Clearing up some GUSA confusion over sexual assault policies

If you have been living under a rock (or in the safety of your dorm room attempting to hide from the dreaded door knocking), you are probably well aware that Georgetown is now underway with the GUSA executive… Read More

Alcohol amnesty clause added to Student Code of Conduct

GUSA announced Feb. 10 that the University administration has amended the Student Code of Conduct to codify alcohol amnesty for students involved in cases of sexual assault. The amendment ensures that the Office of Student Conduct will not bring… Read More

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GUSA releases suggestions for improved policies surrounding sexual assault

GUSA publicly released a document over the weekend showing support for the new White House Sexual Assault Initiatives, which also offered its own suggestions for improved prevention policies here on Georgetown’s campus. The press release states that GUSA “continues to… Read More

D.C. proposes new legislation to provide better support for victims of sexual assault

Last week after an impassioned eight hours at the D.C. council hearing, survivors of sexual assault and victims’ rights organizations made a compelling argument against the way the Metropolitan Police Department currently handles cases of sexual assault within… Read More

GU Men of Strength to host Men Can Stop Rape speaker for sexual assault event

Next semester, Georgetown University Men Of  Strength will host a speaker from the non-profit organization Men Can Stop Rape for a discussion about sexual assault prevention on campus. The event, slated to happen in January, is the brainchild… Read More

SAPE furthers sexual assault dialogue with discussions for freshmen

Last night in a Darnall common room, Sexual Assault Peer Educators lead a discussion on sexual assault at Georgetown as well as beyond the Hilltop. The talk introduced freshmen to SAPE and their efforts to inform the student-body… Read More

GUSA Roundup: Changing Georgetown’s response to sexual assault

This Sunday, GUSA passed two bills concerning sexual assault on campus. “A Resolution Concerning Sexual Assault” addresses the University’s response to the crime and “An Act Concerning SAPE Training for All Members of GUSA” initiates a drive for… Read More

Laptop theft, sexual assault reported in Georgetown area

Earlier today, students received two emails from the Department of Public Safety, one regarding a sexual assault last Wednesday and the second on a burglary in Village C West earlier today. A woman was jogging on Capital Crescent… Read More

Late Rev. Robert Drinan, former GU Law professor, accused of sexual harassment

Last week, Emily Yoffe, a well-known blog writer and columnist for Slate, wrote a personal account titled “My Molesters” on her experience being sexually assaulted by former Georgetown law professor and Jesuit Rev. Robert Drinan. She was 18 or 19… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Sexual assault at 36th and N Streets last night

At approximately 2:15 a.m. this morning, a student was sexually assaulted on 36th Street just north of N Street in West Georgetown, according to a public safety alert. The victim was physically injured during the incident. the Metropolitan… Read More