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DILLON: Musings on Reconciliation

DILLON: Musings on Reconciliation

Rereading the news headline, “Georgetown Apologizes, Renames Halls After Slaves,” I must admit that my brain felt bruised with numb surprise. The story that followed those six words shredded my view of the university with which I have had an active relationship for nearly five decades and effectively deconstructed my[Read More…]

by January 24, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Discovering a Piece of History on Campus

Discovering a Piece of History on Campus

Dahlgren Chapel boasts an impressive piece of history: the cross on the wall. Father G. Ronald Murphy, a German professor at Georgetown, describes his journey of discovering the cross and his plight of displaying it at Georgetown today. Father Murphy is an acclaimed author and scholar from Trenton, N.J. His[Read More…]

Hoya History

Hoya History

In its mission to cover Georgetown’s news of the day, The Hoya has in fact covered some of the 20th and 21st centuries’ most enduring news. Below is a collection of some of The Hoya’s most memorable moments, which have resonated beyond Georgetown.     Have a reaction to this article?[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments The 95th Anniversary Issue

BLANK: Humbled by Our History

February marks the annual observance of Black History Month in the United States. This is a time for all Americans to reflect on the triumphs, tragedies, struggles and achievements of blacks throughout American history. The concept of Black History Month has long been controversial. Criticisms have intensified in the wake[Read More…]

by February 22, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized