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VIEWPOINT: Recommit to Title IX

On Sept. 7, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced President Donald Trump’s administration will open a public comment period, beginning the process to create new regulations concerning Title IX, a federal law stating that access to education should not be denied on the basis of sex. DeVos has targeted several[Read More…]

by September 13, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Panelists Advocate Dating Violence Awareness

Panelists Advocate Dating Violence Awareness

Dating violence needs to be addressed as strongly as sexual violence on college campuses, according to D.C. Coalition Against Domestic Violence Program Director Elizabeth Odongo in a discussion about dating violence in the Intercultural Center on Tuesday. The event, cosponsored by Georgetown’s chapter of sexual assault awareness group Take Back[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
KARLA LEYJA FOR THE HOYA
Founders of sexual assault prevention initiative One Student Kelly Addington, left, and Becca Tieder spoke about sexual violence at this year’s “Are You Ready?” on Thursday.

Sexual Assault Talk Returns

The 13th annual “Are You Ready?” event, a dialogue on sexual assault awareness and promotion of a survivor-orientated response culture, returned this year in Copley Formal Lounge on Thursday. Health Education Services, Counseling and Psychiatric Services, and the Office of Residential Living sponsor the event each year in partnership with[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

TBTN Hosts “It Happens Here”

The Georgetown community came together to hear anonymous and unedited survivor stories of sexual assault at an event titled “It Happens Here” in McShain Lounge Thursday. The event, organized by Take Back the Night, allowed Georgetown community members to submit anonymous stories through a Google form prior to the event.[Read More…]

by April 18, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News

Students Carry the Weight of Assault

Georgetown students will carry mattresses and pillows to classes Wednesday as part of the Carry That Weight National Day of Action, a country-wide solidarity movement with survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. The event, sponsored by Take Back the Night, Sexual Assault Peer Educators and the Georgetown University Student[Read More…]

by October 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
ISABEL BINAMIRA FOR THE HOYA, ARIANA TAFTI FOR THE HOYA, MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA

The Face of Modern Feminism

  If you were to ask 10 Georgetown students what feminism is, you would get 10 different answers. The word and its associated movement, even though they have been seen as controversial by some, have inspired generations of women on both sides of the political aisle to become more involved[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 4 comments Features, The Guide

Following California’s Lead

Last week, California passed a law defining sexual consent as when both partners affirm the choice to engage in sexual activity, noting that consent cannot be given if either party is unconscious and that consent can be revoked at any time. The Yes Means Yes law gives Californian universities new[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Week De-stigmatizes Sexual Assault

Take Back the Night, an advocacy group on campus that fights against gendered violence, including domestic violence and sexual assault, is holding a week full of events dedicated to these issues, from April 7 to 11, as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The week focuses on events and conversations[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Take Back the Night Launches Annual Events

Take Back the Night Launches Annual Events

In the wake of highly publicized rape cases in Steubenville, Ohio, and New Delhi, Take Back the Night is holding its annual sexual assault week to raise awareness of the problem on campus. The series of events, titled “Sexual Assault Is a Hoya Issue,” aims to address various student perspectives on[Read More…]

by April 9, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Advocacy Group Reclaims the Night

Advocacy Group Reclaims the Night

Walking around Georgetown’s campus, it’s difficult not to notice that there are women everywhere. With the female population topping 55 percent of the student body, it may seem like issues of women’s health and safety would be a major concern for the Georgetown community. There are countless organizations that attempt[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments The Guide