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AARON WEINMANN FOR THE HOYA
Four candidates for president of the Georgetown University Student Association discussed their qualifications and policy priorities in a presidential debate Monday.

In GUSA Presidential Debate, Candidates Disagree on Student Government’s Role

Four candidates for president of the Georgetown University Student Association pitched themselves to voters Monday night in this year’s GUSA presidential debate, which focused on the question of GUSA’s shortcomings and its role on campus. Logan Arkema (COL ’20), Hunter Estes (SFS ’19), Sahil Nair (SFS ’19) and Josh Sirois[Read More…]

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Ticket Profile: Logan Arkema and Jonathan Compo Satirize GUSA Race

Logan Arkema (COL ’20) and Jonathan Compo (COL ’20) are not like the other candidates running for president and vice president of the Georgetown University Student Association. They go by the names of fictional comic book figures Batman and Robin, wear the characters’ costumes and admit they are hoping they[Read More…]

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Ticket Profile: Hunter Estes and Richard Howell Emphasize Cost, Community

In Hunter Estes (SFS ’19) and Richard Howell’s (SFS ’19) campaign pitch for the Georgetown University Student Association’s executive offices, the candidates promise they will be the student body’s “bulldog” against the rising costs of tuition and mandatory textbooks. Estes and Howell are running for GUSA president and vice president,[Read More…]

ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA

4 Tickets Enter 2018 GUSA Executive Election

  Four tickets launched their campaigns for the 2018 Georgetown University Student Association executive election early Thursday morning, previewing a season expected to focus on themes of affordability and inclusion. The announced tickets are: Logan Arkema (COL ’20) and Jonathan Compo (COL ’20), Hunter Estes (SFS ’19) and Richard Howell[Read More…]

GEORGE SCOTT AND SHAVONNIA CORBIN-JOHNSON

2 Georgetown Alumni Compete in Pennsylvania Congressional Race

Two Georgetown alumni — a 26-year-old White House adviser under former President Barack Obama and an Army veteran-turned-Lutheran pastor — are duking it out for the Democratic nomination for Congress in the 4th district of Pennsylvania. Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson (SFS ’14) and George Scott (SFS ’84) are both campaigning for their[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Following two information sessions this week, four tickets are set to face off in the Georgetown University Student Assocation's executive election to be held Feb. 22.

4 Tickets Emerge for GUSA Executive Race

Four potential tickets have emerged in the upcoming race for the Georgetown University Student Association executive election. Election day is set for Feb. 22, with this year’s official campaign period beginning Feb. 8. Candidates are not permitted to campaign until this date. Tickets are required to attend one of two[Read More…]

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Firefighters responded to a laundry fire in Henle Village on Tuesday evening.

Plastic in Dryer Causes Henle Village Fire

Firefighters responded to a laundry fire in the Henle Village apartment complex Tuesday evening caused by plastic left in a dryer. Henle residents were evacuated around 7:03 p.m., while at least four fire units arrived on the scene. Residents were allowed to return to their apartments by 7:30 p.m. after[Read More…]

by January 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Jeff Bernstein (GRD '85), a member of the advisory board to the Master of Science in Foreign Service program, resigned his post Monday after tweeting an abusive message to a female conservative commentator.

MSFS Board Member Resigns After Wishing ‘#MeToo Moment’ on Female Commentator

A member of the advisory board for Georgetown University’s Master of Science in Foreign Service program resigned Monday after posting a tweet on Saturday evening that appeared to condone sexual harassment of a female conservative commentator. Jeff Bernstein (GRD ’85), formerly a managing director at Pennsylvania-based advisory firm Solebury Capital,[Read More…]

by January 16, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
SAAVAN CHINTALACHERUVU/THE HOYA

Class of 2022 Early Action Applications Hit Record High

This year’s early action applicant pool was Georgetown’s largest ever, leading to an early action acceptance rate of 12 percent — a near-historic low — for the second consecutive year. Georgetown admitted 1,002 of 8,383 early applicants to the Class of 2022, according to records provided by Dean of Undergraduate[Read More…]

by December 19, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ALI ENRIGHT FOR THE HOYA
Interviews with nine graduate and undergraduate students, faculty members and former diplomats reflected a growing attitude of disaffection with State Department leadership and the administration of President Donald Trump in the School of Foreign Service.

In Era of Trump and Tillerson, Students Lose Faith in Foreign Service Careers

As turmoil in the Department of State and widespread disaffection with the Trump administration’s leadership drive away top students from careers in foreign service, educators are sounding the alarm about the future of the nation’s diplomatic corps. Interviews with nine graduate and undergraduate students, faculty members, administrators and former diplomats[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 8 comments Campus News, News, News - Top