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Terrorism Experts Reflect on 9/11

Terrorism Experts Reflect on 9/11

Former United States State Department Coordinator for Counterterrorism Ambassador Daniel Benjamin and CNN National Security analyst Peter Bergen discussed the declining threat of foreign terrorism and the need to avoid Islamophobia on Wednesday evening, ahead of the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Hoya History

Hoya History

In its mission to cover Georgetown’s news of the day, The Hoya has in fact covered some of the 20th and 21st centuries’ most enduring news. Below is a collection of some of The Hoya’s most memorable moments, which have resonated beyond Georgetown.     Have a reaction to this article?[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments The 95th Anniversary Issue
Megan Schmidt

Bringing Our Attention Back to 9/11

For students and faculty members alike, every day of September seems to get harder as school gains momentum and the first real assignments are doled out. But for me, no day is harder than Sept. 11. Having grown up in southwestern Connecticut, I knew many of those loved and lost[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Disaster Movies Sell Out a Serious Situation

Imagine this scene: There’s a large, booming explosion and glass shatters. The people scatter; confusion is rampant. What’s happening and who’s doing it are questions that won’t be answered for days or weeks to come. That’s the scenario in many blockbuster movies. The Joker attacks Gotham. Loki demolishes Manhattan with[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

9/11 Waves Still Felt Across Sport

Last Sunday, we all paused to remember the 10th anniversary of a defining moment of our generation: the attacks of Sept. 11. On a level unseen since the Cuban Missile Crisis, our nation was gripped with a sense of fear and panic. All the safety we’ve felt as Americans suddenly[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments Sports

University Holds Vigils to Commemorate 9/11 Tragedy

Beginning with a moment of silence and the tolling of the Healy bells, a vigil ceremony on Sunday commemorated the attacks of Sept. 11 through moments of silence, reflection and prayer. At the memorial, held by Welcome Week, Hoyas for Troops and the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, the bells rang at 8:46 a.m.[Read More…]

by September 13, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Haunted by Memories: Lives Touched by 9/11

Trauma has an astounding effect on the memory. I can recount pretty much most of my memories from September 11th, 2001. I was 11 years old, sitting in sixth grade English class when the planes struck the towers. I remember sitting next to my friends at lunch, one boy explaining[Read More…]

by September 12, 2011 0 comments Opinion

A Decade’s Worth of Apologies

I was born a Bible-wielding southerner in Lawrenceville, Ga. and groomed by a family so Protestant that even my Catholic friends were foreigners. Most of my classmates had last names like “Jones” or “Smith.” Everyone I knew went to church on Sunday morning. But in 2001, my father got a work transfer[Read More…]

by September 12, 2011 0 comments Opinion
Generation 9/11

Generation 9/11

The 9/11 attacks have become a part of our generation in ways that extend far beyond the days after the attacks. Reaching past the limits of New York and Washington, the atrocities on that day — coupled with the ongoing “War on Terror” that was initiated in their wake —[Read More…]

by September 9, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Hilltop Holds Peace Conference

As the community prepares to remember the violence of the Sept.11th terrorist attacks, students and faculty will close discussions in a conference designed to highlight recent successes and challenges in conflict resolution. “Students in part will get this lesson: Peace is not something that comes easily. It is something that[Read More…]

by September 9, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News