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

ANC Wrapup: Neighbors applaud for Olson’s plan to reduce off-campus partying

Encore, Olson, Encore! At yesterday’s meeting with the advisory neighborhood commission, Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson listed all the University’s plans to reduce off-campus partying in West Georgetown, Burleith, and Foxhall. According to the Georgetown Dish (Vox… Read More

ANC Wrapup: Campus Plan receives stamp of approval

Yesterday evening, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E held a special meeting to consider proposed revisions to the Georgetown Campus Plan. The ANC commissioners in attendance voted unanimously, 6-0, to endorse the revised plan. Then the floor opened up to… Read More

Olson addresses student concerns on Campus Plan in tele-town hall

At 6 p.m. on Monday evening, GUSA held the first-ever conference-call town hall, providing students with the opportunity to voice their concerns and ask questions on the recent campus plan agreement. In an effort to make up for… 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

Administration officials discuss upcoming re-accreditation process

In an interview with campus media yesterday, University President John DeGioia discussed Georgetown’s approaching re-accreditation process, for which the University has been preparing for over a year. DeGioia commented on the “intense experience” that re-accreditation is for the… Read More

Comments of the Week: Commenting before it was cool

Everyone was in a tizzy this week about Georgetown being ranked the 10th-most hipster campus. Hermione helped us realize what College Magazine meant by “thrift stores”: They’re talking about Urban Outfitters, right? Patrick: Wait, “top-rated student radio station”?… Read More

GUSA, administrators meet to discuss student space, officially lay Healy Pub to rest

On Monday, November 7, members of the Georgetown University Student Association met with University President Jack DeGioia, Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson, and other University administrators to discuss issues of student space on campus. During this… Read More

Jack Appelbaum wins first ever contested SAC chair election

Jack Appelbaum (COL ’14) has been elected chair of the Student Activities Commission for the spring and fall semesters of 2012. Appelbaum has served on the commission for the previous two semesters, as well as participated in the… Read More

New South Student Center forum unveils more concrete plans for the space

On the evening of Monday, October 3rd, a forum about the New South Student Center took place in the Leavey Programming Room. The forum, which primarily featured a presentation by SmithGroup architect Bill Ash, focused on the “feasibility… Read More