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KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | The longest government shutdown in U.S. history began Dec. 22 after Congress refused to comply with President Donald Trump's request for funding for a border wall. Hundreds of federal employees are being instructed to work without pay.

Government Shutdown Continues to Disrupt Lives of DC Residents

The ongoing government shutdown has resulted in hundreds of federal employees being instructed to work without pay, national tourist attractions remaining closed and local businesses having to alter daily operations. The longest in U.S. history, the government shutdown began Dec. 22 after the U.S. Congress declined to comply with President[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
MAGGIE CHEN FOR THE HOYA Tuesday night's midterm election garnered a mixed response from students at Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service's watch party in the HFSC. GUCR and GUCD also co-hosted the event

Across Party Lines, Students See Victory in Split Election

A pile of stickers lay on a table in the Healey Family Student Center, reading “friends don’t let friends miss elections” and “civically engaged AF.” Hand-drawn maps, depicting where students voted, either via absentee ballot or in person, surrounded the room. A mock polling station, where students could predict election[Read More…]

Students Shed Light on Campus Political Discourse

Students Shed Light on Campus Political Discourse

Hailing from Brownsville, Texas, Gilbert Saldaña’s (COL ’19) political views transformed upon his arrival at Georgetown University, a diverse community compared to his hometown. “I came from a very homogenous community where it was 90 percent Hispanic,” Saldaña said. “Before I came to college, personally I considered myself fiscally conservative[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Features, News, News - Top
H*yas for Choice President Angela Maske (NHS ’19) visits Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) (CAS ’80) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) to express concerns over Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court.

HFC President Urges Senators to Block SCOTUS Nominee

H*yas for Choice President Angela Maske (NHS ’19) is publicly pressing Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) (CAS ’80) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) in a push to stop Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation by visiting the senators’ offices multiple times a week. Brett Kavanaugh, United States Circuit Judge of the United[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Maria Cornell, the incoming chair of the Georgetown University College Democrats, takes the reins of one of Georgetown's largest clubs this spring.

Diversity and Inclusion Priorities for Incoming College Democrats Chair

Members of Georgetown University College Democrats elected a new executive board for the spring semester last week, producing a team that plans to work toward increasing diversity within the club. Maria Cornell (SFS ’20) is set to replace Larry Huang (COL ’19) when his term as chair ends Dec. 31.[Read More…]

by December 7, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Bipartisan Student Groups Praise Clinton Despite Contentious Past

The Institute of Politics and Public Service’s celebration of the political legacy of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) received generally positive bipartisan feedback from student leaders, despite the symposium’s lack of critical policy analysis and scrutiny of the former president’s alleged sexual misconduct. In a keynote speech Monday to[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Pramila Jayapal, the first Indian-American to serve in Congress, shared her Georgetown story with students Monday.

First Indian-American Congresswoman Shares Immigrant Experience

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (CAS ’86), a Democrat from Washington, attributed her career and political success to her time as an immigrant and student at Georgetown during a discussion in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Monday. Representing Washington’s 7th district — which includes much of downtown Seattle and its suburbs —[Read More…]

by September 27, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

MPD, WMATA Prepare For Annual March for Life

As Washington, D.C., prepares for today’s March for Life, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced an increase in its midday service throughout the city. The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department announced the closure of a number of streets between the White House and the U.S. Capitol Building. The annual anti-abortion[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Four Georgetown faculty and staff contributed to Donald Trump’s campaign, while 121 donors gave 555 contributions to Hillary Clinton.

Faculty, Staff Donors Largely Back Clinton

Eighty-five percent of Georgetown faculty and staff’s presidential campaign contributions went to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, while 0.6 percent went to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, according to The Hoya’s analysis of Federal Election Commission filings. A total of 153 Georgetown faculty and staff donated about $206,000 to presidential[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU College Democrats member Alec Camhi (SFS ’20), left, and GU College Republican Peter Hamilton member (SFS ’20) represented their respective clubs at the annual “Freshman Debate.” Student Democrats have supported Clinton, while Republicans are conflicted over Trump.

Democrats Stand by Clinton for 2016 Election

A majority of the Georgetown University College Democrats have thrown their support and endorsement behind Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton after a primary season that saw many Georgetown students back Clinton’s formal rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) GUCD Chair Mattie Haag (COL ’18) said the club is actively supporting Clinton[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top