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@APLERHOPLES/TWITTER | Alicia Plerhoples, Georgetown University Law Center professor, is highlighting economic hurdles faced by disadvantaged communities in her campaign for chairman of the Fairfax County School Board.

Law Center Professor Runs for Fairfax County Board

Georgetown University Law Center Professor Alicia Plerhoples was endorsed by grassroots advocacy group VA Democracy Forward in her bid for chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, the highest governing body of Fairfax, Va., on March 2. VA Democracy Forward, a group that promotes progressive candidates, joins Jennifer Carroll[Read More…]

by March 14, 2019 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
MARGARET FOUBERG FOR THE HOYA | 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang advocated for a basic income in the United States in an event in Lohrfink Auditorium on Tuesday.

2020 Presidential Candidate Calls for Guaranteed Income Program

Andrew Yang, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, advocated for the introduction of guaranteed social security payments for all U.S. citizens over the age of 18 Tuesday. Yang’s main pillar in his campaign platform is his basic income plan, which would give every adult citizen $12,000 per year through a series of[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top

Behind the Scenes: GUSA Campaigns Create, Dispel Images

In the shadow of almost every Georgetown University Student Association presidential candidate, there is a campaign manager striving to launch the ticket to victory on Feb. 22’s election day. Tasked with communicating their candidates’ platform within the two-week period dictated by GUSA campaign rules, campaign managers devote countless hours to a role frequently[Read More…]


Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) uneiled a "Home for The Holidays" campaign Nov. 20 to provide permanent housing to 400 currently homeless residents of the District.

Bowser Presents Homeless Housing Plan

Four hundred Washington, D.C. residents experiencing homelessness are set to receive temporary housing during the holiday season following a citywide campaign that Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) unveiled Nov. 20. Dubbed “Home for the Holidays,” the initiative is aimed at assisting the District’s homeless population, which is currently proportionally larger than[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Bridging Science and Politics

Last week’s presidential debate was an opportunity for the candidates to demonstrate familiarity, expertise and opinions on myriad issues facing the United States. The candidates shared their beliefs, or lack thereof, on climate change, cybersecurity and nuclear weaponry. Yet these issues were only covered briefly and with very little depth[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Fight For Campus

Last April, over a third of the undergraduate student body rallied to advocate for a student voice in master planning by participating in the “Let’s Not Get Screwed Again” campaign. The movement pushed for issues regarding off-campus housing, building renovations, new construction and the need to create space for student[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17), the only official candidates for GUSA president and vice president, hope to use their different backgrounds to help inform their plans as GUSA leaders.

Khan-Fisk Ticket Reflects on Partnership, Shared Vision

Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) are running unopposed for the Georgetown University Student Association executive with a united vision for bringing diverse communities at Georgetown together, despite following differing paths to the Hilltop. Khan, born and raised in Dubai, said she had college on her mind[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
The GUSA campaign ticket Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) is supported by a campaign staff of more than 200 active supporters.

Khan-Fisk Campaign Promotes Mentorship

When Alex Bobroske (SFS ’17) arrived on the Hilltop in the fall of 2013, the Georgetown University Student Association was not on his radar. He did not run for senate, join any committees or throw himself into campus activism. Now — a little under 21/2 later — Bobroske manages what[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Khan Balances Goldman Internship, GUSA

This post has been updated. Enushe Khan (MSB ’17), Georgetown University Student Association senate speaker and unopposed candidate for GUSA president, will not be on campus this summer if she and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) are elected, as she will be completing a 10-week internship at Goldman Sachs in New[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 14 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Why We’re Ending Our GUSA Campaign

Since The Hoya announced our candidacy last week, my trusty steed A.J. Serlemitsos and I have been inundated with questions about our campaign staff, platform and plan to build a wall around The George Washington University — and make them pay for it. Listen, everyone familiar with A.J. and me[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top