Post Tagged with: "letter to the editor"

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Embrace Progress with an Eye Toward Privacy

I noted with concern last week’s article on the advent of facial recognition technology in U.S. airports. The article describes a “biometric facial recognitions system” that compares passengers to “existing traveler photographs from government databases.” The Hoya cites officials who say the program will be “passenger-friendly” and improve “efficiency and[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trauma Ignored in Response to GUSA Resignation

Content Warning: This letter mentions sexual assault; please read with caution and know that there are resources to talk to if you need them, including Health Education Services (sarp@georgetown.edu), Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS), the Women’s Center, the LGBTQ Resource Center and Project Lighthouse (www.projectlighthousegu.com). The Hoya’s editorial board recently[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

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