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Trump’s Inauguration Sparks Protests

Thousands of spectators, including many Georgetown students, attended the inauguration of President Donald Trump today at the United States Capitol, which was accompanied by a series of protests from multiple groups. The 45th president took his oath of office around 12 p.m. and followed with his inaugural address, which focused[Read More…]

by January 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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GU College Democrats hosted a rally on Red Square Tuesday in support of reproductive health services nonprofit Planned Parenthood.

Dems Defend Planned Parenthood

In the lead-up to Congress’ vote to defund the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the Georgetown College Democrats organized a rally advocating for the organization in Red Square on Tuesday, which was met with counterprotestors in support of defunding the nonprofit. The rally coincided with National Pink Out Day, in[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Day on a Budget

Day on a Budget

Eating Around Town Any fun day spent in a big city includes indulging in the area’s available food, and Washington has great choices for the conscious spender. District Taco $$$$ Various locations One of the most famous cheaper food options is District Taco, with three different food truck locations in[Read More…]

Capitalizing on Capitol Hill

One phrase became a kind of mantra during the first week of internship at Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen’s (R-Fla.) office: “Hill internships are hit or miss.” The office was overstaffed, with more than 20 interns. We were literally sitting in the boss’s office — all the cubicles, stools and couches were occupied — gazing at each[Read More…]

by August 30, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Republican’s Regressive Attitude Hits a Little Too Close to Home

Congress is back for the 112th session, and the post-election calls for working together are the hot thing around Washington. Both parties say they want to get along on taxes, spending cuts and most importantly, the health (Obama) care bill. That’s right: In two short years, Republicans and Democrats say[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments Opinion
Students Join March for Immigration Reform

Students Join March for Immigration Reform

Participants in Sunday’s rally for immigration reform at the National Mall may have numbered in the tens of thousands, but their chants carried one message: “Obama escucha, estamos en la lucha.” Obama listen, we are in the fight. The immigrants and activists present, including over 100 Georgetown students waving American[Read More…]

by March 23, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized