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JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA
Over 1,000 participants, in 80 teams, participated in the ninth annual Relay for Life fundraising event, raising $138,000 and beating the $133,000 raised in 2015.

Relay for Life Returns With Higher Participation, Donations

Eighty teams with over 1,000 participants raised over $138,000 at Georgetown’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society Friday, breaking 2015’s total of $133,000. The theme of this year’s Relay for Life was “Cirque du Relay,” where the Relay committee sought to create a carnival atmosphere[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JINWOO CHONG/THE HOYA

Calendars for a Cure

The brothers of Alpha Epsilon Pi will release their second annual “Nice Guys of AEPi” calendar, chock-full of model esque photos of members dressed up as lumberjacks, posed with puppies and sailing books in late November. Each calendar, available for pre-order until midnight, Oct. 18, costs $18, and proceeds will[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Features, Guide - Top, The Guide
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA
While the annual Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society again saw a decline in donations, organizers saw an uptick in active participation.

Relay Fundraising Down

Although fundraising for the American Cancer Society through this year’s Relay for Life again declined from its 2010 peak, participants at Friday’s event were more active than in years past. This year, the event brought in a total of $113,681.78 for the ACS, compared to the nearly $150,000 that was[Read More…]

by April 15, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Despite Shortcomings, Relay Still Saves Lives

No one will deny that recently, there has been a slump in funds raised for Georgetown’s annual Relay for Life event that benefits the American Cancer Society. It has been cited frequently by The Hoya and the Voice, and opinions have ranged from calling Relay “not the most worthwhile charity”[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Relay for Life Kicks Off With Columnist

Relay for Life Kicks Off With Columnist

New York Times columnist Suleika Jaouad shared her experience as a young adult battling cancer at the 2014 American Cancer Society Relay for Life Kickoff on Wednesday evening. Jaouad was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia in 2011, less than a year after graduating from Princeton University. “I didn’t know what was wrong.[Read More…]

by February 9, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Rallying Relay

Since its introduction in 2007, Georgetown’s Relay for Life fundraiser has become a Hilltop fixture, uniting thousands of Georgetown students on an April night to raise awareness and funds for the fight against cancer. The ceremony is the product of months of work and planning and, for many students, proves[Read More…]

by April 18, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Fundraising Slump Continues for Relay

Georgetown’s Relay for Life raised approximately $150,000 this year, $50,000 less than in 2012, continuing its steady decline since 2010. This year’s figure was a far cry from the peak of $400,000 in 2010 and the lowest amount raised since the event first took place at Georgetown in 2007. With[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Respect Relay

Despite the jovial atmosphere Relay For Life provides, it’s important to remember that the event is a serious and reflective occasion for many. Tonight, out of respect for the cause and their fellow attendees for whom Relay is much more than just festivities, students should refrain from excessive drinking before[Read More…]

by April 20, 2012 0 comments Opinion
Walk This Way: Relay for Life Co-Chairs Gear Up for This Year’s Event

Walk This Way: Relay for Life Co-Chairs Gear Up for This Year’s Event

Since the inaugural Relay for Life event in 2006, students from Georgetown has managed to raise $1.4 million for the American Cancer Society. Relay for Life has become an integral part of the Georgetown experience. Each year, hundreds of Hoyas come together and reach out to their families and friends asking for[Read More…]

by January 26, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Relay On Track to Set Record

Relay On Track to Set Record

Rain and strong winds were not enough to deter students from attending Georgetown’s fourth annual Relay For Life this weekend, which could amass the highest fundraising amount among colleges and universities nationwide once the final numbers are tallied. Nearly 3,000 participants comprising 205 teams attended the event from Friday into[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News