Post Tagged with: "H*yas for Choice"

Boston College Halts Condom Distribution

Boston College’s crackdown on campus condom distribution has renewed questions among Catholic schools regarding contraception policy. Administrators at Boston College, a Jesuit institution, threatened last month to discipline the student group Boston College Students for Sexual Health, which organizes condom distribution to students. Traditionally, BCSSH had limited condom distribution to off-campus locations[Read More…]

by April 9, 2013 0 comments News
H*yas for Choice Encourages Balanced Dialogue

H*yas for Choice Encourages Balanced Dialogue

For the sixth consecutive year, H*yas for Choice is holding Choice Week to promote dialogue about sexual choice on campus. However, this year the event has stronger significance — it is also the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. “Even though Roe v. Wade helped to secure the right to a safe and legal abortion,[Read More…]

by March 19, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

STDs: Georgetown’s Own DADT

While Hoyas may not want to think about sexually transmitted diseases around Valentine’s Day, they’re a growing concern on college campuses nationwide — even within the front gates. One in four individuals will acquire an STD in his or her life in Washington, D.C., according to the District’s Sexually Transmitted Infections Community[Read More…]

by February 14, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Pro-Choice Broader Than Abortion Issue

Last Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide.  Even before Roe, the terms “pro-choice” and “pro-life” were used to politically frame points of view regarding abortion rights. In the past 40 years, however, those who believe that abortion is a purely[Read More…]

by February 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion

GU Delays Insurance Changes

University President John J. DeGioia announced Thursday that Georgetown will take advantage of a one-year delay offered by the Obama administration before adding contraceptive coverage to its student health insurance policy. “After thoughtful and careful consideration, we will continue our current practice for contraceptive coverage in our student health insurance[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Red Square a Stage for Contraception Debate

As the national debate on policies governing insurance coverage of contraceptives continues, H*yas for Choice took to Red Square Monday to express support for more accessible birth control. H*yas for Choice and Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington piled $600 worth of ramen noodles in the square to represent the amount[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 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
Administration Responds to Plan A After GAAP Weekend Protests

Administration Responds to Plan A After GAAP Weekend Protests

Supporters of Plan A: Students for Reproductive Justice chained themselves to the statue of John Carroll in Healy Circle on Saturday, successfully prompting a response from the administration to a letter sent before spring break. The protest began shortly after noon, as Marion Cory (COL ’10), Julia Shindel (COL ’10)[Read More…]

by March 27, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Plan A Satirizes at Wednesday Protest

Plan A: Hoyas for Reproductive Justice took to Red Square Wednesday afternoon to protest the university’s stance on reproductive issues, this time drawing onlookers in a skit inspired by St. Patrick’s Day. In a performance by members of the recently formed coalition of H*yas for Choice and United Feminists, a[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

SAC Approves Funding for Abortion Rights Panel

**Update:** This article was updated at 4:28 p.m. on March 4. The Student Activities Commission voted Monday in favor of funding an abortion rights event to be held by Plan A: Hoyas for Reproductive Justics, a coalition recently formed by United Feminists and H*yas for Choice. The event is set[Read More…]

by March 4, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News