Small group of “concerned students” stage protest at foreign policy debate

Before Monday night’s debate watch in Lohrfink, attendees were handed curious pamphlets before the event, filled with pictures of the “victims of American imperialism,” Howard Zinn quotes, and military spending statistics. The pamphlet was the beginning of a student… Read More

GU hosts bi-partisan debate between Democrat and Republican Congressmen

Yesterday evening, the Georgetown University College Democrats and College Republicans hosted Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz (UT-3) and Democrat Congressman Russ Carnahan (MO-3) at a surrogate debate in view of the upcoming presidential elections. In the opening remarks, Joe… Read More

Cong. James Clyburn (D-SC) discusses the elections, legislative priorities

Last night, Congressman James Clyburn (D-SC), the Assistant Democratic Leader in the House of Representatives, discussed his legislative priorities at a College Democrats event in Healy to a group of largely like-minded Hoyas. Clyburn began his remarks by… Read More

College Dems host Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass) to discuss his views on Israel

Last night, Barney Frank (D- Mass.), America’s most prominent gay Jewish politician, spoke on the current state of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the initial event of “Israel Issue Week”, hosted by the Georgetown University College Democrats and J… Read More

“I am Troy Davis” speakers talk death penalty, human rights in Copley Formal Lounge

On Tuesday evening, the Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice, the Georgetown Solidarity Committee, and the GU College Democrats presented “I am Troy Davis: The Execution of Troy Davis and the Death Penalty” to a full house… Read More

Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL, SFS ’66 Law ’69) talks immigration and jobs in Gaston

After 14 years in the United States House of Representatives and approaching 15 years in the Senate, double Hoya and Illinois Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL, SFS ’66, Law ’69) seems to really take the Georgetown motto of “men… Read More

Tammy Baldwin (D – WI) talks personal and national issues to students

Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin characterized her decision to go into politics as a “professor” moment—as a twenty-three-year-old in her first semester of law school, she asked one of her professors if she should run for the open seat on… Read More

GU panel discusses gay marriage from Catholic perspective

The Georgetown University College Democrats and College Republicans came together on Wednesday evening to co-host “A Catholic Family Discussion on LGBT Issues”. College Democrats member Hannah Lomax-Vogt, College Republicans member Joe Knowles, National Organization on Marriage spokesperson Maggie… Read More

Free Food-for-All: A political battle for our stomachs

Although you’ve already voted (we hope), you can still exercise your right to choose between Georgetown’s sparring election night watch parties and their promises of food. Conservative chow-down The GU College Republicans are holding a “Remember November” watch… Read More

Eleanor Holmes Norton speaks at Georgetown: “The fight is on, bring it on.”

Although she opened her speech quietly and in a strained voice Monday night in Georgetown University’s ICC Auditorium, Eleanor Holmes Norton was soon speaking loudly and passionately about the defining issue of her nine Congressional terms: voting rights… Read More