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Rapper Meek Mill advocated for criminal justice reform based on his own experiences with the system at an event Wednesday. Mill was released from prison in April after serving five months of a two- to four-year sentence. He criticized the criminal justice system for discriminating against minorities and protecting wealthy white men

Meek Mill: Justice System Protects White Men

The U.S. criminal justice system protects wealthy white men, rapper Meek Mill said at an event Wednesday night in Lohrfink Auditorium. Mill, a Philadelphia native, was first arrested in 2007 for possession of drugs and an unlicensed firearm, and was sentenced to prison two years later. Mill was released on[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
KIRK ZIESER Alessandro Farmeschi, CEO of Lamborghini, said that Lamborghini maintains its popularity through its focus on advertising a unique lifestyle associated with its cars.

Lamborghini CEO: Company Success Comes From Constant Innovation

Maintaining a luxury brand requires passion and innovation to deliver an effective customer experience, Alessandro Farmeschi, CEO of Lamborghini Americas said at an event in Lohrfink Auditorium at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Tuesday evening. Farmeschi became CEO of Lamborghini Americas in April of this year. Prior to[Read More…]

by November 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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People from all backgrounds should participate in government, Del.Danica Roem (D-District 13) of the Virginia House of Delegates said.

Danica Roem Encourages Students to Take Ownership of Democracy

The current federal government’s policies threaten the rights of transgender people, Del. Danica Roem (D-District 13) of the Virginia House of Delegates said at an event in the Healey Family Student Center Social Room on Oct. 30. Roem ran for the Virginia House of Delegates in 2017, after working as[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KISHORE MAHBUBANI Kishore Mahbubani, former Singaporean diplomat and professor at the National University of Singapore, critiqued Western policies towards China at an event on Monday.

Trump Transformed US China Policy, Former Singaporean Diplomat Says

U.S. President Donald Trump’s China policy transforms the West’s historic attitude toward China, former Singaporean diplomat and professor at the National University of Singapore Kishore Mahbubani said at an event entitled “Has the West Lost It?” on Monday in Healy Hall’s Riggs Library. During the event, Mahbubani discussed his new[Read More…]

by October 4, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Curator of Music and Performing Arts at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture Dwandalyn Reece, Georgetown University Distinguished Artist in Residence and Kennedy Center Artistic Director of Jazz Jason Moran, and Associate Professor of the History Department Maurice Jackson discussed the state of jazz in Washington, D.C.

DC Jazz Threatened by Gentrification, Says Kennedy Center Artistic Director of Jazz Jason Moran

Gentrification threatens Washington, D.C. jazz and art, jazz musician and composer Jason Moran said at an event Tuesday in Copley Lounge. Moran, a distinguished artist-in-residence at Georgetown University and the Kennedy Center musical advisor and artistic director of jazz, has composed soundtracks for six films including the 2014 movie “Selma.”[Read More…]

by October 4, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
AARON WEINMANN/THE HOYA Robert Bennett (CAS ’61, LAW ’64), Karen Tumulty, John Carr, Dawn Eden Goldstein and Kevin Byrnes react to sexual abuse in the church.

Church Must Reform Internal Hierarchy, Panelists Say

Catholic clergy cannot be trusted to initiate meaningful reforms combatting widespread clerical abuse, leaving the responsibility to lay people, former federal prosecutor and original member of the National Review Board for the Protection of Children and Young People Robert Bennett (CAS ’61, LAW ’64) said at an event in Gaston[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Congressman Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) spoke about the Israel-U.S. relationship at an event hosted by the Georgetown Israel Alliance on Tuesday. Deutch said that U.S. policy towards Israel has historically been a bipartisan issue and that progressive values do not conflict with a pro-Israel stance.

Pro-Israel and Progressive Values Are Compatible, Says Rep. Ted Deutch

Being progressive and being pro-Israel are not mutually exclusive, but compatible, Congressman Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) said at an event Tuesday. Deutch, the ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, discussed the importance of the U.S.-Israel relationship and potential solutions for the conflict[Read More…]

by September 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Experts Call for Universities to Study China’s Soft-Power Influence on Campuses Better

Experts Call for Universities to Study China’s Soft-Power Influence on Campuses Better

To address China’s growing soft power influence on student groups at colleges around the country, universities must understand the context of the situation fully before taking action, said Robert Sutter, the director of the B.A. in International Affairs at The George Washington University, at an event Tuesday hosted by the[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Author Criticizes Elitist Institutions for Encouraging Wealth Inequality

Institutionalized economic inequality remains prevalent in society despite increased funding for social improvement, author Anand Giridharadas said at an event in Copley Formal Lounge on Wednesday hosted by the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation. Giridharadas spoke about his third and latest book, “Winners Take All: The Elite Charade[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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William McDonough, architect and environmental activist delivered the keynote speech at an event entitled 
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"Rethinking Plastic: Answering a Global Call to Action." He discussed the impacts of sustainability at Georgetown with leaders of environmentally focused organizations on campus.

McDonough Proposes Sustainable Manufacturing Model

The survival of the global economy and the future health of the environment depend on manufacturing multi-use goods that produce less waste, argued architect and sustainable development leader Bill McDonough in an event Wednesday. The event, entitled “Rethinking Plastic: Answering a Global Call to Action,” was cosponsored by Georgetown University’s[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top