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Address Sexual Assault, Not Drama

Every break since this November, I dread a certain conversation my household is bound to bring up — the December 2014 “A Rape on Campus” story published by Rolling Stone. I don’t dread this discussion because I’m scared of talking about sexual assault, but because I’m scared of what other[Read More…]

by April 13, 2015 5 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Megan Schmidt

Bringing Our Attention Back to 9/11

For students and faculty members alike, every day of September seems to get harder as school gains momentum and the first real assignments are doled out. But for me, no day is harder than Sept. 11. Having grown up in southwestern Connecticut, I knew many of those loved and lost[Read More…]

by September 12, 2014 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Advisory Boards Chart Course for Schools

Often removed from the day-to-day functions of life at Georgetown, advisory boards across divisions serve an important function in informing the academic life within their respective schools. Georgetown’s College, School of Nursing and Health Studies, School of Foreign Service and McDonough School of Business boards physically convene twice a year[Read More…]

by April 10, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Debate Captains Take Home 2nd Title

Georgetown University Debate Team captains Andrew Markoff (SFS ’14) and Andrew Arsht (COL ’14) won their second national debate championship title at the University of Indiana Bloomington on April 1. After a long tournament that began on March 28, Markoff and Arsht were notified of their win at 2:30 a.m.[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Undergrad Symposium Highlights Varied Research

The second annual Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Symposium, which will feature a range of undergraduate research projects across all disciplines and stress the varied nature of research, will be held Friday and Saturday April 4 and 5 in Healy Hall, Riggs Library, Copley Formal and the Intercultural Center. The GUURS[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

UIS Mandates Password Change

With the recent spate of network phishing attacks, where hackers have attempted to gain information, the university has instituted a mandatory biannual password change for students, faculty and staff during both the fall and spring semesters. University Information Services sent out the first batch of emails to students who have[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

#DBKGU Continues Conversation on Race

Toward the end of February, flyers featuring the hashtag #dbkgu began to appear around campus. On Monday, the group responsible for the flyers revealed the phrase’s meaning through the social media advocacy movement Dangerous Black Kids of Georgetown University. The Facebook page and accompanying Tumblr and Instagram featured photographs of black students on campus alongside their accomplishments[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Q&A | Denis Mukwege, Panzi Hospital Director

Q&A | Denis Mukwege, Panzi Hospital Director

, an obstetrician gynecologist, is the director of the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He was one of three honorees bestowed with the 2014 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Women, Peace and Security. He spoke with The Hoya on Tuesday, before the ceremony in Gaston Hall.[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Clinton Honors Men Working for Gender Equality

Clinton Honors Men Working for Gender Equality

Hillary Rodham Clinton, former secretary of state and honorary founding chair of the Georgetown Institute of Women, Peace and Security, presented the 2014 Hillary Rodham Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security in Gaston Hall on Tuesday to honor and celebrate the work of three leaders in the[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Snowstorm Waylays Delegates

This week’s snowstorm delayed approximately half of the high school delegations set to arrive at the 51st North American Invitational Model United Nations conference, which runs from Feb. 13-16 and is held and staffed by the Georgetown International Relations Association. With over 150 high schools attending the conference, many faced trouble in[Read More…]

by February 14, 2014 0 comments Campus News