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Sufi Scholarship of the 18th Century Influenced Islamic Thought, Northwestern Professor Says

The Tijaniyyah branch of Sufism in Islam had a larger influence on Islamic thought than many historians believe, Northwestern University Professor Zachary Wright said at an event Friday afternoon in the Edward B. Bunn S.J. Intercultural Center. Wright teaches at Northwestern University in Qatar and focuses his studies on the[Read More…]

DC COUNCIL Legislation that was approved by Washington, D.C. voters with a 56 percent majority in a June primary was repealed by the D.C. Council (pictured above) in a 8-5 vote Tuesday. Initiative 77 was set to increase the minimum wage for tipped workers to match the standard minimum wage by 2026.

DC Council Wages War Against Initiative 77

The Washington, D.C. Council voted 8-5 Tuesday to repeal Initiative 77, which would have gradually raised the minimum wage for tipped workers from $3.89 to match the standard minimum wage by 2026. Initiative 77 was approved by District voters with a 56 percent majority in a June primary election, according[Read More…]

ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Fourteen Georgetown University Student Association senators were elected Sunday night. The new senators filled seven freshman positions and four-at-large seats that are regularly open for the fall semester in addition to three vacant junior seats.

14 GUSA Senators Elected, Vow to Restore Trust in Wake of Resignations

Fourteen senators were elected to the Georgetown University Student Association senate Sept. 30 in the first GUSA elections held since the mid-September resignations of GUSA’s executive leadership. The elections filled seven freshmen seats and four at-large seats that were regularly scheduled for the fall cycle, as well as three vacant junior seats.[Read More…]

Native American Tradition Meets Modern Aesthetics in Jeffrey Gibson’s ‘DON’T MAKE ME OVER’

Native American Tradition Meets Modern Aesthetics in Jeffrey Gibson’s ‘DON’T MAKE ME OVER’

‘As cold rain drowned the streets outside with somber, gray tones, Jeffrey Gibson’s “DON’T MAKE ME OVER” infused Georgetown University’s newly built exhibition space with vibrant colors and sound. The Maria & Alberto De La Cruz Art Gallery, under construction since February 2018, made its debut this fall in the[Read More…]

Maggie Chen for The Hoya

Photos of the Week: Sept. 28

The photos of the week for Sept. 28 include an event welcoming Rep. Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) to speak on the relationship between pro-Israel beliefs and progressive thinking, freshman goalie Giannis Nikopolidis booting the ball down the field, an event highlighting the right to free speech and the future of careers[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Photography, Uncategorized
Men’s Soccer | GU Falls to High-Ranked Louisville

Men’s Soccer | GU Falls to High-Ranked Louisville

On Tuesday, the Georgetown men’s soccer team fell 2-1 against No. 6 Louisville in its penultimate non-conference game. The game was played on Cooper Field rather than Shaw Field because of the poor weather conditions Gameplay flowed back and forth in the opening minutes of the game as both teams[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
CONNOR THOMAS FOR THE HOYA Student groups participated in a walkout Monday in Red Square in support of Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, who both came forward with accusations of sexual assault against Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Students Participate in Walkout to Support Blasey Ford

Nearly 50 people gathered in Red Square to demonstrate their support for Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, two women who made allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, as part of a nationwide protest at 1 p.m. Monday. Over 19,000 Facebook users said they were “going”[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized
HANNAH LEVINE/THE HOYA Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) introduced The Ghost Guns Prohibition Emergency Amendment Act to ban the possession of undetectable plastic "ghost guns," unregistered firearms lacking serial numbers on Monday.

Bowser Proposes Legislation to Ban 3D-Printed ‘Ghost Guns’

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) proposed legislation to ban the possession of 3D-printed plastic guns and other undetectable “ghost guns” Monday. The Ghost Guns Prohibition Emergency Amendment Act will amend existing legislation to prohibit the registration and possession of ghost guns, or unregistered firearms without serial numbers, in the[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized
Movie Review: ‘Life Itself’

Movie Review: ‘Life Itself’

★★☆☆☆ This article discusses depression and suicide. Please refer to the end of the article for resources on campus.  “Life Itself,” a new film written and directed by Dan Fogleman, is marketed as a heartwarming love story rather than a gruesomely honest catalogue of lost life. Watcher be warned, the[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 0 comments Movies, Uncategorized
Women’s Soccer | GU Shuts Out Rival WVU

Women’s Soccer | GU Shuts Out Rival WVU

Facing its longtime rival Sunday Sept. 2, the Georgetown women’s soccer team shut out West Virginia University on the road 2-0. “There’s not too many teams that go up to West Virginia and win up there,” Head Coach Dave Nolan said in an interview with The Hoya. “I don’t think[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized