Post Tagged with: "lecture fund"

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Resigned Adviser Criticizes Trump on HIV/AIDS Policy

Alfredo Carrillo is a staff writer for The Hoya President Donald Trump’s administration has not devoted enough attention to issues affecting the LGBTQ community in America, counsel and HIV project director at Lambda Legal and former member of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS Scott Schoettes said at a keynote[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
VIEWPOINT: Stepping Away From Selectivity

VIEWPOINT: Stepping Away From Selectivity

This Sunday at the Council of Advisory Boards Fair, as clubs set up on Georgetown’s front lawn and try to recruit new members, it is difficult not to be optimistic. As students walk through cramped aisles of tables adorned with promotional flyers and Bluetooth speakers, they can consider what possibilities[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Journalists Urge Increased Trump-Era Responsibility

Journalists Urge Increased Trump-Era Responsibility

Foreign correspondents have a greater responsibility in light of President Donald Trump’s administration and growing conflict around the world, said Anne Garrels, former senior foreign correspondent at NPR, and Mary Jordan (COL ’83), a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post, in a panel discussion at the Mortara Center for[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Derek Black spoke with professor Marcia Chatelain to discuss how he defected from white nationalism in an event Thursday.

In First Event After Defection, Former White Nationalist Derek Black Reflects On Racial Climate

Former white nationalist Derek Black, in his first public event since denouncing his formative community in 2013, argued against the belief that civil discourse alone can combat racism at Copley Formal Lounge last night. Black, whose father is the founder of the white nationalist website Stormfront, and whose godfather is[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY BHAVYA JHA
The GU Lecture Fund hosted former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden, who called in via Skype from Russia, for the second time Wednesday.

Snowden Advocates for Privacy

The right to privacy is essential in any free society, argued former National Security Agency employee Edward Snowden in his second virtual discussion with Georgetown students Wednesday. Snowden, who participated in the discussion in Lohrfink Auditorium via Skype, is currently living in asylum in Moscow, Russia, after he leaked classified[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY OF HAYDEN E. JEONG
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards spoke about the future of her organization and its new initiatives in Lohrfink Auditorium on Thursday.

Richards Event Sees GU, DC Backlash

Inciting campus-wide dialogue and protest surrounding abortion rights, the Georgetown University Lecture Fund’s decision to invite Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards to speak Wednesday was met with formal opposition from several Georgetown Jesuits, Catholic officials and anti-abortion student groups. Associate professor Fr. Stephen Fields, S.J., and visiting professor of law Fr.[Read More…]

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Former NSA employee Edward Snowden commented on issues dealing with cybersecutiy and privacy, inlcuding the FBI’s recent legal battle with Apple over iPhone security.

Snowden Speaks On Security Issues

American whistleblower Edward Snowden, wanted in the United States for leaking classified National Security Agency information in 2013, emphasized the importance of privacy and downplayed the national security risks of his document leak in a virtual interview from his asylum in Moscow, Russia in Lohrfink Auditorium on Thursday. During the[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee’s student activities budget for the fiscal year 2017 was passed by the GUSA senate on Sunday.

2017 Activities Budget Passes

  The Center for Social Justice and the Georgetown Program Board saw their funding cut by $12,000 each in the Georgetown University Student Association Finance and Appropriations Committee’s student activities budget for fiscal year 2017. Passed by the GUSA senate on Sunday, the budget also included increases for the club[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Pro-Life Group Protests Cecile Richard’s Visit

About 10 protestors from the Pennsylvania-based American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property demonstrated against the Georgetown University Lecture Fund’s invitation to Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards to speak on campus outside the university’s front gates Monday afternoon. TFP is a Catholic organization dedicated to defending conservative[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Assure Free Speech

The Georgetown University Lecture Fund announced this month that the President of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards will speak at Georgetown in April, instantly igniting much criticism and controversy. Planned Parenthood is a nonprofit that serves as the largest single provider of comprehensive reproductive health services in the United States, including[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top