Articles tagged: coronavirus
The GUSA Senate passed a resolution calling for Georgetown to expand work-study options for the fall semester at their meeting on June 28. The resolution noted that many common work-study... Read more
Georgetown has canceled all study abroad and exchange programs for the Fall 2020 semester, according to an email sent on June 15 by Provost Robert Groves. In a separate email,... Read more
Besides the standard textbook, General Chemistry II students have a new item to purchase for class this summer: a hands-on laboratory kit complete with chemicals, gloves, goggles, and other equipment... Read more
"The stressful process of grocery shopping and coronavirus-induced anxiety, in general, may reduce our ability to think clearly, but Buddhism can provide insight into managing our thoughts and actions."
A petition on behalf of the international students of Georgetown was sent to the university’s administration on May 19, urging them to acknowledge and address the unique challenges the international... Read more
The university will implement a series of cost-saving measures in response to budget shortages brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a May 12 announcement from President John DeGioia.... Read more
A Georgetown student’s summer is typically just as busy as their school year, with students ambitiously pursuing internships, research fellowships, and jobs across the globe. This summer, however, nearly 2,000... Read more
Georgetown’s Institute of Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) partnered with CASA de Maryland, an immigrant’s rights organization, to file a federal lawsuit against the coronavirus aid bill, alleging that the... Read more
Last week, I finished my second year at Georgetown. As much as I wish I could provide some eloquent update about how, despite the obstacles created by COVID-19, I made the most of this semester and learned a lot, that simply isn’t the case. The reality is I’m tired. I’m really tired. I’m tired because I’ve spent every day for the past two months thinking about the fact that Georgetown doesn’t seem to consider me, a first-generation student, valuable.
Georgetown will be accepting the just over $6 million in funding it was eligible for as part of the CARES Act and distributing half of it to students, the university... Read more
Precisely at noon, 219 people walked outside their houses in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. on April 22. The scene might have resembled a strange ritual, or an alien abduction with its level... Read more
Staged in the Devine Studio Theatre sits a completed set for a show that will never go up. A stage begging for performers with light cues programmed at the ready... Read more
The Georgetown Student Health Center, Health Education Services (HES), and Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS), are offering limited in-person and virtual services to students during the Covid-19 pandemic. These services... Read more
How do you find a crowd in the age of social distancing? While Georgetown University may have suspended in-person performances to prevent the spread of COVID-19, student artists, have found... Read more
"With the rise in anti-Asian sentiment, I can’t help but feel uneasy in the rare times I do leave my house since the stay-at-home orders began. I wonder if the man who pushes his cart past mine in the supermarket sees me and feels hate. I worry if today might be the day some crazed stranger passes me or my family and reacts violently. "
"The disparity between the facile attempts at female empowerment on Instagram and the ways women’s rights are under threat demonstrates how misdirected good intentions can actually be more harmful than empowering."