Articles tagged: Accessibility


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Administrators place HoyaLift pilot launch on an indefinite pause

While Georgetown’s location atop a hill provides an excellent view of the Potomac and the nation’s capital, it makes the university’s campus inaccessible for a significant portion of its population.... 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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Following a history of disability activism, students push for a Disability Cultural Center

GUSA’s Accessibility Policy Team has launched a campaign for the establishment of a Disability Cultural Center (DCC) that would support the disabled community on Georgetown’s campus.

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Accessibility and accommodation concerns rise to the forefront of student advocacy

Just last week, Georgetown students settled into the likely-difficult semester of online learning ahead. While virtual school is widely acknowledged as a general inconvenience for most students, for students who... Read more

Opinion

Popping the Georgetown Bubble

"My classmates would walk around with thousand-dollar winter coats, wear designer bags, and avoid Leo’s at their every convenience. Meanwhile, I added three jobs to my plate and was juggling more than I could handle. Going from classes in Walsh to shifts in Reynolds (a hike), I often found it near impossible to ever leave the Bubble or even to discover any clubs I was passionate about."

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Landre and Burdman Begin Terms as Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners

Anna Landre (SFS ’21) was sworn into her role as a commissioner on the Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 2E on Feb. 4. She is joined by Matias Burdman (COL ’21), who... Read more

Voices

Helpless in Henle: Lessons Learned from a Broken Leg

My lack of athleticism was never more apparent than a few Saturday nights ago when I gracefully tumbled down the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, bruising my pride and breaking... Read more