Anti-Defamation League applauds GU’s response to bias incidents

Last Friday, the D.C. Regional Chapter of the Anti-Defamation League commended Georgetown for its quick response to recent bias-related incidents. In a press release, ADL Regional Director David Friedman highlighted the Department of Public Safety’s “rigorous investigation and… Read More

Bias related incidents in Darnall and New South residence halls

Several separate bias related incidents occurred in two freshman residence halls in the last week, a Public Safety Alert sent out by the Department of Public Safety reports. In New South on Monday, Sept. 6 and Saturday, Sept…. Read More

Faculty Senate passes a resolution condemning The Heckler

The Georgetown Heckler isn’t out of the woods yet. Following a letter from Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson, and two campus-wide e-mails—one from University President John DeGioia and one from Provost James O’Donnell—the Georgetown University Faculty… Read More

Students plan “Hate Free Georgetown,” a week devoted to nonviolence

On Sunday evening, representatives from several campus groups met to discuss a proposal for a ‘nonviolence week’ later on in the semester. Hate Free Georgetown, an event being organized by Joshua Goode (COL ’10) and Lauren Cucarola (COL… Read More

John Esposito, Jacques Berlinerblau on Jerusalem Post tirade

Earlier this week, I wrote about a Jerusalem Post piece that attacked two Georgetown centers, the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies and the Center for Muslim Christian Understanding, and championed the Program for Jewish Civilization as an antidote… Read More

Jerusalem Post attacks Georgetown University’s Arab Studies centers

The fighting in Gaza may have cooled for now, but the Arab-Israeli conflict seems to have set its sights on Georgetown. Amir Romirowsky of the Jerusalem Post published an article earlier this week lauding Georgetown’s Program for Jewish… Read More

Hate crime suspects: racists, too?

The two suspects in last Friday’s alleged hate crime against a Georgetown medical student aren’t doing much to prove they aren’t prejudiced: The suspects physically resisted arrest, yelled racial slurs at their arresting officers, threatening to kill them…. Read More

Georgetown student arrested for hate crime

Metropolitan Police arrested Georgetown student Phillip Cooney Wednesday in connection with an anti-gay hate crime, according to police chief Kathy Lanier. According to the MSNBC article, on the September 9th a gang of men yelling homophobic insults attacked… Read More