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Mulledy Hall, whose name retention has sparked controversy, is one of the components of the Former Jesuit Residence, pictured.

Group to Address Slavery, Memory

In response to the recent dialogue sparked by the naming of Mulledy Hall, University President John J. DeGioia has charged a working group of faculty, students and alumni to discuss the memorialization of the history of Jesuit slaveholding at Georgetown. The Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation announced that[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Papal Mass to Feature Dahlgren Chapel Cross

Papal Mass to Feature Dahlgren Chapel Cross

For more than two decades, churchgoers at Dahlgren Chapel have prayed under an iron cross that accompanied the voyage of the first settlers from England to Maryland in 1634. When Pope Francis conducts his first service at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception next Wednesday, the same cross will[Read More…]

by September 18, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Expression, Untrammeled

Expression, Untrammeled

As the mourners settled back into the pews of Holy Trinity Church after receiving communion, 94 unseen voices rose in song. Heads turned toward the balcony, with slow smiles crossing the faces of the congregation upon recognition — the Chimes, active and alumni, singing “I’ll Fly Away,” had assembled to[Read More…]

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

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