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@GUPolitics/X | Representative Maxwell Frost (D-Fla), the first Generation Z member of Congress, analyzed the role of organizing for the upcoming elections and gave advice to young people engaged in elections during an April 10 event titled “From Power to Protest: Is it Gen Zs Turn to Lead?” hosted by GU Politics.

Rep. Frost Urges Gen Z to Prioritize Activism Ahead of Nov. Elections

By Mia Abatecola, Special to The Hoya April 12, 2024

Rep. Maxwell Frost (D-Fla.), the first Generation Z (Gen Z) member of Congress, analyzed the upcoming 2024 elections, the role of youth in the progressive movement and his own experiences as an activist...

Maren Fagan/The Hoya | A panel discussion hosted by the Institute of Politics and Public Service on April 4th moderated by Allegra Kirkland, the politics director at Teen Vogue, brought attention to the role of young voters in the upcoming presidential election and politician’s need to win this key demographic.

Panelists Emphasize Role of Young Voters in Upcoming Elections

By Maren Fagan, Academics Desk Editor April 5, 2024

Panelists at an event hosted by the Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) affirmed April 4 that politicians must engage with young voters, who they said will prove to be a defining factor...

Mexican professor and political scientist Denise Dresser discussed Mexico’s upcoming 2024 presidential election in an event hosted by the Georgetown Americas Institute (GAI) on Feb. 22.

Discussion: What’s at Stake in Mexico’s 2024 Elections

By Tristan Perkins, Special to The Hoya March 1, 2024

A professor provided insight into the implications of Mexico’s 2024 presidential election in a conversation hosted by the Georgetown Americas Institute (GAI) Feb. 22.   Denise Dresser, a Mexican...

Courtesy of The Initiative of Catholic Social Thought and Public Life | Five journalists discussed the intersection of faith and politics and its role in the upcoming election in a conversation hosted by the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life (CST) and the Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) on Feb. 13.

Journalists Discuss Role of Faith in Politics and the Upcoming Election

By Yifu Ke, Special to The Hoya February 16, 2024

Five journalists discussed the intersection of faith and policies and its role in the upcoming presidential election in a Feb. 13 conversation at Georgetown University. The Initiative on Catholic Social...

Nola Goodwin/The Hoya | Three Latin American journalists discussed the risks of reporting in authoritarian countries in an event hosted by the Latin American Student Association and the Latin America and the Caribbean Policy Association Feb. 13.

Discussion: Latin American Journalists Speak on Reporting Under Authoritarian Governments

By Nola Goodwin, Hoya Staff Writer February 16, 2024

A panel of Latin American journalists discussed the risks of reporting in Venezuela and El Salvador at a Georgetown University event Feb. 13. The Latin American Student Association, a student group...

VIEWPOINT: Step Outside Echo Chambers

VIEWPOINT: Step Outside Echo Chambers

By Daniel Brumberg December 1, 2023

Polarization is everywhere in our lives: It has poisoned American politics by turning democracy into an existential war in which each side sees the other as a threat to its most cherished values. For...

Georgetown Students Elect 11 GUSA Senators

Georgetown Students Elect 11 GUSA Senators

By Maren Fagan October 12, 2023

Seven first-year senators and four at-large senators won their respective elections to serve in the Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) Senate.  Members of the student body elected...

GradGov Elections Underway for 2023-24 Academic Year

GradGov Elections Underway for 2023-24 Academic Year

By Nicole Iriza March 24, 2023

The Georgetown University Graduate Student Government (GradGov), which represents members of the graduate school community, is holding elections this weekend to select its Executive Board for the 2023-24...

DC Votes to Pass Initiative 82, Ending Tipped Wage

DC Votes to Pass Initiative 82, Ending Tipped Wage

By Brooke DeLucia November 10, 2022

Washington, D.C. residents voted to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers, including restaurant servers, bartenders, hotel staff and other workers in the service industry.  Initiative 82,...

VIEWPOINT: Transform Voting Patterns

VIEWPOINT: Transform Voting Patterns

By Molly May October 21, 2022

Young people historically turn out to vote at abysmal rates, yet their voices are critical. In an electoral system that makes voting inaccessible and onerous, college students — many of whom are voting...

Students Elect New GradGov Board, Women Make History

Students Elect New GradGov Board, Women Make History

By Akashdiya Chakraborty April 1, 2022

Two women will assume the roles of Georgetown University Graduate Student Government (GradGov) president and vice president for the first time in the organization’s history following  executive...

VIEWPOINT: Maintain Consistent Civic Engagement

VIEWPOINT: Maintain Consistent Civic Engagement

By Sarah Bryant October 6, 2021

When it comes to voting and civic engagement, there are no off years. A misconception I hear frequently as a director of GU Votes is that when there are no midterm or presidential elections coming...

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