Post Tagged with: "GUCD"

STEPHANIE YUAN/THE HOYA

Bipartisan Student Groups Praise Clinton Despite Contentious Past

The Institute of Politics and Public Service’s celebration of the political legacy of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) received generally positive bipartisan feedback from student leaders, despite the symposium’s lack of critical policy analysis and scrutiny of the former president’s alleged sexual misconduct. In a keynote speech Monday to[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
WILL CROMARTY FOR THE HOYA
Pramila Jayapal, the first Indian-American to serve in Congress, shared her Georgetown story with students Monday.

First Indian-American Congresswoman Shares Immigrant Experience

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (CAS ’86), a Democrat from Washington, attributed her career and political success to her time as an immigrant and student at Georgetown during a discussion in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Monday. Representing Washington’s 7th district — which includes much of downtown Seattle and its suburbs —[Read More…]

by September 27, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

MPD, WMATA Prepare For Annual March for Life

As Washington, D.C., prepares for today’s March for Life, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced an increase in its midday service throughout the city. The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department announced the closure of a number of streets between the White House and the U.S. Capitol Building. The annual anti-abortion[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ILLUSTRATION: JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA
Four Georgetown faculty and staff contributed to Donald Trump’s campaign, while 121 donors gave 555 contributions to Hillary Clinton.

Faculty, Staff Donors Largely Back Clinton

Eighty-five percent of Georgetown faculty and staff’s presidential campaign contributions went to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, while 0.6 percent went to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, according to The Hoya’s analysis of Federal Election Commission filings. A total of 153 Georgetown faculty and staff donated about $206,000 to presidential[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LUAN TIAN FOR THE HOYA
GU College Democrats member Alec Camhi (SFS ’20), left, and GU College Republican Peter Hamilton member (SFS ’20) represented their respective clubs at the annual “Freshman Debate.” Student Democrats have supported Clinton, while Republicans are conflicted over Trump.

Democrats Stand by Clinton for 2016 Election

A majority of the Georgetown University College Democrats have thrown their support and endorsement behind Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton after a primary season that saw many Georgetown students back Clinton’s formal rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) GUCD Chair Mattie Haag (COL ’18) said the club is actively supporting Clinton[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Janet Zhu

Dems Fight for Beliefs, Not Against Others

One of my mother’s favorite aphorisms is that one should never fight against things one doesn’t like; she only fights for things in which she believes. Growing up, I struggled with this because it is often hard to become passionate about an issue or a candidate without having some level[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ALEXANDER BROWN/THE HOYA
GUCR and GUCD attract prominent speakers like Dennis Hastert.

Democrats Boast Strong Youth Support

The generalization of colleges as being bastions of liberalism is a stereotype that’s here to stay at 37th and O streets. A March 28 Gallup poll indicated a growth in youth identifying an affinity for the Democratic Party, currently resting at 53 percent. The Democratic Party’s attraction to students is[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

The Rise of ‘The Right Way’ and ‘The Progressive’

After Patrick Gage (SFS ’17) arrived at Georgetown and realized that, unlike the College Democrats’ and their publication “The Progressive,” the College Republicans had no official publication, he decided to fill that void with one of his own. In November, he began to talk to board members about spearheading one[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News

Gun Issue Week Launched

In response to the Sandy Hook shooting last December, the Georgetown University College Democrats have launched a week of programming centered on discussing gun violence as one of its biennial “issue weeks” designed to highlight salient political issues. GUCD President Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) said the group originally considered topics including the environment and[Read More…]

by March 19, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GUCD Looks Beyond the Hilltop

This upcoming year is a particularly exciting one in politics. Partly to reflect the excitement of this election year, the Georgetown University College Democrats are thrilled to begin a dynamic and informative semester of events and dialogue. While taking advantage of the opportunities that 2012 presents, we will continue the[Read More…]

by January 19, 2012 0 comments Opinion