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Debating the Greatest Horror Movie of All Time: ‘The Thing’ vs. ‘The Silence of the Lambs’

Debating the Greatest Horror Movie of All Time: ‘The Thing’ vs. ‘The Silence of the Lambs’

By James Pocchia and William McCall October 11, 2023

Debating the Greatest Horror Movie of All Time: ‘The Thing’ vs. ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ This Halloween season, William McCall and James Pocchia, the Senior Guide Editors, stepped up to the...

MORAN: Overcome Polarization In Abortion Debate

By Sean Moran November 18, 2022

The recent United States Supreme Court Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (2022) decision has put abortion in the national spotlight. Now the power of deciding the legality of abortion has...

Mayoral candidates Robert White, incumbent Mayor Muriel Bowser, and Trayon White participate the DC Mayoral debate at Gaston Hall at Georgetown University on June 1st, 2022 in Washington, DC.

Mayoral Candidates Square Off in Gaston Hall Debate

By Eli Kales June 12, 2022

The leading Democratic candidates for Washington, D.C. mayor participated in a debate at Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall ahead of the June 21 primary election and sparred over a variety of topics...

GUSA Senate Passes Decorum Rules, Confirms New Vice Speaker

GUSA Senate Passes Decorum Rules, Confirms New Vice Speaker

By Campus News Editor July 25, 2020

The Georgetown University Student Association Senate voted to establish new discussion guidelines during its meeting July 19 in light of several intense debates within the organization. The new guidelines...

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2 GUSA VP Candidates: Elevate Student Advocacy

By Cady Stanton February 1, 2019

Two Georgetown University Student Association vice presidential candidates expressed views on topics ranging from free speech and tuition reform to the representation of marginalized students at a debate...

DC Mayor Sparks Mumbo Rumpus

By Nestor Labastida November 30, 2018

The nation’s spicy and sweet staple, mumbo sauce, became the center of an unexpected debate when  Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) claimed that the sauce is not quintessential D.C. in a Facebook...

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GUSA Vice-Presidential Candidates Make Pitch to Voters in Debate

By Sarah Mendelsohn February 15, 2018

Three Georgetown University Student Association vice presidential candidates discussed their plans to make GUSA more inclusive and increase affordability for students at a debate held Wednesday evening. Richard...

EDITORIAL: To Right Trump’s Wrongs

By Editorial Board November 8, 2016

Today, the day of the presidential election, we recognize that most voters’ minds are made up, absentee ballots have been cast and ideological trenches dug. People know that Republican nominee Donald...

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Legitimizing Dangerous Rhetoric

By Lydia Turnage October 4, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s appearance last month on “The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon” left many criticizing the show’s host and his friendly treatment toward his...

National Gun Reform, A Student Responsibility

By Sarah Stenger November 13, 2015

One hundred forty-nine days ago: Nine parishioners were shot dead with a legally purchased 45-caliber handgun in Charleston, N.C. Seventy-nine days ago: Two journalists were shot on live TV with a legally...

Sanders Woos Youth With Social Agenda

By Caleb Weaver October 20, 2015

The first Democratic debate hosted by CNN Oct. 13 drew an average of 15.3 million viewers, making it the highest-watched Democratic debate in history. From Anderson Cooper’s first question, it was evident...

Politicians Should Debate the Deficit

By Eric Meyers October 9, 2015

I just survived — barely — an interview for a student organization at Georgetown. On the bright side, I didn’t have to channel my innerRick Perry by uttering “oops” after a monumental brain freeze....

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