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KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA
Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.) spoke in Copley Formal about the importance of health care and current issues facing American democracy.

Joe Kennedy Warns US Democracy Is Unhealthy

Partisan divides have weakened U.S. democracy, Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-Mass.) said at an event in Copley Formal Lounge on Tuesday. Kennedy is a third-term congressman representing the 4th District of Massachusetts who delivered the Democratic Party’s response to the State of the Union this year. Prior to being elected[Read More…]

by November 15, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News - Top
Justin Poole, deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, spoke at the Kalaris conference on national security on Sept. 27. He spoke with The Hoya about technology's role in national security.

Q&A: NGA Deputy Director on Technology and Intelligence

Justin Poole, deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, the main source of geospatial intelligence for the Department of Defense and the U.S. Intelligence Community, spoke at the Kalaris Conference on Sept. 27 in Gaston Hall, an event that brought several national security leaders to Georgetown. Poole currently manages day-to-day[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GUPD Lt. Charles Rathell, who dedicated his life to public service, died at 43 this week.

Former GUPD Officer Lt. Charles Rathell Dies at 43

Lt. Charles Rathell, who served as an officer in the Georgetown University Police Department for seven years, died earlier this week from complications from an ongoing illness. Rathell, 43, most recently worked as the Support Services Bureau commander, managing administrative tasks such as hiring, training, vehicle fleet maintenance, upkeep of[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KUNA MALIK HAMAD / FOR THE HOYA
The Maria & Alberto de la Cruz Art Gallery's first exhibit will showcase the art of Choctaw-Cherokee Native American artist Jeffrey Gibson beginning on Sept. 27.

New Art Gallery Focused on Modern Contemporary Art Opens

The Maria & Alberto de la Cruz Art Gallery opened Aug. 27 on the first floor of the Edmund A. Walsh Building, featuring a mix of Georgetown student artwork, travelling exhibitions and historical artwork from museums around the Washington, D.C area. After almost six months of construction, the gallery plans[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE
Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service selected new fellows for the fall 2018 semester: Erin Conaton (SFS '92), Ed Goeas, Suzanne Kianpour, Tim Lim, and Josh Pitock

Fall GU Politics Fellows Present Varied Viewpoints

Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service’s class of fellows for the fall semester includes journalists, politicians and political scientists with varied professional experiences and political viewpoints, including Erin Conaton (SFS ’92), the former Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness and Under Secretary of the Air Force. In[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Former Xerox Chairman and CEO Ursula Burns urged McDonough School of Business graduates to use their Georgetown degrees for the good of others in her Saturday commencement address.

Burns Promotes Use of Technology for Problem-Solving in MSB Commencement Address

Using technology, recent graduates can work to forge a more equitable society, Ursula Burns, former chairman and CEO of Xerox, a business that provides print and digital document services, said in her commencement address to students of the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business on Friday. “You earned a degree[Read More…]

by May 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Miriam Zoila Perez spoke about how the diversity of stories covered can reflect the diversity of journalists reporting on them.

Media Professionals Promote Diversity in Journalism

Increasing diversity in news media can transform publications to be more representative of the experiences of all readers, a panel of professional journalists said at an event Tuesday evening co-hosted by The Hoya, the Georgetown Voice and the Lecture Fund. The event aimed to address the transforming media climate and[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AARON WIENMANN FOR THE HOYA Georgetown Israel Alliance’s inaugural Israel Peace Week began on April 13, consisting of five events aimed at fostering meaningful conversations about a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Georgetown Israel Alliance Hosts Inaugural Peace Week

Georgetown Israel Alliance’s inaugural Israel Peace Week began on April 13, consisting of five events aimed at fostering meaningful conversations about a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The weeklong event began with a discussionwith former Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Justice Tzipi Livinilast Friday.A vigil to[Read More…]

by April 20, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Amanda Scott (C’19), left, and Shakera Vaughan (C’19), both government majors at Georgetown, are among this year's 2018 Harry S. Truman Scholars.

2 Students Awarded Truman Scholarship for Community Service

Government majors Amanda Scott (COL ’19) and Shakera Vaughan (COL ’19) were each awarded $30,000 by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation for their government-related extracurricular activities and community service. The scholarship, awarded to students dedicated to implementing positive change through public service, must be used for graduate education. Scott[Read More…]

by April 18, 2018 2 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top
HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA GIA has filed five incident reports with GUPD regarding the theft of the Israeli flag. GIA President Tanner Larkin (SFS ’20), who is also a member of The Hoya’s editorial board, said the Israeli flag was taken down on five separate occasions on April 3, April 4, April 6 and twice on April 8.

Suspect Apprehended in Theft of Israeli Flag

An Israeli flag and a Palestinian flag, both hung in Red Square as part of pro-Palestine group Students for Justice in Palestine’s Israel Apartheid Week, were removed multiple times between April 3 and April 8, culminating in the Georgetown University Police Department apprehending one of the perpetrators who stole the[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top