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AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) encouraged political leadership to pursue bipartisan policy in the face of an increasingly divisive political atmosphere at an event Monday evening in Lohrfink Auditorium.

Rubio Encourages Bipartisanship in Policymaking

Americans are becoming increasingly isolated from people with opposing political ideologies, Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said in an event Monday evening in Lohrfink Auditorium. Titled “State of the Disunion: A Conversation with Senator Marco Rubio,” the event was hosted by the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service and[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA David Catania (SFS ’90, LAW ’94), left, Christian Dorsey (SFS ’93) and Tanya Cook (MSB ’86) discuss the importance of local politics at a panel.

Alumni Offer Career Advice

Local government has the potential to create influential change, panelists at the first Hoyas in Politics and Public Service Career Chat of the year said on Wednesday. The panel, hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, featured former Nebraska State Sen. Tanya Cook (MSB ’86), Vice Chair[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Respecting Honorable Service

During an Illinois senatorial debate last week, incumbent Sen. Mark Kirk (R–Ill.) disparaged House Representative Tammy Duckworth (D–Ill.) as she discussed her family’s service in the American Revolutionary War and her general perspective of American military interventions abroad. Kirk replied to her remarks by saying, “I had forgotten that your[Read More…]

by November 2, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Palin Prototype

The Palin Prototype

“I grew up castrating hogs on an Iowa farm,” senatorial candidate Joni Ernst announces proudly as she advances toward the camera in one of her recent campaign ads. If that weren’t direct enough, the rest of the ad includes a grisly one-liner about cutting pork in Washington, as well as[Read More…]

by June 30, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Indiana Senator to Join GPPI

Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) will join the Georgetown Public Policy Institute as a visiting distinguished professor of public policy in spring and fall 2013. He will also give the 2013 Whittington Lecture, an annual lecture on public policy created to honor former GPPI associate dean Leslie Whittington, who died in 2001. Lugar,[Read More…]

by December 21, 2012 0 comments City News, News

Scott Brown Urges Bipartisanship

Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) emphasized the need for bipartisanship and cooperation in order to solve the country’s pressing issues while addressing a crowd of over 200 students Thursday evening. “What I’ve been trying to do is bring everybody together, Democrats and Republicans, to find those people of good will who care very[Read More…]

by October 14, 2012 0 comments News

Durbin Returns to Talk Hilltop Roots

Just a week after Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington, Illinois Senator Richard Durbin (SFS ‘66, LAW ‘69) came to the District for the first time in early September 1962 to study at Georgetown. This Tuesday, Durbin’s return to campus was greeted with a rally of his own as[Read More…]

by October 20, 2011 0 comments Campus News

GUSA Ushers in Full Roster Of Senators for New Semester

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate inaugurated a full class of senators tonight following the election last Thursday. The voting participation rate this year was about 25 percent, with 1,946 undergraduates casting ballots. This is significantly higher than last year, almost doubling the number of students casting an electronic ballot.[Read More…]

by October 4, 2011 0 comments Campus News