Post Tagged with: "government"

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

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 lasted 33 minutes, marking the 33 days of the government shutdown, according to The Hill. Following the[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA | The longest government shutdown in U.S. history began Dec. 22 after Congress refused to comply with President Donald Trump's request for funding for a border wall. Hundreds of federal employees are being instructed to work without pay.

Government Shutdown Continues to Disrupt Lives of DC Residents

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 operations. The longest in U.S. history, the government shutdown began Dec. 22 after the U.S. Congress declined to comply with President[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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

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 Center Social Room on Oct. 30. Roem ran for the Virginia House of Delegates in 2017, after working as[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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

“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 the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service. The event discussed “West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Memorializing a Maverick

With the passing of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), presidential nominee and war hero, the United States has lost a beacon of hope and civility in politics. Now, as our nation mourns his loss, we must find the right way to commemorate his legacy. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), along[Read More…]

by September 18, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA David Catania (SFS ’90, LAW ’94), left, Christian Dorsey (SFS ’93) and Tanya Cook (MSB ’86) discuss the importance of local politics at a panel.

Alumni Offer Career Advice

Local government has the potential to create influential change, panelists at the first Hoyas in Politics and Public Service Career Chat of the year said on Wednesday. The panel, hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service, featured former Nebraska State Sen. Tanya Cook (MSB ’86), Vice Chair[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Amanda Scott (C’19), left, and Shakera Vaughan (C’19), both government majors at Georgetown, are among this year's 2018 Harry S. Truman Scholars.

2 Students Awarded Truman Scholarship for Community Service

Government majors Amanda Scott (COL ’19) and Shakera Vaughan (COL ’19) were each awarded $30,000 by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation for their government-related extracurricular activities and community service. The scholarship, awarded to students dedicated to implementing positive change through public service, must be used for graduate education. Scott[Read More…]

by April 18, 2018 2 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top
HARDING: Closing the Academic Gender Gap

HARDING: Closing the Academic Gender Gap

I had a revelation at the start of this semester. As I thought back on the courses I have taken during my time as a government major at Georgetown University, I realized that I have only ever been taught politics by old, white men. I mean that with all due[Read More…]

by October 16, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: End Unpaid Internships

To the Editor: I commend GUSA and The Hoya’s editorial board for speaking out against and seeking solutions regarding the injustice of unpaid internships. However, the problem runs deeper than just here at Georgetown. The entire practice of unpaid internships should be eliminated, not simply because unpaid work is unethical,[Read More…]

by October 15, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Marc Howard’s Journey in Pursuit of Justice

  Jose Villalobos is a Hoya Staff Writer. Last February, government professor Marc M. Howard launched the Prisons and Justice Initiative — a collaborative program of scholars, practitioners and students set to examine the problem of mass incarceration in the United States from multiple academic perspectives, such as social theory[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide