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OMBUDSMAN: On The Hoya’s GUSA Election Coverage

Newspapers have their heyday during election seasons, and The Hoya is no exception. The Georgetown University Student Association executive election has dominated the news section in the past few weeks, with substantial coverage of the candidates and their platforms. Good use of digital media, including live tweeting the presidential and[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Opinion
Addressing Gaston, Clinton Pushes Renewed Priorities for Human Rights

Addressing Gaston, Clinton Pushes Renewed Priorities for Human Rights

Image ContributorSecretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s speech, The Human Rights Agenda for the 21st Century,” took place in Gaston Hall Monday afternoon. The United States cannot successfully pursue an international lasting peace unless it practically promotes human rights, argued Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton today in Gaston Hall,[Read More…]

by December 14, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

LGBTQ Community Finds Voice

Scott Chessare (SFS ’10) has stood here before. He has heard this chant before. And he has faced these challenges before. Two years ago, in response to a bias-related assault that took place in September 2007, Chessare, then the co-chair of GU Pride, [led about 70 gay, lesbian and allied[Read More…]

by November 6, 2009 0 comments Uncategorized

Godfrey to Step Down as Ministry Director

Four years ago, he came to Georgetown wanting to make a difference. Since then, he’s spent his time finding ways to bring the Jesuit ideals of inclusion and service to campus. And now, Fr. Timothy Godfrey, S.J., is graduating, along with the Class of 2008, from his position as director[Read More…]

by May 16, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Class of 2008 Starts Saying Its Goodbyes to Hilltop

The Class of 2008 began its farewell to the Hilltop with guidance for their professional careers during the senior class convocation Thursday afternoon in McDonough Gymnasium, the same spot they all gathered for the first time nearly four years ago. Keynote speaker Ana Botin, chairman of the Spanish bank BANESTO,[Read More…]

by May 16, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Sued for Racial Profiling

Kambiz Fattahi (GRD ’08), who claims that the Department of Public Safety acted discriminatorily when it detained him during a graduation ceremony last year, filed a lawsuit against Georgetown today for a violation of his Constitutional rights. The lawsuit charges the university with unlawful detention, public discrimination and false imprisonment,[Read More…]

by April 30, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

Two Assaults Follow Weekend Crimes

Less than 24 hours after a student was sexually assaulted at gunpoint, another sexual assault was allegedly attempted at Henle Village Sunday morning and a reported aggravated assault occurred on the Village A stairs today. An unknown female reported to the Department of Public Safety that at 2:15 a.m. Sunday[Read More…]

by April 30, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

38,000 Social Security Numbers Potentially Exposed After Theft

A hard drive containing the Social Security numbers of nearly 40,000 Georgetown students, alumni, faculty and staff was reported stolen from the office of Student Affairs on Jan. 3, potentially exposing thousands of students to identity theft. The external hard drive, located on the fifth floor of the Leavey Center,[Read More…]

by January 29, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

38,000 Social Security Numbers Potentially Exposed After Theft

A hard drive containing the Social Security numbers of nearly 40,000 Georgetown students, alumni, faculty and staff was reported stolen from the office of Student Affairs on Jan. 3, potentially exposing thousands of students to identity theft. The external hard drive, located on the fifth floor of the Leavey Center,[Read More…]

by January 29, 2008 0 comments Uncategorized

U.S. Ambassador Lays Out Middle East Tactics

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Zalmay Khalilzad called for the country to play an active role and to work with moderate forces in order to stabilize the Middle East in a speech Wednesday in Gaston Hall. Khalilzad, who has formerly been both the U.S. ambassador to Iraq and[Read More…]

by November 16, 2007 0 comments Uncategorized