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COURTESY DAVID PALMIERI
David Palmieri (SFS '18) was one of seven students and four members of faculty to meet Pope Francis at a conference on nuclear disarmament.

Students Meet Pope at Vatican Nuclear Disarmament Conference

Pope Francis welcomed seven Georgetown students and four faculty members to Vatican City last weekend for an international conference on nuclear disarmament. The conference, hosted by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, took place on Nov. 10 and 11. Over the two days, the Georgetown delegation heard from 11[Read More…]

by November 17, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: ALLIE FREI
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 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ALI ENRIGHT FOR THE HOYA
Students gather in the Healey Family Student Center to hear arguments in the Monday SAC hearing on Love Saxa.

Love Saxa Keeps University Funding After SAC Rejects Complaint

Student group Love Saxa is keeping its university funding and recognized status after the Student Activities Commission voted early this morning to recommend no action against the group. The commission voted 8-4 to reject a complaint filed by student LGBTQ activists Chad Gasman (COL ’20) and Jasmin Ouseph (SFS ’19)[Read More…]

by November 3, 2017 11 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Free STI Testing for Our Community

On September 16th, unaffiliated, anti-choice protestors came to campus, harassing students and distributing medically inaccurate pamphlets, yet Georgetown administrators did not respond in any way. The following week, GUPD tore down condom envelopes, violating students’ free speech rights. These incidents, while upsetting, did not come as a surprise to H*yas[Read More…]

by October 10, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Catholic Vision of Sexuality

As a recent alumnus who “feels that Georgetown must change to include more church teaching,” I very much appreciated Lexi Dever’s viewpoint (“The Georgetown That Saved Me,” Oct. 30, 2015, The Hoya). I am glad that Dever has found a home on the Hilltop; Georgetown is in need of a[Read More…]

by November 3, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
QUALLEN: Catholic Identity Combats Klan Racism

QUALLEN: Catholic Identity Combats Klan Racism

Find a copy of 1921’s yearbook. Open it to page 171. Here’s what you’ll see: around a dozen young men in daHoyark suits. Their ties spill out of their vests and coiffed white collars top the ensemble. Look up. A banner blares: Georgetown University. Look down. There’s the caption: Ku[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Changing Face of Catholic Discipline

Catholic school. The words evoke a stern image: punishment meted out at a ruler’s edge, crisp and abrupt as a cassock’s collar. At Catholic school, we might believe that trouble costs because discipline hurts. In the early nineteenth century, discipline at Georgetown certainly hurt. The school adopted a model of[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Rabbi Discusses Jewish and Catholic Relations

Rabbi Dr. Abraham Skorka, who co-wrote “Sobre el Cielo y la Tierra” (On Heaven and Earth) with Pope Francis, spoke about Jewish-Catholic relations as well as the need for limits on freedom of speech regarding religion in a discussion. The event was organized by the Office of the President, the[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
NATALIA ORTIZ/THE HOYA
Catholic leaders discussed Catholic social thought in Gaston Hall on Thursday.

Catholic Leaders Address Divisions in the Church

A panel of leaders of Catholic publications spoke about divisions within the Catholic Church and Pope Francis’ ideas for unification of the church in an event sponsored by the Initiative on Catholic and Social Thought in Gaston Hall on Thursday evening. The panel, moderated by Director of the Initiative on[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Abortion Deprives Children of Their Speech

To The Editor: Re: “Moral Neutrality’s Threat to Free Speech,” The Hoya, Sept. 30, A3 The recent issue of free speech for H*yas for Choice is not an anomalous occurrence. From the Student Activities Fair to guest speaker events, I have read about this group constantly in a fight for[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion