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Former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus defended President Donald Trump's unconventional leadership style in an event Tuesday.

Priebus Defends Trump’s Unregimented Leadership Style

President Donald Trump’s unconventional governing style has led to conflicts within his administration but ultimately contributed to his success, former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said at an event hosted Tuesday evening by Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service. At the event, Priebus acknowledged his attempt[Read More…]

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Life Week has featured a bake sale to benefit a pregnancy center every year since it was established. However, the film screening, discussion events, diaper drive and Flag Day —  which used a visual display to depict the magnitude of abortion in the United States — differed from previous years’ programming.

GU Right to Life Hosts Annual Life Week

Georgetown University Right to Life, a student group that advocates on issues of human life including opposition to abortion and the death penalty, celebrated its annual Life Week April 8 to 14 to encourage discourse on pro-life issues ranging from the death penalty to abortion. The student group hosted six[Read More…]

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Congresswoman Decries Government Cuts’ Impact on Working Women

The dismantling of social safety net programs and federal agencies under President Donald Trump’s administration has disproportionately harmed working-class women, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) said at an event hosted Tuesday evening by Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor. DeLauro, the U.S. Representative for Connecticut’s third district[Read More…]

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Conservative Speakers Advocate Prison Reform

The criminal justice system must be reformed at the state level through increased education programming for prisoners and less harsh penalties for minor crimes, a panel of conservative criminal justice advocates said at an event Tuesday evening. The panel, hosted by the Prisons and Justice Initiative, featured Grover Norquist, president[Read More…]

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Students for Justice in Palestine Host Annual Israel Apartheid Week

Students for Justice in Palestine Host Annual Israel Apartheid Week

Georgetown University’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine hosted its annual Israel Apartheid Week from April 2 to 6 to draw attention to the 70 years of Palestinian popular resistance against the continued “process of dispossession” and conflict in the Israel-Palestine region since the 1948 Israeli War of Independence.[Read More…]

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Renovations on Kehoe Field are taking shape — construction is set to begin later this year, with completion expected before the 2019-2020 school year.

Kehoe Field Renovations Take Shape, Completion Expected 2019-2020

Detailed plans are taking shape for the renovation of Kehoe Field, the athletics field located on the roof of the Yates Field House that was shuttered in 2016, with construction expected to begin later this year. Last Friday, Yates hosted an event displaying current progress on renovations for Kehoe Field[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Jose Diaz-Balart, a Telemundo newscaster and former fellow with the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, is founding an internship fund with the institute.

GU Politics Launches Internship Fund With Telemundo and Former Fellow

Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and Public Service at the McCourt School of Public Policy plans to partner with the television network Telemundo to launch a stipend program to award six students $3,000 grants for unpaid summer internships in politics, media, government, public service or journalism. José Díaz-Balart, a fall 2017[Read More…]

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‘Choice Week’ Encourages Discussion on Reproductive Health Issues

H*yas for Choice, the unrecognized, pro-reproductive rights student group, held its annual Choice Week from Monday, March 19 to Friday, March 23 to encourage discussions on issues of reproductive health. This year’s Choice Week consisted of five events focused on reproductive justice. The events included discussions on what it means[Read More…]

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KEENAN SAMWAY FOR THE HOYA Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) discussed his belief in the importance of bi-partisan cooperation and clean campaigns.

Clean Campaigns Facilitate Political Cooperation, Hickenlooper Says

Colorado’s positive political climate should serve as an example to national politicians who rely on negative and combative rhetoric during their campaigns, according to Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) at an April 5 event, “The Possibility of Politics: A Conversation With Governor John Hickenlooper.” The event, which was hosted by the[Read More…]

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Data Center Fire Causes Internet Outages

Data Center Fire Causes Internet Outages

A fire occurred in the electrical room of Georgetown University’s Laurel Data Center in Maryland on Wednesday afternoon, resulting in campuswide Wi-Fi outages and the shutdown of services like SaxaNet and educational platforms such as Blackboard.org. Most services were functioning by 6 a.m. at the main campus and services were[Read More…]

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