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SPENCER COOK/THE HOYA President Donald Trump's trade policies remain uncertain, but may be heavily protectionist, according to panelists at an event Wednesday.

Trump Trade Policies Uncertain, According to Panelists

April 27, 2017 at 12:02 am 0 comments

President Donald Trump is challenging standing trade rules and agreements, but the extent to which he will continue to do so is uncertain, according to the speakers at the International Trade Under Trump event in Healy Hall on April 25. The event, hosted by the Alexander Hamilton Society, featured panelistsRead More

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen defended immigration as a part of a cosmopolitan view of world affairs in an event co-sponsored by The Hoya.

Author Advocates Role of Cosmopolitanism in Peace

March 31, 2017 at 12:06 am 0 comments

Cosmopolitanism can serve as an agent for peace in an age of conflict, according to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen at a talk during an annual symposium hosted by the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice in Gaston Hall on Tuesday. “There are two Americas. There’s the AmericaRead More

The Security Studies Program launched Georgetown’s first Hacking for Defense course for graduate students.

Hacking for Defense Course Launches at Georgetown

March 28, 2017 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Twenty-one graduate students are participating in a new “Hacking for Defense” course this semester to find solutions to the country’s national security problems using hands-on approaches. The course, which is the first of its kind at Georgetown, allows groups of three-to-five students to tackle projects such as adapting facial recognitionRead More

Georgetown University Researchers Return from Antarctica

Georgetown University Researchers Return from Antarctica

February 3, 2017 at 12:04 am 3 comments

The first research team Georgetown sent to Antarctica returned Dec. 23 from a trip, marking them the first ever research team to bring next generation DNA sequencing technology to the continent. The purpose of the mission — to look for signs of life in extreme temperatures — helped support theirRead More

University Announces Summer Housing Study

April 29, 2016 at 12:18 am 0 comments

University contractors will conduct a study over the next few months to determine the timeframe, price and priorities for immediate and long-term housing renovations. Organized in conjunction with the Georgetown University Student Association, administrators and students will take representatives of architecture firm Ayers Saint-Gross and subconsultant Brailsford & Dunlavey, onRead More

Cobb Addresses Structural Racism

April 15, 2016 at 12:20 am 0 comments

Speakers discussed race relations in America at the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice’s “A Dream Deferred: Black in the USA” symposium April 11 and 12. The two-day symposium featured a series of events dedicated to addressing and battling structural racism, microaggressions, police brutality, civil rights and many otherRead More

Metro Anticipates Potential Closure

April 1, 2016 at 12:06 am 2 comments

The Washington Metro transit system may suspend operations for as long as six months for repairs and maintenance, D.C. Metro officials announced March 30. The announcement follows the unprecedented 24-hour shutdown of the entire Metro system for emergency track inspections March 16. At Wednesday’s symposium for the Metro’s 40th anniversary,Read More

Pulitzer-Winner Delivers Annual Law Center Lecture

April 1, 2016 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jack Rakove discussed the benefits of historical originalism, a school of thought that interprets the United States Constitution’s meaning as fixed in time, in the annual Philip A. Hart Lecture at the Georgetown University Law Center on Wednesday night. Rakove is a professor of history and AmericanRead More

Khan, Fisk Propose Greek Council Launch

February 26, 2016 at 12:16 am 1 comment

The Georgetown University Student Association President- and Vice President-elect Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ‘17) will form an unofficial Greek Council to connect student government and the university’s unrecognized fraternities and sororities. According to Khan, the council will be a common meeting place for Greek organizations toRead More


Khan, Fisk Discuss Platform at GUSA Town Hall

February 16, 2016 at 2:25 am 1 comment

Candidates in the Georgetown University Student Association executive race Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) clarified their platform and voiced motivations for their candidacy at a GUSA-sponsored town hall event in the Healey Family Student Center great room Monday evening. GUSA Election Commissioner Alden Fletcher (SFS ’17)Read More