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Ceremony Highlights Challenges of Veteran Students

Nonmilitary students must create a more inclusive culture for veteran students, argued former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at a ceremony Monday commemorating Veterans Day outside White-Gravenor Hall. Hagel, a veteran of the Vietnam War, honored veterans who rebuild their lives after service. “[They] return home not asking for favors[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Equalize Employment Process

I almost missed out on my dream job because of $400 in medical debt. After receiving a job offer, I agreed to undergo a credit check as part of a routine background investigation. My credit report showed two debts from visits to urgent care centers. When my mom lost her[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
COOKE: What We Should Learn From Hollywood

COOKE: What We Should Learn From Hollywood

I can’t count the number of times in the past weeks I’ve been asked something along the lines of: “So are you going to write your next column about all the celebrity cases of sexual assault?” Ask and you shall receive. Everyone has had a unique response to the massive[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Dialogues on Being Human: Discussing Art and Dignity With Wangechi Mutu

Dialogues on Being Human: Discussing Art and Dignity With Wangechi Mutu

Bearing a basket atop her head, Kenyan-born contemporary artist Wangechi Mutu’s newest character marches across the African countryside. In her 2015 animated film “The End of Carrying All,” Mutu depicts an ordinary woman picking her way across some grasslands at dusk, balancing her goods on her head as she goes.[Read More…]

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Reflections on My Time Abroad

CHRONICLES FROM COPENHAGEN: Reflections on My Time Abroad

As I sit down at my desk to write the final column of Chronicles from Copenhagen, I am faced with the sad reality that my time abroad is nearing its end. Every city I have visited and every new person I have met has reminded me why I came abroad[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
KEEGAN THEATRE

The Keegan Theatre Presents ‘Top Girls’

First staged in London in 1982, “Top Girls,” written by Carly Churchill, is reborn at the Keegan Theatre in Washington, D.C. The play chronicles the story of Marlene, a young woman living in Britain in the 1980s, as she works her way up the ladder in the business world in[Read More…]

AISHA MALHAS FOR THE HOYA
Sophomore forward Paula Germino-Watnick was one of four Hoyas to put a shot on goal, but the team failed to ever break its scoreless tie with the Demon Deacons.

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Season Ends With NCAA Tournament 1st-Round Exit

At the onset of NCAA postseason play against Wake Forest on Friday, the Georgetown women’s soccer team hoped the adage, “offense wins games, defense wins championships,” would carry it deep into the NCAA tournament.  However, it was a lack of offense that ultimately doomed the Hoyas as they fell to[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RICHARD SCHOFILED/THE HOYA

London-born Paolo Aldorasi was arrested in Seattle on Feb. 24 and later admitted to assaulting and attempting to rob a Georgetown student.

Suspect Pleads Guilty to Charges Connected to Georgetown Kidnapping

The male suspect accused of kidnapping a Georgetown student last January pled guilty to assault with intent to commit robbery Nov. 2, as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors who agreed to drop federal kidnapping charges. London-born Paolo Aldorasi was arrested in Seattle on Feb. 24 and later admitted[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA

Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice Chair Aminatta Forna led students in discussion of national identity and cultural stereotypes in Trump's America.

Panel Reflects on Cultural Stereotypes in Trump’s America

Conversations on nationality and culture must avoid stereotypes and generalizations, argued the panelists at an event titled “Are we the ‘Other’ in Modern America?” led by Lannan Center for Poetics and Social Practice Chair Aminatta Forna on Nov. 1. The Lannan Center is dedicated to understanding the role of poetry[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support Health Career Paths

Re: “Broaden Cawley’s Focus,” The Hoya, Nov. 10, 2017, A2 To the Editor, As a graduate of Georgetown (COL ’14), it disheartens me to learn that my alma mater still does not have a dedicated adviser for students interested in health professions. Having attended the University of Chicago Pritzker School[Read More…]

by November 13, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top