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H*yas For Choice, a student group that advocates for reproductive rights, announced that it will begin providing Plan-B to students.

H*yas for Choice Will Provide Free Plan B for Students

Pro-abortion rights student group H*yas for Choice began offering free emergency contraception to students Monday, the first time such contraceptives will be widely available on Georgetown University grounds. Georgetown does not provide any form of contraceptives on campus, except Student Health Services, which will provide hormonal contraceptives, such as birth[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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H*yas for Choice, a student-run organization, shoulders its role as the only distributor of condoms on campus. It has long been a proponent of increasing contraceptive resources.

Georgetown’s Contraception Control

On the stacks at Vital Vittles, students can find a range of useful medicinal products to help them survive college life. Whether it’s cough drops or NyQuil, the independent, student-run Students of Georgetown Inc. ensures that its flagship store is stocked with basic medical necessities. On one shelf, you can[Read More…]

by March 27, 2015 1 comment Sex Issue, The Guide

Fordham Students Protest Condom Policy

Fordham University students demanded reform of university policies regarding contraceptives, free speech and sexual health in a petition signed by over 1,100 students and submitted to university president Fr. Joseph McShane, S.J. on Nov. 3. Located in the Bronx borough of New York City, the Jesuit university prohibits the distribution[Read More…]

by November 11, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Law Student Stars in Birth Control Saga

Law Student Stars in Birth Control Saga

This semester, the university found its stance on contraception thrust into the national spotlight after conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh went after one of Georgetown’s own. Third-year law student Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) became embroiled in a political controversy after Limbaugh called her a “slut” and “prostitute” on his nationally syndicated[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments News

Students Stand Behind Birth Control Mandate

Students from several D.C. universities gathered Thursday morning to show support for new federal regulations that require most religiously affiliated employers to provide coverage for birth control in their health care plans. The ruling has ignited a heated debate between those who consider the mandate a violation of religious freedom and[Read More…]

by February 10, 2012 0 comments City News, News

GU Reacts to Birth Control Mandate

In a shift that will force the university to modify health insurance policies, new federal health care regulations will require most religiously affiliated employers to provide contraceptive coverage for employees. Before the decision was announced by the Obama administration last Friday, religious institutions, including religiously affiliated universities, were exempt from[Read More…]

by January 26, 2012 0 comments Campus News