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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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VIEWPOINT: A Boycott for Humanity

By Ahmad El-Husseini March 21, 2017

Put yourself in the place of an elderly Palestinian farmer, who just had his house bulldozed, his livestock confiscated and his land stolen. Put yourself in the place of a Palestinian mother who has just...

EDITORIAL: Inaugurate Political Engagement

By Editorial Board January 20, 2017

With President-elect Donald Trump set to recite the Oath of Office today, campus-wide excitement for the inauguration has been tempered by the many students reluctant to attend the ceremony. Rather than...

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GIA Petition Divides GUSA Executive Candidates

By Ashwin Puri February 13, 2015

The Georgetown Israel Alliance presented endorsement criteria to the Georgetown University Student Association executive candidates over the past few weeks, including language that advocated for Israel’s...

Megan Schmidt

Boycott Brings Only Silence

By The Editorial Board September 19, 2014

Over the course of history, boycotts have been powerful instruments in catalyzing social change. Individuals and institutions have wielded such measures to dramatically express their disagreement with...

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SFS professor Yvonne Haddad, who signed the Israel boycott.

13 Professors Boycott Israeli Universities

By Katherine Richardson September 16, 2014

After receiving 13 professors’ signatures, Georgetown has become the most-represented university involved in the American Studies Association’s boycott of Israeli academic institutions since the...

DeGioia Rejects Israeli Academic Boycott

By Matt Gregory January 14, 2014

In response to the American Studies Association’s decision to endorse an academic boycott of Israeli institutions, Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia issued a statement Dec. 23 rejecting...

Journal Boycott Targets Rising Subscription Costs

By Hiromi Oka February 28, 2012

As the cost of subscriptions to scientific journals continues to rise, academics at the university and across the world have begun to voice their frustrations. More than 7,300 researchers have joined...

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