About Us

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The Georgetown Progressive is the official publication of the Georgetown University College Democrats and is written exclusively by students at Georgetown University.

The Progressive examines a range of issues, from health care to civil rights to foreign policy. Our goal is to promote the objectives of the Georgetown University College Democrats and the national Democratic Party, as well as the ideals of liberalism and centrism, and to provide a platform for Georgetown students of any background to publish their thoughts and opinions on current events.

All articles are the opinions of the writer and do not necessarily reflect the beliefs or opinions of the editorial staff or the Georgetown University College Democrats.

 

Meet the Staff:

Christopher Boose – Editor-in-Chief

Boose is a freshman in the College majoring in Government and Economics. Growing up in the DC suburbs of Northern Virginia, he’s always felt close to politics, and he enjoys writing on foreign affairs and economic policy.

 

 

 

 

 

Eli Lefcowitz – Managing Editor 

Eli is a sophomore in the College majoring in Government. Originally from Long Island, New York, he is interested in criminal justice reform, single-payer healthcare, and immigrants’ rights. Outside of GUCD, he plays the bass drum for the Georgetown Pep Band and enjoys watching his beloved New York sports teams lose.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Woolley – Associate Editor

John is a freshman in the College planning on majoring in Government. Originally from Rocky Hill, Connecticut, he spends his time running, playing the guitar, and reading the news way too much. John is passionate about voting rights, gun control, and the issue of income inequality.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

McKayla Wenner – Associate Editor

McKayla is a sophomore in the College majoring in English and Government with a minor in Spanish. Originally from Green Bay, Wisconsin, she mourns the fact that no restaurant outside of the Midwest serves cheese curds. McKayla is passionate about women’s rights, education, and the environment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Cordoves – Writer

Jackson Foran – Writer

Jennifer Kret – Writer

 

Nora Ma – Writer

Nora is a freshman in the college majoring in political economy. Having grown up in Long Island and then living in New York City, Nora has developed passions for minority rights, voting rights, and economic inequality.

 

 

 

 

 

Ryan Nowaczyk – Writer

Ryan is an undeclared freshman in the College, but he’s looking at majoring in Government. Originally from Wilmington, Delaware, and he’s passionate about environmental, healthcare, and civil liberties issues. Additionally, Ryan is Irish and Polish and enjoys sad music.

 

 

 

 

 

Jack Ryan – Writer

Jack is a pre-med junior in the College majoring in Biology with a minor in Spanish. Originally from Sacramento, California, he really enjoys living in capital cities. Jack is passionate about the environment, equal rights for all, and ensuring the availability of education and healthcare.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexis Smith – Writer

Alexis is a freshman in the College planning on majoring in Government and minoring in Journalism and Statistics. Originally from right here in DC, she has moved between Maryland and Pennsylvania before coming back home. Alexis is very passionate about civil rights, criminal justice, and gun violence/control.