Post Tagged with: "Puerto Rico"

COURTESY CLAUDIA CORRAL
The devastating effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria disrupted Georgetown's traditional application process in Puerto Rico. Two applicants shared their stories with The Hoya.

After Hurricanes, Puerto Rican Applicants Face New Barriers

Claudia Corral sent her application to Georgetown University on Oct. 25 from a small restaurant across the street from her home in Ocean Park, Puerto Rico. Her home had been without Wi-Fi since Hurricane Maria hit almost a month earlier. Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico with 155 mph winds Sep.[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 0 comments Campus News, Features, News, News - Top
Students Unite for Puerto Rico Financial Relief

Students Unite for Puerto Rico Financial Relief

The Georgetown University Latin American community has come together to support Puerto Rican students and to raise funds and awareness for the island following the devastation Hurricane Maria wrought two weeks ago. Students at the University of Pennsylvania launched a GoFundMe page Sept. 20 titled “Students with Puerto Rico” to[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ROSA DELAURO
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) criticized the Trump administration’s response to the hurricane crisis in Puerto Rico in an event hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service.

Democratic Congresswoman Condemns Trump’s Puerto Rico Response

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) condemned the Trump administration’s response to the post-hurricane crisis in Puerto Rico in a question-and-answer session hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service on Wednesday. DeLauro questioned the White House’s delay in sending relief efforts to Puerto Rico and encouraged attendees to bring[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

HARVEY: Going Away Or Getting Away?

As classes resume after the spring and Easter breaks, campus has been flooded by tanned, refreshed students. It is almost certain that, while walking across campus, you will overhear a conversation between these individuals that sounds something like this: “Hey! How was [insert tropical-location-where-the-drinking-age-is-18 here].” I myself am one of[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
Do The Math(s)

Do The Math(s)

The nasty thing about Keynesianism is that when it fails, its practitioners can always claim that had they just spent more money, it would have worked. This leads to arguments in the United States about whether the stimulus package should have included a trillion-dollar platinum coin and even more government[Read More…]

by July 7, 2015 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top