Articles tagged: activism
Undergraduates have embraced social media as a platform to comment on Israel and Palestine. Should we?
I have also come to the realization that while social media activism can be problematic by lending credence to absolutist viewpoints, social media is often the only tool for activism among disenfranchised and minority opinion groups.
After interviewing both tickets in this year’s GUSA executive election, this editorial board enthusiastically endorses Nile Blass (COL ’22) for president and Nicole Sanchez (SFS ’22) for vice-president. A vote... Read more
The parallels between March for Our Lives and ACT UP make it clear: When tragedy strikes, it’s okay to demand that our government do better.
The Georgetown Progressive Alliance (GPA), a new political organization for leftist students, has begun holding meetings this semester and promoting progressive causes on and off-campus. The club itself is the... Read more
Since the beginning of August, Georgetown students have raised nearly $6,500 in funds for students through the GU Mutual Aid Network. Over $5,100 of the amount raised has been redistributed... Read more
"The disparity between the facile attempts at female empowerment on Instagram and the ways women’s rights are under threat demonstrates how misdirected good intentions can actually be more harmful than empowering."
Amazon’s “HQ2” is coming to the D.C. metropolitan area this year. In an editorial last March, we noted our concerns about the possible negative effects of Amazon coming to D.C.... Read more
Logan Browning, activist and star of the Netflix show “Dear White People,” spoke in the Lohrfink Auditorium on Oct. 3. Browning plays Samantha White, a rebellious radio show host and... Read more