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#HoyasInUK Reflect On British Election

#HoyasInUK Reflect On British Election

LONDON — We hunkered down in the only pub in Notting Hill, London, that could accommodate 12 diners at one table and would change the TV station to BBC for the 10 p.m. British general election exit polls. The group of us, deemed the #HoyasInUK, had just spent the past[Read More…]

by July 18, 2017 0 comments City News, Features, News
KARLA LEYJA/THE HOYA
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) spoke against President Donald Trump’s Jan. 27 immigration order, which temporarily bans immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries for 90 days and permanently bans refugees from Syria, and predicted the order would be overturned by the courts.

Senator Chris Murphy Condemns Trump’s Immigration Order

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) predicted President Donald Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration would be overturned, as part of a series of criticisms of the order, in a talk sponsored by Georgetown University College Democrats Tuesday night. “Friday’s action was a complete abdication of American originalism — the idea[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
students FOR CLIMATE SECURITY
Students marched from Red Square to EPA transition committee chairman Myron Ebell’s L St. office in a demonstration organized by Students for Climate Security.

Students for Climate Security Plans Pruitt Protests

As the Senate vote looms to confirm Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency, climate change advocacy group Students for Climate Security is organizing protests to oppose Pruitt’s nomination. Justin McCartney (SFS ’19), director of senate outreach strategy for Students for Climate Security, said Pruitt lacks[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Roundtable Addresses Concerns Over Tuition Increase

Georgetown attempts to balance the need to improve services and facilities for students with reasonable increases in tuition, according to university administrators in a Hoya Roundtable on tuition transparency hosted by Georgetown University Student Association on Nov. 17. The university increased tuition by 4 percent for this year, in a move[Read More…]

by November 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Aramark Workers Left Out of Dining Contract Negotiations

Aramark Workers Left Out of Dining Contract Negotiations

Although students were heavily involved in selecting Aramark as the university’s dining contractor for the next 10 years, dining workers were not included in the discussion. According to Georgetown University Student Association President Enushe Khan (MSB ’17), dining workers were not included in the selection process because their involvement as[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Candidates Maintain GU Ties

Georgetown University has always been closely associated with national politics throughout its history. But this year’s election holds particular resonance for Georgetown students: Both Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump have familial ties to the university. While neither Clinton nor Trump attended Georgetown, both the[Read More…]

by October 25, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Experts Discuss Final Debate

The majority of students agreed that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was the winner of the final presidential debate Wednesday at a watch party in the Healey Family Student Center. Hosted by Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and Public Service and co-sponsored by Georgetown’s College Democrats, College Republicans and the Independent[Read More…]

by October 21, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
LUAN TIAN FOR THE HOYA
GU College Democrats member Alec Camhi (SFS ’20), left, and GU College Republican Peter Hamilton member (SFS ’20) represented their respective clubs at the annual “Freshman Debate.” Student Democrats have supported Clinton, while Republicans are conflicted over Trump.

Democrats Stand by Clinton for 2016 Election

A majority of the Georgetown University College Democrats have thrown their support and endorsement behind Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton after a primary season that saw many Georgetown students back Clinton’s formal rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) GUCD Chair Mattie Haag (COL ’18) said the club is actively supporting Clinton[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
GU Votes Registers Students

GU Votes Registers Students

Last Wednesday and Thursday, the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service voter registration initiative, GU Votes, registered more than 1,000 students to vote as part of its “Storm the Dorm” event. The drive helped students request their absentee ballots at dorms across campus. The student-led initiative is now[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top