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The university has given contradicting direction on student club’s right to endorse.

University, SAC Misaligned Over Endorsement Policy

With 55 days to go until the Nov. 8 general election, the university’s stance on political endorsements has come under the spotlight for its ambiguity; while the Student Activities Commission has stated that no student groups are able to publically endorse presidential candidates, official university policy allows such student group[Read More…]

by September 13, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
“Georgetown for Bernie 2016” has amassed the most popular support on social media of all election groups thus far.

2016 Descends Upon the Hilltop

With the 2016 general presidential election over a year away, student groups in support of candidates from both major parties are beginning to gain momentum on campus. So far, several groups have created Facebook pages and held interest meetings to support their preferred candidates. The group supporting Senator Bernie Sanders[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

No More Distractions

The Georgetown University College Republicans hosted Christina Hoff Sommers, an author and philosophy professor known for her criticism of contemporary feminism and her disavowal of a so-called “rape myth,” last week. By giving Sommers a platform, GUCR has knowingly endorsed a harmful conversation on the serious topic of sexual assault.[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 79 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
GUCR and GUCD attract prominent speakers like Dennis Hastert.

Democrats Boast Strong Youth Support

The generalization of colleges as being bastions of liberalism is a stereotype that’s here to stay at 37th and O streets. A March 28 Gallup poll indicated a growth in youth identifying an affinity for the Democratic Party, currently resting at 53 percent. The Democratic Party’s attraction to students is[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

The Rise of ‘The Right Way’ and ‘The Progressive’

After Patrick Gage (SFS ’17) arrived at Georgetown and realized that, unlike the College Democrats’ and their publication “The Progressive,” the College Republicans had no official publication, he decided to fill that void with one of his own. In November, he began to talk to board members about spearheading one[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News

Former Speaker Talks Bipartisanship

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (R-IL) engaged students with a discussion of his lengthy career in Congress as well as the future of bipartisanship in an ideologically divided Congress Tuesday evening in Reiss. The event, sponsored by the GU College Republicans and the International Relations Club, began after Hastert greeted many in the audience personally.[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News
College Political Groups Transition Leadership

College Political Groups Transition Leadership

College Democrats and College Republicans will transition their leadership in the coming days, with Chandini Jha (COL ’16) and Patrick Musgrave (COL ’16) winning the chair positions, respectively. Musgrave, elected Tuesday, ran uncontested and will take over for outgoing chair Alex Cave (COL ’15). “I was just lucky enough that no one else wanted[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

McCarthy Speech Faces Protests

House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the third-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, was interrupted by protestors calling for immigration reform Wednesday evening, the second time a congressman’s speech was interrupted at Georgetown this semester. Three activists interrupted Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) (SFS ’66, LAW ’69) during his[Read More…]

by November 15, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Focus on US Debt

The Georgetown University College Republicans and College Democrats have put aside their differences to bring The Can Kicks Back, a campaign focused on solving the national debt crisis, to Georgetown on Tuesday. “Our generation is really beyond the ideological battles that prior generations are waging. We care more about results[Read More…]

by October 25, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Coming Out Progressive

Coming Out Progressive

Called the civil rights issue of our time, the question of marriage rights for same-sex couples has been at the center of many heated public debates. And though staunch disagreement, especially along partisan lines, has stunted progress on the issue across the country, recent developments have made the outlook of[Read More…]

by March 26, 2013 0 comments Opinion