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About 115 Georgetown students marched to the Capitol Sunday, Jan. 19 in support of immigration reform. The March for America drew tens of thousands of immigrants and activists.

DeGioia Condemns ‘Unconscionable’ Termination of DACA

University President John J. DeGioia condemned President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, calling it an “unconscionable decision” in a university-wide email Tuesday night. DeGioia also renewed his support for students without documentation in a statement posted to Facebook. “As a nation, we have[Read More…]

by September 5, 2017 1 comment Campus News, City News, News, News - Top

New Post Offers Support to Undocumented Students

The university has appointed its first full-time associate director for undocumented student services to provide support for students without documentation and coordinate legal information and resources for this community. Arelis Palacios, who currently serves as a part-time coordinator for students without documentation and senior associate director of programming and advising[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News

Community Members Launch Defense of DACA

Sen. Dick Durbin (SFS ’66, LAW ’69), a Democrat from Illinois, rose to the Senate floor Aug. 2 to tell the story of one of the more than 750,00 beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. He had been talking about these immigrants for years, but this time[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News
GUSA Signs DACA Pledge of Support

GUSA Signs DACA Pledge of Support

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 Kamar[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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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

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 than[Read More…]

by April 25, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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2016 Election and Policies Spark DC Demonstrations

“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 in[Read More…]

DC Reacts to Trump’s Federal Budget Proposal

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 such[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
PETROCHEILOS: Trump’s War with Media

PETROCHEILOS: Trump’s War with Media

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. The[Read More…]

by March 7, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: Assure the Protection of our Patients

VIEWPOINT: Assure the Protection of our Patients

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 of[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: Trump’s Fictitious Russian Equivalency

VIEWPOINT: Trump’s Fictitious Russian Equivalency

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 Trump[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top