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The Struggle Within: A Soldier’s Hidden War

The Struggle Within: A Soldier’s Hidden War

Jonathan Hopkins was a casualty of war, though not the kind he had been trained to fight. As a West Point cadet, Hopkins, now a graduate student at Georgetown, had been schooled in the intricacies of international relations. As an infantry officer, he had been drilled in effective combat techniques.[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Campus Honors LGBTQ Community With Lavender Graduation

Georgetown’s LGBTQ community held its third annual Lavender Graduation Monday night, celebrating the graduation of 61 undergraduates, graduates and law students of the class of 2011. The event in Copley Formal Lounge featured keynote speaker Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.). One of four openly gay members of the 111th Congress, Cicilline (LAW[Read More…]

by May 3, 2011 0 comments Campus News

Campus Reacts to Trivia Name Issue

After a “Vox Populi” blog post last month ranked the most offensive Tombs Trivia team names, several Georgetown women’s groups have joined forces to raise awareness of campus issues they say the teams trivialized. Creators of the I Am Jane Hoya Campaign for Change said they aim to raise awareness[Read More…]

by April 29, 2011 0 comments News

Eisenberg: Conservative Change of Mind

Let’s hear from a few of the leading Republican candidates for the 2012 presidential election about their efforts to win over LGBTQ voters. First, there is Baptist minister and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, who said earlier this year that giving gay and transgender people equal rights would be like[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments Opinion

Eisenberg: Refusing to Be Too Politically Correct

Last Thursday I landed in Minnesota, eager to attend Creating Change, the Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s annual queer leadership conference. Crowded into Minneapolis’ Hilton were 2,600 LGBTQ activists from all stripes of life, prominent leaders in the movement attending alongside relative novices like myself. Over the weekend, I got[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Opinion
Love Game

Love Game

Heterosexual students have long been branded as complicit in a seemingly pervasive “hookup culture” on college campuses. Reminded of this stereotype, Ellen Greer (SFS ’11) laughs and says, “The hookup culture is a gift from the gays to the straights.” “And we get monogamy from them,” retorts Albert Eisenberg (COL[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments The Guide

The Effects of DADT Repeal Remain Delayed

Regarding The Hoya’s 1/25/11 article “‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal’s Effect on ROTC Limited,” I think it is important to note that “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) has not yet completely gone away since its December repeal. Though Congress finally passed a bill to repeal this 17-year-old law, which barred[Read More…]

by February 8, 2011 0 comments Opinion

A Legacy of Friendship

Since the university officially announced that he has been named the new president of Franklin & Marshall College, Senior Vice President for Strategic Development Dan Porterfield has received an outpouring of support from the campus community. Even more impressive than the sheer number of messages on his Facebook wall is[Read More…]

by November 19, 2010 0 comments Opinion

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Protects Personal Privacy in Military

The controversial “don’t ask don’t tell” policy has been under fire, fueling debate in many circles ranging from government to civil society. As a U.S. Marine who was honorably discharged after over eight years of military service, I have my own perspective on DADT, and I want you to hear[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Opinion

GWU to Consider Gender-Neutral Housing

Following the lead of over 60 other colleges and universities across the United States, The George Washington University is considering implementing gender-neutral housing for the 2011-2012 school year. The university’s final decision will be announced this fall, but the deliberation alone reflects a standpoint that contrasts with the more conservative[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments City News, News