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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Being Opinionated Will Not Help

To the Editor, In the viewpoint “Learning to Be Fearlessly Opinionated,”  [The Hoya, Sept. 22, 2017, A3] I can relate to a lot of what the author is feeling. As I am more reserved, I tend to keep quiet in social settings, not wanting to stir controversy or contradict what[Read More…]

by September 23, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized

TENNIS | Hoyas Boast Strong Results from Weekend Tournament

Both the Georgetown men’s and women’s tennis teams fared well last weekend against tough competition at their respective tournaments in Philadelphia, Pa. and College Park, Md.  The men’s team competed in the Penn Invitational and women’s team at the Bedford Cup Mid-Atlantic Tennis Championships, and both teams returned with successful[Read More…]

by September 22, 2017 0 comments Uncategorized

EDITORIAL: Amend NSO to Calm Chaos

As newly minted Hoyas stepped onto campus a few weeks ago to begin their Georgetown careers, they were faced with a weekend of excitement, exhaustion and chaos — New Student Orientation. While NSO teaches new students valuable information about life at Georgetown, structural flaws in the four-day program’s activities reduce[Read More…]

Exploring DC Pride Through Music Videos

Exploring DC Pride Through Music Videos

The DMV area is overflowing with talented artists and musicians. Although I would like to see more Washington, D.C. artists achieve mainstream success, there are plenty who already have. Against all odds, a handful of artists have made significant strides in the music industry and are putting the DMV and[Read More…]

by September 2, 2017 1 comment Uncategorized
the guide’s Top Fall Television Picks

the guide’s Top Fall Television Picks

Summer break has come and gone and Georgetown students are eager to see what classes, relationships and opportunities present themselves this semester. However, while the new school year may bring  fresh challenges and academic woes, a wide variety of television shows airing this fall are bound to ensure enthusing entertainment[Read More…]

ELLA WAN/THE HOYA
Healy Hall is one of several public buildings on campus with single-stall restrooms that the university is planning to make gender-inclusive and Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant.

Following SFS Letter, State Department Maintains Commitment to Diplomacy Students

The U.S. Department of State has reversed its decision to suspend two classes of the Thomas R. Pickering and Charles B. Rangel international affairs fellowships, upholding its prior commitment to hire fellows  to career positions in the U.S. foreign service, the department announced Thursday. Citing budget cuts and a freeze[Read More…]

by June 29, 2017 0 comments Uncategorized

VIEWPOINT: Defeating Jewish Disempowerment

Like all types of bias, anti-Jewish speech takes different forms. Acts we have seen on campus this year, like the swastika carved onto an elevator door and white nationalist flyers strewn on campus, are among the more blatant forms and clearly deserve our outright condemnation. However, if we stop there, we[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 7 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized
VIEWPOINT: Uncovering the Stories That Bind Us

VIEWPOINT: Uncovering the Stories That Bind Us

During my time as a Georgetown student, I walked across the trolley tracks on O Street, slipped on their smooth surface in the blizzard last year and even pointed them out in a neighborhood tour for newly admitted students and their families. But I did not understand their significance outside[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top, Uncategorized
Tennis | Women Seek 4th Straight Win

Tennis | Women Seek 4th Straight Win

With the Big East Championship scheduled to begin April 27, both the Georgetown men’s and women’s tennis teams have only two matches remaining. Both teams cap off the regular season with away matches against Big East rival Villanova on Saturday. Before its match against Villanova (7-15, 1-3 Big East), the[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized

Students Advocate Progress On and Off Campus

In a year marked by protests in Washington, D.C., following President Donald Trump’s election and his new policies, Georgetown students advocated for progress in areas ranging from workers’ rights to protections for LGBTQ individuals. Workers’ Rights Seventeen members of the Georgetown Solidarity Committee staged a 35-hour sit-in at University President[Read More…]