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The Psaros Center for Financial Markets and Policy announced a cohort of 14 students who will take part in the second annual FinPolicy Trek on April 15, where they will learn firsthand about current issues facing the finance and technology industries.

Psaros Center Announces Financial Policy Scholar Cohort

By Caleigh Keating, Hoya Staff Writer April 24, 2024

The Psaros Center for Financial Markets and Policy, a research center housed within the McDonough School of Business (MSB) that focuses on the intersection of global finance and policy, announced a cohort...

Maren Fagan/The Hoya | Newly selected distinguished professor Victor Cha lectured about the role of economic coercion and independence in global affairs during a Feb. 12 event titled “Collective Resilience: Countering the Weaponization of Economic Interdependence” in Lohrfink Auditorium.

Distinguished Professor Shares Insight On China’s Economic Weaponization, Solutions

By Maren Fagan, Academics Desk Editor February 15, 2024

A newly selected distinguished professor delivered a university-wide lecture concerning the role of economics in global power’s work to keep power in Lohrfink Auditorium Feb. 12. Victor Cha, a professor...

VIEWPOINT: Survive Political Discussion

VIEWPOINT: Survive Political Discussion

By Holden Lamberson September 29, 2023

We’ve all had those talks — the ones that drift into politics like a ship getting sucked into a whirlpool. Everything is so peaceful, and all of a sudden, a conversation about the presidential election...

Governance Expert Discusses Book, Legislative Research

Governance Expert Discusses Book, Legislative Research

By Jack Willis March 24, 2023

A professor and legislative expert spoke about her latest book, which examines the legislative process on Capitol Hill, during an event hosted by Georgetown University’s government department. Maya...

Commerce Sec. Raimondo Discusses Semiconductor Industry

Commerce Sec. Raimondo Discusses Semiconductor Industry

By Jack Willis February 26, 2023

The United States Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo spoke to Georgetown University students Feb. 23 to discuss department efforts to increase U.S. manufacturing capabilities and the future of technology.  Raimondo,...

Rockville Considers Lowering Voting Age to 16

Rockville Considers Lowering Voting Age to 16

By Alessia Coluccio January 26, 2023

The government of Rockville, Md., is discussing changing the voting age from 18 to 16 years old for local elections in an effort to increase voter turnout and youth participation in community affairs. A...

THOMAS: Rethink Unity in Politics

THOMAS: Rethink Unity in Politics

By Connor Thomas March 5, 2021

Well, it is a whole six weeks into the Biden presidency. Bombed Syria? Check. Stimulus money? Still no check. Bipartisanship? Sailed. Jokes aside, President Joe Biden’s aspirational unity looks pretty...

VIEWPOINT: Revamp Civil Service

VIEWPOINT: Revamp Civil Service

By Trey Di Bona January 14, 2020

As the United States faces increasing political polarization, we must look to specific policy ideas that will help to foster a sense of national unity. Voluntary civil service — the expansion of a national,...

ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL | In response to the ongoing partial government shutdown, more than 300 protesters held a moment of silence in the Hart Senate Office Building on Wednesday.

Protesters Take to Hart, Call for Shutdown to End

By Connor Thomas January 25, 2019

Over 300 protesters gathered Wednesday in the Hart Senate Office Building to call for the end of the partial government shutdown that began Dec. 22. The protesters observed a moment of silence that...

KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | With Election Day fast approaching, GU students are calling on the university to encourage student voting by relaxing absence policies and circulating voter registration materials.

Government Shutdown Continues to Disrupt Lives of DC Residents

By Julie Guan January 18, 2019

The ongoing government shutdown has resulted in hundreds of federal employees being instructed to work without pay, national tourist attractions remaining closed and local businesses having to alter daily...

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People from all backgrounds should participate in government, Del.Danica Roem (D-District 13) of the Virginia House of Delegates said.

Danica Roem Encourages Students to Take Ownership of Democracy

By Yolanda Spura November 2, 2018

The current federal government’s policies threaten the rights of transgender people, Del. Danica Roem (D-District 13) of the Virginia House of Delegates said at an event in the Healey Family Student...

GU POLITICS From left to right: Former White House Liaison to the Creative Community Brad Jenkins, Former White House LGBTQ Liaison Gautam Raghavan, Director of Fellows and Career Programming at GU Politics Jennie Fay, Former Director of the Domestic Policy Council Cecilia Muñoz and Former National Security Council Spokesman Ned Price spoke at an event Tuesday.

Former Obama Staff Encourage Student Engagement in Government

By Lisa Charles October 11, 2018

“Government jobs offer young people an unparalleled way to create policy,” Former White House LGBTQ Liaison and Adviser to the Biden Foundation Gautam Raghavan said at an event Tuesday hosted by...

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