Articles tagged: Protest
Overnight protest pushes back against Supreme Court case to block Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan
On the evening of Feb. 27, around 100 protesters gathered in the rain to advocate for student debt relief outside the Supreme Court.
Over a hundred Georgetown students took to the Healy steps to protest the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Jan. 21.
“Constructive” protests are generally nonviolent and informative to the other side, with the hope that people who previously disagreed with you will come to see your cause and make concessions. If a protest doesn’t meet these goals and expectations, however, it is often written off altogether, deemed instead “unconstructive,” “unhelpful to the cause,” or in the extremes even labeled as “riots.”
Content warning: this article discusses sexual assault. Reverence and rage do not often accompany each other, but to Hozier the two are notes on the same staff. Hozier is perhaps... Read more
Georgetown Ukrainian Society visits Lithuanian Embassy in effort to expand cultural education on Eastern Europe
Members of Georgetown’s Ukrainian Society had the opportunity to join students from Gettysburg College at the Lithuanian Embassy on Sept. 23.
On Oct. 19th, former Vice President Mike Pence came to Georgetown’s campus to speak and was met with protests and opposition.
Philipos Melaku-Bello and local activists maintain the 24-hour Peace Vigil, an anti-war protest site that has protested since 1981.
Nellie’s Sports Bar attempts to reopen one month after security dragged a Black woman down the stairs
CW: This article references violence to Black and LGBTQ+ individuals and communities. Nellie’s reopened and broke a month-long public silence following their closure on June 13, the day after Keisha... Read more
Protesters call for Nellie’s Sports Bar to close after bar security dragged a Black woman down the stairs
Protesters gathered in front of Nellie’s Sports Bar, calling for the local community to boycott the well-known gay bar after a viral video.
About 150 Georgetown students and faculty joined the March for Science in downtown Washington, D.C to advocate for the importance of scientifically informed policy.The Washington march was the main protest... Read more