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Eric Holder discusses dangers of gerrymandering with GU Politics

Eric Holder discusses dangers of gerrymandering with GU Politics

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03/25/2018

Eric Holder, former attorney general, spoke about gerrymandering, redistricting, and the upcoming midterm elections at Georgetown on Mar. 19. Mo Elleithee (SFS ’94), executive director of the Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service, moderated the event, titled “2018 Vote Crucial to Combat Gerrymandering.” The discussion introduced the efforts taken by Holder to eliminate…

On the Record: GUSA candidates Sahil Nair and Naba Rahman

On the Record: GUSA candidates Sahil Nair and Naba Rahman

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02/17/2018

The Voice sat down for an interview with 2018 GUSA executive candidates Sahil Nair (SFS’ 19) and Naba Rahman (SFS ‘19). In the interview, they discuss how being outsiders to GUSA will give them a platform to engage with the Georgetown community and their plans to address the affordability of the university. This interview has…

Sen. Flake discusses Republicans’ future, ‘politics of resentment’ with GU Politics

Sen. Flake discusses Republicans’ future, ‘politics of resentment’ with GU Politics

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02/01/2018

Republican senator Jeff Flake from Arizona spoke at Georgetown about his discontent with the direction of the Republican party on Monday, Jan. 29 in an event hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics). The discussion, “A Conversation on Conservative Politics with Jeff Flake,” was moderated by Mo Elleithee (SFS’94), executive…

University launches online sexual assault and misconduct resources

University launches online sexual assault and misconduct resources

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01/17/2018

Georgetown University announced two new online resources that will be available for students to report sexual misconduct on campus. On Jan. 10, Rosemary Kilkenny, vice president for institutional diversity, equity and affirmative action, and Laura Cutway, the university’s Title IX coordinator, detailed the new online resource center and the online reporting form in a university-wide…

Northam wins Virginia gubernatorial election

Northam wins Virginia gubernatorial election

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11/13/2017

Democrat Ralph Northam will serve as the new governor of Virginia after his victory in Tuesday’s election. Northam won with 53.9 percent of the vote over his opponent Republican Ed Gillespie, who received 45 percent. Prior to Tuesday, many of the polls were inconclusive as to who would win. However, Northam ultimately won with a…

Food Entrepreneurship Series Hosts CAVA CEO

Food Entrepreneurship Series Hosts CAVA CEO

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11/08/2017

Brett Schulman, CEO of Cava, and Todd Klein, a partner at Revolution Growth, spoke to students in the Fisher Colloquium Monday night as part of the Food Entrepreneurship Series. Cava, a fast-casual restaurant chain which began in Washington, serves healthy Mediterranean food at its numerous restaurants around the country and sells its products at Whole…

Urban Health Collaborative Speaker Series Begins

Urban Health Collaborative Speaker Series Begins

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10/25/2017

The NHS began its new Urban Health Collaborative speaker series on Oct. 17 with a speaker event in the Alumni House. Sean Quinn, an architect for design and engineering firm Hok, discussed the themes of urban development and increased efficiency. Quinn began his speech by discussing how cities around the world threaten the environment.  “Can…

March for Black Women

March for Black Women

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10/15/2017

A group congregated in Seward Square for the March for Black Women, an event which aimed to recognize marginalized voices in America.The rally, Sept. 30, included speeches from female minorities who spoke about various topics that impact the African-American community, including reproductive rights, police brutality, the criminal justice system, and violence towards transgender women. In…

Students Push for Expanded Women’s and Gender Studies Program

Students Push for Expanded Women’s and Gender Studies Program

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10/14/2017

Recently, a push to expand the scope of the Women’s and Gender Studies program has gained momentum. Sierra Campbell (COL’18) is spearheading a campaign to expand the program’s available resources. The campaign is twofold. First, Campbell explained they want to increase the faculty size. She and others in the movement want the university to hire…

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