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Georgetown Revokes Honorary Degree from Theodore McCarrick

Georgetown Revokes Honorary Degree from Theodore McCarrick

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02/19/2019

Georgetown University has revoked the honorary degree it conferred on Theodore McCarrick, former cardinal and archbishop of D.C., in 2004. The decision, announced by university President John DeGioia on Tuesday afternoon, comes after allegations of sexual abuse against him led the Vatican to remove McCarrick from the priesthood on Feb. 16. This is the first…

PBS’ Finding Your Roots Shares History of the GU272

PBS’ Finding Your Roots Shares History of the GU272

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02/15/2019

WETA, the District’s PBS-affiliate, hosted a screening and discussion of the fifth season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. on Feb. 8 in George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium. A primary focus of the discussion was the revelation that Merkerson was a direct descendant of nine of the 272 enslaved people sold by…

Affirmative action focus of discussion at student run event

Affirmative action focus of discussion at student run event

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02/15/2019

The Asian American Student Association and Black Student Alliance partnered in hosting a discussion about affirmative action on Jan. 30.  The event was facilitated by Marcia Chatelain, associate professor of History and African American Studies, and centered around the considerations and problems that surround affirmative action. While the overarching theme of the event was affirmative…

Students Lead the Way for New Composting Options at Leo’s

Students Lead the Way for New Composting Options at Leo’s

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02/15/2019

As Georgetown University Student Association’s (GUSA)sustainability chair, Samantha Panchèvre (SFS ’19) knows that there is composting at Leo O’Donovan’s Dining Hall. But she also knows many students are unaware of it. “Either they see the bins or they haven’t, and they don’t know that we compost,” Panchèvre said. “I don’t think people know that Leo’s…

Replace Jack the Bulldog with a Rescue

Replace Jack the Bulldog with a Rescue

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02/15/2019

A series of Jack the Bulldogs have been at Georgetown for 57 years. He became the university’s official mascot after a committee of students raised funds to invest in a bulldog in 1962. After a brief lapse in the 80s and 90s, different Jacks have been living on campus continuously since 1999. The specific species…

New second district MPD commander named

New second district MPD commander named

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02/14/2019

Duncan Bedlion was recently named Second District Commander of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). The Second District includes the Georgetown campus and runs between the Potomac River and Western Avenue. In a statement on the D.C. government website, Bedlion wrote, “I am both honored and excited about my new assignment as the district commander.  I…

GUSA Senate Certifies Executive Election Results

GUSA Senate Certifies Executive Election Results

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02/11/2019

The GUSA Senate met Feb. 10 to certify the GUSA Executive election results. Norman Francis Jr. (COL ’20) and Aleida Olvera (COL ’20) won the election on Feb. 8 for the positions of President and Vice President. The pair beat the runner up, Nicki Gray (NHS ’20), by forty votes in an election with thirty-two…

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