Post Tagged with: "march"

COURTESY HEIDI ELMENDORF

Organizer for the Hoyas March for Science, Associate Professor Elmendorf said in today's society there a pressing need for policymakers to appreciate and understand the value of scientific research.

Q&A: Professor Heidi Elmendorf Talks the March for Science

Thousands of activists and scientists are expected to descend on the National Mall this weekend for the first ever March for Science. Marchers hope to promote awareness of scientific research and evidence-based policy decisions in government. The march, which will take place across the nation this Saturday, which is also[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Lois Lowry Visits DC Book Festival

The Library of Congress hosted its 16th annual National Book Festival in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sept. 24. The free, public, one-day event boasted book signings by 120 authors spanning across genres, poetry slams, panel discussions and an exposition floor with dozens of booths devoted to family-friendly[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
DAN GANNON FOR THE HOYA
Georgetown students joined hundreds of marchers who stopped traffic on M Street and Wisconsin Avenue in a protest of events in Ferguson, Mo.

In DC, Marching for Michael Brown

Protesters, including several Georgetown students, marched through the streets of Foggy Bottom and Georgetown on Saturday, calling for the arrest of police officer Darren Wilson and the demilitarization of the U.S. police force in response to the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., in August. The[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Janet Zhu

For Climate Action, a March of Unity

Integral to all great American movements is the physical congregation of people who strive for change. The People’s Climate March in New York City this past Sunday was the largest march for climate justice to date, bringing together more than 400,000 people. When clicktivism, the use of social media for[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY SOPHIA SEPP
Two ASB trips collaborated on an ad-hoc border wall to raise awareness of immigration issues Friday in Red Square.

ASB Wall Breaks Borders

The Alternative Spring Break border awareness program aimed to generate discussion on immigration issues after two ASB groups returned from the 1,951-mile Mexican border over spring break by constructing an ad hoc border fence in Red Square Mar.ch 28. The wood and plastic fence, manned by ASB members, was built[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Activists March on Epicurean

Activists March on Epicurean

More than 40 students marched into Epicurean and Co. on Monday afternoon to present a petition with 500-plus student signatures to owner Chang Wook Chon, demanding fair treatment of Epicurean workers. The event was organized by the Georgetown Solidarity Committee with the help of members of Georgetown chapter of the[Read More…]

by November 12, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Debating the Best Month in Sports

When Adam Scott lined up his 12-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole of the Masters on Sunday, the pressure was on. Obviously. But while it’s one thing to have the winning putt in the most famous golf tournament in the world dancing through your head, Scott had quite[Read More…]

by April 20, 2013 0 comments Sports