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SULLIVAN: The Gift of an Honest Student’s Question

Fr. Ryan Maher, S.J., an associate dean in the College from 2001 to 2012, taught me about a particular mission of Jesuit education. In his role as a dean, he didn’t color inside the lines or stick to the script of narrowly construed academic advising. His question to you, the[Read More…]

by April 13, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
GULC to Address Immigration Crisis

GULC to Address Immigration Crisis

Georgetown University Law Center is partnering with Jesuit Refugee Service/USA to address challenges presented by the influx of immigration from Central America to the United States, which peaked in the summer of 2014 when thousands of unaccompanied children crossed the Texas border in hope of receiving protection in the United[Read More…]

by March 24, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Georgetown to Host IgnatianQ

Georgetown is hosting the second annual IgnatianQ Conference, a Catholic forum intended to promote dialogue on LGBTQ issues in relation to Jesuit values, from March 27 to March 29. The conference is organized by a number of student and campus groups including GU Pride, the LGBTQ Resource Center and the[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

The Changing Face of Catholic Discipline

Catholic school. The words evoke a stern image: punishment meted out at a ruler’s edge, crisp and abrupt as a cassock’s collar. At Catholic school, we might believe that trouble costs because discipline hurts. In the early nineteenth century, discipline at Georgetown certainly hurt. The school adopted a model of[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
CIESEMIER & SQUIRES: To Georgetown’s Jesuit Character, With Love

CIESEMIER & SQUIRES: To Georgetown’s Jesuit Character, With Love

It is February, friends. Love is in the air all around, and Georgetown’s campus is no exception. We considered writing about our own love lives, but quickly realized that it would be the shortest column in the history of The Hoya. So instead, we dedicate this Valentine’s Day column to[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

University Awarded for Community Engagement

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching granted Georgetown the 2015 Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement on Jan. 15, an award that was given to 360 U.S. colleges and universities and will remain valid until 2025. “The Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement is the gold star for recognition in[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
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A panel discussed the martyrdom of six Jesuits.

Panel Reflects on Jesuit Martyrs

A panel moderated by Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J., discussed issues surrounding violence in El Salvador in an event sponsored by the Office of Campus Ministry in Healy Hall on Thursday evening, as part of a series of programs commemorating the 25th anniversary of the murders of six Jesuits in El[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
GRAY: Patience is Key to Self-Discovery

GRAY: Patience is Key to Self-Discovery

I’ve been on the road a great deal this academic term, a temporary inhabitant of the terminals in various cities on the East Coast, the West Coast and sites in between. In those journeys it has become clearer and clearer to me that waiting remains a major part of contemporary[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Why I’m Proud I Changed My Last Name

To the Editor: I read Jasmine White’s “Why I Won’t Ever Change My Last Name” with curiosity … and indignation. I am a Class of 2014 alum and have been married a whopping five months. So clearly, I have lots of life experiences to speak to some of the issues in[Read More…]

by November 14, 2014 10 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Members of Kappa Kappa Gamma sported T-shirts for spring recruitment last semester. KKG is an unrecognized sorority at Georgetown.

Despite Jesuit Limits, Greek Life Gains Ground

The Greek system has produced graduates including the first female astronaut, 85 percent of Fortune 500 Executives and 18 Greek U.S. presidents since 1877, according to The Atlantic. At the same time, Greek life has also been the center of nationwide scandals: the death of a Clemson University student rushing[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 9 comments City News, News