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Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) said Georgetown students should have better access to contraception during the first event in H*yas for Choice’s Choice Week, which was co-sponsored by Lecture Fund, the College Democrats, United Feminists and Georgetown University Student Association.

Reproductive Justice Advocate Criticizes Lack of Contraceptive Access

Georgetown should provide students with greater access to contraceptives, Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12), a reproductive justice advocate, said at an address in Healy Hall yesterday. The university’s insurance plan for students currently covers students’ access to contraception, though the student health center does not provide contraceptives for non-medical purposes. According[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Women’s rights advocate Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) lost to fellow Democrat Ben Allen in her bid to become a California state senator.

Fluke Falls Short in California State Senate Bid

California State Senate candidate Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) lost her race in the state’s 26th District to fellow Democrat and longtime area resident Ben Allen on Tuesday. Fluke received 39 percent of the vote in the runoff election, which pitted the two Democrats against each other as part of California’s[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News
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Deborah Dingell

Alumni See Mixed Results in Midterm Elections

After the dust settled following Tuesday’s midterm elections, incumbent Georgetown alumni retained their seats in the House of Representatives and the Senate, though challengers and gubernatorial candidates were less successful. Deborah Dingell Democrat Deborah Dingell (SFS ’75, GRD ’98) made history in Michigan’s 12th Congressional District as the first woman[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 3 comments City News, News, News - Top
Deborah Dingell (SFS ’75, GRD ’98), left, and Nick Troiano (COL ’11, GRD ’13), center, are running to join the 20 Georgetown alumni in Congress. Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) is running for California State Senate.

Alumni Prepare for Midterm Elections

As campaigns enter their final push before midterm elections Tuesday, two Georgetown alumni are clamoring to join the 20 alumni already serving in Congress, while other alumni run for other political seats. Democrat Deborah Dingell (SFS ’75, GRD ’98) remains in control of her campaign to represent Michigan’s 12th Congressional[Read More…]

by October 31, 2014 1 comment City News, News
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Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) spoke with professor Judy Feder in a lecture hosted in Gaston Hall in April 2012.

Fluke Enters California State Senate Runoff

After primary elections on Tuesday, Democrat Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) will face Democrat Ben Allen in a run-off in the November general election for Ted Lieu’s (LAW ’94) vacated seat in the 26th District of the California State Senate. An attorney and activist for women’s reproductive rights, Fluke, 33, attracted media[Read More…]

by June 5, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Fluke Eschews Congress for State Senate

After “seriously considering” running for Rep. Henry Waxman’s (D-Calif.) seat in Congress, women’s rights advocate and Georgetown alumna Sandra Fluke (LAW ‘12) announced that she would instead run for state Sen. Ted Lieu’s (D-Torrance) seat in the state legislature. Also a Georgetown alumnus, Lieu (LAW ’94) will vacate his seat in the state Senate[Read More…]

by February 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Fluke Considers Run for Congress

Georgetown’s most famous advocate for reproductive rights might soon seek a larger national stage. After longtime Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) announced his retirement Thursday, Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) told Southern California radio station 89.3 KPCC that she is considering running for his seat in Congress. Best known for her work supporting reproductive rights and[Read More…]

by February 4, 2014 0 comments City News, News
Fluke Considers Run for Congress

Fluke Considers Run for Congress

Georgetown’s most famous advocate for reproductive rights might soon seek a larger national stage. After longtime Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) announced his retirement Thursday, Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) told Southern California radio station 89.3 KPCC that she is considering running for his seat in Congress. Best known for her work[Read More…]

by February 4, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Fluke Named Woman of Distinction

Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) was named one of the 2012 Women of Distinction last week for her work in helping to promote equity for women and girls. The award, given by the American Association of University Women and NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, honors five to six women[Read More…]

by May 2, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Sandra Fluke Brings Debate Back to GU

Sandra Fluke Brings Debate Back to GU

After being thrust into the media spotlight in the national debate on contraception coverage in healthcare, Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) shared her story Monday in Gaston Hall. Fluke testified Feb. 23 on contraceptive access for students of religious universities before the U.S. House of Representative’s Democratic Steering and Policy Committee[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 0 comments Campus News