Post Tagged with: "H*yas for Choice"

DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA
GUPD Chief Jay Gruber fielded questions from students at a roundtable discussion on Tuesday.

GUPD Talks Free Speech, SafeRides

Georgetown University Police Department Chief of Police Jay Gruber answered student questions on topics ranging from freedom of speech to the new LiveSafe app at the fourth GUPD Roundtable Tuesday in the Healey Family Student Center Social Room. During the event, which was sponsored by the Georgetown University Student Association,[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Moral Neutrality’s Threat to Free Speech

In her critique of a perceived lack of substantive pluralism on campus, H*yas for Choice President Abby Grace (SFS ’16) appealed to the university, “Please don’t bestow a degree completely willingly upon someone who takes positions that we feel to be rather controversial and offensive.” This plea concluded her attempt[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 11 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Michelle Xu

En*ugh is Enough

Foolish is the idea that every action carried out by Georgetown University is a unified one. Inevitably, we disagree as a community. When we open up those differences to discussion, we find an aspect of Georgetown that actually unites us: pluralism. Yet, when a silent H*yas for Choice protest was[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 7 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY H*YAS FOR CHOICE
H*yas for Choice members were told to leave the sidewalk outside the front gates.

H*yas for Choice Barred From Tabling

Members of H*yas for Choice were temporarily removed from a previously approved tabling location on 37th Street, just outside of the university’s front gates, by a Georgetown University Police Department officer five minutes after setting up a table on the sidewalk Monday afternoon. The group decided to table in silent[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 20 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) speaks at the One Georgetown, One Campus launch Sept. 8 protesting the proposed satellite residence.

Protest Thrives in Diverse Forms

From online movements combatting microaggressions at universities nationwide to student-led rallies calling for reform at the gates of the White House, the past year has seen prolific Georgetown student activism.   Online Advocacy Inspired by #BBUM, or Being Black at the University of Michigan, students created their own Twitter movements[Read More…]

COURTESY H*YAS FOR CHOICE
H*yas for Choice’s short-lived protest.

Ricin Case, Free Speech Remain Unresolved

While the Year in Review highlights the events and themes that have defined the past year on the Hilltop, some stories have not been neatly tied up in time for the conclusion of classes. Student Charged with Ricin Possession On the morning of March 18, residents of McCarthy Hall awoke[Read More…]

The Final Word: 2013-2014

In an eventful year for campus life, students made sure their voices were not lost in the university’s decision-making process. From Georgetown’s changing course of action on navigating the 2010 Campus Plan agreement to its responses to sexual assault and nontraditional gender identities on campus, students reacted dynamically and with[Read More…]

GUSA Election Looks at Free Speech, Unrecognized Groups

In both the presidential and vice presidential debates for the 2014 Georgetown University Student Association election, the topics of free expression and rights for unrecognized student groups, specifically H*yas for Choice, to access university benefits were key topics of discussion. The future of groups such as HFC remains at the[Read More…]

by February 27, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

HFC Booted From Healy Circle for Protest

Members of H*yas for Choice arrived in Healy Circle at 7:30 a.m. Monday with the intent of tabling throughout the day in protest of the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life. Yet within 18 minutes, they found themselves removed and relocated outside the front gates by the Department of Public Safety. Besides objecting to[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
GUSA Targets Speech Reform

GUSA Targets Speech Reform

It has been 24 years since the university wrote the Speech and Expression policy that has repeatedly been flagged by watchdog groups and students. Now, GUSA leaders are pushing to make good on a campaign promise to change that. The university’s policy defines the boundaries of Georgetown’s unrestricted speech zone to Red[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News