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RIP snow days: Georgetown implements new instructional continuity policy

In an email sent two weeks ago, University Registrar John Pierce reminded the Georgetown University community that they’ve killed the snow day. That’s not to say that Georgetown won’t ever close due to bad weather. Instead, the Registrar’s office… Read More

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Local schools forced to make up for snow days: Is Georgetown next?

Could the cheers and hurrahs echoing through Lau 2 following the announcement of the most recent snow day have come too soon? Local schools have not been lucky so far. As radio station and NPR affiliate WAMU reported,… Read More

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GUSA wants a talk with the Provost

Georgetown’s new provost Robert Groves has been busy, going after grade inflation and snow days. GUSA Secretary of Academic Affairs Guy Mentel (COL ’14) and Senate Intellectual Life Chairwoman Shweta Wahal (SFS ’16) have launched an “engagement campaign” in response… Read More