Post Tagged with: "D.C."

Love Fosters Lasting Peace

Love Fosters Lasting Peace

Monday nights for me, since the latter days of August, have meant calls home to my mother, sister and father. I usually ask for a recap of the important things I am missing back in Richmond — only the big ones though, because my mom can really talk — and[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Employment Study Prompts Look at Transgender Rights

A D.C. Office of Human Rights report published Nov. 3 found that transgender citizens in Washington, D.C., face significant barriers in seeking employment amid discussions regarding transgender discrimination on campus and at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. The data revealed that transgender individuals are less likely to be hired than cisgender[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Suspended State

The revolutionary call “no taxation without representation” reverberates across Washington, D.C., centuries after it was first issued on this continent. Passionate advocates, having led the charge for statehood through decades of debate, found new voice in the “Statehood or Else” campaign, spearheaded by D.C. Councilmember Vincent Orange (D-At Large, LAW ’88)[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Student Arts, Showcased

Georgetown’s presence in the local visual arts community has been muted at best. Art displayed on campus is largely confined to the 400-square-foot Spagnuolo Art Gallery, which does not showcase student artworks to a wide audience. Student art can sometimes be found in murals around campus, Students of Georgetown, Inc.[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Unknown, Undercover

Unknown, Undercover

There is a lot hidden behind the gleaming marble of Washington, D.C. As the home of the CIA, the FBI and the Pentagon, the D.C-V.A. area is a hub of the secret world of spies. This world of intrigue unfolds all over Washington, from a mysterious suicide of an ex-KGB[Read More…]

by June 8, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

DC’s Right to Light

Federalism — the revered principle of our government, as old as any other — is at constant risk of being undermined. Thursday witnessed the newest challenge to this system as the legalization of marijuana in Washington, D.C. was formally implemented at 12:01 a.m. Following in the footsteps of voters in[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Spend D.C. Surplus Wisely

Nearly a month into her first term, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser faces an important challenge regarding her administration’s priorities. The District reported a $204 million surplus this past fiscal year, giving Bowser a chance to alter the city’s budget moving forward. Due to an expected spending shortfall of more[Read More…]

by February 5, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Closing the Wage Gap

For recent college graduates, Washington, D.C., stands tall as a beacon of opportunity. With thriving post-recession job sectors and entry-level positions in politics, business and the like, D.C.’s government is consistently ranked as one of the top places to live for young professionals. What these rankings mask is a far[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Bowser’s Open Frontier

While most Georgetown students were likely enjoying the comfort and home-cooked meals that accompany winter break, Washington, D.C., welcomed a new mayor with cautious optimism. D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4), who unseated incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in April’s Democratic primary before defeating at-large Councilmember David Catania in November’s general[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Uncategorized

BOD Breaks the Bubble

A university’s board of directors should reflect not just a school’s identity nor its most powerful alumni, but also its priorities and goals as an organization. Georgetown’s recent decision to appoint D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson (SFS ’92, GRD ’07) as a member of its board of directors shows[Read More…]

by September 9, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top