Post Tagged with: "H*yas for Choice"

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Removals of H*yas for Choice tabling have sparked backlash.

Access to Benefits Extended

Unrecognized student groups will now have some access to previously restricted benefits, such as co-hosting events with recognized groups and reserving campus space, after the creation of a GUSA apparatus to provide benefits announced yesterday. Groups like H*yas for Choice, which have not been able to access the benefits available[Read More…]

by November 18, 2014 2 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Vincent DiLaurentis (SFS ’17) leads the group Hoyas United for Free Speech in its delivery of a petition 
advocating for free speech reform to Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson in the Leavey Center.

Free Speech Petition Presented to GU

Hoyas United for Free Speech, a new student group advocating for free speech reform on campus, delivered its petition to Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson on Friday. The petition, which has so far garnered roughly 460 signatures, includes demands for the expansion of free speech zones on campus,[Read More…]

by November 4, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
ISABEL BINAMIRA FOR THE HOYA, ARIANA TAFTI FOR THE HOYA, MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA

The Face of Modern Feminism

  If you were to ask 10 Georgetown students what feminism is, you would get 10 different answers. The word and its associated movement, even though they have been seen as controversial by some, have inspired generations of women on both sides of the political aisle to become more involved[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 4 comments Features, The Guide
DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA
GUPD Chief Jay Gruber fielded questions from students at a roundtable discussion on Tuesday.

GUPD Talks Free Speech, SafeRides

Georgetown University Police Department Chief of Police Jay Gruber answered student questions on topics ranging from freedom of speech to the new LiveSafe app at the fourth GUPD Roundtable Tuesday in the Healey Family Student Center Social Room. During the event, which was sponsored by the Georgetown University Student Association,[Read More…]

by October 3, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Moral Neutrality’s Threat to Free Speech

In her critique of a perceived lack of substantive pluralism on campus, H*yas for Choice President Abby Grace (SFS ’16) appealed to the university, “Please don’t bestow a degree completely willingly upon someone who takes positions that we feel to be rather controversial and offensive.” This plea concluded her attempt[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 11 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Michelle Xu

En*ugh is Enough

Foolish is the idea that every action carried out by Georgetown University is a unified one. Inevitably, we disagree as a community. When we open up those differences to discussion, we find an aspect of Georgetown that actually unites us: pluralism. Yet, when a silent H*yas for Choice protest was[Read More…]

by September 26, 2014 7 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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H*yas for Choice members were told to leave the sidewalk outside the front gates.

H*yas for Choice Barred From Tabling

Members of H*yas for Choice were temporarily removed from a previously approved tabling location on 37th Street, just outside of the university’s front gates, by a Georgetown University Police Department officer five minutes after setting up a table on the sidewalk Monday afternoon. The group decided to table in silent[Read More…]

by September 23, 2014 20 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) speaks at the One Georgetown, One Campus launch Sept. 8 protesting the proposed satellite residence.

Protest Thrives in Diverse Forms

From online movements combatting microaggressions at universities nationwide to student-led rallies calling for reform at the gates of the White House, the past year has seen prolific Georgetown student activism.   Online Advocacy Inspired by #BBUM, or Being Black at the University of Michigan, students created their own Twitter movements[Read More…]

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H*yas for Choice’s short-lived protest.

Ricin Case, Free Speech Remain Unresolved

While the Year in Review highlights the events and themes that have defined the past year on the Hilltop, some stories have not been neatly tied up in time for the conclusion of classes. Student Charged with Ricin Possession On the morning of March 18, residents of McCarthy Hall awoke[Read More…]

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…]