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Increased student mobilization against restrictive housing policy gets attention of administration

Mobilization against the current housing policy for study abroad students has continued to gain momentum through increased participation and advocacy, especially with the usage of online forums. This policy, which was issued in Feb. 2014, excludes Fall 2015… Read More

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GUSA and Office of Residential Living create survey aimed at improving housing

The GUSA Senate Subcommittee on Residential Living has joined forces with administrators in the Office of Residential Living (ORL) to create a survey aimed at addressing the needs of students living in on-campus housing. Daniel Lysak (COL ’18)… Read More

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D.C. affordable housing gradually dwindles

D.C. residents have faced increasingly unaffordable housing for years. City Paper recently compared statistics between seven years of housing cost rates using data from a study published by the Urban Institute. The study found that 17 percent of all… Read More

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Prefrosh Preview: Campus construction, campus plans, and you

Congratulations, Class of 2018, on your decision to come to Georgetown University, a college campus that is about to have at least three major construction projects that will progress simultaneously! Upon your arrival to the Hilltop, you’ll realize that University… Read More

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Prefrosh Preview: The four freshmen dorms

After you’ve chosen, or left up to fate, your roommate, the University assigns you to live in one of four freshmen dorms in early August. It doesn’t really matter whether you made the effort to tour Georgetown over GAAP… Read More

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GUSA Executives propose pushing back third year housing requirement

Katherine Key (SFS ’15), President Trevor Tezel’s (SFS ’15) Executive Chief of Staff, presented the latest update on the third year housing requirement to the Senate. She explained that Tezel and his vice president, Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15),… Read More

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Residential Living announces changes to housing process (second time’s the charm?)

Don’t worry class of 2016, not too much has changed in terms of next year’s housing. Class of 2017, however, should expect a few alterations to the housing selection process. But no worries. Per usual, Vox is always… Read More

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Update: Housing considering delay of selection procedure change

Fall study abroad applicants fear the worst: returning to VCE come spring 2015 GUSA passed a resolution Sunday to reverse or delay the housing change that recently caused concern among students. At a Residential Life’s housing selection information… Read More

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GUSA to address noise concerns in New South Student Center construction

On Sunday night, after weeks of scandal, power struggle, and unhappy tension, the GUSA Senate finally decided to pull itself together. In an atmosphere of friendly banter, punctuated by moments of laughter and jokes, it unanimously passed a… Read More

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Study abroad applicants: There’s no need to fret over housing

Fear, panic, and sadness came crashing down on sophomores planning to study abroad in the fall late Monday night following the creation of a Facebook event that told tales of a new housing policy that would shatter any hope… Read More