Post Tagged with: "GU Right to Life"

ALYSSA ALONSO FOR THE HOYA

Toeing the Line: Free Speech and Sex on Campus

When professor Derek Goldman was directing “In The Next Room, or the vibrator play” last spring, he was acutely aware that, to some on campus, the production would appear salacious at first blush. The play deals frankly with female sexuality, exploring how the invention of the vibrator permitted women to[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 3 comments Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide
COURTESY MYLAN METZGER
Georgetown hosted the 2017 Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life, the largest student-organized anti-abortion conference in the United States on Monday.

Anti-Abortion Activists Convene for Conference

The 2017 Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life, the largest student-organized anti-abortion conference in the United States, focused on “working toward a truly pro-life politics,” Saturday in Healy and Gaston Halls. The conference, launched in 2000, has taken place annually at Georgetown in tandem with the Washington, D.C. March for Life.[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
COURTESY ORDER & LIBERTY
The non-profit publication 'Order & Liberty' was founded by Georgetown students and offers conservative commentary to inform debate on campuses around the nation.

‘Order & Liberty’ Comes to Georgetown

Last month, the founding of The Georgetown Review, Georgetown’s first-ever daily conservative publication, and the Georgetown University Right to Life chalking incident prompted campus-wide reflection on the quality, balance and freedom of speech at Georgetown. Amid these developments, Order & Liberty, an online publication founded last year by a Georgetown[Read More…]

by November 4, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

EDITORIAL: Maintain Effective Expression

In 1989, when Georgetown University first implemented its policy for free speech and expression, Rev. James Walsh, S.J., its creator, explained that at the very core of a university is the “untrammelled expression of ideas and information.” This dedication to a constructive exchange of ideas was not reflected in last[Read More…]

by November 2, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY RIGHT TO LIFE
Activist and author Alveda King, who is the niece of Martin Luther King Jr. discussed the importance of respecting human life and differing anti-abortion advocacy efforts with over 20 students in Copley Formal Lounge on Tuesday.

Author, Activist Discusses Civil Rights for Unborn

Activist and author Alveda King, who is the niece of Martin Luther King Jr., advocated the importance of respecting all forms of human life in an event entitled “Civil Rights for the Unborn,” held in the Copley Formal Lounge on Tuesday. Over 20 people attended the event, which was co-sponsored[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown Hosts Cecile Richards

Georgetown Hosts Cecile Richards

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards spoke in Lohrfink Auditorium at Georgetown University, the United States’ oldest Catholic university, Wednesday to call for abortion rights and access to contraception, punctuating a week stacked with anti-abortion panels and discussions for Georgetown’s Life Week. Speaking by invitation of Lecture Fund, which is funded[Read More…]

by April 22, 2016 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Conference Draws Pro-Life Advocates

Conference Draws Pro-Life Advocates

Pro-life advocate Helen Alvaré opened a discussion of ideology and best practices at the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life in Gaston Hall Saturday. The conference attracted about 650 students and advocates from across the country who were already in Washington, D.C, for the March for Life, which took place the[Read More…]

by January 29, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Reacts to Birth Control Mandate

In a shift that will force the university to modify health insurance policies, new federal health care regulations will require most religiously affiliated employers to provide contraceptive coverage for employees. Before the decision was announced by the Obama administration last Friday, religious institutions, including religiously affiliated universities, were exempt from[Read More…]

by January 26, 2012 0 comments Campus News

March for Life Goes Virtual

This year’s annual March for Life in D.C. will be more creative than usual. Those who do not have the opportunity or resources to make it to the march in person will be able to participate by creating an “avatar” to virtually march on the Mall in their place. According[Read More…]

by January 22, 2012 0 comments City News, News