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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 1 comment

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

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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