Post Tagged with: "event"

Miriam Zoila Perez spoke about how the diversity of stories covered can reflect the diversity of journalists reporting on them.

Media Professionals Promote Diversity in Journalism

Increasing diversity in news media can transform publications to be more representative of the experiences of all readers, a panel of professional journalists said at an event Tuesday evening co-hosted by The Hoya, the Georgetown Voice and the Lecture Fund. The event aimed to address the transforming media climate and[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Former White House Photographer Pete Souza Captures Aspects of Obama’s Daily Life Through Images

Former White House Photographer Pete Souza Captures Aspects of Obama’s Daily Life Through Images

The official photographs of former President Barack Obama’s presidency were mostly unplanned documentations of everyday moments during the president’s day, former Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza said at the 10th annual Michael E. Jurist Memorial Lecture on Thursday. The event featured a selection of images that Souza captured[Read More…]

by April 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LAUREN SEIBEL/THE HOYA Melanne Verveer (I ’66, MS ’69), left, moderated a panel of four of the School of Foreign Service's first women graduates — Barbara Berky Evans (SFS ’58), Barbara Hammes Sharood (SFS ’58), Helene Gettler Mallett (SFS ’59) and Paula Wiegert Tosini (SFS ’60) — on April 18 in Fisher Colloquium.

First Female SFS Graduates Recall Obstacles, Opportunities at Georgetown

Having a Georgetown University education provided critical career opportunities and professional development, despite some obstacles encountered on the path to obtain it, four of the School of Foreign Service’s first female graduates said at an April 18 panel in Fisher Colloquium. Barbara Berky Evans (SFS ’58), Barbara Hammes Sharood (SFS[Read More…]

by April 22, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Bolster Event Engagement

In anticipation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s speech today, Georgetown students equipped with sleeping bags camped out near Gaston Hall  before 11 p.m. the night before the 10:30 a.m. event, much like they did when she spoke in 2014. The traditional rite of passage of spending hours in[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Major Necessity

Thanks to the efforts of the African American Studies Program and the Provost’s Committee for Diversity, Georgetown students may have the option to major in African American studies in the near future. The proposal has the support of many Georgetown students and boasts an intrinsic value important to any institution[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Student activists discussed their experiences on Georgetown’s campus in a Pass the Torch event Monday.

Student Activists Share Georgetown Experiences

A panel of student activists reflected on their personal stories, inspirations and visions for the future of student activism in the Healey Family Student Center Monday evening. The event, titled Pass the Torch: A Celebration of Student Activism, was the second part of the three-part Ignite the Dream: Race and[Read More…]

by April 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Hookup Culture Criticized

Dr. Donna Freitas (COL ’94) spoke about the current hookup culture and how it shapes the national conversation about sexual assaults on college campuses in an event titled “Blurred Lines: Sexual Assault and the Hookup Culture” Tuesday in White Gravenor Hall. The event was co-sponsored by Love Saxa, the Office[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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New York Times reporters C.J. Chivers, left, and Tyler Hicks featured in the inaugural Salim El-Lozi Lecture, discussing war reporting.

Bylines From the Front Lines

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalists C.J. Chivers and Tyler Hicks discussed their experiences as war reporters in Ukraine, Syria and on other fronts. The Wednesday night conversation, held in the Intercultural Center Auditorium, was the inaugural event in the Georgetown journalism program’s Salim El-Lozi Lecture Series. The lecture series[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ERICK CASTRO FOR THE HOYA
Six speakers, including two former senators and a current congressman, spoke about nuclear security in the ICC auditorium.

Panel Discusses Nuclear Security

Prominent nuclear security experts spoke Monday night in the Intercultural Center auditorium on the importance of tackling emerging and evolving nuclear security threats facing the United States and its global allies in the 21st century. The speakers included former United Kingdom defense minister and Vice Chairman of the Nuclear Threat[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Keith Ellison Discusses the Future of Politics

Keith Ellison, the Democratic representative of Minnesota’s Fifth District, chief deputy whip to the house democratic whip, co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the first Muslim in Congress spoke on Feb. 11 about the problems facing America today and what Georgetown students can do to make a positive difference[Read More…]

by February 17, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News