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CONNOR THOMAS FOR THE HOYA Student groups participated in a walkout Monday in Red Square in support of Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, who both came forward with accusations of sexual assault against Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Students Participate in Walkout to Support Blasey Ford

Nearly 50 people gathered in Red Square to demonstrate their support for Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, two women who made allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, as part of a nationwide protest at 1 p.m. Monday. Over 19,000 Facebook users said they were “going”[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized
An Art exhibit celebrating the lives of the GU 272 went on display Tuesday morning. Mélisande Short-Colomb, one of the principal organizers, said she hopes this raises awareness in the Georgetown community about the university's history with slavery and prevents current dialogue from dying out.

Art Celebrating GU272 on Display in Red Square

Student-made artwork honoring the lives of the 272 slaves sold by Georgetown in 1838 were hung in Red Square on Tuesday morning. The art installation, which, weather permitting, will be taken down on Friday, was created as part of the GU272 campaign that began in 2015. Mélisande Short-Colomb (COL ’21),[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

TAHABSEM: Reject Anti-Palestine Bias

Support for Palestinian rights and pro-Palestine student organizations at Georgetown University is too often unnecessarily and undeservedly derided. And while this problem is not exclusive to Georgetown, what is unjust beyond our campus remains unjust within it. Last week, a Palestinian flag was hung in Red Square by pro-Palestine student[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Walk Through Red Square

A Walk Through Red Square

William Leo is a Hoya Staff Writer Conversation on campus is constant. Walking through Red Square, students can overhear hundreds of their peers gathered in spirited conversation. Although few recognize it in the moment, there is a subtext to every action and interaction, a fundamental principle enabling almost everything we[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 1 comment Guide - Top, The Guide

EDITORIAL: Maintain Effective Expression

In 1989, when Georgetown University first implemented its policy for free speech and expression, Rev. James Walsh, S.J., its creator, explained that at the very core of a university is the “untrammelled expression of ideas and information.” This dedication to a constructive exchange of ideas was not reflected in last[Read More…]

by November 2, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Right to Life Chalk Messages Defaced

Right to Life Chalk Messages Defaced

The university has condemned the defacement of Georgetown University Right to Life’s anti-abortion chalk display in Red Square, after it was erased and replaced with phrases including “End hate,” “Choose Women” and “End the racist sexist capitalist cishetro patriarchy” early Wednesday morning. On Tuesday night, GU Right to Life chalked[Read More…]

by October 28, 2016 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUSA Executive Campaigns Launch

The 2016 Georgetown University Student Association executive race began as the presidential and vice presidential ticket of Enushe Khan (MSB ’17) and Chris Fisk (COL ’17) launched its executive bid at midnight Wednesday in Red Square. They are the only candidates to publicly launch their campaign so far. According to[Read More…]

by February 4, 2016 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Policies Define Expression

The Office of Residential Living and the Division of Student Affairs clarified their policies against hanging banners, flags and clothing outside windows and chalking on buildings in two university-wide emails this month, the former of which prompted concerns over their infringement on the Speech and Expression Policy. In an email[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GU College Democrats hosted a rally on Red Square Tuesday in support of reproductive health services nonprofit Planned Parenthood.

Dems Defend Planned Parenthood

In the lead-up to Congress’ vote to defund the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the Georgetown College Democrats organized a rally advocating for the organization in Red Square on Tuesday, which was met with counterprotestors in support of defunding the nonprofit. The rally coincided with National Pink Out Day, in[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Nonprofit Recruits Marrow Donors

Nonprofit Recruits Marrow Donors

Students can register as bone marrow donors in a recruitment drive in Red Square next Friday as part of a nationwide initiative to solicit marrow donations from college students by Gift of Life, an international bone marrow registry. Rajia Arbab (COL ’18), GOL campus ambassador, coordinated the recruitment at Georgetown,[Read More…]

by September 22, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top