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President John J. DeGioia discussed Georgetown's legacy of slavery, the university's role in national politics, and the men's basketball program.

Q&A: DeGioia Talks Georgetown’s Role in Politics, Reconciliation

April 12, 2017 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

As the academic year comes to an end, The Hoya sat down with University President John J. DeGioia yesterday to discuss Georgetown’s role in today’s political landscape, the process of reconciling with the university’s history of slaveholding and recent changes to the men’s basketball program. This interview has been editedRead More

EDITORIAL: Georgetown Basketball Must Confront Off-Court Issues

March 17, 2017 at 4:00 am 2 comments

If six consecutive losses and two straight losing seasons are not enough to irredeemably smear Georgetown basketball’s national reputation, Hoya fans have another reason to be dispirited. The university’s lackluster response to an increasingly embarrassing performance demonstrates that the program’s woes extend far beyond the court. Exasperation with the basketballRead More

1,400 Sign Petition Calling for Thompson Firing

March 2, 2017 at 11:48 pm 6 comments

More than 1,400 students and alumni have signed a petition to dismiss the head coach of Georgetown’s men’s basketball team John Thompson III as of Wednesday evening. The petition, launched Feb. 25 by Roey Hadar (SFS ’17) and Brendan Doyle (COL ’17), will be delivered to university administrators Friday. AnRead More


Men’s Basketball | White to Transfer Out of Program

August 18, 2016 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

After missing all but seven of the 33 games in the 2015-16 basketball season, junior forward Paul White will transfer, per a press release Thursday. In those seven games, White averaged just 9.6 minutes per game and 1.6 points per game. The 6-foot-8 forward was an integral part of theRead More

Construction Not Just for IAC

September 13, 2013 at 12:41 am 0 comments

Don’t get me wrong: I love Georgetown basketball. But I am disappointed when basketball feels like Georgetown’s highest priority. Under University President John J. DeGioia, Georgetown has seen its largest expansion and renovation of facilities in recent history, with even more money to come from the $1.5 billion capital campaign,Read More

Big East Schedule Announced

September 5, 2012 at 11:09 am 0 comments

The Big East conference released its master schedule Wednesday morning, setting the dates for all of Georgetown’s 18 league games. The Hoyas non-conference schedule was released in July. Georgetown opens Big East play on Jan. 5 with a 2 p.m. game at Marquette. The Golden Eagles finished 27-8 last season, losing toRead More

Hollis Thompson Declares for NBA Draft

March 26, 2012 at 12:41 am 0 comments

Junior forward Hollis Thompson will forgo his senior year at Georgetown, choosing to declare for the NBA draft, Head Coach John Thompson III announced today. “Hollis returned for his junior year after submitting his name for the 2011 NBA draft,” Thompson III said in statement released by the university. “We fullyRead More

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Rodgers, McNutt Look to Lift GU to New Heights

March 5, 2011 at 1:46 am 0 comments

The last few weeks of the season have not been kind to the No. 17 Georgetown women’s basketball squad (21-9, 9-7 Big East). Mired in a massive shooting slump, the Blue and Gray dropped four of their last five contests and plummeted to eighth place in the Big East. Thursday,Read More

Pistons Select Monroe 7th Overall

August 27, 2010 at 2:00 am 0 comments

“With the seventh pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, the Detroit Pistons select Greg Monroe, Georgetown University.” When former Hoya center Greg Monroe heard those words and walked onstage at The Theater at Madison Square Garden to shake NBA Commissioner David Stern’s hand on June 24, a childhood dream cameRead More