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Georgetown student health insurance plans will continue to offer contraceptive coverage.

Facing Student Pressure, Georgetown Continues Contraception Coverage in Insurance Plans

Georgetown University health insurance plans are continuing to cover contraception, despite a religious exemption from coverage requirements, following an advocacy campaign led by members of the student group H*yas for Choice. Two rules issued by the administration of President Donald Trump on Oct. 6 rolled back a mandate of the[Read More…]

by December 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Members of student group H*yas for Choice submitted an open letter to the university calling the administration to clarify its policies on providing contraception coverage in student insurance plans.

Students Pressure University to Maintain Contraception Coverage

Members of student group H*yas for Choice delivered an open letter to Georgetown University administrators Monday demanding the university maintain its coverage of contraception in student health insurance plans. Two rules issued by the Department of Health and Human Services on Oct. 6 rolled back a mandate of the Affordable[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
MESA & BENNETT: A House Divided

MESA & BENNETT: A House Divided

One thing the two of us share is a love of the Los Angeles Lakers. Once a source of pride for the fans, the team has fallen from relevance to the point where fans no longer identify as such. Since Kobe Bryant’s last great season in 2013, in which he[Read More…]

by March 31, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
PETROCHEILOS: Obamacare Endures Despite GOP Win

PETROCHEILOS: Obamacare Endures Despite GOP Win

After this election season, the Democrats have become America’s minority party in Washington, D.C. The Republican Party now controls the presidency, the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. What was expected by prominent political analysts like Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight to be a decisive Clinton win and a subsequently[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SHETTY & TRIVEDI: Bridging Technology and the Public Sector

SHETTY & TRIVEDI: Bridging Technology and the Public Sector

“The artificial barrier that has kept the technology industry and the public sector separated on different evolutionary paths is porous right now, and if enough people cross over, it can be destroyed.” — Mikey Dickerson In 2014, Mikey Dickerson was working as a site manager for Google, leading an international[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
How Sweet The Sound

How Sweet The Sound

Barack Obama’s presidency has had no shortage of hard knocks. An obstinate and childish Congress, very public and embarrassing fumbles (especially of the foreign affairs variety), and a critical and unforgiving media have often left the president looking haggard, defeated and hopeless. His meteoric campaigns and explosive early speeches and[Read More…]

by July 4, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA Clinton used a PowerPoint slideshow to illustrate his discussion of economic policy.

Clinton Covers Policy, Criticizes Media in Gaston

Former President Bill Clinton (SFS ’68) delivered the second lecture in his Georgetown series Wednesday, focusing on the importance of understanding policy in broader political debates. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unexpectedly attended the event, sitting next to University President John J. DeGioia and her former chief of staff,[Read More…]

by April 30, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News

TAYLOR: Holistic Healing Takes More Than Medicine

As a nurse and health care ethicist privileged to work on Georgetown’s campus and consult with health care professionals and systems internationally, I am always moved by the plight of patients, families and health care teams who struggle to make treatment decisions that promote health, well-being and good dying. Today’s[Read More…]

by November 11, 2013 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

Georgetown Adapts to ACA

As implementation of the Affordable Care Act begins, the university will adjust employee health insurance policies and ramp up educational innovations at the School of Nursing and Health Studies. The ACA’s individual mandate goes into effect in January 2014, and employers must provide coverage by January 2015. “Right now Georgetown[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments City News, News
HOLLANDER: Negotiation a Smarter Way to Play Politics

HOLLANDER: Negotiation a Smarter Way to Play Politics

In 1997, just one year after the most recent government shutdown, the comedy “Wag the Dog” was released, with a plot centered on a fictional president launching a war against Albania to distract the public from his own sex scandal. Less than a year after “Wag the Dog,” President, Bill[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion