Post Tagged with: "Trump"

GUSA Signs DACA Pledge of Support

GUSA Signs DACA Pledge of Support

April 25, 2017 at 12:10 am 0 comments

The Georgetown University Student Association officially signed on to a regional student government coalition’s Student Association Statement of Support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Obama-era program that allows children brought into the country without documentation to receive deferred action waivers or work permits March 23. GUSA President KamarRead More

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Tens of thousands gathered at the National Mall on Saturday to march to the Capitol building.

Thousands Descend on National Mall for Science March

April 25, 2017 at 12:06 am 0 comments

The March for Science drew tens of thousands of marchers, including Georgetown students, to the National Mall on Saturday in support of science and in protest of policies of President Donald Trump’s administration that critics consider anti-science. The protest, corresponding with National Earth Day celebrations, was accompanied by more thanRead More

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2016 Election and Policies Spark DC Demonstrations

April 20, 2017 at 11:04 am 0 comments

“This is what democracy looks like!” Groups of demonstrators, most of them young and many of them Hoyas, chanted in unison as they marched down the streets of Washington, D.C., ardent in their protest. On election night, the first in a series of demonstrations changed the landscape of politics inRead More

DC Reacts to Trump’s Federal Budget Proposal

March 24, 2017 at 12:10 am 0 comments

President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget is expected to cost the Washington, D.C. government approximately $103 million and could cut about 120 public-sector jobs, hindering affordable housing and other social services in the city, District officials said Monday. According to City Administrator Rashad Young, Trump’s plan to defund agencies suchRead More

PETROCHEILOS: Trump’s War with Media

PETROCHEILOS: Trump’s War with Media

March 7, 2017 at 11:26 pm 0 comments

President Donald Trump announced in a Feb. 25 tweet that he will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in April, an annual dinner dedicated to celebrating freedom of the press by honoring journalists. Trump will be the first president in 36 years to skip the dinner. TheRead More

VIEWPOINT: Assure the Protection of our Patients

VIEWPOINT: Assure the Protection of our Patients

February 28, 2017 at 5:00 am 2 comments

In uncertain times, conviction is the currency by which we judge the worth of an institution. To that end, Georgetown should act boldly by publicly endorsing efforts to save and augment former President Barack Obama’s health care law, the Affordable Care Act. You are likely familiar with the fundamentals ofRead More

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