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GUHoyas | The Hoyas are now 9-24 overall and 2-3 in the Big East following the weekend road trip to St. John's

SOFTBALL | Georgetown Loses Doubleheader Against St. John’s

The Georgetown softball team suffered two losses against St. John’s this past weekend in a doubleheader at the Red Storm Softball Field in Queens, N.Y. The team’s Big East record is now 2-3, while their overall record has fallen to 9-24. The Hoyas lost the first game 12-4 to the[Read More…]

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GUHOYAS | The Georgetown coed sailing team earned a record of 6-4 and placed fifth out of eighth of Admiral Moore team race

SAILING | Hoyas Place 5th in 2 Regattas

The Georgetown sailing teams competed in two different regattas March 23 and 24, earning a fifth place finish in both. In the Admiral Moore team race, hosted by SUNY Maritime College, the Hoyas coed team earned a record of 6-4, putting them in fifth out of a field of eight.[Read More…]

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FILE PHOTO: KARLA LEYJA/THE HOYA | The GU272 Advocacy Team, an on-campus group of students that advocates for descendants, many of whom live in Maringouin, La., has hosted events to educate students and encourage them to vote in the weeks leading up to the April 11 referendum.

Historic GU272 Referendum Set for Thursday Vote

Undergraduate students are set to vote next Thursday on a referendum to create a semesterly fee that would go toward a fund to benefit descendants of the GU272. Students will vote on whether to include a $27.20 fee in student bills every semester. These funds would be allocated to descendants[Read More…]

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ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB/THE HOYA | Georgetown accepted 3,202 out of 22,788 total applicants to the Class of 2023, making this year's acceptance rate the lowest in the university’s history.

Admissions Rate Falls to 14 Percent, Lowest in University History

Georgetown University’s undergraduate acceptance rate dropped to 14 percent this admissions season, the lowest in the university’s history, marking the third consecutive year of record-low acceptance rates for Georgetown. A total of 3,202 applicants were admitted to the Class of 2023 from a pool of 22,788 in hopes of meeting[Read More…]

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ARCHDIOCESE OF ATLANTA/FACEBOOK | Wilton Gregory, who was appointed Thursday, previously led the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops from 2001 to 2004. Gregory replaces Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who resigned in October 2018 amid accusations he mishandled allegations of sexual abuse.

Pope Francis Appoints DC’s 1st Black Archbishop

Archbishop of Atlanta Wilton Gregory is set to become the first black archbishop of Washington, D.C., on May 21, the Vatican announced Thursday. Gregory’s appointment follows the ongoing clerical sexual abuse scandal within the church, which has implicated the last two archbishops of D.C. The D.C. archdiocese has looked to[Read More…]

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FILE PHOTO: MARGARET FOUBERG/THE HOYA| GUSA Senate Speaker Eliza Lafferty (COL '21), right, and Vice Speaker Pat Walsh (SFS '21), left, have overseen an increase in unexcused absences.

GUSA Struggles to Curb Senators’ Unexcused Absences

Unexcused absences by senators at Georgetown University Student Association senate meetings have more than quadrupled from last year’s legislative season despite the introduction of a committee this fall intended to track senators’ attendance records. GUSA senate meetings over the last year have seen 43 unexcused absences without proxies from senate[Read More…]

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FILE PHOTO: ASHLEY CHEN/THE HOYA | Three priests credibly accused of sexual assault worked at the Woodstock Theological Center, which operated from 1973 to 2013. Though the center was run independently by Jesuits, Woodstock had several ties to campus life, including student employees.

Abusers Lived, Worked at Campus Jesuit Spaces

The Woodstock Theological Center moved into Old Ryan, now known as Ida Ryan Hall, in 1978. Over the next several decades, three priests credibly accused of sexual misconduct would work at Woodstock, a Jesuit-run research institution housed on Georgetown’s campus. All three lived in the Woodstock Theological Residence, two blocks[Read More…]

ERIC RIDDICK/FACEBOOK | Georgetown students created a petition to publicize the case of Eric Riddick, who was sentenced to life in prison in 1992.

Students Petition for Exoneration of Inmate Sentenced to Life in Prison

A petition for the exoneration of Eric Riddick, a Pennsylvania inmate who was sentenced to life in prison in 1992 for first degree murder, has received over 2,780 signatures since three Georgetown University students created it March 29. The petition, addressed to Philadelphia’s District Attorney Larry Krasner, cites the fact[Read More…]

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THE MCDONOUGH ALLIANCE/FACEBOOK | GLMR is set to host a resume and cover letter review workshop in Red Square on Friday.

LGBTQ Professional Group Rebrands, Aims to Expand

McDonough Alliance, a student group that seeks to bridge the gap between queer students and professional opportunities, has changed its name to Georgetown LGBTQ+ Mentors and Resources and expanded events beyond career guidance to promote broader student involvement. Changing the McDonough Alliance’s name to GLMR affirms the organization’s commitment to[Read More…]

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SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA | Students gathered to create a mock wall of art for Israeli Apartheid Week on Monday. The artwork has been displayed in the Intercultural Center Galleria throughout the week.

SJP Hosts 15th Annual Apartheid Week

Georgetown University’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine erected an artistic representation of the 400 mile wall in the West Bank on campus as part of its 15th annual Israeli Apartheid Week to raise awareness about the Israeli state policies against Palestinian citizens. Israeli Apartheid Week, which began April[Read More…]

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