Post Tagged with: "endorsement"

ELEANOR NORTON/FACEBOOK | Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton proposed a bill in the House of Representatives endorsing statehood for the District of Columbia.

DC Statehood Endorsement Passes House Along Party Lines

The House of Representatives passed its first-ever endorsement of Washington, D.C. statehood in H.R. 1 with a 234 to 193 vote March 8. Although campaign finances, voting rights and anti-corruption were the primary focuses of the bill, known as the For the People Act, an endorsement for D.C. statehood was[Read More…]

by March 15, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: No Endorsement, GUSA Candidates Underwhelm

After the tumultuous resignations in the Georgetown University Student Association last fall, this executive election promised a fresh start. Yet, in a campaign season marked by an attractive “Abolish GUSA” movement and another resignation, no ticket offers the solution students need and deserve. Georgetown’s student body needs a strong executive[Read More…]

by February 1, 2019 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
WILL HASKELL FOR CONNECTICUT Former President Barack Obama endorsed Will Haskell (COL ’18) in his bid for the Connecticut State Senate on Oct. 2.

Obama Backs Alumnus for State Senate

Will Haskell (COL’18) knows it may be hard for some to take a 22-year-old’s State Senate campaign seriously, but he has at least one supporter: former President Barack Obama. Obama tweeted his support for 260 Democrats, including Haskell, running in gubernatorial, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate and state legislature[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Vote Sirois and Doherty

In a campaign season marked by mediocrity and similarity, only one ticket rises above the pack with a demonstrated grasp of the issues facing Georgetown students and an ability to include minority voices. All four tickets competing for executive positions in the Georgetown University Student Association are running on platforms[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 3 comments Editorial

Board Supports Khan and Fisk

Until this weekend, Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) were the de facto Georgetown University Student Association executives-to-be. They were experienced, charismatic and had amassed enough support that come election season, no other tickets wanted to run against them. But with the emergence of two unexpectedly popular[Read More…]

by February 17, 2016 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

TOWNS: The Changing Face of Celeb Endorsements

A common practice in the marketer’s toolkit of persuasive tactics is the celebrity endorsement.  Whether it’s Jennifer Aniston selling SmartWater or Matthew McConaughey convincing us that he actually drives a Lincoln, consumers are well aware that if a well-known celebrity is singing the praises of a particular brand, he or[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Obama Endorses Bowser for Mayor

President Barack Obama announced his endorsement for Washington, D.C. Democratic mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser on Monday. “As we continue our efforts to move our country’s economy forward, I know I’ll be able to count on Muriel to expand opportunity for all,” Obama said in the statement. “That’s why I’m asking[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News
Muriel Bowser for DC Mayor

Muriel Bowser for DC Mayor

The city of Washington, D.C., looks undeniably different today than it did 20 years ago. A growing Metro system, a shrinking unemployment rate, a sharp decrease in violent crime and a revitalized downtown are just a few of the accomplishments that D.C. can boast since the beginning of its social[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 8 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Vote Lloyd and Ramirez

Georgetown students have two choices when it comes to their relationship with GUSA: engagement or apathy. As this brief election cycle comes to a close, we urge the former. Yet according to a poll conducted by The Hoya, 28.2 percent of likely voters remained undecided Sunday evening. Those voters as well[Read More…]

by February 25, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

Candidates React to Lack of Exec Endorsement

Georgetown University Student Association President Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) and Vice President Adam Ramadan (SFS ’14) have decided to not officially endorse any of the candidate teams vying for executive office in the 2014 GUSA executive election. In a co-authored viewpoint published in The Hoya (“Why We Won’t Endorse A[Read More…]

by February 22, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News