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Police threatened to arrest individuals if they did not disperse from the area.

Pro-Palestinian Protesters Disperse After Regrouping on GWU’s Campus

By Caitlin McLean and Caroline Rareshide May 9, 2024

Pro-Palestinian protesters dispersed for the night after reassembling May 9 at George Washington University (GWU), one night after the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) arrested 33 individuals.    Police...

Nearly two dozen pro-Palestinian demonstrators were arrested for blocking D.C. traffic while demanding a cease-fire and an end to Israeli attacks on Gaza at a Feb. 1 protest.
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Police Arrest Protestors Calling for Ceasefire in Gaza for Blocking DC Roads

By Song Lim, Special to The Hoya February 9, 2024

Police arrested nearly two dozen pro-Palestinian demonstrators for blocking traffic in Washington, D.C. while demanding a ceasefire and an end to Israeli attacks on Gaza at a Feb. 1 protest.   Twenty-three...

Howard Students Protest Unsafe Living Conditions

Howard Students Protest Unsafe Living Conditions

By Caitlin McLean October 28, 2021

Howard University students have been occupying a student center on campus for over two weeks, demanding university action regarding unsafe on-campus living conditions. Since Oct. 12, students have...

Students Protest Against Election Suspension in Dominican Republic

Students Protest Against Election Suspension in Dominican Republic

By Kelly Anderson February 28, 2020

Members of Georgetown University Riqueza Dominicana, a student-run Dominican cultural club, attended a protest near the White House on Sunday opposing the Dominican Republic’s recent suspension of nationwide...

Protests Essential to Fighting Climate Change, Fonda Says

Protests Essential to Fighting Climate Change, Fonda Says

By Maddie Berry January 17, 2020

Active demonstrations supplement individual lifestyle changes in making strides towards combating climate change, according to actress and activist Jane Fonda at a Jan. 7 event. The event, titled “This...

VIEWPOINT: Transitions on a Newly Coed Campus

VIEWPOINT: Transitions on a Newly Coed Campus

By Bernadette Savard Tramm January 14, 2020

As astronaut Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon in July 1969 forever expanded humanity’s horizons, women setting foot on the Hilltop just a few weeks later transformed Georgetown University...

VIEWPOINT: Finding Hope in Hong Kong

VIEWPOINT: Finding Hope in Hong Kong

By Bakhita Fung December 5, 2019

A part of me feels unprepared to read the news every morning for fear of what my city has become. Hong Kong, the place where I lived all 18 years of my life before coming to Washington, D.C., has been...

VIEWPOINT: Recognize Impact of Hong Kong Protests

VIEWPOINT: Recognize Impact of Hong Kong Protests

By Valerie Ma November 22, 2019

The timing was a little too perfect. The Georgetown University Hong Kong Student Association hosted Robert Delaney, U.S. bureau chief of the Hong Kong-based English language news outlet South China Morning...

VIEWPOINT: Recognize Nuances of Chilean Protests

VIEWPOINT: Recognize Nuances of Chilean Protests

By Brian Britt November 6, 2019

Last week, hundreds of thousands of Chilean protesters joined those in Hong Kong, Bolivia, Lebanon and Spain to demand democratic reforms. Though driven to the streets by a rise in the cost of public...

@ACLUOFDC/INSTAGRAM | Around 10 Georgetown students demonstrated outside the Supreme Court as two cases on LGBTQ labor rights were heard on Oct. 8.

Students Protest for LGBTQ Labor Rights at SCOTUS

By Kelly Anderson October 11, 2019

Georgetown University students demonstrated in support of LGBTQ labor rights outside of the Supreme Court Oct. 8 as opening arguments on three high-profile cases were presented to the court. The Supreme...

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White House deputy assistant Sebastian Gorka left an SFS CyberProject panel earlier than expected Monday after student protests and contentious questions.

Trump Adviser Gorka Leaves Panel Early After Protests

By Alfredo Carrillo April 25, 2017

Sebastian Gorka, deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, left a Georgetown International Project on Cyber Engagement panel on “fake news” and propaganda yesterday 20 minutes before it was scheduled...

EDITORIAL: Security Amid Protests

By Editorial Board January 20, 2017

Half a dozen protesters representing RefuseFascism.org, an organization dedicated to disputing the legitimacy of November election, were escorted off campus by the Georgetown University Police Department...

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