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Members of student group H*yas for Choice submitted an open letter to the university calling the administration to clarify its policies on providing contraception coverage in student insurance plans.

Students Pressure University to Maintain Contraception Coverage

Members of student group H*yas for Choice delivered an open letter to Georgetown University administrators Monday demanding the university maintain its coverage of contraception in student health insurance plans. Two rules issued by the Department of Health and Human Services on Oct. 6 rolled back a mandate of the Affordable[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Contraception 101: Better Safe Than Sorry

Contraception 101: Better Safe Than Sorry

Contraception: It is a word that invokes many different emotions. Some might feel uneasy, while others might feel empowered. Contraception is the use of artificial or behavioral methods to prevent pregnancy as a consequence of sexual intercourse. Contraception includes ingestives, like the birth control pill, devices, like male and female[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 2 comments Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide
ALYSSA ALONSO FOR THE HOYA

Toeing the Line: Free Speech and Sex on Campus

When professor Derek Goldman was directing “In The Next Room, or the vibrator play” last spring, he was acutely aware that, to some on campus, the production would appear salacious at first blush. The play deals frankly with female sexuality, exploring how the invention of the vibrator permitted women to[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 3 comments Guide - Top, Sex Issue, The Guide
VIEWPOINT: Affirm Life Above Discord

VIEWPOINT: Affirm Life Above Discord

Each year, Georgetown Right to Life, a group on campus that opposes abortion, euthanasia and the death penalty, among other issues that threaten the value of human life, hosts Life Week in the spring. Although it was a pleasure to coordinate this year’s Life Week as the group’s vice president,[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
COURTESY STAND WITH SANDRA
Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) said Georgetown students should have better access to contraception during the first event in H*yas for Choice’s Choice Week, which was co-sponsored by Lecture Fund, the College Democrats, United Feminists and Georgetown University Student Association.

Reproductive Justice Advocate Criticizes Lack of Contraceptive Access

Georgetown should provide students with greater access to contraceptives, Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12), a reproductive justice advocate, said at an address in Healy Hall yesterday. The university’s insurance plan for students currently covers students’ access to contraception, though the student health center does not provide contraceptives for non-medical purposes. According[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
H*yas for Choice Launches 5th Annual Choice Week

H*yas for Choice Launches 5th Annual Choice Week

H*yas for Choice began its fifth annual Choice Week yesterday, aiming to cultivate a sex-positive culture on campus through a series of discussions throughout the week. The events for this week include talks from women’s rights attorney and Georgetown Law graduate Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12), who testified to House Oversight[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CAITLYN BRANDON FOR THE HOYA
Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson addressed student concerns regarding campus health resources.

Roundtable Proposes Increased Health Resources

A lack of resources prevents improvements to student health, according to students and administrators in a panel on student health in the Healey Family Student Center on Wednesday. At the panel sponsored by the Georgetown University Student Association, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson said the university is looking[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 3 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Clarify Free Speech Policy

Georgetown University received a dubious distinction last Wednesday after landing on the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education’s list of the 10 worst colleges for free speech. For a university that has, in the past two years, hosted speakers of every ilk and creed, from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 6 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Understaffing Impedes Health Accessibility

Over the course of the past week, H*yas for Choice has shared stories on Facebook of Georgetown women’s experiences with the Student Health Center, based on an anonymous online survey. Among the responses, students claimed they had their exams delayed for over a month or were denied an exam due[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

H*yas for Choice Condom Delivery Service Launched

Pro-abortion rights group H*yas for Choice announced the Condom Fairy Delivery Service on Jan. 29, a new service designed to provide students with greater access to condoms and other forms of contraception. The new program allows students living in on-campus housing to request up to 10 condoms or dental dams[Read More…]

by February 3, 2017 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top