House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy delivers talk in the face of student protest

Last Wedensday, the Georgetown University College Republicans and the Georgetown University Office of Federal Relations hosted a talk delivered by House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy. McCarthy, a Republican from California, was at times both insightful and  funny in his… Read More

Georgetown alum vies for NYC Mayorship, may be thwarted by kittens

Against the rising tide of domestic inflation in the 1970s, there came a crusader on the Hilltop in the form of Joseph Lhota (MSB ’76.) Vying for the student senate in 1975, these being the dark, dark days… Read More

Newt Gingrich addresses campaign staff shake-up in interview

In an interview with campus media prior to his speech in Gaston Hall this evening, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich discussed his campaign’s viability, in light of a recent staff shake-up and polling that suggests six out of ten… Read More

Newt Gingrich to speak on campus tomorrow, protest planned

Former Speaker of the House, Republican presidential contender, and defender of American civilization Newt Gingrich will address the University community in Gaston Hall tomorrow at 5 p.m. on the topic of “Giving Young Americans the Right to Choose a… Read More

2010 Elections: Hoyas in the House (and Senate)

Yesterday, while all the political junkies were waiting anxiously for the polls to close, Vox highlighted the tossup and leaning races that featured Georgetown alumni. Today, we’ve got the results of yesterday’s elections and how Hoyas fared. Race… Read More

2010 Election Preview: Hoyas to watch

Do you consider yourself a political geek and a Georgetown super-fan? If so, we’re here to help. To celebrate Election Day, we tracked down all of the close races that involve Georgetown alumni; four Hoyas are deadlocked in… Read More

Following national trend, most GU employees support Democrats

In a recent study of university employees’ political donations, the Center for Responsive Politics concluded that American colleges generally support Democrats. When a college does favor Republicans, it tends to donate much less money. “Democrats are the primary… Read More

Karl Rove, Newt Gingrich to speak at Georgetown University this April

Because the event with General Petraeus went so well, this April, Georgetown will play host to two big-name conservatives: Karl Rove, brought to you by Lecture Fund, and Newt Gingrich, who is coming to campus as part of… Read More

A Georgetown SmartBike station is one of “the worst pork-barrel projects of the 111th Congress”

That headline is a little misleading—due to a quarrel between Clear Channel, the administrators of the SmartBike bike-sharing program, and the City, it’s unlikely that Georgetown will get a SmartBike station any time soon. Nonetheless, two House Republicans,… Read More

Romney drops out, McCain receives lukewarm reception at CPAC

Mitt Romney withdrew from the G.O.P. 2008 primary and Senator John McCain outlined his platform to a crowd of roughly 10,000 people at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) today. Speakers at the thirty-fifth annual CPAC, held at… Read More