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About 40 students lay down in Red Square on Monday afternoon to draw attention to the 43 Mexican students who went missing in September after clashing with local police in Guerrero.

Laying In for Missing Mexican Students

Around 40 Georgetown students lay on the ground across Red Square on Monday afternoon to raise awareness about 43 students in Mexico who have been missing since clashes with the police Sept. 26. “We wanted to break the silence that has come to characterize U.S. response to violence in Mexico,”[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Jesuits Lobby for Immigration Reform

Jesuits nationwide are taking action in response to the large-scale child immigration crisis that began this summer as tens of thousands of children — many unaccompanied by parents or guardians — from Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico migrated to the United States. The Jesuit Conference of the United States[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
McCourt Conference Explores Immigration Reform

McCourt Conference Explores Immigration Reform

Georgetown University sponsored a panel of ambassadors from Mexico, the Philippines and El Salvador to discuss immigration reform for the 20th Annual McCourt School Policy Conference at the U.S. Capitol this past Friday. Although the McCourt School of Public Policy was endowed this year, it continues the conference series of[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Professor Helms Language Preservation Projects

Professor Helms Language Preservation Projects

Each Tuesday afternoon in Poulton Hall, professor Mark Sicoli gathers with a student research team to analyze videos of people speaking Lachixío, of the West Zapotec language family that is spoken in Oaxaca, Mexico. With the rising prominence of Spanish, only approximately 3,000 people in the world currently speak Lachixío;[Read More…]

by February 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

O’BRIEN: Using the Three D’s to Guide a Modern Life

Earlier this year, leaders from Jesuit universities and colleges around the world gathered in Mexico City to reflect on the challenges in Jesuit higher education today. The Superior General of the Jesuits, Adolfo Nicolás, (my boss in Rome) opened the conference with a challenging talk. He warned against what he[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments Opinion