Post Tagged with: "politics"

WILL HASKELL FOR CT The Georgetown Alumnus and 22 year old-Will Haskell (COL '18) beat Republican incumbent Toni Boucher for a Connecticut State Senate Seat on Nov. 6.

Beating the Odds: Will Haskell’s Road to Conn. Senate

Will Haskell (COL ’18) knew his political ambitions were far from the norm. When asked about running for office at the age of 22, Haskell admitted the decision was anything but reasonable. “It was sort of a crazy idea to run,” Haskell said. “But behind that crazy idea was [one[Read More…]

by November 15, 2018 0 comments Features, News - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Georgia Delayed My Absentee Ballot. So I Went Back Home to Vote

Like most Americans, I learned during the 2016 presidential election that elections have consequences. Though I myself voted in the election, many of my friends chose to abstain due to frustration with both major candidates. Since that election, the importance of voting as a means of effecting change has become[Read More…]

by November 6, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Vote Against Suppression

The 2018 midterm elections will likely be among the most important in recent history, as Democrats seek to subdue a president they believe to be destructive and the Republican Party remains ardent in protecting President Donald Trump’s agenda by maintaining control of both houses of the legislative branch. This election[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Predatory Politics Plague Brazil

LEVY: Predatory Politics Plague Brazil

In the jungle, the jaguar reigns supreme. With its supremely powerful hind legs and crushing jaw, the jaguar is a dominating apex predator. The casualties left behind after a jaguar’s hunt are the unfortunate consequences of an order that promotes a primitive doctrine: Might is right. Amid the chaos of[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
CHRISTOVICH | Sports Figures Must Advocate for Social Change

CHRISTOVICH | Sports Figures Must Advocate for Social Change

Focusing on sports this week was difficult. Joking about the World Series and all 18 innings of a Game 3 that extended well into the middle of the night was hard. Revelling in the New Orleans Saints’ triumph in their first game against the Minnesota Vikings since last season’s heartbreaking[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
DENNIS KIM FOR THE HOYA University of Virginia professor in the Department of Politics Sidney M. Milkis spoke about decades of political divisions that predicated the outcome of the 2016 presidential election in an event Oct. 15.

Decades of Political Polarization Led to Trump’s Election, Professor Says

Today’s political divisions and partisanship in the United States originate from the fracturing of the moderate political ideology in the 1960s, Sidney M. Milkis, the distinguished teaching professor in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia, said during an event in the Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU POLITICS From left to right: Former White House Liaison to the Creative Community Brad Jenkins, Former White House LGBTQ Liaison Gautam Raghavan, Director of Fellows and Career Programming at GU Politics Jennie Fay, Former Director of the Domestic Policy Council Cecilia Muñoz and Former National Security Council Spokesman Ned Price spoke at an event Tuesday.

Former Obama Staff Encourage Student Engagement in Government

“Government jobs offer young people an unparalleled way to create policy,” Former White House LGBTQ Liaison and Adviser to the Biden Foundation Gautam Raghavan said at an event Tuesday hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service. The event discussed “West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) encouraged political leadership to pursue bipartisan policy in the face of an increasingly divisive political atmosphere at an event Monday evening in Lohrfink Auditorium.

Rubio Encourages Bipartisanship in Policymaking

Americans are becoming increasingly isolated from people with opposing political ideologies, Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said in an event Monday evening in Lohrfink Auditorium. Titled “State of the Disunion: A Conversation with Senator Marco Rubio,” the event was hosted by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service and[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Memorializing a Maverick

With the passing of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), presidential nominee and war hero, the United States has lost a beacon of hope and civility in politics. Now, as our nation mourns his loss, we must find the right way to commemorate his legacy. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), along[Read More…]

by September 18, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE OF POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE
Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service selected new fellows for the fall 2018 semester: Erin Conaton (SFS '92), Ed Goeas, Suzanne Kianpour, Tim Lim, and Josh Pitock

Fall GU Politics Fellows Present Varied Viewpoints

Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service’s class of fellows for the fall semester includes journalists, politicians and political scientists with varied professional experiences and political viewpoints, including Erin Conaton (SFS ’92), the former Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness and Under Secretary of the Air Force. In[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top