Post Tagged with: "Inclusivity"

EDITORIAL: Amend Attitudes Toward Clubs

As club selectivity continues to concern students and plague clubs across campus, it is time to recognize that the ultra-exclusivity of many of Georgetown University’s clubs is rooted in the fact that they blur their purported functions with their roles as social organizations. To end club exclusivity, the most selective[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 2 comments Editorial

In Return to Hilltop, Bill Clinton Calls for Inclusivity and Political Gumption

Former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) made his widely anticipated return to the Hilltop on Monday afternoon, lecturing a tightly packed Gaston Hall on his view of today’s global political climate and the role of government in an increasingly interconnected world. “What are our responsibilities to each other, in an[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Ensuring an Inclusive Senate

This year, the Georgetown University Student Association did not begin its outreach efforts to encourage women, people of color and other underrepresented groups on campus to get involved in student leadership positions until after the September deadline to run for the GUSA senate. Consequently, this year’s senate is predominated by[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: GUSA Senate Reform Will Bolster Representation

After December’s unsuccessful referendum to replace the Georgetown University Student Association senate with a new assembly, some may balk at another vote aimed at GUSA senate reform. But the initiative up for election April 25 to 27 represents welcome — and necessary — change to a system struggling to better[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: Correcting GUASFCU’s Closed Culture

VIEWPOINT: Correcting GUASFCU’s Closed Culture

This semester, Students of Georgetown, Inc. welcomed a new group of baristas, cashiers and accountants that I imagine must be among the most wonderfully diverse assemblies of individuals to ever be embraced as “Corpies.” The same day, my own organization, the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union, admitted[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 5 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Williams and Ali, who met at a pre-orientation program, are both involved in advocacy efforts on campus.

ENDORSEMENT: Vote Williams & Ali for GUSA Executive

To student observers, the 2017 Georgetown University Student Association presidential election may summon a strong sensation of deja vu. Once again, this election season has seen the introduction of a familiar dichotomy in GUSA presidential politics: the insider versus the outsider. The prominent tickets include two teams of current GUSA[Read More…]

by February 22, 2017 4 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Bridging Governmental Gaps

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s last speech as president of Brazil on Dec. 29, 2010, was marked by tears of sadness from his supporters. Da Silva was seen off by throngs of supporters in his home state of Pernambuco, inspired by the optimism he had instilled in Brazil’s working class.[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized

VIEWPOINT: Re-Examine Misconceptions of Immigrants

Immigration is the premise upon which this nation was founded. Yet it has been a topic of continuous contention throughout the 2016 presidential race. The rhetoric surrounding immigration during the election has been largely uninformed. As a result, we have lost the ability to separate facts from generalizations. In light[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 6 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Narrowing the Divide

During the Georgetown University Student Association executive election in March, Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) ran their campaign with a focus on making GUSA more accessible and increasing socio-economic and racial inclusivity on campus. Midway through their term as GUSA president and vice president, Khan and[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Inclusivity, Now

For most Georgetown students, the seemingly ever-present maze of construction on campus is little more than an inconvenient eyesore. Yet, this labyrinth of barricades and detours poses a substantial obstacle to many disabled students navigating Georgetown’s fractured campus. The university is responsible for accommodating the needs of all Hoyas and[Read More…]

by October 1, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top