Post Tagged with: "lobbying"

ARKEMA, HUERTA & RICHARDS: Protect Workers, Stop Lobbying

Georgetown University’s employees should not have to choose between risking their jobs and caring for their sick family members. Yet, the Georgetown administration may be creating this impossible choice for many of its employees — and workers throughout D.C. — by lobbying for harmful, anti-worker changes to the Universal Paid[Read More…]

by April 11, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Taking to the Hill, GU Lobbies Congress

Behind every federal government dollar granted to Georgetown is an array of staff and student lobbyists engaged in an ongoing dialogue with Capitol Hill. The majority of the Office of Federal Relations’ lobbying efforts are directly linked to the financial interests of the university and its students: petitions for more[Read More…]

by September 30, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Where Have All the Activists Gone?

Last spring, I came to the conclusion that political activism, in the stereotypical sense, is dead. This realization came after the intense backlash to the Plan A protesters. Sure, they chained themselves to John Carroll during a Georgetown Admissions Ambassadors Program weekend. But despite Georgetown’s Jesuit identity, many students actually[Read More…]

by November 5, 2010 0 comments Opinion