Post Tagged with: "sexual health"

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

Our City, Our Problem

Georgetown students are often accused of being trapped inside the “Georgetown Bubble,” isolating them from the concerns of the greater Washington, D.C. area, especially ones that have an impact on our personal safety. A recent report by the online pharmacy website Superdrug Online Doctor has highlighted one concern we cannot[Read More…]

by March 31, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA
H*yas for Choice, a student-run organization, shoulders its role as the only distributor of condoms on campus. It has long been a proponent of increasing contraceptive resources.

Georgetown’s Contraception Control

On the stacks at Vital Vittles, students can find a range of useful medicinal products to help them survive college life. Whether it’s cough drops or NyQuil, the independent, student-run Students of Georgetown Inc. ensures that its flagship store is stocked with basic medical necessities. On one shelf, you can[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 1 comment Sex Issue, The Guide

GU, Heed The Hashtag

With the noted inadequacy of the funding and scope of our sexual health resources, students have commenced a campaign to hire a program assistant for Health Education Services and the Women’s Center. While the movement, illustrated through a hashtag, has gained traction among the student body, thus far it has[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
ALEXANDER BROWN/THE HOYA
A survey of 140 college campuses put Georgetown at 93, based on 11 criteria governing sexual health and awareness.

GU Ranks Low in Sexual Health

Georgetown ranked 93 out of 140 college campuses on Trojan Brand Condoms’ 2014 Sexual Health Report Card and was the highest ranked Catholic university on the list. It was placed above Boston College and the University of Notre Dame, which ranked 108 and 127, respectively. The report card, which comes[Read More…]

by February 6, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Let’s Talk About Sex

Each year, a study sponsored by Trojan Brand Condoms ranks 140 colleges in the United States according to accessibility of sexual health resources on campus and relevant information available to the student body. Somewhat unsurprisingly, Georgetown has been ranked 93rd in the latest 2014 study. The Trojan Sexual Health Report[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 5 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Fordham Students Protest Condom Policy

Fordham University students demanded reform of university policies regarding contraceptives, free speech and sexual health in a petition signed by over 1,100 students and submitted to university president Fr. Joseph McShane, S.J. on Nov. 3. Located in the Bronx borough of New York City, the Jesuit university prohibits the distribution[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Hitting the Spot: Not Just a Boy’s Club

I am a woman and I masturbate. Gasp! Shock! Awe! Yes. That’s correct. And guess what — if you’re reading this in a public place, the women around you do, too. Hey, chances are some of them are doing it right now. Jokes. That’s probably not true. That’d be outrageous.[Read More…]

by February 15, 2013 0 comments The Guide

STDs: Georgetown’s Own DADT

While Hoyas may not want to think about sexually transmitted diseases around Valentine’s Day, they’re a growing concern on college campuses nationwide — even within the front gates. One in four individuals will acquire an STD in his or her life in Washington, D.C., according to the District’s Sexually Transmitted Infections Community[Read More…]

by February 14, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Three’s Company

One may be the loneliest number, but as the song goes, two can be just as bad. Britney Spears provided a possible solution — “3.” At Georgetown, threesomes are more prevalent than many might expect. However taboo they still might seem, threesomes are a part of sex life on campus[Read More…]

by February 14, 2013 0 comments News