Today, University Information Services officially removed the HOYAS wireless network. Voxy Gurl can’t help but notice; SaxaNet still fails her. Are you experiencing the same problem? Did HOYAS ever work for you in the first place? Share your thoughts in the comment section.
With the Farmers Market season coming to an end, Vox wants to know how important it is to you to buy locally-grown, organic food.
“I think it is important to buy organic food, when and if it is possible, because that investment represents a commitment to real food,” says Alexia Cotcamp (MSB ’15), Executive Market Director of the GU Farmers Market. “It represents an unspoken promise to honor your body by providing it with the best fuel you can. To eat that which we were given, not that which we falsely attempted to create.”
Yesterday, the GOCard office announced a new partnership with PNC Bank, allowing students to link their PNC bank accounts with their GoCards. This change will turn GoCards into PIN-based debit cards. Students will now be able to use their GOCards to make transactions off campus, in grocery stores and other locations, according to the press release.
No credit card fees will be implemented in this transfer. “GOCard is the only card you will need on and off campus,” the GOCard office wrote to students. The closest PNC location is on M Street and Wisconsin Ave. Do you have a PNC account?
The Republican National Convention came to an end a few days ago and the Democrats are already in full swing. From New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to Mitt Romney’s wife Ann, the past week’s RNC speeches talked of love, respect, and even death. Vox wants to know: What did you think of the speeches? Did you plan to vote Republican regardless?
Yesterday, the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act, a healthcare law requiring most Americans to pay a penalty if they fail to purchase insurance, in a historic moment for President Barack Obama’s legislative efforts. The vote was 5 to 4 with traditionally conservative Chief Justice G. John Roberts Jr. supporting four other liberal-leaning justices.
Obamacare polarizes Democrats and Republicans across the nation. Do you support the Supreme Court’s decision?
In the campus plan agreement, a clause devoted to parking indicates that undergraduate students “shall be prohibited from bringing cars to campus or parking their cars on the street in Georgetown, Burleith, and Foxhall.” And that’s not all, violations will be a part of the Code of Conduct and there will be “very limited exceptions” to this rule.
This concession, intended to mitigate parking congestions in the Georgetown area, is directed at undergraduate students who presumably don’t often bring cars to campus. However, as undergraduate students are completely banned, even graduate students will end up privy to these regulations:
The University shall implement plans as well for mitigating the transportation and parking impacts from graduate students who travel to the Main Campus, with the goal of achieving significant improvements over current conditions.
Vox is curious about the effect this will have on students, whether you’re undergrad or graduate.
Earlier this week we ran a pretty lame but kind of funny contest asking you all what you would rename the Career Center. After receiving some minimal responses (come on guys, let’s see some creativity), we’ve decided to scrap the vote and, by default, give the award to Carly for “The ‘Here’s my CV, So Cawley Maybe.’” I mean, really, the other submissions didn’t stand a chance.