Post Tagged with: "Trump"

Current Policy Neglects Victims of Labor Trafficking, Ambassador Says

Policymakers must ensure their efforts to combat human trafficking prioritize victims of both sex and labor trafficking, School of Foreign Service centennial fellow Ambassador Mark Lagon said at an event in the Old North Building on Monday. Sex trafficking and labor trafficking are two equally important subcategories within human trafficking;[Read More…]

by December 6, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
DENNIS KIM FOR THE HOYA University of Virginia professor in the Department of Politics Sidney M. Milkis spoke about decades of political divisions that predicated the outcome of the 2016 presidential election in an event Oct. 15.

Decades of Political Polarization Led to Trump’s Election, Professor Says

Today’s political divisions and partisanship in the United States originate from the fracturing of the moderate political ideology in the 1960s, Sidney M. Milkis, the distinguished teaching professor in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia, said during an event in the Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Former ADL Director Attributes Rise in Anti-Semitism to Trump

President Donald Trump’s election in 2016 inspired a growth of anti-Semitism, said American Defamation League National Director Emeritus and Holocaust survivor Abraham Foxman at an event Oct. 10 in the Mortara Center for International Studies. Foxman heads the Center for the Study of Anti-Semitism at the Museum of Jewish Heritage[Read More…]

by October 15, 2018 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KISHORE MAHBUBANI Kishore Mahbubani, former Singaporean diplomat and professor at the National University of Singapore, critiqued Western policies towards China at an event on Monday.

Trump Transformed US China Policy, Former Singaporean Diplomat Says

U.S. President Donald Trump’s China policy transforms the West’s historic attitude toward China, former Singaporean diplomat and professor at the National University of Singapore Kishore Mahbubani said at an event entitled “Has the West Lost It?” on Monday in Healy Hall’s Riggs Library. During the event, Mahbubani discussed his new[Read More…]

by October 4, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

2nd Annual UndocuWeek Aims to Garner Support for ‘Dreamers’

A second annual UndocuWeek planned for next month aims to raise awareness and garner support for students without documentation, whose futures remain uncertain after unsuccessful congressional efforts to pass a permanent legislative replacement for the rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. This year’s UndocuWeek, scheduled to run from April[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Portraits That Defy a President

    The Hoya spoke with five members of the Georgetown community — from Haiti, South Sudan, El Salvador and Cameroon — who shared their thoughts on the president’s remarks and their families’ stories of immigrating to the United States. CLICK HERE TO READ STORY Have a reaction to this[Read More…]

by January 19, 2018 0 comments Features, News
The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Kirstjen Nielsen (SFS ), to lead the Department of Homeland Security.

Kirstjen Nielsen, SFS Alumna, Confirmed as Secretary of Homeland Security

The U.S. Senate confirmed Georgetown alumna Kirstjen Nielsen (SFS ’94) as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security by a 62-37 vote Tuesday. Nielsen will fill the vacancy left by former DHS Secretary John Kelly, who left the department in July to serve as President Donald Trump’s chief of staff.[Read More…]

by December 7, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice Chair Aminatta Forna led students in discussion of national identity and cultural stereotypes in Trump's America.

Panel Reflects on Cultural Stereotypes in Trump’s America

Conversations on nationality and culture must avoid stereotypes and generalizations, argued the panelists at an event titled “Are we the ‘Other’ in Modern America?” led by Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice Chair Aminatta Forna on Nov. 1. The Lannan Center is dedicated to understanding the role of poetry[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
U.S.-Mexico relations are at a turning point according to Mexican Ambassador Zabalgoitia

US-Mexico Relationship Faces Dire Threat, Speakers Warn

The historic United States-Mexico relationship faces an existential threat as public perception of both countries shifts and threatens diplomatic cooperation, a panel of experts argued Tuesday. The speakers examined political and economic factors stressing the relationship between the two countries, including the ongoing renegotiations of the North American Free Trade[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Conservative author and National Review Online editor Charles Cooke blamed Republican disunity  and President Donald Trump's abrasive demeanor for the party's failure to accomplish policy goals.

Republican ‘Civil War’ Hindering Trump Presidency, Conservative Argues

A lack of policy cohesion plagues the Republican Party and ultimately hinders its productivity and efficiency, Charles Cooke, editor of the conservative publication National Review Online, argued at an event Oct. 26. Cooke discussed the trajectory of the Republican Party, the future of federalism in the United States and the[Read More…]

by October 30, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top