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The first cohort of principals from D.C. public charter and public schools returned to Georgetown to complete the Executive Masters in Leadership program. Classes began in January.

DC Principals Develop Leadership Skills in Program

The McDonough School of Business’s Executive Masters in Leadership program welcomed back the first-ever joint cohort of principals from Washington, D.C. public and public charter schools. The cohort, which began classes in January, comprises 10 principals from DCPS and 10 from public District charter schools sharing skills and knowledge while[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 2 comments City News, News

Metro Proposes New Business Plan Amid Meltdown

Amid recent criticism for its labor policies and a meltdown on the Red Line on Thursday morning, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority General Manager Paul Wiedefeld announced plans to implement a new business model to increase WMATA’s budget by $500 million per year and cut worker retirement benefits April 19.[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Metro Expands Free Wi-Fi Services to the Red Line

Metro Expands Free Wi-Fi Services to the Red Line

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority officials announced Monday its plans to install wireless voice and data services in the first tunnel segment of the Red line, covering stops from Glenmont to Silver Spring, in addition to 30 underground stations that will have free Wi-Fi service by the end of the[Read More…]

by April 21, 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…]

by April 20, 2017 0 comments Year in Review 2016-2017
Q&A: Glamour College Women of the Year Winner Discusses Gun Violence Advocacy

Q&A: Glamour College Women of the Year Winner Discusses Gun Violence Advocacy

Glamour Magazine recognized Sarah Clements (COL ’18) as one of 10 recipients of its annual College Women of the Year award yesterday. This year marks the third year in four that a Georgetown student has won the College Women of the Year award. Last year, Daniela Fernandez (COL ’16) won[Read More…]

by April 7, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: SPENCER COOK for The Hoya 
Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced Aug. 30, the second annual 202Creates initiative to celebrate arts and cultures in the month of September.

Bowser Requests Control of Federal Land Sites

In light of proposed budget cuts to the U.S. National Park Service, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) formally requested that the federal government transfer oversight and management of five land sites operated by the NPS to the District’s control in a letter last week. In President Donald Trump’s proposed[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
CAITLYN BRANDON FOR THE HOYA
Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez, top, spoke with DNC Vice Chair Keith Ellison about the future of the Democratic Party at a Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service event with GU Politics Executive Director Mo Elleithee.

DNC Chair, Vice Chair Discuss Future of the Party

The Democratic Party must continue outreach efforts to millennials to remain the progressive organization it claims to be, argued Tom Perez and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), the chair and vice chair of the Democratic National Committee on Wednesday. Perez also addressed growing young immigrant populations around the country and emphasized[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Bowser Accused of Accepting Illegal Campaign Funds

Democracy Is For People, a campaign finance oversight group, filed a complaint with the Washington, D.C. Office of Campaign Finance on March 7 alleging that Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) illegally accepted more than 20 campaign donations during her 2014 mayoral campaign. According to the complaint, the organization worked with its[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
MBA Program Ranked 21st Nationwide

MBA Program Ranked 21st Nationwide

The McDonough School of Business’s program for master’s in business administration was ranked among the top-25 MBA programs in the country, according to a March 13 ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Of the 131 programs ranked, the MSB’s full-time MBA program was ranked No. 21 in the nation,[Read More…]

by March 17, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Two Georgetown University Law Center professors joined 13 law professors from across the country to file a professional misconduct complaint against Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump.

Law Center Professors File Complaint Against Conway

Fifteen law professors from across the country, including two from the Georgetown University Law Center, signed a letter sent to the Washington, D.C. Court of Appeals’ Office of Disciplinary Counsel Feb. 20 to file a professional misconduct complaint against Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump. The law professors cite[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 3 comments City News, News, News - Top