Articles tagged: Campus Housing
Georgetown reinforces the gender binary, and so does its housing system
Every Hoya deserves to feel at home on the Hilltop. But for many nonbinary and transgender students at Georgetown, gender-affirming living spaces can be hard to access. As it currently stands, Georgetown’s housing system is archaic, inaccessible, and puts transgender and nonbinary students at risk of physical and emotional harm. If Georgetown wants to be inclusive of all students, the university must adopt gender-inclusive housing policies, allowing students to live with others regardless of sex or gender identity.
Summer woes: Students push for housing security over breaks
Georgetown’s housing policies and at times dismal living conditions pose barriers for students during winter break and summer when university amenities are limited.
Georgetown’s extractive new meal plan requirement must be rolled back
Georgetown’s new meal plan requirement for all on-campus students is a clear, extractive cash grab that, due to deep flaws in the school’s dining system, will not bring about the... Read more
Make Stability Housing Affordable
When COVID-19 hit in March 2020, most students abruptly returned home, except for those who were granted on-campus stability housing due to unstable home living environments. A year later, the... Read more
COVID-19 cases surge amid influx of students in Georgetown
The first few weeks of the spring semester have been marked by a significant uptick in COVID-19 cases as students return to the area.
Georgetown basketball teams to return to campus and the court
The Georgetown men’s basketball and women’s basketball teams are set to move back into campus housing on Sept. 11, as they begin preparations for the upcoming 2020-21 NCAA Division I... Read more
After a month of applying for housing, here’s who made it on campus (and who didn’t)
Georgetown’s campus, normally the temporary home of over 5,000 undergraduate students, will see less than 500 residents for the Fall 2020 semester. This number fluctuated through a series of campus... Read more
Georgetown should prioritize student need, not student cash
When Georgetown’s students need the support of their university most, it has let them down. After much anticipation, Georgetown released its Fall 2020 semester plan on July 6. Three weeks... Read more
The new fall plan leaves RAs without residents, housing, or employment
Yesterday, I began packing my bags to move back to campus next week to serve as a residential assistant (RA). Today, I am canceling my flights and hotel room, reevaluating... Read more
Georgetown responded to ICE regulations against international students. Some say it isn’t enough to ensure their success.
In wake of the Trump administration’s travel ban, attempts to disassemble DACA, and crackdown on immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border came another attempt to curb immigration—this time directed towards international... Read more
Georgetown offers limited summer housing at discounted cost
With all camps and conferences cancelled and classes moved online through July, Georgetown will sit nearly empty through the summer months. However, the campus will remain a refuge for a... Read more