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EDITORIAL: On Fair, Explain GU Response

EDITORIAL: On Fair, Explain GU Response

On Sept. 29, Georgetown University professor Christine Fair posted a tweet wishing for the death of 11 U.S. senators. Her comments pushed — but, in the eyes of this editorial board, did not cross — university-established lines surrounding free speech. In choosing not to discipline Fair and instead begin her[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 4 comments Editorial
CHRISTINEFAIR.NET Professor Christine Fair has come under fire for a Saturday tweet.

Professor’s Tweets Prompt Tepid University Response

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia condemned the use of “violent imagery” Tuesday after professor Christine Fair was criticized for a Saturday tweet that called for violence against Republican senators. The tweet has come under fire from alumni, students and conservative-leaning media. DeGioia said the university would follow established procedures[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 8 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY Catholic University Dean Will Rainford was suspended for a controversial tweet he posted responding to Julie Swetnick's allegations of sexual assault against nominee to the Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Catholic University Dean Suspended After Controversial Tweet

The Catholic University of America suspended Dean Will Rainford Sept. 28 for tweets questioning the legitimacy of sexual assault allegations brought forward by Julie Swetnick and Christine Blasey Ford against Supreme Court Justice nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. Rainford suggested Kavanaugh was a victim of assault in a Sept. 26 tweet published[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
OSMAN: Influence Gone Wrong

OSMAN: Influence Gone Wrong

President Donald Trump is widely believed to be isolationist. After all, his infamous mottos, “Make America Great Again” and “America First,” reinforce the notion that only our nation, or Trump’s nation, matters in the international spectrum. Yet, day by day and headline by headline, it becomes evident that Trump likes[Read More…]

by January 25, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Jeff Bernstein (GRD '85), a member of the advisory board to the Master of Science in Foreign Service program, resigned his post Monday after tweeting an abusive message to a female conservative commentator.

MSFS Board Member Resigns After Wishing ‘#MeToo Moment’ on Female Commentator

A member of the advisory board for Georgetown University’s Master of Science in Foreign Service program resigned Monday after posting a tweet on Saturday evening that appeared to condone sexual harassment of a female conservative commentator. Jeff Bernstein (GRD ’85), formerly a managing director at Pennsylvania-based advisory firm Solebury Capital,[Read More…]

by January 16, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown Law Institute Files Brief in Trump Twitter Lawsuit

A Georgetown University Law Center institute filed an amicus brief in a lawsuit earlier this month arguing that President Donald Trump violated the First Amendment by blocking constituents on Twitter. Georgetown Law’s Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection filed an amicus brief Nov. 6 that contends that Trump’s Twitter feed[Read More…]

by November 29, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
AUERBACH: Hardy’s Twitter Demonstrates Half-Hearted Attempt at Redemption

AUERBACH: Hardy’s Twitter Demonstrates Half-Hearted Attempt at Redemption

Since the rise of Twitter’s popularity as a vessel for fans to communicate with and access the unfiltered thoughts of celebrities, professional athletes and politicians, these high-profile individuals have used it as  a tool in their public relations campaigns. This is no different in the case of former Dallas Cowboys[Read More…]

by June 24, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SMITH: What Yeezy Taught Me About Failure

SMITH: What Yeezy Taught Me About Failure

“I specifically ordered Persian rugs with cherub imagery!!! What do I have to do to get a simple Persian rug with cherub imagery uuuuugh.” Posted July 29, 2010, this absurd remark is exactly what most would expect from self-proclaimed genius Kanye West’s Twitter account. Widely regarded as an egotistical maniac, West’s[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
NGUYEN: Twitter Success Is Decieving

NGUYEN: Twitter Success Is Decieving

As we inch closer and closer to 2016, one thing that pundits have emphasized is a candidate’s Twitter success, measured by the number of followers or retweets a candidate accumulates following a debate or event. Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina scored 22,000 followers apiece after the first debate, Ted Cruz[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
BARTON: Stop Directing Vitriol Toward College Athletes

BARTON: Stop Directing Vitriol Toward College Athletes

With only a few seconds remaining in the game, fifth-year senior Michigan punter Blake O’Neill stood on a football field in Ann Arbor, Mich., surrounded by thousands of people donning the maize and blue. When O’Neill jogged on to the field, Michigan appeared to have already won the game. New[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns