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RICHARD SCHOFIELD FOR THE HOYA
The Georgetown Scholarship Program offers support to 650 students, most of whom are first-generation, to attend college.

Missing Out: The GSP Students Who Would Have Been

Like many Georgetown University students, Teodora Lancaster (COL ’20) expected her time on the Hilltop to be a balancing act of classes, internships, healthy social outings and sightseeing. But just over a year into her time at Georgetown, Lancaster is coming to understand the severe constraints imposed by her financial[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
PETROCHEILOS: Trump’s War with Media

PETROCHEILOS: Trump’s War with Media

President Donald Trump announced in a Feb. 25 tweet that he will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner in April, an annual dinner dedicated to celebrating freedom of the press by honoring journalists. Trump will be the first president in 36 years to skip the dinner. The[Read More…]

by March 7, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
GU Scores Low in Socioeconomic Diversity, Mobility

GU Scores Low in Socioeconomic Diversity, Mobility

In a recent study by The New York Times, Georgetown University ranked 12th out of a list of 38 schools with more students in the top 1 percent of the income scale than in the bottom 60 percent. While Georgetown ranks poorly for socioeconomic inclusivity, the report also showed that[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Eleanor Stork/THE HOYA
Georgetown ranked 12th on a New York Times study detailing income inequality at universities, with 20.8 percent of students coming from the top 1 percent, defined as families with an annual income higher than $630,000, and 12.5 percent of students coming from the bottom 60 percent, defined as having an income less than $65,000.

Georgetown Ranks 12th in Study Detailing Income Inequality

Georgetown ranked 12th out of a list of 38 schools with more students from the top 1 percent of the income scale than from the bottom 60 percent, according to a New York Times study based on anonymous tax records published Jan. 18. The median income for a parent of[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

An Easy Fix For Subscription Woes

At Georgetown, the pursuit of knowledge and understanding extends far beyond our gates. Our environment challenges us to learn more about real world issues that directly impact our lives. Therefore, it is imperative that the university offer opportunities and resources for students to fuel further our passion for learning. One[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

New York Times Subscription Sought

The Georgetown University Student Association is seeking permanent funding to renew the university’s online subscription to The New York Times after the subscription expired at the end of the 2016 spring semester. For the past two years, the subscription was funded on an annual basis. This year, GUSA hopes to[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Remember the 272

Georgetown students woke up to a front-page article in Sunday’s New York Times delving into the history behind the 1838 Georgetown sale of 272 slaves. In many ways, the article was a necessary jolt for the school, as the efforts of the Working Group on Slavery, Memory and Reconciliation and[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
SOPHIE FAABORG-ANDERSEN/THE HOYA
New York Times reporters C.J. Chivers, left, and Tyler Hicks featured in the inaugural Salim El-Lozi Lecture, discussing war reporting.

Bylines From the Front Lines

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalists C.J. Chivers and Tyler Hicks discussed their experiences as war reporters in Ukraine, Syria and on other fronts. The Wednesday night conversation, held in the Intercultural Center Auditorium, was the inaugural event in the Georgetown journalism program’s Salim El-Lozi Lecture Series. The lecture series[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

More Than a Ranking

Georgetown fell a spot outside the top 20 in this year’s U.S. News and World Report college rankings, but another set of rankings released this week put the university far outside its top schools. The New York Times released a list ranking colleges by their accessibility to a socioeconomically diverse[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA

Readership Moves Online

The Georgetown University Student Association has purchased online subscription passes to the New York Times, providing a short-term fix to the cut of Georgetown’s Collegiate Readership Program in March. These 24-hour passes allow up to 100 students to use The New York Times site at one time, and cost GUSA[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top