Opinion

Constructing Better Access

August 29, 2014 at 1:41 am 0 comments

This year will surely be one of the most inconvenient for Georgetown students in recent memory. With construction crews ready to start on a variety of projects around campus, blocked pathways and roundabout routes will be a hallmark of this year. But the inconvenience of extra walking time will beRead More

Senior Housing Certainty

August 29, 2014 at 1:38 am 0 comments

Although Georgetown has long boasted that it meets 100 percent of students’ demonstrated financial need, this aid still came into question for some seniors. Because housing eligibility is not guaranteed for seniors, some students have gone months without knowing where they are going to live, or if their financial aid willRead More

Janet Zhu

Finding Success, Keeping My Sanity

August 29, 2014 at 1:37 am 0 comments

  I remember the first time I visited Georgetown. It was the summer before my senior year of high school, and the campus was flooded with the incoming Class of 2014. There was so much life and excitement; balloons, music and cheers surrounded me as I walked through the ironRead More

For DeGioia’s Legacy, Faith Above Politics

August 29, 2014 at 1:32 am 1 comment

The purpose of a Catholic and Jesuit education is perhaps best summarized by the words etched upon the entrance of Lauinger Library: “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free” (John 8:32). The search for truth is the root principle of a Catholic and Jesuit educationRead More

Coors Light Clemency

August 29, 2014 at 1:20 am 0 comments

No week of a student’s life is more socially excruciating than the first week of college. The new liberties associated with living on one’s own, combined with the pressure to find friends within the first few weeks of college, can lead to understandable lapses in judgment, especially when it comesRead More

CORREIA: The Need to Rename Feminism

CORREIA: The Need to Rename Feminism

The Sensible Centrist

August 29, 2014 at 1:18 am 0 comments

As those who reject feminism distort the definition of the movement, so too do those at the other extreme who use feminism to advance their elitist, man-bashing agendas. At what point does a distorted definition become the true definition? In today’s Western culture, words become colloquialisms more quickly and easilyRead More

Remembering More Than Tombs

Letter to the Editor

August 29, 2014 at 1:12 am 0 comments

To the Editor: Re: “McCooey, Tombs Founder, Dies at 83,” A1, Aug. 26, 2014 One other contribution that Richard H. McCooey made to Georgetown was his part, with others, in helping to establish and maintain SursumCorda, a Department of Housing and Urban Development-subsidized apartment complex in which, since 1970, generationsRead More

‘I Am Ready’ Should Do More

Letter to the Editor

August 29, 2014 at 1:10 am 0 comments

To the Editor: While I am encouraged to see that New Student Orientation now includes an education component on sexual assault (“Anchors Aweigh for NSO 2014,” A7, Aug. 26, 2014), I hope to see a continued and aggressive effort to combat this problem. Transparency and a clear message about theRead More

QUALLEN: In Protest of Student Activism’s Departure

QUALLEN: In Protest of Student Activism’s Departure

Hoya Historian

August 29, 2014 at 12:23 am 1 comment

The face of a gleeful student protester graced the cover of the March 13, 1969 issue of The Hoya. A member of the Class of 1972, the student held up a burning issue of this same paper. In a strong demonstration that week in Dahlgren Quad, students distributed Students forRead More

JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA

The NSO Letters: Jinwoo Chong

August 26, 2014 at 3:02 pm 0 comments

Dear Georgetown Class of 2018, Nearly six months ago, I wrote a column for The Hoya voicing some very real concerns about my abilities as an OA for New Student Orientation 2014. Go read it if you like. I find it pretty funny, after all this time. It is 12:47 a.m.Read More