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Former White House Press Secretary takes on SFSers in Gaston Hall

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney found himself once again on the receiving end of tough questions late Monday—except he had traded his familiar podium in the West Wing’s Briefing Room for Gaston Hall’s imposing lectern. Brought… Read More

White House launches “It’s On Us” sexual assault prevention campaign

The White House began its set of initiatives titled “It’s On Us,” last week, which aim to prevent all types of sexual assault on America’s college campuses. Over 200 colleges, including Georgetown, and many businesses have joined the program…. Read More

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University promises new Sexual Misconduct Procedures manual

Update, Tuesday 11:11 pm: GUSA executives Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) and Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15) worked with the University to devise the new sexual assault policies. “These reforms will empower survivors of sexual assault by ensuring a professional investigation is conducted,… Read More

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145 arrested at White House for immigration reform protest

145 people were arrested on Thursday outside of the White House, where protesters called on President Obama to take action to stop deportations and to provide relief for immigrant families. The organizations Casa de Maryland and Casa de Virginia… Read More

Laura Anderko, Georgetown professor honored by the White House

Shortly after President Obama’s presented his speech on climate change at Georgetown, Laura Anderko, a Georgetown professor at the School of Nursing and Health Studies, was also invited by the White House  to share her perspective and counsel with senior… Read More

Alum to serve as White House Counsel

The White House announced yesterday that Kathryn Ruemmler (LAW ’96) – a Georgetown Law graduate – would replace Bob Bauer as President Obama’s legal counsel at the end of the month. “Kathy is an outstanding lawyer with impeccable… Read More

Students flock to White House on news of bin Laden death

As Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden at the hands of US forces in Pakistan, crowds of students from D.C. universities thronged in front of the White House in a spontaneous rally. As news of… Read More