Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

CHESS: A Court Supremely Unpopular

By Ethan Chess April 11, 2013

Two weeks ago, it was hard to find any news source that was not talking about the cases on same-sex marriage and federal benefits that were being heard by the Supreme Court. Prior to the oral arguments,...

CHESS: Immigrant Voters Provide Party Base

By Ethan Chess February 22, 2013

Many observers predicted soon after Barack Obama’s re-election in November that comprehensive immigration reform would be his first legislative undertaking during his second term, given the significant...

CHESS: Tea Party Overlooks Its Roots

By Ethan Chess February 1, 2013

The issues that have defined American politics in recent years are driven, in part, by an amorphous group of activists called the Tea Party. Oddly enough, in 1775, your average Joe America — or Joe “British...

CHESS: Historical Lens Sharpens Today’s View

By Ethan Chess January 18, 2013

One of my professors recently quipped that “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” The American political landscape is filled with a wide variety of methods of analyzing its fickle and...

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