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KEENAN SAMWAY FOR THE HOYA The Corp closed its storefronts for 17 minutes Wednesday in accordance with the National Walkout against gun violence.

Corp Takes Part in National Walkout Against Gun Violence

Students of Georgetown, Inc., closed its on-campus shops and storefronts for 17 minutes in support of the National Walkout to End Gun Violence on Wednesday morning. The walkout commemorated the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14, when a former student opened[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown House Where JFK Met Jackie Sold

Georgetown House Where JFK Met Jackie Sold

Three days after being listed at $1.725 million, the Georgetown home where former president John F. Kennedy met Jacqueline Bouvier is under contract. Located at 3419 Q St. NW, the home is within walking distance from Georgetown’s busiest shopping centers. The home was originally owned by a Mrs. Renshaw, who[Read More…]

by February 13, 2018 0 comments Uncategorized

Georgetown Professor Christine Fair was detained after an incident in the Frankfurt Airport in early January.

Georgetown Professor Accused of Calling German Officer a ‘Nazi’

A Georgetown School of Foreign Service professor who has come under fire for allegedly calling a German police officer a “Nazi” is denying German officials’ accusations. Christine Fair denies a German police report’s accusation that she called a German police officer “Nazi Police” at Frankfurt airport in Germany on Jan.[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
The devastating effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria disrupted Georgetown's traditional application process in Puerto Rico. Two applicants shared their stories with The Hoya.

After Hurricanes, Puerto Rican Applicants Face New Barriers

Claudia Corral sent her application to Georgetown University on Oct. 25 from a small restaurant across the street from her home in Ocean Park, Puerto Rico. Her home had been without Wi-Fi since Hurricane Maria hit almost a month earlier. Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico with 155 mph winds Sep.[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 0 comments Campus News, Features, News, News - Top
Representatives of Georgetown University and Washington, D.C. neighbors presented oral arguments to the D.C. Circuit Court in a lawsuit over noisy flight patters out of Reagan National Airport.

University, Neighbors Deliver Oral Arguments in Aircraft Noise Lawsuit

Members of the D.C. Fair Skies Coalition, including Georgetown community members, argued at the D.C. Circuit Court on Thursday against flight routes out of Reagan National Airport that have led to increased noise over the Georgetown neighborhood. The oral argument marks the most recent development in a lawsuit filed by[Read More…]

by January 16, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
ANNA KOVACEVICH/THE HOYA Cawley Career Center has drawn criticism from students, despite its recent efforts to improve.

Students Express Concern Over Career Center Resources

Forty-five Georgetown graduates enrolled in law school in 2016, one of the top fields of study for those going directly to graduate school according to the Class of 2016 First Destination Report released by the Cawley Career Education Center. Like these students before her, Corine Forward (COL ’19) plans to[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Students Organize Feminine Hygiene Product Drive

Students Organize Feminine Hygiene Product Drive

A drive organized by Georgetown University students donated 810 tampons and pads to local homeless shelter Thrive D.C. on Nov. 28 and Dec. 1. The drive was an assignment for a course, “The Political Economy of Entrepreneurship,” taught by professor Jason Brennan. Kelly Pysh (MSB ’20) and Beibei Jiang (MSB[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Mayor Muriel Bowser led a delegation of city officials to Paris over the weekend to lobby for D.C.'s bid to host the 2024 Gay Games.

District Loses Bid for 2022 Gay Games

Washington, D.C., lost its bid to host the 2022 Gay Games to Hong Kong, despite Mayor Muriel Bowser’s (D) trip to Paris from Oct. 27 to Oct. 30 to lobby for the games. Developed in 1982 as a way to bring recognition to the LGBTQ community and promote diversity in[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
The National Center for Transgender Equality reported that 37 percent of transgender respondents experienced psychological distress.

Anti-Trans Discrimination Rises in Washington, D.C.

Discrimination against transgender individuals is causing disproportionate mental health issues in the Washington, D.C. area, with 37 percent of trans respondents reporting psychological distress compared to an overall 5 percent national average in 2011, a National Center for Transgender Equality study found. The survey responses, coupled with increasing rates of[Read More…]

by October 27, 2017 0 comments Campus News, City News, News, News - Top