Post Tagged with: "2016 Election"

Setting the Bar

For the first time since its founding in 1948, the Organization of American States – an international organization that aims to foster regional solidarity and cooperation in the Americas – kept a close eye on the U.S. presidential election in hopes of standardizing a democratic culture among member states. The[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
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Georgetown University Law Center student Julie Rheinstrom (GRD ’17) organized a vigil against the rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump, which was attended by more than 2,000 people on Saturday evening.

Student Hosts Vigil Against Trump

More than 2,000 people, including Georgetown students, gathered for a vigil and peaceful demonstration against the rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump at the White House on Saturday. The hourlong event, which was organized by Georgetown University Law Center student Julie Rheinstrom (GRD ’17), featured the distribution of over 1,000 electric[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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At the White House early Wednesday morning, hundreds gathered to protest or celebrate Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton on Tuesday.

Trump Victory Shocks Campus, DC

Georgetown students protested President-elect Donald Trump’s victory over former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton early Wednesday morning in front of the White House and the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C., later that evening. Students made their way down to the White House as early as 12 a.m. Wednesday morning, as it[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GU Politics Hosts Debate Party

The great room of the Healey Family Student Center was packed with around 500 students Monday night for a watch party of the first debate between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The watch party, hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Politics and Public Service,[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Anastasia Somoza, a disability rights activist, is working on Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and spoke at the Democratic National Convention in July.

Q&A: Anastasia Somoza Talks Georgetown, Disability and the 2016 Election

When Anastasia Somoza (COL ’07) addressed the Democratic National Convention in July, she delivered a powerful endorsement of presidential nominee and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from her motorized chair. Born with cerebral palsy with spastic quadriplegia, the New York-based disability rights advocate now serves as a surrogate for[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) addressed a full Gaston Hall on Wednesday at a town hall-style event hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, stressing the importance of voter engagement among millennials.

Ryan Calls for Millennial Support

Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) advocated for millennials voting for the Republican party in the upcoming presidential election in a town hall-style event hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Politics and Public Service in Gaston Hall on Wednesday. In his address, Ryan made the case for[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Trump Talks Foreign Policy

A day after he swept 118 delegates in five state primaries, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivered a speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday in which he delineated his foreign policy platform, including his plans to halt the growth of radical Islam and mend relations with[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Stereotypes Hide A Complex World

Since he swept through the polls on Super Tuesday, Donald Trump has been on track to win the Republican nomination. The fact that he has received so much support is concerning because it proves that U.S. citizens hold similar racial prejudices. As a foreign exchange student from Japan, this both[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top