Post Tagged with: "GUCR"

EDITORIAL: Despite Bigotry, Debate Shapiro

Many students — understandably — feel Ben Shapiro’s March 21 lecture on campus, organized and endorsed by Georgetown University College Republicans and Lecture Fund, risks normalizing and legitimizing the transphobic, Islamophobic and anti-Arab views he has espoused in the past. However, these students must not silence Shapiro, an American conservative[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Editorial

HAZBUN: Student Groups Must Disinvite Shapiro

Ben Shapiro, a prominent conservative author and speaker who is set to speak on Georgetown University’s campus next month, is openly racist, Islamophobic and transphobic. Bringing Shapiro, a former editor-at-large of Breitbart News, to Georgetown only normalizes such hate. Unfortunately, some Georgetown student organizations have failed to responsibly wield their[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 33 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Peter Hamilton, left, the incoming vice president of Georgetown University College Republicans, and Jake Lyons ( ), the incoming president.

New College Republicans Leadership Marks Ideological Shift

Jake Lyons (COL ’20) and Peter Hamilton (COL ’20) were elected president and vice president, respectively, of the Georgetown University College Republicans on Nov. 28, marking a shift in the club’s focus toward building a strong community among its members. Lyons and Hamilton hope to increase GUCR’s membership and promote[Read More…]

by December 7, 2017 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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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

College Republicans’ Darwish Event Comes Under Scrutiny

The Georgetown University College Republicans came under fire this week for inviting advocacy group Former Muslims United Director Nonie Darwish, who some critics have called Islamophobic, to speak on campus Tuesday evening. Darwish promoted her new book, “Wholly Different,” which explores the differences between Christian and Islamic values, at the[Read More…]

by March 3, 2017 5 comments 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
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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
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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
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McCarthy Speech Faces Protests

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the third-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, was interrupted by protestors calling for immigration reform Wednesday evening, the second time a congressman’s speech was interrupted at Georgetown this semester. Three activists interrupted Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) (SFS ’66, LAW ’69) during his[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News