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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...

Mondays with Melanie: On Blood Shortages, Reproductive Rights and the March for Palestine

Mondays with Melanie: On Blood Shortages, Reproductive Rights and the March for Palestine

By Melanie Elliott February 4, 2024

    Transcript Melanie Elliott (ME): Hello Hoyas! And welcome back to “Mondays with Melanie.” Through this series, I will be bringing on the authors of each week’s top stories...

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...

Year in review: Top stories from 2023 at Georgetown University

Year in review: Top stories from 2023 at Georgetown University

By Michelle Vassilev and Caroline Rareshide December 30, 2023

It was a year of change on the hilltop.  Pressure to reassess admission processes, a series of administrative hires, a search for a new mascot and a turnover in the basketball program’s leadership...

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...

Georgetown Students Attend National Free Palestine March, Organize Red Square Rally

Georgetown Students Attend National Free Palestine March, Organize Red Square Rally

By Aamir Jamil November 10, 2023

The Georgetown University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) organized a rally in Red Square calling for freedom for Palestine, following a national march in Freedom Plaza in Washington,...

Georgetown Students Organize Rally, Fundraisers for Awareness and Humanitarian Aid in Gaza

Georgetown Students Organize Rally, Fundraisers for Awareness and Humanitarian Aid in Gaza

By Ranee Brady and Aamir Jamil November 3, 2023

In a wave of student activism, members of the Georgetown University community have staged walkouts and organized fundraisers to call attention to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza. Since 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...

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...

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