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STEPHANIE YUAN/THE HOYA

Bipartisan Student Groups Praise Clinton Despite Contentious Past

The Institute of Politics and Public Service’s celebration of the political legacy of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) received generally positive bipartisan feedback from student leaders, despite the symposium’s lack of critical policy analysis and scrutiny of the former president’s alleged sexual misconduct. In a keynote speech Monday to[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
WILL CROMARTY FOR THE HOYA

Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney (SFS '89) promoted President Donald Trump's tax reform plan.

Mulvaney Defends Trump Tax Reform Plan

President Donald Trump’s recently proposed tax reform will stimulate the economy by simplifying the tax code, said Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney (SFS ’89),Wednesday. Mulvaney highlighted two pillars of the plan: reducing taxes for corporations and the middle class. “At the end of the process,[Read More…]

by October 27, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized
MESA & BENNETT: Rooting for an Underdog Upset

MESA & BENNETT: Rooting for an Underdog Upset

In March of 2013, a little-known school by the name of Wichita State University made a historic run in the annual NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Entering as a No. 9 seed team, the Shockers triumphed over No. 8 seed Pittsburgh, No. 1 seed Gonzaga, No. 13 seed La Salle and[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Politicians Should Debate the Deficit

I just survived — barely — an interview for a student organization at Georgetown. On the bright side, I didn’t have to channel my innerRick Perry by uttering “oops” after a monumental brain freeze. I never said I saw a UFO as Dennis Kucinich did in the 2007 Democratic presidential[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
NGUYEN: Mind the Trump Bump

NGUYEN: Mind the Trump Bump

Ever since the fateful day when Donald Trump took the lead in the Republican presidential polls, it has seemed as though every major news network cannot go a day without feigning bewilderment at that fact. I say “feigning” because the media are largely responsible for Trump’s polling success, more so[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy April 12.

As 2016 Campaigning Begins, Students Support Candidates

Along with the recent announcements of several 2016 presidential campaigns, Georgetown students with experience working with both Democratic and Republican candidates have expressed optimism about the future of the race. Jenna Galper (COL ’17) previously worked with the Ready for Hillary political action committee, and expressed excitement about Clinton’s campaign,[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Janet Zhu

With GOP Resurgence, A More Adaptive Party

If you were among those double-checking that your midterm was going to be graded on a curve, you’re most likely one of two things: an orgo student or a Republican. For those of you who somehow haven’t heard the results: Not only did the GOP win majority in both the[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
USNEWS.COM

The Ballad of Alison Lundergan Grimes

The 2014 United States Senate campaign season is drawing to a close. Doors have been knocked, homes have been called, debates have been scored and the polls are all over the place. The same candidate is being thoroughly trumped in some polls and resting on a comfortable lead in others.[Read More…]

by October 13, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ROSENBERGER: Putting Our Faith in Market Over Dogma

ROSENBERGER: Putting Our Faith in Market Over Dogma

This week, as I opened internet explorer — I’m a profoundly late adopter of technology — I saw several online news articles complaining that Brendan Eich, the CEO of software company Mozilla, had been targeted and criticized for his moral, political and perhaps even religious beliefs. As the drama unfolded[Read More…]

by April 8, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ALEXANDER BROWN/THE HOYA

McCarthy Speech Faces Protests

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the third-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, was interrupted by protestors calling for immigration reform Wednesday evening, the second time a congressman’s speech was interrupted at Georgetown this semester. Three activists interrupted Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) (SFS ’66, LAW ’69) during his[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News