Throwing freshmen a bone, and also educating them on important Georgetown things

Freshmen can now receive extra housing points through the GUSA initiative What’s a Hoya?, which organizes seminars on educational topics for the Georgetown freshman as an extension of New Student Orientation. With housing points as an incentive for attendance, freshmen… Read More

Students leaders launch campaign, referendum to oppose satellite dorm

Update, Tuesday, 10:00 a.m.: The petition by the One Georgetown, One Campus campaign has received 412 signatures, according to an email from Zach Singer. As 300 signatures are required in order to push through a referendum, the question of… Read More

GUSA’s GSTA will help protect student rights off campus

GUSA announced yesterday that its newest organization, the Georgetown Student Tenant Association, will be up and running in time for the 2013-2014 school year. As a response to recent events like the enactment of stringent off-campus parking rules,… Read More

Housing announces registration policy for visitors during 2013 inauguration

In an email blast, the Office of Student Housing informed students of the special housing guest policy during the 2013 inauguration. For the period between Friday, Jan. 18 and Tuesday, Jan. 22, students are permitted to host a… Read More

Vice President of Housing Karen Frank to retire in August

Georgetown’s Vice President of Housing and Facilities, Karen Frank, is set to retire at the end of August. President John J. DeGioia announced that the search for her successor will commence shortly, in an email to members of… Read More

Graduate student interests compromised by Campus Plan

While us undergraduates are battling it out on the sidelines for our compromised interests in the Campus Plan, we tend to forget that graduate students are affected by these provisions too. At tonight’s advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting on the… Read More

No AC in East Campus until May, unfortunately

Last night, the Housing office sent residents of East Campus this uplifting message: Dear East Campus Residents, As you settle in after Spring Break, we would like to update you again on the progress of the courtyard construction work in East Campus. A… Read More

Hoya Roundtable Wrap-up

Wednesday, October 12, Georgetown’s Chief Operating Officer, Christopher Augostini held the first “Hoya Roundtable” to ask students how Georgetown could best serve them. New to the job, Augostini started the meeting by saying, “The best way for me to… Read More

ANC Wrap-up: Unhappy residents

Concessions are not good enough In an unsurprising move, the ANC found the University’s recent concessions to the community insufficient and made no amendment to their recommendations [PDF] passed in their Feb 28th meeting. Commissioner Ron Lewis claimed… Read More

GU cedes to neighborhood demands, will add more beds

Georgetown announced changes to its 2010 Campus Plan yesterday, including plans to lower its main campus enrollment cap and add 250 beds either on-campus or outside of the area by the fall of 2014. If the University goes… Read More