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ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA Cawley Career Center has drawn criticism from students, despite its recent efforts to improve.

Students Express Concern Over Career Center Resources

Forty-five Georgetown graduates enrolled in law school in 2016, one of the top fields of study for those going directly to graduate school according to the Class of 2016 First Destination Report released by the Cawley Career Education Center. Like these students before her, Corine Forward (COL ’19) plans to[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
RIOS: When I Was You

RIOS: When I Was You

To all of the new transfer students: Two years ago, I was you. Georgetown University was new, but being at college was old. Saying goodbye to my parents was not weird the second time, and I knew not to bring so much unnecessary stuff to school with me. Still, I[Read More…]

by September 10, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Express Solidarity as Sanctuary

The Georgetown University Sanctuary Movement, a group of students pushing the university to become a sanctuary campus, launched a petition Nov. 23 calling for Georgetown to guarantee the rights of students without documentation as well as “making a commitment to the human rights, safety and dignity of every Georgetown student[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Make Audits Public

A recent external review audit has revealed grave shortcomings within Georgetown’s Academic Resource Center, a tutoring and consultation service available to undergraduate and graduate students. According to the full report, which was leaked to The Hoya, conducted by academic professionals in October 2015 and submitted to campus administrators in January,[Read More…]

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Student advocacy group Hoyas for Immigrant Rights coordinated with UndocuHoyas to produce a petition.

GU Launches Initiative to Aid Undocumented Students

Georgetown University announced the launch of the Undocumented Student Resource website — an online portal meant to provide information and resources for undocumented current and prospective Georgetown students — in a campus-wide email from Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson on Thursday. The announcement arrived on the same day[Read More…]

by April 8, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Lessons From Pearl

Between 2007 and 2010, Georgetown students and faculty undertook a long-term, collaborative investigative journalism assignment known as the Pearl Project, which explored the disappearance of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in 2002. Their research has been lauded for yielding valuable new insights regarding Pearl’s kidnapping and eventual execution by[Read More…]

by March 22, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Meager Victory

Many students praised the announcement earlier this week that the administration will add three new employees to Counseling and Psychiatric Services — two of the three to work on the main campus — to respond to excess demand that has long been a central part of student complaints about CAPS.[Read More…]

by March 18, 2016 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Right to Teach Well

The Right to Teach Well

Colleges and universities nationwide are in the midst of an adjunct crisis, coinciding with skyrocketing operating costs and burgeoning student debt in higher education. Numerous studies suggest that the quality of student education is negatively impacted by the instruction of adjunct professors. This does not bode well for Georgetown, where[Read More…]

by September 29, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Resources to Live Safer

Earlier this week, Vice President for Institutional Equality and Diversity Rosemary Kilkenny announced the addition of a sexual assault resources tab on the university’s LiveSafe app. The resources, based on those found at sexualassault.georgetown.edu, include summaries of Title IX, reporting options and information on the rights of victims and the[Read More…]

by March 19, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

LGBTQ Mentorship Program Slated for Fall

The Georgetown University Student Association has partnered with the LGBTQ Resource Center to create an LGBTQ peer mentorship program. The program, which is scheduled to begin in fall 2014, will encourage underrepresented students in the LGBTQ community to assume leadership roles and get more involved in campus life while at[Read More…]

by January 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News