Post Tagged with: "The Hoya"

New Staff Looks to Seize Opportunity

The beginning of a new term of editorial leadership at The Hoya can be described in many ways, but above all it is an opportunity. It is a time to look toward our future and consider how we can continue to improve the service we provide to our readers and[Read More…]

by December 2, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Valuing the Present, Minding the Future

Where to next? It’s a question that never goes away. It’s the question I’m asking myself as a senior, the question I’ve asked myself on each rung of The Hoya’s organizational ladder and the question I was asking myself four years ago. I’m grateful that the answer four years ago[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments Opinion

RIG Reexamines Impact

Of the 13 initiatives that have won ReImagine Georgetown grants in the last five years, eight are still thriving. But funding for some inactive projects have been cut for the first time, and organizers are searching for ways to increase the program’s impact. RIG, an annual contest that awards grants[Read More…]

by November 15, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Finds Way to Win Without Porter

Georgetown star Otto Porter Jr. is still benched with a mild concussion. Fortunately for Head Coach John Thompson III, Greg Whittington can do a pretty good impression. The sophomore forward made up for his classmate’s absence by scoring a career-high 18 points and grabbing nine rebounds to lead the Hoyas (2-0) over visiting[Read More…]

by November 14, 2012 0 comments Sports

Campus Innovation Finds New Ally in SIPS

Universities like Georgetown serve as gathering places for amazing collections of active and open minds. The world owes a great deal to these fervent and energizing environments. Few go a day in 2012 without taking advantage of something conceived of and developed in a dorm room at Stanford or Harvard[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Opinion

Part Time Pays Off

Many students fantasize about prolonging their years spent on the Hilltop, but the reality of some undergraduates’ finances and futures can make studying part time as a senior a more practical option. The university could do more to make part-time accommodations easily accessible to these upperclassmen. There are two main[Read More…]

by October 23, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

Past Decade Marks Decrease in D.C. Homicides

Despite a drop in the D.C. area’s homicide rate, less than a third of homicide cases have led to a conviction in the past decade. According to a study by The Washington Post, the decrease in D.C.’s homicide rate in the city represents significant progress for a city that was[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments City News, News
Clinton Talks Energy Goals

Clinton Talks Energy Goals

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke about the importance of energy and its status as a 21st-century foreign policy priority in Gaston Hall Thursday afternoon. Dean of the School of Foreign Service Carol Lancaster introduced Clinton, calling her a “Hoya by marriage” and lauding her years of work in government.[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Emergency Management Department Receives FEMA Award

Georgetown’s Department of Emergency Management and Operational Continuity was awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2012 FEMA Individual and Community Preparedness Awards for its “Outstanding Community Emergency Response Team Initiative” Oct. 9. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s website, “[The Individual and Community Preparedness Awards] recognize outstanding individuals, organizations,[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News
Cheat on Yates: Diversify Your Fitness

Cheat on Yates: Diversify Your Fitness

At a university where students take daily workouts as seriously as breathing, exercising at Yates gets the job done but can become pretty boring after a while. Though Yates offers classes like Zumba, kickboxing and spinning in addition to its indoor track and machines, leaving campus for fitness instruction provides[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Lifestyle, The Guide