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Congressman Talks Israeli Policy

Congressman Talks Israeli Policy

Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) spoke about human rights and the stability of Israeli democracy in Copley Formal Lounge Monday night. Frank has represented Massachussetts’ fourth congressional district since 1980 and is the first openly gay member of Congress. His speech was the first event in Israel Week, which is sponsored[Read More…]

by November 14, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News
Ceremony Honors Veterans’ Sacrifices

Ceremony Honors Veterans’ Sacrifices

In honor of Veterans’ Day, the Georgetown University Student Veterans of America commemorated the service veterans and current members of the military Wednesday on Copley Lawn. The event, co-sponsored by Georgetown University Alumni Association and the Reserve Officer Training Corp, featured ROTC student service members, the Marine Corps Drum and[Read More…]

by November 10, 2011 0 comments News

Panel Decries Troy Davis Execution

Arguing for the abolition of the death penalty and the need for judicial reform Tuesday night, Troy Davis’ sister and other panelists condemned Davis’ controversial execution. Davis, who was convicted of the 1989 murder of a police officer, was executed in September amidst a media firestorm of questions surrounding the[Read More…]

by November 3, 2011 0 comments News

Obama Lays Out New Student Loan Plan

President Barack Obama’s announcement of significant changes to student loan repayment plans Wednesday garnered approval from university officials lobbying for student loan reform. “In a global economy, putting a college education within reach for every American has never been more important, but it’s also never been more expensive,” Obama said[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Durbin Returns to Talk Hilltop Roots

Just a week after Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington, Illinois Senator Richard Durbin (SFS ‘66, LAW ‘69) came to the District for the first time in early September 1962 to study at Georgetown. This Tuesday, Durbin’s return to campus was greeted with a rally of his own as[Read More…]

by October 20, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Coulter’s Words Defy Georgetown Values

After signing up for the Lecture Fund email list my freshman year, I have been to and seen plenty of exciting and informative events and speakers. While serving as a Georgetown University Student Association senator this past year, I admired the Lecture Fund’s ingenuity and the diverse range of guests[Read More…]

by October 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News

GUSA Senate Elections: Meet the Candidates

It’s that time of year again – Georgetown University Student Association’s annual Senate seat campaigns. It’s hard to go anywhere without encountering an upperclassman’s campaign poster that promises to give the university a makeover or drowning in a sea of posters made by freshmen enthusiastic to get involved in student[Read More…]

by September 26, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Caregivers Find Solace, Support Through Med School Program

When Derrick Philson was first asked to participate in a support group for male caregivers of disabled children, he was reluctant to get involved. After Philson’s daughter was seriously injured in a car accident when she was 16, he had trouble believing that there was any program that could provide him with the help[Read More…]

by September 20, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Volcano Disrupts Life Abroad

While students on the Hilltop have observed the aftermath of the volcanic eruption in Iceland last week from a safe distance, many of those studying abroad in Europe have found themselves in a travel bind, with the consequences reaching far beyond continental flight cancellations. Jeff Morshed (SFS ’11), who is[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments City News, News