Post Tagged with: "H*yas for Choice"

GUSA Election Looks at Free Speech, Unrecognized Groups

In both the presidential and vice presidential debates for the 2014 Georgetown University Student Association election, the topics of free expression and rights for unrecognized student groups, specifically H*yas for Choice, to access university benefits were key topics of discussion. The future of groups such as HFC remains at the[Read More…]

by February 27, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

HFC Booted From Healy Circle for Protest

Members of H*yas for Choice arrived in Healy Circle at 7:30 a.m. Monday with the intent of tabling throughout the day in protest of the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life. Yet within 18 minutes, they found themselves removed and relocated outside the front gates by the Department of Public Safety. Besides objecting to[Read More…]

by January 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
GUSA Targets Speech Reform

GUSA Targets Speech Reform

It has been 24 years since the university wrote the Speech and Expression policy that has repeatedly been flagged by watchdog groups and students. Now, GUSA leaders are pushing to make good on a campaign promise to change that. The university’s policy defines the boundaries of Georgetown’s unrestricted speech zone to Red[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Boston College Halts Condom Distribution

Boston College’s crackdown on campus condom distribution has renewed questions among Catholic schools regarding contraception policy. Administrators at Boston College, a Jesuit institution, threatened last month to discipline the student group Boston College Students for Sexual Health, which organizes condom distribution to students. Traditionally, BCSSH had limited condom distribution to off-campus locations[Read More…]

by April 9, 2013 0 comments News
H*yas for Choice Encourages Balanced Dialogue

H*yas for Choice Encourages Balanced Dialogue

For the sixth consecutive year, H*yas for Choice is holding Choice Week to promote dialogue about sexual choice on campus. However, this year the event has stronger significance — it is also the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. “Even though Roe v. Wade helped to secure the right to a safe and legal abortion,[Read More…]

by March 19, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

STDs: Georgetown’s Own DADT

While Hoyas may not want to think about sexually transmitted diseases around Valentine’s Day, they’re a growing concern on college campuses nationwide — even within the front gates. One in four individuals will acquire an STD in his or her life in Washington, D.C., according to the District’s Sexually Transmitted Infections Community[Read More…]

by February 14, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Pro-Choice Broader Than Abortion Issue

Last Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide.  Even before Roe, the terms “pro-choice” and “pro-life” were used to politically frame points of view regarding abortion rights. In the past 40 years, however, those who believe that abortion is a purely[Read More…]

by February 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion

GU Delays Insurance Changes

University President John J. DeGioia announced Thursday that Georgetown will take advantage of a one-year delay offered by the Obama administration before adding contraceptive coverage to its student health insurance policy. “After thoughtful and careful consideration, we will continue our current practice for contraceptive coverage in our student health insurance[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments Campus News

Red Square a Stage for Contraception Debate

As the national debate on policies governing insurance coverage of contraceptives continues, H*yas for Choice took to Red Square Monday to express support for more accessible birth control. H*yas for Choice and Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington piled $600 worth of ramen noodles in the square to represent the amount[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 0 comments Campus 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