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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

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
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Jay Carney discussed his career as the former White House press secretary for the Obama administration Monday in Gaston Hall.

Carney Discusses White House Career

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney spoke Monday evening in Gaston Hall about his experiences as the nation’s 29th press secretary and recounted parts of his nearly three-decade career as a journalist for TIME Magazine. The event, organized by the Georgetown University Lecture Fund, consisted mostly of a student[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former CEO of AOL Steve Case addressed the McDonough School of Business Class of 2014 at their commencement ceremony Saturday.

Case Encourages Entrepreneurship

Former AOL CEO Steve Case addressed the McDonough School of Business Class of 2014 in his commencement address Saturday, encouraging them to be bold and embrace the entrepreneurial spirit upon which America was built. The ceremony, which began at 6 p.m., conferred upon the graduates bachelor’s of science degrees. The[Read More…]

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (GRD '74) spoke at the SFS commencement ceremony.

Gates Issues Call to Public Service

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (GRD ’74) urged members of the School of Foreign Service’s Class of 2014 to pursue public service and recognize the United States’ responsibility in the global arena Saturday. The ceremony, which honored the conferral of bachelors of science to the graduating seniors, began at[Read More…]

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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AAAS CEO Alan Leshner spoke at the NHS graduation ceremony.

Leshner Touts Diversity in Career Paths

American Association for the Advancement of Science CEO Alan Leshner advised School of Nursing and Health Studies graduates to follow a non-linear career path and pursue what they love in his commencement address Saturday afternoon. The ceremony, which began at 12 p.m., honored graduating seniors in the NHS as well[Read More…]

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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Consolmagno Emphasizes Education Beyond Graduation

Vatican astronomer Br. Guy Consolmagno, S.J., addressed the Georgetown College Class of 2014 in a speech this morning, focusing on the role of truth in education. The ceremony began at 9 a.m., with many seniors arriving to line up at 7:45 a.m. shortly after wrapping last night’s Senior Ball celebrations.[Read More…]

by May 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Council Rules Greco Legitimate Speaker

Council Rules Greco Legitimate Speaker

The Georgetown University Student Association Constitutional Council ruled Sunday that Sam Greco (SFS’15) has been the legitimate speaker of the GUSA senate since former Speaker George Spyropoulos’ (COL ’14) resignation in December, invalidating the Jan. 12 election of Emily Siegler (SFS ’14). According to the council, confirmation votes for a vice speaker to become speaker, such as[Read More…]

by January 20, 2014 0 comments Campus News
Chess Challenges Speaker Election

Chess Challenges Speaker Election

GUSA Election Commissioner Ethan Chess (COL ’14) filed a petition with the GUSA Constitutional Council on Thursday night requesting the invalidation of Sunday’s election for GUSA speaker, which propelled Senator EmilySiegler (SFS ’14) to the position after Vice Speaker Sam Greco (SFS ’15) failed to win a majority in a confirmation vote to assume to role. The petition,[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News
Chess Challenges Speaker Election

Chess Challenges Speaker Election

GUSA Election Commissioner Ethan Chess (COL ’14) filed a petition with the GUSA Constitutional Council on Thursday night requesting the invalidation of Sunday’s election for GUSA speaker, which propelled Senator EmilySiegler (SFS ’14) to the position after Vice Speaker Sam Greco (SFS ’15) failed to win a majority in a confirmation vote to assume to role. The petition,[Read More…]

by January 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Speaker Slot Prompts Rare Battle

Speaker Slot Prompts Rare Battle

A routine election for GUSA senate speaker drew the ire of the GUSA Election Commission on Sunday, when GUSASenator Emily Siegler (SFS ’14) defeated Vice Speaker Sam Greco (SFS ’15) and two other candidates. Greco had failed to receive a majority in a confirmation vote to rise from vice speaker to speaker, drawing 13 no’s, nine yes’s and two[Read More…]

by January 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News