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North Korea Threats Must Be Countered With Negotiation, Former Secretary of Defense Says

Negotiation, rather than a military solution, is vital to achieving positive, sustainable peace with North Korea, former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said at a panel Nov. 2. North Korea is under international pressure to end missile and nuclear tests on the Korean peninsula, where it has conducted six nuclear[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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VIEWPOINT: Seize Opportunity in Our Choices

On Aug. 28, 2013, then-President Barack Obama stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to address a crowd of tens of thousands in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. That event happened to coincide with my first class at Georgetown — “Microeconomics.” It was my[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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David Simas, assistant to the president, argued that Republicans in Congress challenged President Barack Obama’s desire to collaborate during his term Wednesday.

Advisor Praises Obama Collaboration

  President Barack Obama’s collaborative tendencies were put to the test by noncompliant Republicans in Congress during his second term, according to David Simas, assistant to the president and director of the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach at the White House, at a discussion Wednesday. The Republican-majority Congress has[Read More…]

by November 18, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Democratic Party Needs Introspection

“What do we do now?” That is the question I know many Hoyas and millions of Americans across this country are asking themselves in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s victory in last week’s presidential election. For many, the results of the election came as a complete surprise. Through all the[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Sparking Innovation with NASA Funding

President Barack Obama recently unveiled his vision for the future of spaceflight missions, setting the standard for decades of research and establishing a goal of putting humans on Mars by 2030. Yet many continue to wonder why NASA should receive funding to put a flag on Mars. The goal of[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch discussed a national data collection program in her “Exit Interview.”

Lynch Backs Police Database

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch expressed her support for a recently announced program that will collect information on the lethal use of police force as well as create the first national database for lethal and nonlethal interactions in Gaston Hall yesterday. The speech marked the first time Lynch publicly announced[Read More…]

by October 14, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Secretary of Education King Addresses FAFSA Deadline

Secretary of Education King Addresses FAFSA Deadline

The new filing date for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid will benefit current high school seniors applying for financial aid, according to United States Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. at a White House press briefing Thursday. The new opening date, Oct. 1 — three months ahead[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Senior Associate Dean of the School of Foreign Service Daniel Byman and George Mason University professor Colin Dueck debated about the strengths and weaknesses of President Barack Obama's foreign policy at the Alexander Hamilton Society's first event last Tuesday.

Alexander Hamilton Society Debates Obama’s Legacy

The Georgetown chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society hosted its first event, a debate between School of Foreign Service professor Daniel Byman and George Mason University professor Colin Dueck on the legacy of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy decisions, on Sept. 20 in the Intercultural Center Auditorium, The chapter of[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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A group of more than 1,000 people, including more than 25 Georgetown students, marched from the White House to Capitol Hill and back last night to protest against police brutality.

Students Join More Than 1,000 in March Against Police Brutality

A group of more than 1,000 people, including around 25 Georgetown students, marched from the White House to Capitol Hill and back last night to protest police brutality after two fatal, police-involved shootings of black men this week. The deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., and Philandro Castile[Read More…]

by July 8, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Students gathered in Dahlgren Quadrangle on June 13 to reflect on the shootings in Orlando, Fla.

Students, University Facilitators Reflect on Orlando Shooting

Students and university facilitators advocated the important role of safe spaces for LGBTQ individuals and reflected on their reactions to the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on June 12, in which 49 people were killed and 53 were injured. Approximately 12 students joined Counseling and Psychiatric Services[Read More…]

by June 29, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top