Post Tagged with: "elections"

GUSA Senate Elections Fill Six Seats

The Georgetown University Student Association held special Senate elections Friday to fill six vacancies that included two seats in Village A, two in Freshman South, one in LXR and one off-campus. According to election commissioner Graham Willard (SFS ’18), these vacancies are typical following the election of a new GUSA[Read More…]

by April 14, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Q&A: Tezel and Jikaria Reflect on Their Year in Office

Q&A: Tezel and Jikaria Reflect on Their Year in Office

Georgetown University Student Association President Trevor Tezel (SFS ‘15) and Vice President Omika Jikaria (SFS ‘15) will complete their year-long terms in office March 21. The Hoya sat down with the pair to discuss their accomplishments, challenges and hopes for the future. After a year in office, what has been[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

New Congress Worries Adjuncts

After the November midterm elections left the Republican Party firmly in control of both the House and the Senate, the change in power could halt the unionization of adjunct professors around the country, despite a breakthrough year for union advocates in the District. Following the unionization of adjunct professors at[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
The Democratic Downfall

The Democratic Downfall

Tuesday night brought a sound shellacking for Democrat candidates on all levels. Dismayed Democrats looked on as state after state turned deep red. Races that pundits predicted would be neck and neck became lopsided landslides for the Republican candidates. The Senatorial contests in Kentucky and Arkansas were called minutes after[Read More…]

by November 13, 2014 3 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Julia Hennrikus

ROSENBERGER: How Our Shortcomings Give Us Strength

Less than a week after watching my Republicans stomp through an incredibly successful midterm election, it seems odd that I would be writing anything other than a gleeful victory lap. While I am salivating a bit at the prospect of having the largest Republican majority since the Truman administration, I[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Deborah Dingell (SFS ’75, GRD ’98), left, and Nick Troiano (COL ’11, GRD ’13), center, are running to join the 20 Georgetown alumni in Congress. Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) is running for California State Senate.

Alumni Prepare for Midterm Elections

As campaigns enter their final push before midterm elections Tuesday, two Georgetown alumni are clamoring to join the 20 alumni already serving in Congress, while other alumni run for other political seats. Democrat Deborah Dingell (SFS ’75, GRD ’98) remains in control of her campaign to represent Michigan’s 12th Congressional[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 1 comment City News, News
Megan Schmidt

Vote for Legalization in DC

Georgetown’s age-old pledge to promote social justice around the world is a basic tenet of our mission as a university. This election cycle, many Georgetown students, as well as all voters in the District of Columbia, have been given the opportunity to implement a policy that would fulfill that pledge:[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Expert Discusses Afghani Presidential Elections

Expert Discusses Afghani Presidential Elections

Richard Kraemer, a senior program officer at the National Endowment for Democracy, spoke about the future of Afghanistan in an event sponsored by the School of Foreign Service and the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding on Wednesday in the Intercultural Center. Kraemer, who specializes in the Middle[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
USNEWS.COM

The Ballad of Alison Lundergan Grimes

The 2014 United States Senate campaign season is drawing to a close. Doors have been knocked, homes have been called, debates have been scored and the polls are all over the place. The same candidate is being thoroughly trumped in some polls and resting on a comfortable lead in others.[Read More…]

by October 13, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA
The third installment of the Elect Her women’s leadership
conference featured keynote speaker Penelope A. Gross.

Elect Her Broadens Focus

The Georgetown University Student Association and the American Association of University Women hosted Georgetown’s third annual Elect Her Women’s Leadership Conference on Saturday morning in the Healey Family Student Center. Elect Her is a program that encourages young women to run for student government and other leadership positions on college[Read More…]

by September 16, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top