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Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, the emir of Qatar, spoke at Gaston Hall on Thursday. Student protests against labor practices followed his appearance.

Emir Outlines Qatari Role in Middle East

His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, emir of the State of Qatar, discussed the Arab Spring, education reform and Qatar’s political role in the Middle East with University President John J. DeGioia on Thursday in Gaston Hall. The event was met with protest from a group of seven students[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Born-again Christian protestors were removed from Healy Circle by GUPD.

Anti-Catholic Demonstrators Preach Salvation at Front Gates

Three anti-Catholic, born-again Christian preachers stood outside the university’s front gates reading gospel passages and trying to spread an evangelical message to about 50 onlookers for about an hour-and-a-half Wednesday afternoon. “Your good works don’t save you. Trying to be a good person doesn’t work for God. You can’t be[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

The Right Response to Protest

It seemed almost preordained that, amid Georgetown’s free speech confrontations in recent months, a group of religious sensationalists took to Healy Circle to preach against Catholic teachings. Allowed to continue their disruptive ranting so long as their feet stayed beyond the bricks of the front gates, the outspoken visitors used[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Students protested a lecture by IMF Managing Director Christine 
Lagarde with a live-action board game in Healy Circle.

Protest Puts Spotlight on Speech Policy

A student protest in Healy Circle went uninterrupted by the Georgetown University Police Department on Thursday morning, although H*yas for Choice was not allowed to table in the same spot last year. The protest targeted the university’s invitation to Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, to speak[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

The Final Word: 2013-2014

In an eventful year for campus life, students made sure their voices were not lost in the university’s decision-making process. From Georgetown’s changing course of action on navigating the 2010 Campus Plan agreement to its responses to sexual assault and nontraditional gender identities on campus, students reacted dynamically and with[Read More…]

HFC Booted From Healy Circle for Protest

Members of H*yas for Choice arrived in Healy Circle at 7:30 a.m. Monday with the intent of tabling throughout the day in protest of the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life. Yet within 18 minutes, they found themselves removed and relocated outside the front gates by the Department of Public Safety. Besides objecting to[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
First Farmers’ Market Successful

First Farmers’ Market Successful

Students flocked to Healy Circle to taste fresh produce, buy organic foods and view cooking demonstrations at the pilot opening of Georgetown’s first farmers’ market Wednesday afternoon. The event, organized by two Georgetown students and funded by a ReImagine Georgetown grant, marked the launch of what will be a regularly[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News