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Right to Life Chalk Messages Defaced

Right to Life Chalk Messages Defaced

The university has condemned the defacement of Georgetown University Right to Life’s anti-abortion chalk display in Red Square, after it was erased and replaced with phrases including “End hate,” “Choose Women” and “End the racist sexist capitalist cishetro patriarchy” early Wednesday morning. On Tuesday night, GU Right to Life chalked[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Georgetown Drops in Sexual Health Rankings

Georgetown slipped from 112th in 2015 to 126th place out of 140 universities this year in Trojan’s annual Sexual Health Report Card, narrowly edging out placement in the bottom ten schools. Released Oct. 11, the report examines the sexual health resources on college campuses across the United States, grading schools[Read More…]

by October 25, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Condom Envelopes Removed

Georgetown University Police Department officers removed condom envelopes from the doors of two condom representatives for H*yas for Choice early Wednesday morning in response to a report of vandalism. According to GUPD Chief of Police Jay Gruber, the condom envelopes were removed after a resident assistant on the fifth floor[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 6 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

Vita Saxa Invites Johnson, Anti-Abortion Advocate

Georgetown Right to Life has scheduled anti-abortion advocate Abby Johnson to speak in Dahlgren Chapel on April 20, the same day Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards is scheduled to address students in Lohrfink Auditorium. Johnson, who is a former Planned Parenthood clinic director, will discuss her experiences at 7:30 p.m.[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Representatives from H*yas for Choice joined members of the D.C. community at a vigil  outside the Supreme Court for the victims of the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

H*yas for Choice Joins Planned Parenthood Vigil

Reproaction, a non-profit that advocates increased abortion access and reproductive justice, organized a vigil attended by H*yas for Choice for victims of the recent Planned Parenthood clinic shooting in Colorado outside the Supreme Court on Monday. Around 25 people attended the vigil, which was Reproaction’s first official event since university[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Georgetown ranked 112th on the 10th Annual Trojan Brand Condoms’ 2015 Sexual Health Report Card, falling 19 spots from its 93rd ranking in 2014. Schools were evaluated on the accessibility of sexual health resources, with Oregon State University taking first place.

GU Falls Further in Annual Sexual Health Rankings

Georgetown fell 19 spots, from 93 to 112, in the 10th Annual Trojan Brand Condoms’ 2015 Sexual Health Report Card, a study that ranked 140 colleges and universities based on the accessibility of sexual health resources and information available to students on campus. The report card, released Nov. 4, graded[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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H*yas for Choice members tabling on 37th Street were relocated to Copley Lawn.

Students, University Clash Over Free Speech

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education listed Georgetown as one of the worst 10 colleges for free speech in the country in its rankings released in March. This appellation was but a step in a long-running discussion about free speech highlighted by frequent clashes between student activists and the[Read More…]

Sommers Event Sparks Dialogue, Protest

Sommers Event Sparks Dialogue, Protest

A talk by author and former philosophy professor Christina Hoff Sommers, who discussed her views on feminism, sparked student protest and dialogue throughout campus. Sommers spoke Thursday night, giving a talk titled “What’s Right (and Badly Wrong) with Feminism” at the invitation of the Georgetown University College Republicans. Members of[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 8 comments Campus News, News - Top
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H*yas for Choice, a student-run organization, shoulders its role as the only distributor of condoms on campus. It has long been a proponent of increasing contraceptive resources.

Georgetown’s Contraception Control

On the stacks at Vital Vittles, students can find a range of useful medicinal products to help them survive college life. Whether it’s cough drops or NyQuil, the independent, student-run Students of Georgetown Inc. ensures that its flagship store is stocked with basic medical necessities. On one shelf, you can[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 1 comment Sex Issue, The Guide