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Nearly two dozen pro-Palestinian demonstrators were arrested for blocking D.C. traffic while demanding a cease-fire and an end to Israeli attacks on Gaza at a Feb. 1 protest.
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Police Arrest Protestors Calling for Ceasefire in Gaza for Blocking DC Roads

By Song Lim, Special to The Hoya February 9, 2024

Police arrested nearly two dozen pro-Palestinian demonstrators for blocking traffic in Washington, D.C. while demanding a ceasefire and an end to Israeli attacks on Gaza at a Feb. 1 protest.   Twenty-three...

VIEWPOINT: Call for a Humanitarian Ceasefire

VIEWPOINT: Call for a Humanitarian Ceasefire

By Saeed Samra February 8, 2024

Four months after the tragic events of Oct. 7, Israel continues its siege on Gaza, one of the most densely populated areas in the world, with its aggressive assaults. Home to about 2.2 million people...

Georgetown Community Members Organize Day of Solidarity With Gaza

Georgetown Community Members Organize Day of Solidarity With Gaza

By Aamir Jamil, GUSA Desk Editor February 2, 2024

Over 100 Georgetown University students and workers attended vigils Jan. 26 as part of a day of solidarity to commemorate those killed in Gaza. Georgetown University Medical Students for Palestine (GUMS4Palestine),...

Members of Georgetown Community Attend National March for Gaza

Members of Georgetown Community Attend National March for Gaza

By Aamir Jamil January 18, 2024

Several Georgetown University students and faculty members joined the National March for Gaza in Freedom Plaza on Jan. 13, gathering alongside thousands of protestors calling for a permanent ceasefire...

SFS Criticized for ‘Decolonization’ Culture, Accused of Anti-Israelism in Article

SFS Criticized for ‘Decolonization’ Culture, Accused of Anti-Israelism in Article

By Aamir Jamil December 1, 2023

A magazine columnist criticized Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service (SFS) for ostensibly perpetuating anti-Israelism and false narratives about the Oct. 7 Hamas Attack in a Nov. 21 article...

Security Professors Discuss Hamas Terrorist Attacks, Aftermath

Security Professors Discuss Hamas Terrorist Attacks, Aftermath

By Riley Flynn November 30, 2023

Georgetown University’s Center for Security Studies (CSS) hosted two security studies professors for a Nov. 27 discussion about their views on the latest developments regarding the Oct. 7 Hamas terrorist...

Students Join National March for Israel

Students Join National March for Israel

By Nora Toscano November 17, 2023

Georgetown University students joined thousands of demonstrators at the National Mall for the “March for Israel” to show their support for Israel as it continues its war against Hamas.  The...

Grief, Justice, Hope: On-Campus Resonances From Israel and Palestine

Grief, Justice, Hope: On-Campus Resonances From Israel and Palestine

By Jack Willis November 3, 2023

Content warning: This article discusses violence and death. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. U.S. college campuses have been at the center of a heated debate...

VIEWPOINT: Listen to Palestinian Voices

VIEWPOINT: Listen to Palestinian Voices

Over 60 members of Georgetown University’s faculty have signed a statement calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. The petition also demanded the provision of full humanitarian assistance to civilians...

Senator, 2024 Presidential Candidate Tim Scott Discusses Israel-Hamas War on Campus

By Aamir Jamil October 22, 2023

See the bottom of this article for more resources. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) criticized President Joe Biden’s handling of the Israel-Hamas war while speaking to campus community members on campus,...

VIEWPOINT: Seek Truth, Condemn Terrorism

VIEWPOINT: Seek Truth, Condemn Terrorism

By Nate Schindler October 13, 2023

The conversation surrounding the Israel-Palestine conflict is clouded by the voices of those who know little about the other side. It’s sad, but it’s true.  The parties involved are divided...

VIEWPOINT: Accept Sustainable Peace-Building

VIEWPOINT: Accept Sustainable Peace-Building

By David L. Phillips October 13, 2023

Initial shock over Hamas’ attack of Israel is turning to rage. Israelis are horrified by the Hamas killing spree, with many, including Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, clamoring for a ground invasion...

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