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Former U.S. Ambassador to France Jane Hartley also expressed concern over the Trump administration’s budget cuts to the Department of State and slow attempts to appoint officials, which she said is vital to American interests abroad.

Former French Ambassador Examines Current European Politics

The French and American relationship will survive clashing policy priorities during President Donald Trump’s term, argued former U.S. Ambassador to France Jane D. Hartley during a lecture Thursday. A part of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy’s Oscar Iden Annual Lecture on American Foreign Policy, Hartley’s lecture described her[Read More…]

by October 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A study found Georgetown has the third highest rent for off-campus housing compared to the market-rate rent in the metropolitan area.

Georgetown Is Third Most Expensive College Town for Renters, Study Finds

Tait Ryssdal is a staff writer for The Hoya. Georgetown is the third most expensive neighborhood in the country for college students to rent off-campus housing relative to market-rate rent in the Washington, D.C. area, according to a study by HomeUnion. The average rent in the Georgetown neighborhood is $3,433[Read More…]

by September 13, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Panelists Advocate Awareness of Native American Populations

American Indian populations continue to be adversely affected by the legacy of American colonialism, according to three Great Plains American Indians at a panel discussion on the historical injustices against American Indian peoples in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Monday. “Less than nine percent of the population of South Dakota[Read More…]

by April 26, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Ossoff Narrowly Misses Victory in Georgia 6th

Ossoff Narrowly Misses Victory in Georgia 6th

Jon Ossoff (SFS ’09), a Democratic candidate running for Georgia’s 6th congressional district, is set to face Republican Karen Handel in a June 20 runoff for a seat that has been held by a Republican for nearly four decades. Ossoff earned 48.1 percent of the vote to Handel’s 19.8 percent,[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Co-inventor of the internet, Vinton Cerf talked about the importance of always being curious and maintaining a motivation to constantly innovate as of the main driver’s behind his current life’s work.

Internet Co-Inventor Discusses Life and Career

The National Science and Technology Medals Foundation hosted co-inventor of the internet Vinton Cerf for a discussion on his career, inspirations and the creation of the internet in the Bioethics Research Library on March 27. Cerf, along with colleague Bob Kahn, invented the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol that provided the[Read More…]

by April 6, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
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Jonathan Rothwell, Philippe Le Corre and Anders Åslund discussed the implications of the recent rise of golbal populism on international trade relations and immigration.

Panel Examines Impact of Populism

Speakers for the event included Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Anders Åslund, Gallup Senior Economist Jonathan Rothwell and Brookings Institution Senior International Affairs Analyst Philippe Le Corre.  The panel was moderated by Managing Director of the Business and Public Policy Initiative at the McDonough School of Business James Moore. Moore said[Read More…]

by March 23, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Corp Hosts Local Entrepreneurs

Corp Hosts Local Entrepreneurs

To introduce Georgetown students to the intersection between food and entrepreneurship, Students of Georgetown, Inc. hosted Greg Menna and Jesse Konig, respective founders of local businesses District Donut and Swizzler, for the second installment of the Food Entrepreneurship Series on Feb. 28. The event was co-sponsored by Startup Hoyas, Spoon[Read More…]

by March 14, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
UIS Rolls Out Wireless Network

UIS Rolls Out Wireless Network

Georgetown University Information Services launched GURegistered, a new pilot wireless network, which allows residents to connect devices that do not support secure protocols, in conjunction with the Georgetown University Student Association on Feb. 9. The network’s establishment comes at the heels of December’s announcement of a five-year, $27.5 million UIS-led[Read More…]

by February 16, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Trump Hotel Workers Join Local Labor Union

Trump Hotel Workers Join Local Labor Union

About 40 workers at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. voted to join the labor union Unite Here, which represents about 6,500 hospitality workers in the Washington area. Trump can appoint members of the National Labor Relations Board, which enforces United States federal labor law, including the oversight of[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Thousands of anti-abortion activists attended the 44th annual March for Life on Friday, the first in eight years to be held under an anti-abortion president.

March for Life Sees First Vice Presidential Address

The 44th annual march drew thousands of anti-abortion activists to gather on the National Mall and march to the Supreme Court on Friday. Vice President Mike Pence was the first vice president ever to address activists at the annual March for Life. The march also marked the first in eight[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 1 comment City News, News