Media Archive

  • D.C. tried to make it easier for undocumented immigrants to get a driver’s license. Activists say it failed.
    April 26, 2016

    Two years after the District began issuing driving permits to all residents, regardless of immigration status, activists say the city is making it too difficult for those who are undocumented to obtain the special license.

  • Advocates Say DMV Takes Far Too Long To Serve Undocumented Immigrants
    April 26, 2016

    For most Washingtonians seeking a license for the first time, they can just show up to the DMV with their application and wait in line with everyone else. If they fail a portion of the test, they can return 72 hours later to retake it. For undocumented immigrants, who are eligible for a limited-purpose drivers license under a plan passed in 2013, they must first sign up online, facing wait times of several months.

  • Relay for Life Returns With Higher Participation, Donations
    April 19, 2016

    Eighty teams with over 1,000 participants raised over $138,000 at Georgetown’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society Friday, breaking 2015’s total of $133,000.

  • GUSA Passes FY 2016-17 Budget: GPB, CSJ see funding cuts
    April 13, 2016

    The GUSA Senate voted unanimously to approve the Student Activities Budget Fiscal Year 2017 on Sunday April 7. The total budget, as allocated by GUSA’s Finance Appropriations Committee (Fin/App), came in at a total of $998,202.

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    Senior wins global recognition for ocean sustainability work
    April 11, 2016

    Daniela Fernandez’s (C’16) leadership of a major movement for sustainable oceans has landed her among Glamour magazine’s top 10 College Women of the Year and led to her receipt of the this year's Christopher Benchley Youth Award.

  • GU Launches Initiative to Aid Undocumented Students
    April 8, 2016

    Following advocacy by groups such as Hoyas for Immigrant Rights, Georgetown University announced the launch of the Undocumented Student Resource website — an online portal meant to provide information and resources for undocumented current and prospective Georgetown students — in a campus-wide email from Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson on Thursday.

  • 2017 Activities Budget Passes
    April 8, 2016

    The Center for Social Justice and the Georgetown Program Board saw their funding cut by $12,000 each in the Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee’s student activities budget for fiscal year 2017.

  • DC Schools Project Love
    April 5, 2016

    Read about one Hoya's experience with the DC Schools Project on the Hilltop.

  • Nonprofit Teaches Money Managment
    April 1, 2016

    Georgetown students Christopher McNulty (SFS ’16) and Michael Li (SFS ’17) officially announced Tuesday the launch of a Georgetown chapter for Moneythink, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to educate low-income youth in financial literacy through a student-run mentorship program.

  • Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
    March 22, 2016

    On March 10th and 11th, CSJ welcomed high school students and teachers from the greater Washington Metropolitan Area to the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS). During the JSHS, participants had the chance to visit laboratories on campus, hear from keynote speakers, learn about research projects conducted by their peers, and attend a seminar led by a professional scientist!