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EDITORIAL: Invest in Shared Future

March 21, 2017 at 3:30 am 0 comments

The launch of Saxa Fund, a fundraising platform that streamlines the relationship between donors and students, represents an enormous stride for the university in engaging its alumni base. The platform, which aims to “connect creative campus initiatives with community support,” will allow alumni to give tax-deductible donations directly to student-ledRead More

VIEWPOINT: Bannon’s Perversion of Hoya Values

VIEWPOINT: Bannon’s Perversion of Hoya Values

February 14, 2017 at 6:00 am 21 comments

When I first saw the headline that Steve Bannon would serve in the White House as a chief strategist and senior counselor to President Donald Trump, I felt sick to my stomach. I experienced this dark, terrifying moment of deja vu — the phenomenon of Bannon is not new. WeRead More

EDITORIAL: Support CAPS Endowment

September 27, 2016 at 3:15 am 0 comments

Beginning this semester, students affiliated with the Georgetown Scholarship Program will be able to receive all mental health services from Counseling and Psychiatric Services for free, thanks to an anonymous donation. The donation also facilitated the hiring of a new staff psychologist. This donation should be a first step towardRead More

Rich Battista attended the McDonough School of Business and was recently appointed CEO of the media giant Time Inc.

Alum Rich Battista Made CEO of Time

September 23, 2016 at 5:16 am 0 comments

McDonough School of Business alumnus and founder and Chairman of the Georgetown Entertainment and Media Alliance Rich Battista (GSB ’86) was appointed CEO of Time Inc. last week after 25 years of experience in the media industry. Battista, who currently serves as executive vice president at Time, succeeds former CEORead More

Continue the Disability Conversation

January 26, 2016 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

To the Editor, As a proud Hoya alum, class of 1984, I was alarmed by the article “Make Campus Accessible for All” (The Hoya, A3, Dec 4, 2015). I am a nationally recognized advocate for persons with disabilities. As a blind student, I faced and overcame many barriers. In thoseRead More

State of the University

State of the University

January 22, 2016 at 1:03 am 0 comments

Early last week, President Joseph Castro of the California State University of Fresno delivered his school’s first “state of the university” address. The address, which kicks off an annual series designed to strengthen relations between Fresno State’s alumni, administrators and surrounding local leaders, is a model of community building thatRead More

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Georgetown Alumna, Violinist Wins Rhodes Scholarship

November 22, 2015 at 10:32 pm 0 comments

Georgetown graduate Hannah Schneider (COL ’15) has won a Rhodes scholarship to pursue a two-year master’s of philosophy degree in music at the University of Oxford. Schneider plans to specialize in composition while at Oxford. Schneider, one of 32 Americans to win the scholarship in 2016, is Georgetown’s 24th RhodesRead More

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One Desk, 31 Years

November 20, 2015 at 12:45 am 0 comments

Jasmine White Hoya Staff Writer It was 1984, spring semester. Kevin Cuddeback (CAS ’87) lay underneath the desk in his tiny Darnall Hall bedroom, etching a message — a legacy. “Oh, kindred spirit lying on your back it is not imagination but originality you lack,” he carved into the darkRead More

Engage Through Alumni

November 3, 2015 at 1:02 am 0 comments

Georgetown students love to stay busy — so busy that as clubs and organizations with legitimate and worthwhile causes compete for students’ finite time, conventional means of outreach such as tabling, flyering and chalking Red Square may not be effective enough to spark and retain the interest of members andRead More

Go Fund Us

October 16, 2015 at 1:02 am 3 comments

For many Georgetown student organizations, the Council of Advisory Boards is synonymous with funding. In reality, CAB, which mediates dialogue between the six undergraduate advisory boards, is not directly involved in the allocation of funds. That being said, much of the recent dialogue mediated by CAB between the different undergraduateRead More