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OLSON: Through Travel, Bridge International Divisions

OLSON: Through Travel, Bridge International Divisions

I have always loved to travel. My family has taken me on wonderful adventures around the world, and at Georgetown I have attempted to take every opportunity I can to explore new places and broaden my worldview. My travels have allowed me to appreciate the importance of inclusion and multiculturalism.[Read More…]

by June 14, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY HOLY TRINITY 
The Holy Trinity Catholic Church supported a Syrian refugee family whose travel to resettle in the U.S. was delayed by the Jan. 27 executive order.

From Syria to Safety: A Family’s Journey to D.C.

The children had been pulled out of school. Belongings were stuffed into four suitcases and the long flights were booked. After fleeing conflict in Syria and finding brief refuge in Erbil, Iraq, the family — mother, father and six children ranging from seven months to 12 years old — was[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
PETROCHEILOS: Upholding Judicial Independence

PETROCHEILOS: Upholding Judicial Independence

President Donald Trump’s 90-day travel ban calling for the “extreme vetting” of people from seven Muslim-majority countries has provoked intense reactions, rallies and protests in airports across the country and anger on both sides of the aisle. But is this ban, which limits nationals from Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Syria,[Read More…]

by February 14, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Defiance in the Face of Danger

President Donald Trump’s executive order last week repudiated the core values of interfaith understanding, compassion and coexistence that ought to guide the university — and the country. The ban indefinitely suspends the resettlement of Syrian refugees and temporarily bars nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. In[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: With Travel Ban, Hatred Trumps Humanity

VIEWPOINT: With Travel Ban, Hatred Trumps Humanity

On Jan. 21, my beloved aunt passed away after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. It was the worst day of my life because it was my first experience with the death of a relative and because, for the first time, I saw my father broken, something I hoped to[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 3 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

District Officials Ban Travel to Anti-LGBTQ States

Washington, D.C. legislators and Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) have introduced legislation banning city-funded travel to states with laws discriminating against LGBTQ individuals. Bowser signed an order March 31 prohibiting the official travel of city employees to North Carolina in response to the state’s Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, which[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top