Ferguson protestors flock to D.C.

Following the announcement on Monday that the Missouri Grand Jury reached the decision to not indict Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson, protests swept the nation’s capital–but with peace and passion instead of violence and hate. Just hours after… Read More

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Christian protesters preach damnation at University front gates

Update, Wednesday 7:25 pm: In a phone interview with Vox, GUPD Chief Jay Gruber clarified the protester’s removal from campus. He said that the protesters were originally on campus by the gates and Healy Circle but were removed because people who… Read More

Group of Georgetown students organizes to promote awareness of Turkish protests

In response to the increasing violence during civilian protests in Turkey during the past week, a group of 18 “Concerned Georgetown Turkish Students” have assembled to ask the Georgetown community to demand that the Turkish government stop police… Read More

Morning Digest: More boathouse news, D.C. charter schools approved

 Today cloudy with a chance of showers, with a high of 88. To masticate today: Beat this, Tony Stark: Professor Eric Burger, a researcher in the computer science and founder of the Georgetown Center for Secure Communications and the… Read More

Uribe awarded HACER’s Simón Bolívar Prize

The Hispanic American Center for Economic Research recently awarded former President of Colombia and controversial Georgetown professor Alvaro Uribe its Simón Bolívar Prize. The prize was given to Uribe for “his work on promoting liberty, security and democracy… Read More

Georgetown, Divest! relaunches ethical investment campaign

Georgetown, Divest! will re-emerge this semester to oppose the University investment policies, after attempting to end practices last semester that allegedly violate the University’s Catholic and Jesuit identity. In a Facebook message sent to Divest! members, David Schwartz… Read More

Professors submit letter to DeGioia urging Uribe’s dismissal

A letter urging Georgetown to dismiss former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe, signed by over 150 scholars, was allegedly delivered by students to President John DeGioia last Wednesday. According to a press release published by the North American Congress on… Read More

Westboro Baptist Church to protest at GW, students organize counter protest

To Georgetown students, George Washington University is a neighboring university and an opponent on the winter battlefield. To the members of the Westboro Baptist Church—a Kansas-based hate mongering extremist group run by Fred Phelps—however, GW brings to mind… Read More

Arrested protester identified as School of Americas Watch activist

The man arrested last Monday during Álvaro Uribe‘s lecture is a field organizer affiliated with School of Americas Watch, according to the National Catholic Reporter. Nicolas Udu-gama, who the Reporter interviewed, stood up as Uribe took questions from… Read More

Uribe talks Georgetown, protests, and Colombia in first interview since leaving office

Earlier this week, Álvaro Uribe, former president of Colombia and current-Distinguished Scholar in the School of Foreign Service, sat down with the Voice‘s Cole Stangler. The full interview can be found in this week’s Voice, but we’ve got… Read More