Post Tagged with: "letter to the editor"

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: On the Issue of Sexual Violence

The Hoya highlighted new research from Georgetown University’s Institute for Women, Peace and Security in its April 5 article “UN Sanctions Can Prevent Sexual Violence in Conflict, GIWPS Report Argues.” Sophie Huvé, the author of the report discussed in The Hoya’s article, analyzed the United Nation Security Council’s use of[Read More…]

by April 17, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Club Culture Requires Direct Fixes

Last April, over a dozen club leaders came together for a meeting to resolve an issue that, as of late, has been a topic of much discussion: club culture. After serving as a member of the working group created from that meeting, I have come to see that the largest[Read More…]

by April 13, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A Closer Look at ‘Black Panther’

This letter to the editor discusses the movie “Black Panther” in depth. Spoilers may be revealed. Malcolm X argued that “education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs only to the people who prepare for it today.” We believe that the future, one of unity and power for[Read More…]

by March 10, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: GU’s Commitment to Workers in Qatar

Like The Hoya’s editorial board, Georgetown University is committed to the welfare of migrant workers in Qatar. Our commitment to our workers drove us to partner with the Qatar Foundation to establish a Joint Task Force on Migrant Worker Welfare in January 2017; we have spent the past year implementing[Read More…]

by February 28, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support Health Career Paths

Re: “Broaden Cawley’s Focus,” The Hoya, Nov. 10, 2017, A2 To the Editor, As a graduate of Georgetown (COL ’14), it disheartens me to learn that my alma mater still does not have a dedicated adviser for students interested in health professions. Having attended the University of Chicago Pritzker School[Read More…]

by November 13, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An Open Letter to Georgetown’s Adjunct Faculty

To Georgetown Adjunct Faculty: I am a member of the adjunct faculty union bargaining team. I was also a member of the team that produced the first contract in 2014. I recommend that you vote “Yes” on the new union contract with Georgetown. This proposal raises the pay per course[Read More…]

by November 8, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Love Saxa’s Hateful History

To the Editor: In 2015 I was president of GUPride, Obergefell v. Hodges was not decided and SAC was debating recognizing Love Saxa. Love Saxa had the same empirically harmful ideas and hosted events hostile to LGBT people. My opposition to their recognition at the time had nothing to do with the[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 22 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We Are Not Your Racial Wedge

To the Editor, The Asian-Pacific Islander Leadership Forum denounces the recent editorial, “Refocus Admissions on Merit,” published in The Hoya last Friday. We do not stand for the beliefs espoused in this article. While the editorial states that after eliminating affirmative action, the proportion of Asian-American students rose at the[Read More…]

by October 26, 2017 5 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A More Comprehensive Understanding of Merit

An editorial in The Hoya from Oct. 20 urges Georgetown to cease “the practice of race-based affirmative action” and “evaluate applicants on their merit alone.” The editorial board claims that Georgetown admissions “discriminates against particular demographics” and “specifically against fully qualified Asian students,” while also perpetuating “racist attitudes towards Asians.”[Read More…]

by October 24, 2017 11 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Rodent Problem in Georgetown

To our friends, neighbors and patrons, Due to the current state of construction in our area, it is a constant battle with rodents in Georgetown. We understand that construction is necessary on these blocks, but unfortunately, this has placed us in a position of great vulnerability. On their route to[Read More…]

by October 23, 2017 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top