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H*yas For Choice, a student group that advocates for reproductive rights, announced that it will begin providing Plan-B to students.

H*yas for Choice Will Provide Free Plan B for Students

Pro-abortion rights student group H*yas for Choice began offering free emergency contraception to students Monday, the first time such contraceptives will be widely available on Georgetown University grounds. Georgetown does not provide any form of contraceptives on campus, except Student Health Services, which will provide hormonal contraceptives, such as birth[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 6 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Panel Discusses Sexual Health

Panel Discusses Sexual Health

H*yas for Choice convened a panel of representatives from Georgetown Health Education Services, Planned Parenthood Metropolitan Washington and Advocates for Youth to discuss sexual health resources on Georgetown’s campus Monday night. The panel was composed of PPMW Legislative Affairs Organizer Michelle Woods, PPMW Sexual Health Educator Blanca Torres, Advocates for Youth[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News
COURTESY STAND WITH SANDRA
Women’s rights advocate Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) lost to fellow Democrat Ben Allen in her bid to become a California state senator.

Fluke Falls Short in California State Senate Bid

California State Senate candidate Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) lost her race in the state’s 26th District to fellow Democrat and longtime area resident Ben Allen on Tuesday. Fluke received 39 percent of the vote in the runoff election, which pitted the two Democrats against each other as part of California’s[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments City News, News
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Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) spoke with professor Judy Feder in a lecture hosted in Gaston Hall in April 2012.

Fluke Enters California State Senate Runoff

After primary elections on Tuesday, Democrat Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) will face Democrat Ben Allen in a run-off in the November general election for Ted Lieu’s (LAW ’94) vacated seat in the 26th District of the California State Senate. An attorney and activist for women’s reproductive rights, Fluke, 33, attracted media[Read More…]

by June 5, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Fluke Considers Run for Congress

Georgetown’s most famous advocate for reproductive rights might soon seek a larger national stage. After longtime Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) announced his retirement Thursday, Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) told Southern California radio station 89.3 KPCC that she is considering running for his seat in Congress. Best known for her work supporting reproductive rights and[Read More…]

by February 4, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Plan A Satirizes at Wednesday Protest

Plan A: Hoyas for Reproductive Justice took to Red Square Wednesday afternoon to protest the university’s stance on reproductive issues, this time drawing onlookers in a skit inspired by St. Patrick’s Day. In a performance by members of the recently formed coalition of H*yas for Choice and United Feminists, a[Read More…]

by March 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Reproductive Rights Coalition Pushes University Policy Shift

Despite a failed initial attempt to gain the university’s support, H*yas for Choice and United Feminists continue to pool efforts to sustain the goals of their newly established group, Plan A: Hoyas for Reproductive Justice. The group was formed this semester in an effort to improve access to material resources,[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Reproductive Rights Letter Stumbles Over Details

Although it has certainly made a splash in its campus debut, Plan A: Hoyas for Reproductive Justice has missed the mark with its first public initiative. In an open letter sent to University President John J. DeGioia on Feb. 5, the nascent student coalition mixed some longstanding points of contention[Read More…]

by February 26, 2010 0 comments Opinion