climate change on Mar. 15. Among the Georgetown students attending the protest were Madison Pravecek (SFS ’19) and Samantha Panchèvre (SFS ’19), who helped organize protesters from the university. Before joining the larger strike…

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…


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