Articles tagged: Sit-in


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“This is what community looks like”: Student activists receive university response to hate crime, ending sit-in

After the fourth consecutive day of the GU Protects Racists sit-in, university administrators publicly responded to the demands of LaHannah Giles on Dec. 8. On Dec. 9, organizers decided to end the sit-in. 

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#GeorgetownProtectsRacists sit-in demands accountability for hate crime

Students are occupying Healy Hall to demand accountability and justice for LaHannah Giles (COL ’23), the survivor of a racist hate crime on Georgetown Day this year.

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Howard students demand housing reform at Blackburn sit-in, continuing a legacy of protest

Howard University students are no strangers to organizing for much-needed change; this month, the university’s inadequate handling of unsafe housing conditions has forced students to publicly protest for livable space. ... Read more

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Panel of administrators meets with students, sit-in enters fifth day

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault. A panel of administrators met with students and members of the Black Survivors Coalition (BSC) on Feb. 28 to deliver concrete commitments based... Read more

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Support Georgetown’s Black Survivors

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault  ************************************************************************************************************************* It is extraordinarily powerful to watch determined students demand their rights before senior members of the university administration. Members and supporters of... Read more

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Black Survivors Coalition sit-in enters second and third days

Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault Update 8:51 pm: Rosemary Kilkenny, vice president of institutional diversity and equity, released an email on behalf of the administration, affirming its commitment to... Read more

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GSC Sanctions Miss the Mark

On Dec. 8, 2016, members of Georgetown Solidarity Committee (GSC) participated in a sit-in to protest Georgetown’s licensing contract with Nike. Eight of these students have since been found in... Read more