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In Return to Hilltop, Bill Clinton Calls for Inclusivity and Political Gumption

Former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) made his widely anticipated return to the Hilltop on Monday afternoon, lecturing a tightly packed Gaston Hall on his view of today’s global political climate and the role of government in an increasingly interconnected world. “What are our responsibilities to each other, in an[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Graduate Student Employees Seek Labor Union Recognition

Graduate Student Employees Seek Labor Union Recognition

Graduate students demanded recognition of their labor union and the start of contract negotiations in a letter to University President John J. DeGioia on Wednesday. Around 60 members of the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees gathered on Copley Lawn to deliver the letter to DeGioia requesting greater representation in negotiating[Read More…]

by November 3, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Students Unite for Puerto Rico Financial Relief

Students Unite for Puerto Rico Financial Relief

The Georgetown University Latin American community has come together to support Puerto Rican students and to raise funds and awareness for the island following the devastation Hurricane Maria wrought two weeks ago. Students at the University of Pennsylvania launched a GoFundMe page Sept. 20 titled “Students with Puerto Rico” to[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Delays Expected on Metro’s Red Line Through End of November

Red line commuters can expect six weeks of disrupted service starting Oct. 16 as the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority starts the next phase of a water damage mitigation project. Trains are scheduled to run on a single track on weeknights after 9 p.m. through Nov. 24 in the suburban[Read More…]

by October 5, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Administrators, Students Re-Examine State of Free Speech at Georgetown

Georgetown must continue to facilitate spaces for meaningful dialogue and open exchange of diverse ideas, according to a panel on free speech and expression held Tuesday evening in the Healey Family Student Center Social Room. The panel, featuring Georgetown University Student Association President Kamar Mack (COL ’19), Assistant Dean for Student Engagement Erika Cohen-Derr, associate professor of government[Read More…]

by September 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg praised growing equality for women in the legal field in an address at the Law Center.

Justice Ginsburg Praises Higher Representation of Women in Law

Opportunities for women in the legal field have improved drastically over the past 50 years, said Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Georgetown University Law Center on Wednesday afternoon. Ginsburg, speaking to first-year students at GULC, said the industry has seen a monumental shift toward gender equity in[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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University President John J. DeGioia received the Anti-Defamation League's 2017 Achievement award on Monday.

DeGioia Receives Anti-Defamation League Achievement Award

The Anti-Defamation League awarded its 2017 Achievement award to University President John J. DeGioia on Monday, the highest award bestowed in Washington, D.C. by the Jewish advocacy and civil rights organization. ADL National Director Jonathan Greenblatt and D.C. Regional Director Doron Ezickson noted the opening of Georgetown’s Center for Jewish[Read More…]

by September 21, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

WMATA Under Scrutiny After 2 Bus Operators Assaulted

Hannah Urtz is a staff writer for The Hoya. Transit workers and union leaders have heavily criticized the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority bus service following two assaults on drivers in the past two weeks. A woman was arrested Aug. 30 for throwing a cup of urine at her bus[Read More…]

by September 13, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN INSTITUTE OF POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE

Q&A: GU Politics Fellows Talk Current Climate and the Semester Ahead

Hannah Urtz is a staff writer for The Hoya. The fourth class of Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and Public Service’s fellows includes five resident experts in politics, government and media, as well as a sixth visiting fellow, José Díaz-Balart, the anchor of NBC Nightly News Saturday and Telemundo News. The[Read More…]

by September 11, 2017 2 comments City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN INSTITUTE OF POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE

GU Politics Introduces Fall Semester Fellows

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service announced their fall 2017 class of Fellows last Wednesday, showcasing a diverse group of six policy and media experts from across the political spectrum. The fellows include Ron Bonjean, former top spokesman for the speaker of the house and the senate majority[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top