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HANNAH LEVINE FOR THE HOYA Students gathered on Healy Lawn for s'mores of the inaugural event of Georgetown's Midwest Club.

Georgetown Midwest Club Seeks to Expand

The Georgetown University Midwest Club, which hosted its inaugural social event March 27, providing s’mores to prospective members on Healy Lawn, aims to create a more inclusive club culture on campus by targeting students from the continental United States for its upcoming events. Two of the club’s co-founders, Henry Gunderson[Read More…]

by April 3, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Democratic politician Jason Kander ( ), founder of the voting rights group Let America Vote, was awarded Alumnus of the Year by the Georgetown University College Democrats.

College Dems Recognize Jason Kander for Voting Rights Work

Jason Kander (LAW ’05), former Missouri secretary of state and current president of Let America Vote, received the Alumnus of the Year award from the Georgetown University College Democrats on Monday evening for his advocacy work on voting rights. After earning his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2005,[Read More…]

by March 22, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Senator Durbin Receives Alumni Award

Senator Durbin Receives Alumni Award

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) (SFS ’66, LAW ’69) received the Timothy S. Healy, S.J. Award on Feb. 28 for his public health advocacy, immigration reform efforts and embodiment of Jesuit values, according to University President John J. DeGioia. The Healy Award, which was established in 1996 and is named after[Read More…]

by March 12, 2018 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Ben Shapiro to Speak at Georgetown in March

Ben Shapiro, an American conservative political commentator, is slated to speak at Georgetown University in an event hosted by the Georgetown University College Republicans and the Georgetown University Lecture Fund on March 21. The event is planned to be a discussion on free speech located in Lohrfink Auditorium. Admission to the[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright received an award for excellence in diplomacy in Gaston Hall on Monday afternoon.

Madeleine Albright, Former Secretary of State, Receives Georgetown Diplomacy Award

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, a distinguished professor of diplomacy at Georgetown University, received the 2018 Raymond “Jit” Trainor Award for Excellence in the Conduct of Diplomacy at a Gaston Hall ceremony Monday afternoon. The Jit Trainor Award, named after former registrar of the School of Foreign Service Raymond[Read More…]

by February 14, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL FOR THE HOYA Fr. James Martin, S.J called for shared and celebrated life experiences between people from all walks of life during his talk Wednesday.

Catholic Priest Advocates for LGBT Inclusion in the Church

Open dialogue between the LGBT community and the Catholic Church is necessary to eliminate stigmas associated with LGBT Catholics, author Fr. James Martin, S.J., said Wednesday at a book talk cohosted by the Georgetown University Library and the LGBTQ Resource Center. Martin discussed his latest book, “Building a Bridge: How[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Music critic Anthony Fontana talked about the future of music promotion and its links to internet meme culture in a Jan. 25 event.

Music Critic: Memes Are the ‘Future of Music Promotion’

Memes are the future of the music promotion business because they help connect artists with their fans, American professional music critic Anthony Fantano said at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Lecture Fund on Jan. 25. Fantano, who calls himself “the internet’s busiest music nerd,” launched his music vlog[Read More…]

by January 29, 2018 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Lila Rose, the founder of Live Action, an American anti-abortion nonprofit organization drew from her experiences as a young activist in her address in Gaston Hall on Saturday.

Conference on Life Targets Youth

Precise language is essential to the national discourse on abortion, the death penalty and euthanasia, according to Lila Rose, the founder of Live Action, an American anti-abortion nonprofit organization. Rose keynoted the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life held in Gaston Hall on Saturday, where she spoke about the importance of[Read More…]

by January 23, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Conservative author and National Review Online editor Charles Cooke blamed Republican disunity  and President Donald Trump's abrasive demeanor for the party's failure to accomplish policy goals.

Republican ‘Civil War’ Hindering Trump Presidency, Conservative Argues

A lack of policy cohesion plagues the Republican Party and ultimately hinders its productivity and efficiency, Charles Cooke, editor of the conservative publication National Review Online, argued at an event Oct. 26. Cooke discussed the trajectory of the Republican Party, the future of federalism in the United States and the[Read More…]

by October 30, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Mayor Muriel Bowser announced her intention to run for re-election in 2018.

Bowser Seeks 2nd Mayoral Term, Promises Social, Economic Growth

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced her intent to run for re-election in 2018, pledging to use the capital’s growth to benefit more District residents, especially as the economic gap between white and minority residents grows. Bowser, who began her term in 2014, announced her decision via her personal[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top