Post Tagged with: "Donald Trump"

HARDING: Learning to Be Fearlessly Opinionated

HARDING: Learning to Be Fearlessly Opinionated

My life has often been a series of realizing what I should have said an hour too late. Perhaps this is why I write — and revise — instead of competing with Georgetown’s debate team. I have always tried to keep my biases and political opinions to a minimum, particularly[Read More…]

by September 18, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Recommit to Title IX

On Sept. 7, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced President Donald Trump’s administration will open a public comment period, beginning the process to create new regulations concerning Title IX, a federal law stating that access to education should not be denied on the basis of sex. DeVos has targeted several[Read More…]

by September 13, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Sixteens students without documentation met with Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) Wednesday night.

Georgetown Dreamers Welcomed on Capitol Hill Following DACA Repeal

Jesus Rodriguez is a staff writer at The Hoya. Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin (SFS ’66, LAW ’69) of Illinois hosted 16 students without documentation on Capitol Hill to express his support after this week’s repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The students, some of whom were protected[Read More…]

by September 7, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
OLSON: In Trump Era, Echoes of Truman

OLSON: In Trump Era, Echoes of Truman

Aug. 8, President Donald Trump declared that if North Korea continued to use its burgeoning nuclear program to threaten the United States, “they [would] be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen.” Trump’s words, which raise the prospect of nuclear warfare to its highest level in[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: In Havana, Echoes of Home

VIEWPOINT: In Havana, Echoes of Home

Last month, I had the opportunity to visit Cuba with three friends. The news that I was traveling to Havana was not well-received at home in Venezuela. Relations between the Venezuelan and Cuban regimes have been cozy since Hugo Chávez took power in 1998. Close economic and military ties have[Read More…]

by June 29, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
OLSON: Through Travel, Bridge International Divisions

OLSON: Through Travel, Bridge International Divisions

I have always loved to travel. My family has taken me on wonderful adventures around the world, and at Georgetown I have attempted to take every opportunity I can to explore new places and broaden my worldview. My travels have allowed me to appreciate the importance of inclusion and multiculturalism.[Read More…]

by June 14, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and columnist Anne Applebaum said the mission of the School of Foreign Service is under attack in her commencement address to the SFS Class of 2017.

Applebaum Defends Globalists, Intellectuals at SFS Commencement

A world where education, internationalism and service are increasingly scorned requires experts to address the issues of the future, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Anne Applebaum told School of Foreign Service graduates at their May 20 commencement ceremony. Applebaum, a Washington Post columnist and frequent critic of President Donald Trump and[Read More…]

by May 27, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Valuing Philosophy in Foreign Policy

After just over 100 days, the White House faces clear foreign policy challenges. Real estate mogul-turned-President Donald Trump has tried his hand at addressing various international crises, authorizing a retaliatory strike on the Syrian government, ramping up airstrikes against the Islamic State group and dropping the “Mother of All Bombs”[Read More…]

by May 16, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Our Closing Thoughts

In an eventful year for the university, Washington, D.C., and nation, topics from the protection of free speech to ensuring affordability to the basketball program to the university’s role in the current political landscape predominated campus dialogue. As the editorial board reflects on these issues, one thing is clear: It[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
MESA & BENNETT: Wrapping Up ‘Federal Fantasy’

MESA & BENNETT: Wrapping Up ‘Federal Fantasy’

In our very first column — amid new Republican control of all three government branches and rapidly changing power structures in Washington, D.C. — we created a game of “Federal Fantasy,” each picking three senators who we believed would be the most influential in this new political arena. Below, we[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top