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Following SFS Letter, State Department Reinstates Diplomacy Fellowships

The U.S. Department of State has reversed its decision to suspend two classes of the Thomas R. Pickering and Charles B. Rangel international affairs fellowships, upholding its prior commitment to hire fellows  to career positions in the U.S. foreign service, the department announced Thursday. Citing budget cuts and a freeze[Read More…]

by June 29, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Experts Stress Link Between Climate Change, Security

Experts Stress Link Between Climate Change, Security

States must understand the linkages between climate change and security to foster better cooperation in climate change efforts, according to five international affairs experts at a summit in Gaston Hall on April 6. The conference, organized by the Georgetown Initiative for Diplomatic Engagement and the School of Foreign Service, brought[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Univision News Anchor Highlights Role of Hispanic Journalists in Trump Era

Univision News Anchor Highlights Role of Hispanic Journalists in Trump Era

A reporter’s Hispanic heritage is not at odds with objective coverage of President Donald Trump, said Mexican journalist Enrique Acevedo in an event in the Healey Family Student Center on Monday. Acevedo said the perception of a journalist’s Hispanic background creating a reporting bias is unfair. “We were criticized during[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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About 50 members of the Georgetown community attended a candlelight vigil in Red Square on Monday as part of initiatives announced by the university to support vulnerable students.

Community Stands Against Trump Immigration Order

Georgetown joined 30 peer institutions in signing an amicus brief condemning the effects of President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting entry of citizens from six Muslim-majority countries Sunday. The brief is part of other measures announced by University President John J. DeGioia yesterday in response to Trump’s immigration order. Other[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT

Album Review: ‘American Teen’

★★★★★ The ordinary coming-of-age narrative common to the albums of seasoned artists finds its way onto “American Teen,” the sharp debut album of 19-year-old soul singer Khalid. His ability to follow up his unanticipated hit “Location” with an act of the same caliber is a testament to the direction his[Read More…]

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Noor Shakfeh’s (GRD ’17) father came to America from Syria to practice medicine when he was 26. Today, Shakfeh works to find disease prevention solutions in Syria.

Two Weeks After Executive Order, ‘All Are Welcome Here’

On Jan. 27, exactly one week after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, University Chief of Staff Joe Ferrara interrupted a meeting between students and administrators, carrying with him an announcement. Trump had just signed an executive order imposing an immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority countries. Student members of the Muslim community,[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Derek Black spoke with professor Marcia Chatelain to discuss how he defected from white nationalism in an event Thursday.

In First Event After Defection, Former White Nationalist Derek Black Reflects On Racial Climate

Former white nationalist Derek Black, in his first public event since denouncing his formative community in 2013, argued against the belief that civil discourse alone can combat racism at Copley Formal Lounge last night. Black, whose father is the founder of the white nationalist website Stormfront, and whose godfather is[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Around 500,000 people used the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority  on Saturday, including demonstrators for the Women’s March on Washington.

Heightened March Demand Tests Metro

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority users faced long lines and extended wait times Saturday with around 500,000 people using the service, including many demonstrators from across the country who poured into the city for the Women’s March on Washington. In an internal email provided to The Hoya, WMATA General Manager[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
SFS Hosts Discussion Series Following Election Results

SFS Hosts Discussion Series Following Election Results

Students continue to voice the need for increased campus dialogue about the ramifications of the election of President-elect Donald Trump to the presidency, specifically on issues concerning minority students, in a weeklong series of discussions organized by Georgetown School of Foreign Service faculty members and SFS student leaders. Seven small-group[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Student advocacy group Hoyas for Immigrant Rights coordinated with UndocuHoyas to produce a petition.

UndocuHoyas Seeks Liaison for Students Without Documentation

A petition urging the university to hire a full-time coordinator for students without documentation  has amassed 721 signatures from members of the Georgetown community as of press time. Student advocacy group UndocuHoyas launched the petition Nov. 1 in coordination with Hoyas for Immigrant Rights, which represents immigrant students at Georgetown.[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top