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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
SPENCER COOK/THE HOYA Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) won the Democratic bid for D.C. mayor, and is expected to win re-election in November as no Republican candidate has emerged.

Incumbents Take Democratic Nominations in DC Primary

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) and six fellow incumbents recaptured the mayoral and city council nominations from the Democratic Party, while an initiative to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers to $15 from $3.33 by 2025 passed by a narrow margin in the June 19 primary election in Washington, D.C.[Read More…]

by July 11, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), left, discussed the decline of bipartisanship with Mo Elleithee, the executive director of the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service.

Senator Flake Voices Concerns About ‘Vanishing Middle’ in National Politics

Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) emphasized the importance of bipartisan cooperation and his concern for the “vanishing middle” in an event hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service and moderated by GU Politics Director Mo Elleithee (SFS ’94) in Lohrfink Auditorium on Monday evening. Describing himself as a[Read More…]

by January 31, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
2017’s Top Political Television Episodes

2017’s Top Political Television Episodes

‘Master of None’ — ‘Thanksgiving’ “Thanksgiving,” an episode from Netflix’s critically acclaimed second season of “Master of None,” was written by starring actress Lena Waithe and was based on the story of coming out to her own mom, played in the show by seasoned actress Angela Bassett. Directed by Melina[Read More…]

Theater Sparks Dialogue on and off Stage

Theater Sparks Dialogue on and off Stage

A bare stage in Poulton Hall is shrouded in darkness. At once, a young man strolls out from stage right and begins speaking to the audience. He asks for someone to yell “Start the f—king play!” An audience member obliges, and at once, the stage is illuminated and a complex[Read More…]

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GU Professors Address Political Art

Georgetown is a center of dialogue about art and politics, integrating both of these disciplines through its diverse coursework. The department of art and art history gives students the opportunity to explore political concepts and movements through a strong arts education. Art as a Foundation Georgetown’s art and art history[Read More…]

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Making Them Laugh: Comedy and Politics

Comedy has long been an avenue for people to express their personal and political beliefs. The rise of late-night comedy shows that deal with political issues reflects our nation’s widespread engagement with politics. Political comedy can be interpreted in two ways: as making light of a serious situation or illustrating[Read More…]

Musicians Take a Stand in 2017

Musicians Take a Stand in 2017

Throughout history, politics has occupied an important space in the world of music. Music allows artists to channel their emotions and voice their opinions through rich sounds and lyrics. Listeners have often taken songs and used them to represent entire movements. Although music has always been used as a platform[Read More…]

CAROLINE KENNEALLY FOR THE HOYA

Former Chiefs of Staff: Bill Clinton Guided by Vision of Helping People

The leadership and negotiating skills of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) helped him actualize his vision of putting people first in his policies, said three Clinton White House chiefs of staff at a panel forming part of the “Clinton 25: Georgetown Reflects on the Vision of Bill Clinton” symposium[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: End Unpaid Internships

To the Editor: I commend GUSA and The Hoya’s editorial board for speaking out against and seeking solutions regarding the injustice of unpaid internships. However, the problem runs deeper than just here at Georgetown. The entire practice of unpaid internships should be eliminated, not simply because unpaid work is unethical,[Read More…]

by October 15, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top