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VIEWPOINT: Trump’s Fictitious Russian Equivalency

VIEWPOINT: Trump’s Fictitious Russian Equivalency

February 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On Super Bowl Sunday, something unprecedented in American history occurred: A sitting president of the United States drew a moral equivalency between the United States and Russia. In a pregame interview with Fox’s Bill O’Reilly, President Donald Trump seemed to defend Russian President Vladimir Putin. When O’Reilly questioned how TrumpRead More

MESA & BENNETT: Head of the Goon Squad

MESA & BENNETT: Head of the Goon Squad

February 17, 2017 at 2:00 am 0 comments

When you see a hockey player on the ice smashed up against the glass, that is often the work of the “goon.” Beloved by fans for their ruthless attacks and entertaining play, goons — players who are usually kept on the roster to exact revenge for dirty hits against theirRead More

VIEWPOINT: Bannon’s Perversion of Hoya Values

VIEWPOINT: Bannon’s Perversion of Hoya Values

February 14, 2017 at 6:00 am 21 comments

When I first saw the headline that Steve Bannon would serve in the White House as a chief strategist and senior counselor to President Donald Trump, I felt sick to my stomach. I experienced this dark, terrifying moment of deja vu — the phenomenon of Bannon is not new. WeRead More

CARNES: Embracing Our Jesuit Heritage

CARNES: Embracing Our Jesuit Heritage

January 31, 2017 at 3:00 am 0 comments

Somehow it seems mightily appropriate that we celebrate Jesuit Heritage Week during these post-inauguration and post-march days, as our nation embarks on a transition of administrations that has thus far been unlike almost any other in its history. In the face of so much change, volatility, and uncertainty, our JesuitRead More

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GU Politics Fellows Analyze Changing Political Landscape

January 31, 2017 at 12:20 am 0 comments

In his first week as President of the United States, Donald Trump has changed how the White House communicates to the American people through his frequent tweeting and direct rebuking of media outlets. In light of this new political landscape, the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Institute of Politics and PublicRead More

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Trump Arrives in Capital Amid Protests, Celebrations

January 24, 2017 at 8:39 am 0 comments

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BYMAN: Finding a Place in Government

BYMAN: Finding a Place in Government

January 20, 2017 at 4:15 am 0 comments

The allure of public service led many of us to come to Washington and to Georgetown. After graduating from college way back in the Precambrian Era, I joined the United States government with a vague goal of doing good. After a few twists and turns, I ended up working onRead More

VIEWPOINT: An Uncertain Future

January 20, 2017 at 4:00 am 0 comments

When Associate Vice President for Federal Relations Scott Fleming approached UndocuHoyas last semester to see if anyone wanted to share their story with Congressman Dick Durbin (D-Illinois), I never imagined that on Jan. 4 the senator would give voice to my journey from Mexico to California on the Senate floor.Read More

MESA & BENNETT: Pick Your Players

MESA & BENNETT: Pick Your Players

January 20, 2017 at 3:30 am 2 comments

The new political season in Washington is ushering in a fresh series of legislative battles as the 115th Congress grapples with various issues such as presidential appointment hearings, budget for 2017 fiscal year, healthcare, cybersecurity and tax reform. To track the big players in the legislative game, we decided toRead More

Multiple monuments, including the Lincoln Memorial, will play host to inauguration weekend events. From a concert with musical performances such as Toby Keith to Three Doors Down, the official swearing-in of President-elect Donald Trump today at 12 p.m has attracted thousands to the District.

Inauguration, Protests Take Center Stage in the District

January 20, 2017 at 12:18 am 0 comments

President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration today sees a tepid welcome from both the Georgetown and greater Washington, D.C. community, with wounds still unhealed 11 weeks after the divisive presidential election. In addition to the official inauguration events, this weekend will see several protests in response to Trump’s presidency, including the Women’sRead More