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New policy changes to first-time violations by freshmen in Student Code of Conduct

Here’s some interesting news to all the freshmen who might be planning to leave their dorms in packs and roam the streets for parties for their first college weekend. The Office of Student Conduct is expected to announce through… Read More

University announces changes to Student Code of Conduct

Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson, pictured at left, sent out an email earlier this evening vaguely outlining some of the changes to the Student Code of Conduct this year. Vox has the breakdown of the key changes for… Read More

GUSA implores Todd Olson to accept “clear and convincing” standard

On Wednesday, the Georgetown University Student Association sent an open letter to Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson pushing him to accept the Disciplinary Review Committee’s proposal to raise the Code of Conduct standard from “more likely… Read More

GUSA passes resolution in support of “clear and convincing”

Yesterday, at Georgetown University Student Association’s final session of the semester, the Senate passed a resolution in favor of raising the burden of proof standard to “clear and convincing” in the Student Code of Conduct. The resolution, voted… Read More

Breaking: Proposal to raise Code of Conduct’s burden of proof standard to “clear and convincing” approved

Tentatively signaling a major shift in University policy, the Disciplinary Review Committee today approved a change to the Student Code of Conduct that raises the burden of proof standard from “more likely than not” to “clear and convincing.”… Read More

New law to increase sexual assault reporting requirements

On April 14, Senators Robert Casey (D-PA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced legislation to broaden the array of relationship and sexual crimes that colleges must report to the federal government under the Clery Act. Under the Campus Sexual Violence… Read More

Students charged for manufacturing DMT, arraignment on Monday

7:30 p.m. update: Earlier today, NBC Washington has additional details about the chemicals found in Harbin 926. While searching the room, the officers discovered “a pickle jar filled with a red substance, six mason jars containing a clear… Read More

Annual crime report: Noise violations down, alcohol and drug violations up

Earlier this month, the Department of Public Safety released its Annual Crime Report. Buried in the 30 plus pages of security policy and procedure, which are required by the Clery Act, are numbers on campus crimes for the… Read More

Website allows students to gamble on grades

Think you’ll ace some of your classes this fall? Wanna bet on it? Ultrinsic, a website that allows students to gamble on future grades, recently expanded to 36 college campuses, including Georgetown. To sign up for an account,… Read More

University releases a Georgetown Day alcohol policy

Oh, Georgetown Day. It’s a time for sunshine, carnival rides, and of course, rampant drinking—until now. “Georgetown Day Event Policies,” a list of rules outlining some no-no’s, was posted on the Georgetown Day website last night. (The document… Read More