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Experts Call for Universities to Study China’s Soft-Power Influence on Campuses Better

Experts Call for Universities to Study China’s Soft-Power Influence on Campuses Better

To address China’s growing soft power influence on student groups at colleges around the country, universities must understand the context of the situation fully before taking action, said Robert Sutter, the director of the B.A. in International Affairs at The George Washington University, at an event Tuesday hosted by the[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: ADA Needs a Georgetown Ally

Georgetown University is notoriously unfit for individuals with physical disabilities. Elevators break, buttons to open doors are nowhere to be found and students are left searching for university support. Unfortunately, the university has not yet established an effective framework for addressing its accessibility problems, nor has it made the existing[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Editorial
HOYA HUB An on-campus food pantry, set to open in October, will offer free food to students experiencing food insecurity.

University Allocates Space for On-Campus Food Pantry, Aims for Fall Opening

The Hoya Hub, an on-campus food pantry which will offer free food to members of the Georgetown community experiencing food insecurity, is slated to open in early October. The project, which seeks to respond to concerns raised by the results of a 2016 Georgetown University Student Association survey in which[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
LAUREN SEIBEL/THE HOYA Melanne Verveer (I ’66, MS ’69), left, moderated a panel of four of the School of Foreign Service's first women graduates — Barbara Berky Evans (SFS ’58), Barbara Hammes Sharood (SFS ’58), Helene Gettler Mallett (SFS ’59) and Paula Wiegert Tosini (SFS ’60) — on April 18 in Fisher Colloquium.

First Female SFS Graduates Recall Obstacles, Opportunities at Georgetown

Having a Georgetown University education provided critical career opportunities and professional development, despite some obstacles encountered on the path to obtain it, four of the School of Foreign Service’s first female graduates said at an April 18 panel in Fisher Colloquium. Barbara Berky Evans (SFS ’58), Barbara Hammes Sharood (SFS[Read More…]

by April 22, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Love Saxa Funding, Status Remain Uncertain After Vote Postponed

The fate of student group Love Saxa’s funding and status as a university-recognized club remains uncertain after a meeting of the Student Activities Commission ended without a vote early Tuesday morning. The committee heard the complaint of two students opposed to Love Saxa, who argued that the university should not[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 12 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Cooper Field Renovation Set to Begin in December

Cooper Field Renovation Set to Begin in December

Renovations for Cooper Field’s new 3,000-seat facility featuring new restrooms, locker rooms and other features will begin December 2017. The project will expand Cooper Field’s current 2,500-seat occupancy and provide a new concessions area, a press box and new entryways to the field, according to the funding approval document. The project[Read More…]

by October 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
STEPHANIE YUAN/THE HOYA

Students May Not Be Hooked on Hookup Culture

The start of college is an exhilarating time. Students enter their freshman year expecting to be challenged academically, to establish meaningful friendships and to develop the skills necessary for the “real world.” Despite these serious expectations, there is one facet of college that often seems to occupy a large role[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 4 comments Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide
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The title of Black Movement Dance Theater’s spring show “Defiance” was chosen to reflect the current state of the black community in the United States, and to emphasize the importance of empowerment. Student directors hope the show will facilitate dialogue.

BMDT Breaks Barriers Through Dance

In celebration of its 35th anniversary, Georgetown’s Black Movements Dance Theater presents “Defiance,” the company’s final production for the 2016-17 season. The dance concert, “an exploratory journey of truth and celebration,” will take place at 8:00 p.m. from Feb. 24 to 25 at the Gonda Theater. The self-producing company has[Read More…]

Student Stars Shine at Improv Fest 2017

Student Stars Shine at Improv Fest 2017

Boasting alumni like Nick Kroll (COL ’01), John Mulaney (COL ’04) and Mike Birbiglia (COL ’00), the Georgetown Improv Association has long established its reputation as a comic authority in the Hoya community. For 21 years, it has provided students with gasps and laughs through its impromptu unexpected humor. On[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
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Despite common student perceptions, there have been significant improvements in campus health and wellness. Collaborations between the Georgetown University Student Association, Health Education Services and the Student Health Center, among others, have led to increased awareness and engagement.

Campus Health: Where Are We Now?

When reflecting on student wellness on campus, it is easy to sensationalize and laser focus on extreme examples of poor health. With their risky behavior and lack of self-care, college students have a reputation for failing to live their best lives. However, with increased attention from health care institutions and[Read More…]