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MICK MULVANEY Though Mick Mulvaney (SFS ') said he never intended to go into politics while studying at Georgetown, his tenure as acting White House Chief of Staff comes after a long career in government.

Mulvaney Assumes Role as Acting Chief of Staff

Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney (SFS ’89) began his tenure as acting White House chief of staff on Wednesday. Mulvaney replaces Gen. John Kelly (GRD ’84), who became President Donald Trump’s chief of staff in July 2017 and stepped down effective Wednesday. Trump appointed Mulvaney[Read More…]

by January 3, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
GU POLITICS From left to right: Former White House Liaison to the Creative Community Brad Jenkins, Former White House LGBTQ Liaison Gautam Raghavan, Director of Fellows and Career Programming at GU Politics Jennie Fay, Former Director of the Domestic Policy Council Cecilia Muñoz and Former National Security Council Spokesman Ned Price spoke at an event Tuesday.

Former Obama Staff Encourage Student Engagement in Government

“Government jobs offer young people an unparalleled way to create policy,” Former White House LGBTQ Liaison and Adviser to the Biden Foundation Gautam Raghavan said at an event Tuesday hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service. The event discussed “West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Sean Spicer discussed his book, "The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President," at a Monday event hosted by the Institute of Politics and Public Service and Georgetown University College Republicans.

Former Press Secretary Spicer Critiques Liberal Media, Academia

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer criticized the media and academia at-large for traditionally leaning left at an event on Monday cohosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service and Georgetown University College Republicans. During the event, which was named after a book Spicer published in July[Read More…]

by September 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Former White House Photographer Pete Souza Captures Aspects of Obama’s Daily Life Through Images

Former White House Photographer Pete Souza Captures Aspects of Obama’s Daily Life Through Images

The official photographs of former President Barack Obama’s presidency were mostly unplanned documentations of everyday moments during the president’s day, former Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza said at the 10th annual Michael E. Jurist Memorial Lecture on Thursday. The event featured a selection of images that Souza captured[Read More…]

by April 24, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former Chiefs of Staff: Bill Clinton Guided by Vision of Helping People

The leadership and negotiating skills of former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) helped him actualize his vision of putting people first in his policies, said three Clinton White House chiefs of staff at a panel forming part of the “Clinton 25: Georgetown Reflects on the Vision of Bill Clinton” symposium[Read More…]

by November 7, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Hoya Managing Editor Jesus Rodriguez (left), Washington Examiner White House correspondent ____, and The Hill editor-in-chief Bob Cusack.

Media Must Overcome Climate of Distrust, DC Journalists Say

Political journalists must push through a climate of distrust created by politicians and the public alike, argued Bob Cusack, editor-in-chief of The Hill, and Sarah Westwood, the Washington Examiner’s White House correspondent, at an event in Copley Formal Lounge on Oct. 27. Moderated by The Hoya’s Managing Editor Jesus Rodriguez[Read More…]

by November 1, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown University Law Center student Julie Rheinstrom (GRD ’17) organized a vigil against the rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump, which was attended by more than 2,000 people on Saturday evening.

Student Hosts Vigil Against Trump

More than 2,000 people, including Georgetown students, gathered for a vigil and peaceful demonstration against the rhetoric of President-elect Donald Trump at the White House on Saturday. The hourlong event, which was organized by Georgetown University Law Center student Julie Rheinstrom (GRD ’17), featured the distribution of over 1,000 electric[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown’s Campus Ministry was awarded for its work to encourage community engagement, such as the building of the Sukkah.

University Wins Interfaith Honor

The White House selected Georgetown as the winner of its Interfaith Community Service Award from a group of 766 colleges and universities, the university announced last Monday. The award, which is a community service initiative led by the White House and the Corporation for National and Community Service and supported[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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In a rally organized by the Georgetown undergraduate journalism program, students gathered to demand that President Obama negotiate for Austin Tice’s release.

Georgetown Students Rally at White House for Austin Tice

Georgetown students and other activists demonstrated outside the White House on Monday evening in an effort to pressure President Barack Obama to negotiate freedom for journalist Austin Tice (SFS ’02), who disappeared in Syria in 2012. Tice, a former Georgetown law student and Marine Corps veteran, went missing in Syria[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Pro-Cannabis Legalization Groups Protest Outside White House

Pro-Cannabis Legalization Groups Protest Outside White House

This weekend, the District’s marijuana advocates gathered at the White House in protest while smoking marijuana on federal property. Protest organizers boasted that Saturday’s public mass-smoking demonstration was an act of civil disobedience. D.C. Cannabis Campaign Chairman Adam Eidinger led the protestors. The campaign drafted Initiative 71, which legalized personal[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top