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VIEWPOINT: Affirm Life Above Discord

VIEWPOINT: Affirm Life Above Discord

Each year, Georgetown Right to Life, a group on campus that opposes abortion, euthanasia and the death penalty, among other issues that threaten the value of human life, hosts Life Week in the spring. Although it was a pleasure to coordinate this year’s Life Week as the group’s vice president,[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY STAND WITH SANDRA
Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) said Georgetown students should have better access to contraception during the first event in H*yas for Choice’s Choice Week, which was co-sponsored by Lecture Fund, the College Democrats, United Feminists and Georgetown University Student Association.

Reproductive Justice Advocate Criticizes Lack of Contraceptive Access

Georgetown should provide students with greater access to contraceptives, Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12), a reproductive justice advocate, said at an address in Healy Hall yesterday. The university’s insurance plan for students currently covers students’ access to contraception, though the student health center does not provide contraceptives for non-medical purposes. According[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
H*yas for Choice Launches 5th Annual Choice Week

H*yas for Choice Launches 5th Annual Choice Week

H*yas for Choice began its fifth annual Choice Week yesterday, aiming to cultivate a sex-positive culture on campus through a series of discussions throughout the week. The events for this week include talks from women’s rights attorney and Georgetown Law graduate Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12), who testified to House Oversight[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CAITLYN BRANDON FOR THE HOYA
Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson addressed student concerns regarding campus health resources.

Roundtable Proposes Increased Health Resources

A lack of resources prevents improvements to student health, according to students and administrators in a panel on student health in the Healey Family Student Center on Wednesday. At the panel sponsored by the Georgetown University Student Association, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson said the university is looking[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Clarify Free Speech Policy

Georgetown University received a dubious distinction last Wednesday after landing on the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s list of the 10 worst colleges for free speech. For a university that has, in the past two years, hosted speakers of every ilk and creed, from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 6 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Understaffing Impedes Health Accessibility

Over the course of the past week, H*yas for Choice has shared stories on Facebook of Georgetown women’s experiences with the Student Health Center, based on an anonymous online survey. Among the responses, students claimed they had their exams delayed for over a month or were denied an exam due[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

H*yas for Choice Condom Delivery Service Launched

Pro-abortion rights group H*yas for Choice announced the Condom Fairy Delivery Service on Jan. 29, a new service designed to provide students with greater access to condoms and other forms of contraception. The new program allows students living in on-campus housing to request up to 10 condoms or dental dams[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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

MPD, WMATA Prepare For Annual March for Life

As Washington, D.C., prepares for today’s March for Life, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced an increase in its midday service throughout the city. The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department announced the closure of a number of streets between the White House and the U.S. Capitol Building. The annual anti-abortion[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Student Groups Contemplate Post-Election Divides

Student Groups Contemplate Post-Election Divides

Students and politicians in Congress must work to check President-elect Donald Trump’s power, according to students from political campus groups in light of Trump’s victory over former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday. Tuesday’s election results were met with heightened tensions on campus Wednesday and Thursday. The Institute of Politics[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top