Post Tagged with: "GU Politics"

SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA Journalism offers real-time information about global events for political leaders and policy-makers, BBC reporter Suzanne Kianpour said at an event on Nov. 13.

Reporting Shapes Policy, BBC Journalist Says

Journalists play a crucial role in informing the public and political leaders about international issues, BBC reporter Suzanne Kianpour said at the Rev. James P.M. Walsh, S.J. Symposium on Tuesday night in the Leavey Program Room. The event was the first in a series of discussions hosted by Georgetown University’s[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MAGGIE CHEN FOR THE HOYA Tuesday night's midterm election garnered a mixed response from students at Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service's watch party in the HFSC. GUCR and GUCD also co-hosted the event

Across Party Lines, Students See Victory in Split Election

A pile of stickers lay on a table in the Healey Family Student Center, reading “friends don’t let friends miss elections” and “civically engaged AF.” Hand-drawn maps, depicting where students voted, either via absentee ballot or in person, surrounded the room. A mock polling station, where students could predict election[Read More…]

Students Shed Light on Campus Political Discourse

Students Shed Light on Campus Political Discourse

Hailing from Brownsville, Texas, Gilbert Saldaña’s (COL ’19) political views transformed upon his arrival at Georgetown University, a diverse community compared to his hometown. “I came from a very homogenous community where it was 90 percent Hispanic,” Saldaña said. “Before I came to college, personally I considered myself fiscally conservative[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Features, News, News - Top
KIRK ZIESER/FOR THE HOYA Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) warned that the United States' system of capitalism threatens the strength of Western democracy, at an event on Oct. 16.

Senator Warner Cautions Cyberwarfare Is Threatening Democracy

Cyberwarfare and foreign election interference are a threat to American democracy, Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) said at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service on Oct. 16. Warner was governor of Virginia before being elected to the Senate in 2008. Prior to being elected[Read More…]

by October 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) encouraged political leadership to pursue bipartisan policy in the face of an increasingly divisive political atmosphere at an event Monday evening in Lohrfink Auditorium.

Rubio Encourages Bipartisanship in Policymaking

Americans are becoming increasingly isolated from people with opposing political ideologies, Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said in an event Monday evening in Lohrfink Auditorium. Titled “State of the Disunion: A Conversation with Senator Marco Rubio,” the event was hosted by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service and[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU Votes, an initiative funded by GU Politics, tabled outside residence halls in an effort to increase student voter registration.

GU Votes Seeks to Bolster Absentee Ballots

Students can now request absentee ballots through a voter drop box system implemented in Residence Hall Offices across campus as part of an ongoing effort headed by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service. The student-led voter registration initiative, called GU Votes, aims to simplify the voting process[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KEENAN SAMWAY/FOR THE HOYA
Sean Spicer discussed his book, "The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President," at a Monday event hosted by the Institute of Politics and Public Service and Georgetown University College Republicans.

Former Press Secretary Spicer Critiques Liberal Media, Academia

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer criticized the media and academia at-large for traditionally leaning left at an event on Monday cohosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service and Georgetown University College Republicans. During the event, which was named after a book Spicer published in July[Read More…]

by September 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA David Catania (SFS ’90, LAW ’94), left, Christian Dorsey (SFS ’93) and Tanya Cook (MSB ’86) discuss the importance of local politics at a panel.

Alumni Offer Career Advice

Local government has the potential to create influential change, panelists at the first Hoyas in Politics and Public Service Career Chat of the year said on Wednesday. The panel, hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, featured former Nebraska State Sen. Tanya Cook (MSB ’86), Vice Chair[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CAROLINE GARDNER/FOR THE HOYA
On the Record is a new student-run publication funded by GU Politics that will promote political dialogue.

Student-Run Publication Funded by GU Politics Launched to Promote Political Dialogue

The student-run publication “On the Record” was launched last week to serve as an online forum for political discourse on campus. The Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service is funding the publication. The publication was founded to promote dialogue about a range of political topics, Head Editor Caroline[Read More…]

by September 11, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE
Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service selected new fellows for the fall 2018 semester: Erin Conaton (SFS '92), Ed Goeas, Suzanne Kianpour, Tim Lim, and Josh Pitock

Fall GU Politics Fellows Present Varied Viewpoints

Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service’s class of fellows for the fall semester includes journalists, politicians and political scientists with varied professional experiences and political viewpoints, including Erin Conaton (SFS ’92), the former Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness and Under Secretary of the Air Force. In[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top