Post Tagged with: "letter to the editor"

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 21 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

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Addressing Academic Diversity

To the Editor: Given the pervasive divisiveness that defines our current political environment, let me start with some common ground. The author of a recent column, entitled “Closing the Academic Gender Gap,” argues that Georgetown’s government department has a diversity problem. I agree. The author also argues that Georgetown should[Read More…]

by October 19, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: End Unpaid Internships

To the Editor: I commend GUSA and The Hoya’s editorial board for speaking out against and seeking solutions regarding the injustice of unpaid internships. However, the problem runs deeper than just here at Georgetown. The entire practice of unpaid internships should be eliminated, not simply because unpaid work is unethical,[Read More…]

by October 15, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A Letter to a ‘College Virgin’

To “a College Virgin,” I was sorry to read that you feel as though other Hoyas are judging you for your choice to abstain from sex – I can assure you that this Hoya is not. I cannot speak for the entire student body, but I can add that I[Read More…]

by October 1, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why Are We Surprised?

To the Editor: A recent Pew Research Center study indicates that 73 percent of Jews in America stated that “remembering the Holocaust” is an essential part of what being Jewish means to them. As a student of the Holocaust, I always found that this statistic confounds non-Jews. To them, the[Read More…]

by September 26, 2017 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top