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Proposal calls for improved response on GLBT

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08/23/2001

An ad hoc committee formed by Vice President of Student Affairs Juan Gonzalez met for eight weeks this summer to discuss issues facing gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students at Georgetown. The committee submitted a report to the Office of Student Affairs in early August strongly recommending the University hire an administrator to deal solely…

University to review Campus Ministry

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05/03/2001

The University is conducting an internal review of Campus Ministry after numerous complaints from staff members and students about current University Chaplain Adam Bunnell, OFMC. Michael Garanzini S.J., the Special Assistant to University President Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J., is leading the review of Campus Ministry. In an April 16 letter to O’Donovan, former Georgetown University…

GUSA plans to confront BZA

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05/03/2001

On Tuesday, the Georgetown University Student Association approved a resolution responding to the conditions placed on the University’s 10-Year Plan outlined in the D.C. Board of Zoning and Adjustment’s recent proposal. Members of GUSA plan to work with Campaign Georgetown and an Advisory Neighborhood Council Commissioner this summer to further develop this response. The GUSA…

GU Day ignites school spirit

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05/03/2001

On Tuesday, the second annual Georgetown Day was marked by a celebratory atmosphere of games, food and performances that culminated in a farewell celebration for outgoing University President Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. According to Jamal Epps (CAS ‘01), one of four coordinators of Georgetown Day, the celebration was created last year in response to the…

Speakers remember GU professor

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05/03/2001

Jan Karski, a former Georgetown government professor, who passed away last July, was honored for his time at Georgetown and for his role as a witness to the World War II concentration camps. A discussion panel held Monday entitled “Jan Karski and Poland in the 21st Century” opened a week of events honoring the life…

University holds farewell week for O’Donovan

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05/03/2001

Georgetown University will hold several farewell celebrations for outgoing University President Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J. before he steps down on July 1. Senior Vice President Jack J. DeGioia will replace O’Donovan, who has served as president for 12 years. On Friday afternoon, the heads of all Georgetown campuses will hold a reception for O’Donovan on…

GU’s solution

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05/03/2001

Georgetown Day is a day of “food, fun, games and friendship designed to bring together students, faculty, staff and friends to celebrate the Georgetown community.” GU Day was created last year in response to the slew of hate crimes that hit the University campus. It all began with the destruction of the Jewish Students’ Association’s…

InterHall defends townhouse wiring

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05/03/2001

Students have compiled a report recommending students living in University townhouses have high speed Internet access. According to Gilbert Cruz, InterHall Vice-President for External Affairs, the report was compiled at the request of University Information Services. “The goal [of the report] is to spur University Information Services and other administrative bodies into action concerning the…

Albright returns to GU

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04/26/2001

Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has accepted an endowed chair as a professor in the School of Foreign Service. Albright is the recipient of the first Michael and Virginia Mortara Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy. According to Robert Gallucci, Dean of the School of Foreign Service, the chair was intended for an individual…

GUSA calls for repeal of section of aid law

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04/26/2001

The Georgetown University Student Association voted Tuesday to join a group of student governments that affects student financial aid. The Coalition for Higher Education Act Reform calls for the repeal of the provision of the 1998 HEA that denies college financial aid to students with drug convictions. The groups claims the provision will prevent access…


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