GU tops list of universities producing revolving door lobbyists

According to a study conducted by The Center for Responsible Politics, Georgetown churns out a significant number of graduates who become revolving door lobbyists. The list of 26 universities reveals that 187 Georgetown graduates registered as lobbyists in… Read More

National Park Service announces new feasibility study for Potomac boathouse

After years of incredibly expensive lobbying, and 18 months after the National Park Service seemed to postpone the project ad infinitum, it appears that the University’s efforts to build a boathouse on the Potomac waterfront are ever so… Read More

Photos: Occupy protestors descend on K Street, dozens arrested

As Hoyas wrapped up their fall semester classes yesterday, hundreds of Occupy protestors from across the country converged on K Street NW for “Day of Action: Occupiers Unite”, which targeted the lobbying industry. One protester who was arrested,… Read More

Georgetown lobbying to expand SEED program to the Andes

Georgetown University is lobbying Congress to extend the Scholarships for Education and Economic Development program into the Andes region of South America, according to publicly disclosed federal documents. The SEED program, which currently includes the Dominican Republic, El… Read More

Georgetown’s boathouse plans delayed yet again

These days, $1,000,000 won’t get you very far—at least not on the shores of the Potomac. Despite spending seven figures on lobbying efforts aimed to get the National Park Service to approve the construction of a new boathouse… Read More

DC Students Speak looks to organize District students for advocacy

In November, Mike Trummel (COL ’10) won a $3,000 Reimagine Georgetown Grant from The Corp, co-sponsored by GUAFSCU and The Hoya, to start DC Students Speak, a grassroots student advocacy group. “Because there is little interaction with other… Read More

Georgetown boathouse lobbying gets a little more expensive

Georgetown must really want a boathouse on the Potomac. In the fourth quarter of 2009, the school spent at least $5,000 on lobbying efforts (PDF) ultimately aimed at getting the National Park Service to approve the proposed boathouse… Read More

Lobbying bill for Georgetown boathouse inches higher

A computer-generated image of the boathouse (on the left) Georgetown just wants to row, row, row its boats, spending as much as $5,000 from July to September lobbying for the right to build a boathouse on the Potomac,… Read More

$20,000 added to boathouse lobbying bill, bringing it to $1.2 million

A computer-generated image of what the boathouse would look like Georgetown is definitely putting its money where its mouth is on the proposed boathouse on the Potomac. A lobbying report [PDF] filed last week shows that between April… Read More