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CARNES: Discerning New Priorities

CARNES: Discerning New Priorities

On banners and in New Student Orientation talks, in classes and on retreats, we proudly proclaim the values of the Spirit of Georgetown. Many of us can rattle off these values: cura personalis, people for others, interreligious understanding and all the rest. We take them as a common reference point,[Read More…]

by April 5, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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
VIEWPOINT: Rising Above Despair

VIEWPOINT: Rising Above Despair

Three years ago, the killing of nine black worshippers at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., created outrage and fear in the black community. Now, as the country mourns another pair of hateful attacks — this time in Jeffersontown, Ky., and Pittsburgh — the country can be tempted[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
MARTINEZ ADDIEGO: A Tradition of Human Dignity

MARTINEZ ADDIEGO: A Tradition of Human Dignity

While Jesuit values are often discussed at Georgetown University, our community would be well-served by understanding another set of teachings that transcends barriers of religious identity to acknowledge the worth of every person. Catholic social teaching draws upon Christ’s teachings of compassion to create a moral groundwork that inspires actions[Read More…]

by October 29, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Renew Support for Austin Tice

As Hoyas prepare to return home for the holidays and be with family and friends, we must remember those who are not as fortunate as we are to enjoy the spoils of the season. This situation is the case for Austin Tice (SFS ’02), a freelance journalist, who remains captive[Read More…]

by December 8, 2017 0 comments Editorial
BOSCO: For Hoyas, the Value of Humility

BOSCO: For Hoyas, the Value of Humility

These are tough times. Still, over the course of my first year serving in the Office of Mission and Ministry, I have been struck by how important Georgetown University can be during this period of political strife in our country. As Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), one of the last living[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: As Jesuit Presence Fades, Georgetown Recommits to Its Roots

by November 7, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
POORTEN: Embody Jesuit Values in Daily Actions

POORTEN: Embody Jesuit Values in Daily Actions

“Jesuit values” has become a phrase often seen and often referenced, but seldom processed as a part of Georgetown’s day-to-day experience. We see these phrases all over campus — at least, when we’re looking. They are on banners draped from lamp posts, carved into concrete foundations, painted on the walls[Read More…]

by October 25, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Uncategorized

Reconcile Speech, Values

In a summer interview with The Hoya, serialized these past two weeks, former University President Fr. Leo O’Donovan, S.J., upheld the importance of Catholic belief and free speech on campus. O’Donovan explained that while he thought the Second Vatican Council was correct in speaking of abortion as something intrinsically wrong,[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Former University President Fr. Leo O’Donovan, S.J., who served in the position from 1989 to 2001, oversaw numerous changes to Georgetown during his tenure that solidified Georgetown’s values in diversity.

O’Donovan Dicusses GU’s History in Diversity

Former University President Leo O’Donovan, S.J. lead Georgetown from 1989 until 2001. Throughout his tenure, O’Donovan reflected upon the evolving Catholic identity of the institution, charging a faculty study on the university’s identity. He also established the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and hired the first full-time Imam at any American[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top