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BYMAN: Finding a Place in Government

BYMAN: Finding a Place in Government

The allure of public service led many of us to come to Washington and to Georgetown. After graduating from college way back in the Precambrian Era, I joined the United States government with a vague goal of doing good. After a few twists and turns, I ended up working on[Read More…]

by January 20, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Democracy Falters Following Coup

The Turkish military-led coup attempt in July caught the eyes of millions around the world. As time progressed and it became clear that the coup had failed, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan began cracking down on thousands of military members, academics, judges and civilians across the country. However, when one[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Maintain Johnson’s Invite

With every graduating class, both at Georgetown and at other elite universities, there is always talk of who will deliver the commencement address. This year, a leading health educator will share her years of wisdom, a globally recognized filmmaker will highlight the importance of environmental conservation and an innovative CEO[Read More…]

by May 20, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
BOBROSKE: South African Students Rally For Education

BOBROSKE: South African Students Rally For Education

In just two short weeks, the #FeesMustFall campaign shook South Africa. Students shut down campuses across the country to protest massive double-digit tuition increases for the following year, including an 11.5 percent increase at Stellenbosch University. Students faced police brutality in the form of tear gas, riot police, intimidation and arrests,[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

CARR: The Latent Cost of Government Red Tape

Last week, the Trentelmans, a family in Ogden, Utah, assembled a fort in their yard made of cardboard boxes. It had everything a child could possibly want — tunnels, a trap door, towers and even a slide. The fort was intended to be a temporary construction, providing a few days[Read More…]

by April 9, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Initiative Encourages Youth To Serve in Government

Initiative Encourages Youth To Serve in Government

When the government shut down in 2013, Tom Guthrie (SFS ’15) had a revelation that there are too few young people serving in government. “I was looking at the TV, looking at the newspapers and there were no young people anywhere,” Guthrie said. “And I started looking at the numbers[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Je Suis Charlie, Je Suis The Heckler

A few months ago, within the Georgetown Heckler, we debated the merits of retaining pseudonyms as we updated our website. I mentally conjured the image of a frustrated Todd Olson attempting to find the NetID of Ed Nonymous, Devyn or Ian Cognito and wondered what was the worst that could[Read More…]

by January 13, 2015 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SHAH: A Warmer Welcome For Korean Defectors

SHAH: A Warmer Welcome For Korean Defectors

The news of the demolition of a symbolic Christmas tree along the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea is important to this chronic and pervasively psychological battle between the two nations. Defectors from North Korea to South Korea have increased since the devastating famine in the 1990s, and they[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY JAMES MOORE
James Moore presents at an event for the Business, Society, and Public Policy Initiative, which he heads.

Public Policy Initiative Launched

The McDonough School of Business announced the launch of its Business, Society, and Public Policy Initiative on Oct. 15. The initiative focuses on how business and public policy intersect in modern society and the opportunities and consequences these interactions provide. The program will provide for a wide variety of events,[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Klain Appointed Ebola Czar

President Barack Obama appointed Georgetown University adjunct professor Ron Klain (CAS ’83) to head the United States’ response to the Ebola outbreak Friday, affecting his role on campus this semester. “When the president called, giving up this class was one of the top things on my mind,” Klain said to[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top