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VIEWPOINT: Collaborate on Campus Recycling

For years, Georgetown University was among the leading universities for recycling in the nation. Recently, however, recycling at Georgetown has been marred by rumors and clouded by widespread confusion over the state of recycling; it has, in effect, fallen off track because of unorganized policy. A sustained effort on the[Read More…]

by November 14, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
NATALIE ISE/ THE HOYA As incidents of antisemitism persist in the United States, Georgetown's Center for Jewish Civilization continues to attract more students

Center for Jewish Civilization Nears 100th Member

As a Jewish student at Georgetown University, Sam Appel (COL ’20) was not interested in taking classes within the minor offered by the the Center for Jewish Civilization when he arrived his freshman year. “Freshman year, I heard about the CJC, and I thought to myself, ‘No way I would want[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 0 comments Features, News, News - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A Harmful Process Breeds Empty Victory

This Viewpoint discusses sexual assault and domestic violence on campus. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. I want to commend the anonymous authors of last week’s Viewpoint “‘I Could Not Take the Disappointment’: How Georgetown Fails Survivors” for their immense courage and frank[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Holding On to Home

The most heart-wrenching moment of my life was right after new student convocation, when my mom told me that she and my dad were “not as smart” as I am. The two of them had tickets for seats in the gym but no idea how to find the building. I[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Mourning Alone

Just two weeks have passed since a shooter killed 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue. While the rest of the world is moving on to the next big story, the Jewish community is still mourning. As a Jewish student at Georgetown University, I have spent these past two weeks attempting[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
KIRK ZIESER FOR THE HOYA | Freshman guard James Akinjo scored 13 points in 32 minutes in Georgetown's win over CCSU.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Govan Leads Georgetown in Victory Over CCSU

The Georgetown men’s basketball team defeated Central Connecticut State 85-78 in a tightly contested matchup in Capital One Arena on Nov. 10. In their second matchup of the season, the Hoyas (2-0) looked to build on their 15-point victory over Maryland Eastern Shore in the season opener on Nov. 6.[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
NATALIE ISÉ/THE HOYA Vegan chocolate chip cookies produced by Renewal Mill, a startup company run by Caroline Cotto (NHS '14), are now available for purchase at Vital Vittles.

Alumna-Run Startup Produces Vegan Cookies, Now Sold at Vital Vittles

Vital Vittles is now selling an environmentally sustainable, vegan chocolate chip cookie produced by an alumna’s startup company, Renewal Mill. Caroline Cotto (NHS ’14), who majored in health science at Georgetown University, is the chief operating officer of Renewal Mill. The entirely female-operated company, founded in 2016, strives to create[Read More…]

by November 13, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Embracing Uncertainty

Pebbles of uncertainty litter the path of life. At every turn, every step, we encounter these pesky little rocks. Sometimes one of them makes its way inside your shoe and becomes a more obvious annoyance than usual. At the same time, these frustrations are an opportunity to determine our futures.[Read More…]

by November 12, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LIU: Moral and Strategic Failures in Saudi Arabia

LIU: Moral and Strategic Failures in Saudi Arabia

After the alleged Oct. 2 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, a bipartisan group of U.S. politicians urged President Donald Trump to end U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Trump refused to take that action, citing the job-creating benefit of U.S.-Saudi arms deals. Continuing arms[Read More…]

by November 12, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
ALEXANDRA BRUNJES

OUT OF OFFICE: Balancing Quotidien Life with Tourist To-Do’s

One of the internal tug-of-wars I’ve been grappling with during my time abroad has been my identity in Copenhagen: am I a tourist or a local? My time is limited, yes, but still long enough that I engage in activities typically reserved for locals, such as grocery shopping or getting[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 0 comments The Guide