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Protests disrupt rebuttal to Climate Change Forum

Protests disrupt rebuttal to Climate Change Forum

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09/19/2019

The Georgetown University College Republicans (GUCR) hosted a rebuttal to the Democratic presidential candidates’ Climate Change Forum, held at the university, on Thursday. The GUCR event highlighted several presenters, including Marc Morano, a climate change skeptic who published a book called “The Politically Incorrect Guide to Climate Change.” During the event, a group of students…

Dear Incoming Students,

Dear Incoming Students,

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08/30/2019

Every year, we at the Voice write a letter to incoming first-years, welcoming you to campus. The hospitable sentiment generally seems simple enough. But this year, we felt that our current political climate necessitates an explanation of what the word “welcome” really means. We are excited that you are here and, no matter who you…

Georgetown students and faculty join March for Science

Georgetown students and faculty join March for Science

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04/24/2017

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 of a movement with more than 500 marches on all seven continents. The group gathered outside of Regents Hall around 10 a.m. Saturday and walked…

Counter-Protesting the March for Life

Counter-Protesting the March for Life

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02/17/2017

I’m bad at activism. I acknowledge it. I read articles but don’t share them. I hear about, for example, Donald Trump’s executive order on the Dakota Access Pipeline and skim friends’ “Organize—tonight!” posts, and I scroll past, ashamed, thinking of my bag of potatoes and head of broccoli and frying pan waiting for me to…

Trump Administration Requires Active Resistance

Trump Administration Requires Active Resistance

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02/03/2017

Last weekend, demonstrators filled airports across the U.S. to protest President Donald Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order banning refugees, immigrants, and non-citizens from select Middle Eastern countries from entering the U.S. On Sunday, outside the White House, protesters chanted “No Ban, No Wall,” in disagreement with both this ban and the proposed border wall with…

Anti-Trump group protests on campus

Anti-Trump group protests on campus

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01/13/2017

GUPD escorted a small group of six to seven representatives from RefuseFascism.org off-campus after they protested Jan. 11 throughout university grounds. The group, none of whom were students, protested and distributed flyers in Red Square and the ICC Galleria, entering at least two classrooms in the ICC and Reiss, and they returned to the front gates Jan….

Netanyahu panel interrupted by protest

Netanyahu panel interrupted by protest

By: and
09/11/2016

On Thursday, a group of students interrupted an event hosted by the Center for Jewish Civilization on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s career in protest of the leader. The students held a banner that read “Netanyahu is a War Criminal” and chanted, “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free.” MacKenzie Foy (COL…

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