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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Georgetown ranked among the top schools with alumni in the Peace Corp again this year, which volunteers say is representative of Georgetown's Jesuit values and commitment to service.

Georgetown Ranks Among Top Schools for Alumni in Peace Corps

Georgetown University ranked ninth among medium-sized universities for the number of alumni joining the Peace Corps in 2018, the organization announced March 21. With 27 undergraduates joining in 2018, Georgetown ranked among the top 25 volunteer-producing medium-sized schools; however, the number marks a marginal drop from 2017, when the Peace[Read More…]

by March 27, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
GUHOYAS | The Georgetown coed team placed third in the Graham Hall Intercoference Regatta behind Yale and the College of Charleston on March 16.

SAILING | Hoyas Earn Top-10 Finishes in 2 Regattas

The Georgetown sailing team competed in two regattas on Saturday, March 16, earning a top-ten finish in both. In the Graham Hall Interconference Regatta, hosted by Navy, the coed team placed third behind Yale University and the College of Charleston. Georgetown also finished seventh, one point behind Cornell, in the[Read More…]

by March 22, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
DERRICK ARTHUR CUDJOE/ THE HOYA | Junior guard Jagan Mosely beats his defender and looks to penetrate baseline against Harvard on March 20.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown’s Season Ends With Loss to Harvard

The Georgetown men’s basketball team came up short against the visiting Harvard Crimson 71-68 in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament on March 20, concluding a rollercoaster season that was highlighted by the development of young stars. Senior center Jessie Govan shined in his final game for the[Read More…]

by March 22, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
The Women’s Issue

The Women’s Issue

THE HOYA 1968 | After the board of directors approved admitted women into the College, a May 1968 cartoon in The Hoya showed a woman popping out of a cake, surrounded by men showing faces of amusement, shock and disapproval. Women first attended the College in 1969. By 1976, half of the student body was female; now, women comprise 56 percent of the student body.

‘Women Pioneers’ Shape Hilltop for Over 50 Years

“Tradition crumbles: College admits girls,” read The Hoya’s front page in September 1968. The headline reflected the campus climate toward Georgetown’s decision to fully become a coed campus across all four schools in 1969. Fifty years later, Georgetown’s campus is now bustling with female students, faculty and staff, but the[Read More…]

MARGARET FOUBERG/ THE HOYA | Junior attack Jake Carraway fires a shot against Drexel on March 16. Carraway tallied 4 goals in the win.

MEN’S LACROSSE | Hoyas Edge Drexel For 5th Consecutive Win

The Georgetown men’s lacrosse team continued a five-game winning streak last Saturday against Drexel, winning 13-10 and holding steady at No. 14 in the polls. A strong offensive performance for the Hoyas (7-1) gave them the edge over Drexel (3-4) who was coming off an upset victory over No. 11[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
FILE PHOTO: ROCHELLE VAYNTRUB FOR THE HOYA | The eight universities named in the college bribery investigation, including Georgetown, caused rejected applicants emotional and economic harm, according to a lawsuit filed by students March 15.

Students Sue Georgetown for Unfair Admissions Process

Two college students and two parents filed a class action lawsuit against Georgetown University on March 15, alleging monetary harm after revelations that applicants were fraudulently admitted to the university. The suit follows an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice uncovering a service that parents used beginning around 2011[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas to Face Harvard in NIT Opening Round

Georgetown’s hopes of making its first NCAA Tournament in five years were crushed when they lost to Seton Hall 73-57 in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament March 14. Despite failing to make the NCAA tournament, Georgetown earned a bid to play in the National Invitation tournament.   The Hoyas[Read More…]

by March 18, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
AMY LI/THE HOYA | Georgetown Freshman Mac McClung

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Upset Goliath, Dominate No. 17 Villanova

In front of a packed home crowd, the Georgetown men’s basketball team ended its two-game losing streak and pulled off a season-altering upset over No. 17 Villanova on Wednesday. The victory marks Georgetown Head Coach Patrick Ewing’s (CAS ’85) first coaching win against a ranked opponent in his tenure on[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
ELLIE STAAB FOR THE HOYA | Georgetown freshman Andrew Rozanow won his singles match against Longwood on Feb. 14, making his winning record 4-1 during his first season.

MEN’S TENNIS | Hoyas Split Matches With Longwood, JMU

The Georgetown men’s tennis team competed in two matches over the long weekend, winning its first match over Longwood University and dropping the second against James Madison University. On Thursday, the Hoyas (3-4, 1-2 Big East) hosted the Lancers (4-2). After dropping the first three points in the match, Georgetown[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top