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ANNE STONECIPHER/THE HOYA Health Education Services, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, and the Women's Center organized a month-long education campaign aimed at raising awareness about sexual violence.

SAPE Organizes 1st Monthlong Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign

Throughout April, Sexual Assault Peer Educators, the Women’s Center and Health Education Services hosted events in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness month, the first time in university history that programming events lasted for the entire month, centered around the theme “Take It All Back.” The events were organized by a[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: Faults of Delayed Education

For new students at Georgetown, there is a requirement to complete mandatory consent training to address the widespread issue of sexual assault on college campuses. The training comes in the form of “Think About it,” an online course that new students must complete by the end of October, and “Hoya[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Promote Awareness, One Story at a Time

Promote Awareness, One Story at a Time

In my freshman year, I had no real understanding of mental health. Mental health issues were still a distant concept to me then, and to be honest, as much as I hate to admit it, I thought I was stronger than the people who struggled with them. Psychologists estimate that[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Proof of Progress

EThis week, Georgetown University Counseling and Psychiatric Services announced the introduction of free semester-long services for sexual assault survivors and accused perpetrators. This policy change marks one of many significant achievements for the countless student activists in support of sexual assault policy reform at Georgetown. Following The Hoya’s publication of[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Sexual Assault Climate Survey Opens

Georgetown University’s first Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey opened to the student body yesterday to promote a better understanding of the prevalence of sexual misconduct on campus. The survey, which was announced through an email to students by University President John J. DeGioia, was initiated by the Office of[Read More…]

by January 15, 2016 2 comments News, News - Top

Turn Up For Turn Out

The 2015 Georgetown University Student Association Senate elections were decided early Friday, with voter turnout plummeting to an abysmal 19 percent, six percentage points lower than last year’s 25 percent. This collective apathy is the consequence of an overwhelming lack of confidence as well as a lack of information among[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Final Word: 2013-2014

In an eventful year for campus life, students made sure their voices were not lost in the university’s decision-making process. From Georgetown’s changing course of action on navigating the 2010 Campus Plan agreement to its responses to sexual assault and nontraditional gender identities on campus, students reacted dynamically and with[Read More…]

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

Raising Awareness About Gang Violence

Khadijah Brydson (COL ’14) knows from experience that Jamaica is not just a vacation destination. Having lived in the town of Savanna-la-Mar until she was 5, she spent most of her summers there as she grew up and witnessed gang violence first hand. She decided that she would do something to help[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Week’s Events Focus on Peace

The Program on Justice and Peace and the university’s chapter of  PeaceJam kicked off a week of events focused on fostering peace education and awareness Monday. Peace Education Week will feature speakers with experience in the field, such as directors of nonprofits, researchers who focus on conflict resolution and formerly[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News