Post Tagged with: "sexual health"

PARKER: More Screenings for Students

PARKER: More Screenings for Students

In April 2017, Georgetown University implemented a free and confidential screening for sexually transmitted infections. The screening, now offered once per semester, has had encouraging results. Over 70 people attended the April screening, and over 250 attended the one offered this November. This growth mostly is most likely the result[Read More…]

by February 21, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
PARKER: Bring Condoms to Campus

PARKER: Bring Condoms to Campus

Access to condoms is one of the most fundamental sexual health resources on a college campus. However, Georgetown is miles behind other U.S. universities when it comes to providing this basic resource. Seeing that Georgetown students cannot even buy their own condoms on campus, let alone receive any university-provided condoms,[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
PARKER: Add Sex Ed to NSO

PARKER: Add Sex Ed to NSO

Georgetown University takes great pride in the geographic diversity of its student body. Join any tour with the Blue and Gray Tour Guide Society, and you’ll hear about how students come to Georgetown from all 50 states, as well as almost 50 countries. There is great value in geographic diversity,[Read More…]

by January 25, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
Sex Issue 2017

Sex Issue 2017

What Does Sex Positivity Mean to You? Sex Education and the Transition to College Students May Not Be Hooked On Hookup Culture Debunking Common College Sex Myths The Truth Behind Sexually Transmitted Infections Contraception 101: Better Safe Than Sorry Toeing the Line: Free Speech and Sex on Campus Have a[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide
ANNE STONECIPHER FOR THE HOYA

Sex Education and the Transition to College

Every Hoya has had a different experience with sex education in high school. Ranging from comprehensive high school programs to no sex education at all, these different forms of sex education have shaped students’ opinions on sex and sexuality. From abstinence-only advocates to pro-abortion rights supporters, Hoyas are constantly voicing[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 1 comment Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide
THEO SYMONDS FOR THE HOYA

The Truth Behind Sexually Transmitted Infections

The Georgetown University community is quite vigilant about staying fit and healthy. Walking between classes, it is not unusual to see people in gym clothes or overhear discussions about the ways they try to eat healthily. Although cura personalis, or care of the whole person, extends to these physical aspects[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 1 comment Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide

VIEWPOINT: Free STI Testing for Our Community

On September 16th, unaffiliated, anti-choice protestors came to campus, harassing students and distributing medically inaccurate pamphlets, yet Georgetown administrators did not respond in any way. The following week, GUPD tore down condom envelopes, violating students’ free speech rights. These incidents, while upsetting, did not come as a surprise to H*yas[Read More…]

by October 10, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
NAAZ MODAN/THE HOYA
Georgetown ranked 112th on the 10th Annual Trojan Brand Condoms’ 2015 Sexual Health Report Card, falling 19 spots from its 93rd ranking in 2014. Schools were evaluated on the accessibility of sexual health resources, with Oregon State University taking first place.

GU Falls Further in Annual Sexual Health Rankings

Georgetown fell 19 spots, from 93 to 112, in the 10th Annual Trojan Brand Condoms’ 2015 Sexual Health Report Card, a study that ranked 140 colleges and universities based on the accessibility of sexual health resources and information available to students on campus. The report card, released Nov. 4, graded[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
FILE PHOTO: DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA
The Student Health Center drew criticism from students for slow response times, part of a general discontent with university physical, mental and sexual health services.

Concerns With Campus Health Care Span Array of Issues

On a campus with a population that is known for its passion for and devotion to activities, academics and internships, students often put health on a backburner. The university faced continued struggles this year addressing the problems that students encounter in maintaining their physical, mental and sexual well-being. These issues contributed[Read More…]

Hookup Culture Criticized

Dr. Donna Freitas (COL ’94) spoke about the current hookup culture and how it shapes the national conversation about sexual assaults on college campuses in an event titled “Blurred Lines: Sexual Assault and the Hookup Culture” Tuesday in White Gravenor Hall. The event was co-sponsored by Love Saxa, the Office[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top