Post Tagged with: "protest"


March for Life Draws GU Student Activists

Thousands of anti-abortion activists, including Georgetown University students, attended the annual Washington, D.C. March for Life on the National Mall on Jan. 18. The March for Life began in protest of the Supreme Court’s 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade, which held that the right to an abortion was protected[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL | In response to the ongoing partial government shutdown, more than 300 protesters held a moment of silence in the Hart Senate Office Building on Wednesday.

Protesters Take to Hart, Call for Shutdown to End

Over 300 protesters gathered Wednesday in the Hart Senate Office Building to call for the end of the partial government shutdown that began Dec. 22. The protesters observed a moment of silence that lasted 33 minutes, marking the 33 days of the government shutdown, according to The Hill. Following the[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
COLTON SCRUDDER FOR THE HOYA In a 50-48 vote Saturday, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed, prompting protest from the Georgetown community.

In Narrow Vote, Kavanaugh Confirmed to Supreme Court

The U.S. Senate confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court by a 50-48 vote on Saturday. Kavanaugh was sworn in Monday at the White House after a contentious confirmation process. Kavanaugh fills former Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the court, following Kennedy’s June 27 retirement announcement. Kavanaugh’s confirmation passed[Read More…]

by October 12, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Washington-area Catholics are asking Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl, left, to resign after a decade of improperly addressing widespread sexual assault within the Catholic Church. Wuerl holds an honorary degree from Georgetown, which he received in 2014.

District Leaders, Community Condemn Wuerl Inaction

Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine and other prominent Catholics in the city are calling for the Archbishop of Washington Cardinal Donald Wuerl to resign due to his handling of past sexual misconduct cases. Formerly the bishop of Pittsburgh, Wuerl has been accused in a grand jury report of covering[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
VIEWPOINT: For Justice, Hoyas Should Kneel

VIEWPOINT: For Justice, Hoyas Should Kneel

Music blaring, a collective euphoria swamps the air. Expectations about the upcoming basketball season are irrelevant; today, Georgetown’s prodigal son has returned home. After years of apathy-inducing athletics, Georgetown’s nostalgic alumni return Nov. 12 to see Patrick Ewing’s (COL ’85) first game as head coach for the men’s basketball team.[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 6 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Walk Through Red Square

A Walk Through Red Square

William Leo is a Hoya Staff Writer Conversation on campus is constant. Walking through Red Square, students can overhear hundreds of their peers gathered in spirited conversation. Although few recognize it in the moment, there is a subtext to every action and interaction, a fundamental principle enabling almost everything we[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 1 comment Guide - Top, The Guide

Artists Take A Stand in 2016-17

Art, as a form of public speech, is inherently political and engages with existing thoughts and ideologies. After a remarkably eventful year in the political and social spheres, art and culture have naturally adopted similar themes. From restaurants to comedy clubs to movie theaters, artists and public figures have been[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide, Year in Review

Students Join Regional Immigration Movement

Eight Georgetown students have joined the DMV Sanctuary Congregation Network, a local initiative launched March 21 led by regional religious groups, that provides spiritual support and legal resources to immigrants at risk of being detained or deported. Sanctuary DMV consists of over 60 religious congregations who have pledged to provide[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: Jaunts in Protest America

HIGH-FUNCTIONING FAILURE: Jaunts in Protest America

As a hip youth in contemporary America, I am “with it.” I enjoy Kendrick Lamar. I think Chance the Rapper is a cool guy. Senator Elizabeth Warren both inspires me and makes me very hungry — though I think that second thing may be unrelated — I will look into[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
Noor Shakfeh’s (GRD ’17) father came to America from Syria to practice medicine when he was 26. Today, Shakfeh works to find disease prevention solutions in Syria.

Two Weeks After Executive Order, ‘All Are Welcome Here’

On Jan. 27, exactly one week after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, University Chief of Staff Joe Ferrara interrupted a meeting between students and administrators, carrying with him an announcement. Trump had just signed an executive order imposing an immigration ban on seven Muslim-majority countries. Student members of the Muslim community,[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top