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Clubs Respond to Criticisms of Selectivity

Clubs Respond to Criticisms of Selectivity

Every Hoya could most likely recite some version of the following: Without the traditional social structure of recognized Greek life, clubs become the hub for your social life. Yet Georgetown’s club culture is a double-edged sword. Fueled by a desire to meet the right people and find lifelong friends, students[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Features, News
A new policy passed by Blue and Gray Tour Guide Society prevents freshmen in their first semester at Georgetown from being selected as members of the organization.

Blue and Gray Delays Freshman Hires

The Blue and Gray Tour Guide Society will not hire freshmen this fall as part of a new recruitment policy designed to ensure all tour guides have sufficient experience as a college student. Blue and Gray confirmed to The Hoya that it will not accept students who have not yet[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Amend Attitudes Toward Clubs

As club selectivity continues to concern students and plague clubs across campus, it is time to recognize that the ultra-exclusivity of many of Georgetown University’s clubs is rooted in the fact that they blur their purported functions with their roles as social organizations. To end club exclusivity, the most selective[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 2 comments Editorial

EDITORIAL: Give Greek Life a Bid

Each fall, the Division of Student Affairs sends out an eerily familiar email. Disseminated by Jeanne Lord, associate vice president and dean of students, and co-signed by Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson, this message annually reminds students that “Georgetown University does not support a social Greek system.” Per[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 7 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Inclusion Without Age Limits

As students navigated through the flyers, banners and sign-up sheets at the biannual Council of Advisory Boards Fair last Sunday, they were invited to sample the diverse range of student organizations at Georgetown. Yet for many the enthusiasm of CAB Fair fades to disappointment as they discover the acceptance rates[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 1 comment Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Student Groups Aim to Increase Diversity

Students of Georgetown, Inc., the Georgetown University Alumni Student Federal Credit Union and Georgetown Blue and Gray Tour Guides have made changes to their application processes for the spring application season to cultivate a more diverse pool of students. These changes include developing new interview questions and increasing the number[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students of Georgetown, Inc. and the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union both received record-breaking numbers of applicants during hiring season this fall, with a focus on increasing diversity.

The Corp, GUASFCU Receive Record Application Rates

Students of Georgetown, Inc. and the Georgetown University Alumni and Student Federal Credit Union collectively received over 750 applications in a record-breaking hiring season for the two student organizations. Last year’s fall hiring season for the two organizations received over 600 applications and hired over 100 students. GUASFCU accepted 22[Read More…]

by September 30, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Vocation Above Occupation

It was September of this academic year, and the Georgetown University Student Association office on the first floor of the Leavey Center was packed. About 50 eager freshmen and transfer students arrived to an open house where GUSA was speaking about student government and advocacy. One freshman, in particular, stuck[Read More…]

by May 16, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

SWIMMING & DIVING | First Meets Will Test Inexperienced Squad

This weekend, the Blue and Gray will dive into their first competitive meets of the season at Friday’s Potomac Relays in Washington, D.C., and in enemy waters Saturday at Delaware. Back-to-back meets should provide the Hoyas with good preparation for their ultimate goal: February’s four-day Big East championship meet. “We’re going to[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Sports

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Georgetown To Face Butler in First of Three Road Games

In what will be the first of a three-game road trip, the No. 10 Georgetown women’s soccer team (9-0-2, 1-0-1 Big East) will face Butler (7-3-2, 0-2 Big East) in Indianapolis, Ind. Although the scoreboard after Sunday’s 7-1 win over Xavier boasted an impressive win, Head Coach Dave Nolan was[Read More…]

by October 1, 2013 0 comments Sports