Georgetown students protest the Petraeus protesters in Red Square

Protest not, lest ye be protested. Tonight, about twenty students gathered in Red Square to condemn the protesters who interrupted General David Petraeus when he spoke in Gaston Hall last Thursday. The students, two of whom held a large American flag for the duration of the counterprotest, read aloud and circulated a letter of apology […]

GWU College Dems confuse crosses, penises

All class at GWU. In George Washington University’s great tradition of drawing attention through effective use of symbols, some of its College Democrats took and defaced crosses used at an anti-abortion rally. A conservative group had placed 1,100 white, wooden crosses on University property on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, and some of them […]

How to get the most food out of election night parties

It’s election day, and that means giveaways, including free Starbucks and Ben & Jerry’s. Georgetown clubs will also be giving away free food, but if you don’t keep a tight schedule you can’t take advantage of all the freebies. Follow this dinnertime guide and finally, we’ll know where those mysterious SAC funds went–right into your […]

What he said?

The new College Republican shirt for this year is a picture of Ronald Reagan and the text “What He Said” (similar to the one above). So, what did he really say? “If you’ve seen one tree, you’ve seen them all?” (on forest preservation) In 1976, he talked about working people angry about the “strapping young […]

Take Back Georgetown Day is no more

Gone the way of the dodo Despite not actually accomplishing its titular goal, Take Back Georgetown Day, the College Republicans’ annual lecture-fest, will not be returning this year. That news comes from GUCR president Erika Barger (COL ’10), who said in an email that the Republicans will focus their energies on individual events instead. Hoyas […]

Looking for your fifteen minutes of fame?

Then look no further than Sellinger Lounge in the Leavey Center tonight from 7 pm to 1 am.  From the College Dems weekly e-mail: This Super-Duper Tuesday will be a monumental event and the College Democrats and College Republicans will be celebrating and watching the returns in bipartisan fashion in Sellinger Lounge with FREE PIZZA […]

College Republicans will stab you in the back, make you vote straight-ticket

Georgetown’s College Republicans had officer elections earlier this month. Nothing particularly notable happened, which is disappointing considering how much fun College Republicans can be. The platforms varied, but one thing was agreed on: the flow of fuzzy lobbyists into Georgetown will continue uninterrupted. Ok. Admittedly, this post is a round-about way of pointing you to […]

GOP kingmaker speaking in White-Gravenor Tuesday

Georgetown hosts politicians all the time, but one category of speaker has been conspicously absent, namely, conservative masterminds. This Tuesday at 7, the College Republicans will be quenching our thirst for shadowy backroomers by presenting a lecture by Grover Norquist in White-Gravenor 311. Norquist is famous for being the head of Americans for Tax Reform […]