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Juan Martinez (SFS '20) is Georgetown University Student Association president effective Sept. 16 after Sahil Nair (SFS '19) resigned Sept. 11.

GUSA Appoints New President, Apologizes for Initial Response

Juan Martinez (SFS ’20), the former transition chair of the Georgetown University Student Association senate, is the new GUSA president, effective Sept. 16, replacing Sahil Nair (SFS ’19), who resigned Sept. 11. Martinez was sworn in Sunday and will serve as president for the remaining 2018-19 presidential term, culminating when the next[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Celebrating the Kennedy Center’s Centennial

Celebrating the Kennedy Center’s Centennial

As part of a yearlong celebration commemorating former President John F. Kennedy’s 100th birthday, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts hosted a cross-cultural open house on Saturday, May 27. The 10-hour event featured over 30 performances, highlighting a diverse selection of artistic forms, from ballet to skateboard performance art,[Read More…]

by June 6, 2017 0 comments The Guide

A Voyage Through JFK’s Legacy

The Smithsonian American Art Museum recently unveiled its newest exhibit, “American Visionary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times,” a fascinating photo gallery that explores and celebrates the life and legacy of the 35th president. Visitors might ask, what exactly is it that makes Kennedy an “American visionary,” and an international[Read More…]

by May 16, 2017 1 comment Features, The Guide
Letters from the White House

Letters from the White House

The head of state. The commander-in-chief. The leader of the free world. The president of the United States is referred to by many titles, but none quite encapsulate Americans’ relationship with their elected leader — sometimes tenuous, sometimes deferential, but always intrigued. Unbeknownst to most students, an intimate glimpse at[Read More…]

by February 24, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Lifestyle, The Guide

How Democracy Has Failed Ecuador

Surely, democracy is a good thing. Humans tend to believe that if the masses make a decision, then it must be the right one — it must be a decision that improves society. However, we are often wrong. John Stuart Mill is recognized as one of the main philosophical promoters[Read More…]

by February 5, 2016 7 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
QUALLEN: Healy’s Inner Turmoil, Our Current Conflict

QUALLEN: Healy’s Inner Turmoil, Our Current Conflict

Last week, President DeGioia accepted a recommendation to scrub the names Mulledy and McSherry from university buildings. The names Freedom and Remembrance took their places. Mulledy and McSherry symbolized what was most odious about Georgetown and the Maryland Jesuits’ history — the conclusion of a century of contest and deliberation[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 5 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Sanders Woos Youth With Social Agenda

The first Democratic debate hosted by CNN Oct. 13 drew an average of 15.3 million viewers, making it the highest-watched Democratic debate in history. From Anderson Cooper’s first question, it was evident that the debate would demonstrate a marked difference in tone and substance from the first two Republican debates.[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Clinton Encourages ‘Radical Inclusion’ in Lecture

Former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) emphasized the importance of inclusiveness in constructing a vision for the future during a speech at Gaston Hall Tuesday, continuing his ongoing Georgetown lecture series. The hour-long lecture was the third annual installment of the Clinton Lectures, a series of four lectures by the[Read More…]

by April 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
President Barack Obama, pictured at December’s College Opportunity Day of Action, signed the Student Aid Bill of Rights on March 10.

Bill of Rights Targets Student Debt

President Barack Obama signed the Student Aid Bill of Rights on March 10, proposing 19 executive actions to provide student loan borrowers with additional rights and resources to receive and pay off student aid. The four articles of the bill of rights pledge to give every student the rights to[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top