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Campus Reflects on Speech

The community met yesterday to discuss free speech on campus at a forum hosted by the Georgetown University Student Association and the Speech and Expression Committee. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education recently ranked Georgetown among the top 10 worst colleges for free speech. The panel and this placement[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Panel Discusses Sexual Health

Panel Discusses Sexual Health

H*yas for Choice convened a panel of representatives from Georgetown Health Education Services, Planned Parenthood Metropolitan Washington and Advocates for Youth to discuss sexual health resources on Georgetown’s campus Monday night. The panel was composed of PPMW Legislative Affairs Organizer Michelle Woods, PPMW Sexual Health Educator Blanca Torres, Advocates for Youth[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
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The 16th Annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life took place Saturday, and saw uninterrupted protest from H*yas for Choice.

H*yas for Choice Leads 8-Hour Protest

As approximately 500 people gathered for the 16th Annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life in Gaston Hall on Saturday, around 20 members of H*yas for Choice, a pro-choice student group unaffiliated with the university, staged an eight-hour protest in Healy Circle. At last year’s conference, H*yas for Choice protesters were[Read More…]

by January 27, 2015 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

H*yas for Choice Stickers Inform Student Body

In an effort to inform the student body of the wide range of contraceptive and sexual health resources available to them, H*yas for Choice put up 700 “Know Your Options” stickers in campus bathrooms this week that direct students to their informational blog. Unlike the university-sponsored stickers in bathrooms that[Read More…]

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

A Right to Discourse

This Saturday, students from across the country will converge on Georgetown’s campus for the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life, the largest pro-life conference of its kind in the United States. With a lineup that includes polarizing speakers such as Damon Clarke Owens and Mary Hasson, the conference has already been[Read More…]

by January 22, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Relationship counselor Marissa Nelson spoke about healthy sexual relationships on Tuesday evening.

Counselor Talks Sex and Relationships

United Feminists, H*yas for Choice and the Black Student Alliance presented “Sex in the Dark: A Conversation on Healthy Relationships” on Tuesday evening to create a forum for students to discuss sex and relationships. The conversation was facilitated by Marissa Nelson, a licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in individual,[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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An annual protest for immigrant rights, pictured from 2013, starts on campus, before making its way to the Capitol. The university released updated guidelines for on-campus demonstrations on Monday.

Campus Protest Guidelines Clarified

The university released guidelines for campus protests and tabling in an update to the Speech and Expression Policy sent in a campus-wide email yesterday. The new guidelines for campus protests specify areas of campus in which groups should protest, depending on where an event is held. Students are instructed to protest[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Removals of H*yas for Choice tabling have sparked backlash.

Access to Benefits Extended

Unrecognized student groups will now have some access to previously restricted benefits, such as co-hosting events with recognized groups and reserving campus space, after the creation of a GUSA apparatus to provide benefits announced yesterday. Groups like H*yas for Choice, which have not been able to access the benefits available[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Vincent DiLaurentis (SFS ’17) leads the group Hoyas United for Free Speech in its delivery of a petition 
advocating for free speech reform to Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson in the Leavey Center.

Free Speech Petition Presented to GU

Hoyas United for Free Speech, a new student group advocating for free speech reform on campus, delivered its petition to Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson on Friday. The petition, which has so far garnered roughly 460 signatures, includes demands for the expansion of free speech zones on campus,[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Face of Modern Feminism

  If you were to ask 10 Georgetown students what feminism is, you would get 10 different answers. The word and its associated movement, even though they have been seen as controversial by some, have inspired generations of women on both sides of the political aisle to become more involved[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 4 comments Features, The Guide