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Health Education Services sexual assault specialist Jennifer Wiggins and CAPS sexual trauma specialist Erica Shirley addressed misconceptions of intimate-partner violence at a roundtable discussion in the Intercultural Center on Thursday.

Specialists Dispel Misconceptions on Partner Violence

  Sexual trauma specialist at Georgetown’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services Erica Shirley and sexual assault specialist at Health Education Services Jennifer Wiggins dispelled myths about intimate-partner violence during a roundtable discussion co-hosted by the Georgetown University Minority Association of Pre-Health Students in the Intercultural Center on Thursday. The conversation covered[Read More…]

by April 5, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

GUPD Expands Sexual Assault Response Team

The Georgetown University Police Department will hold its second annual Sexual Assault Response Team training — a program to train GUPD officers to respond to cases of sexual assault on campus — over spring break. The program, which requires officers to receive 40 hours of additional training, differs from previous[Read More…]

by March 6, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

A Closer Look at Our Sexual Assault Problem

Recently, a friend used our freshman floor group chat to encourage the fifteen recipients to complete the Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey as soon as we could. Others backed her encouragement, characterizing the survey as “super detailed” and “well thought-out.” At this point, only about 27 percent of the[Read More…]

A Plea for the Survey

We, the members of the Freshman Executive Committee, as a body formed to represent the Class of 2019, strongly urge our classmates to take the university’s confidential Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey. This survey is designed to give the university a better picture of how sexual assault has affected[Read More…]

by February 4, 2016 1 comment Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Sexual Assault Climate Survey Opens

Georgetown University’s first Sexual Assault and Misconduct Climate Survey opened to the student body yesterday to promote a better understanding of the prevalence of sexual misconduct on campus. The survey, which was announced through an email to students by University President John J. DeGioia, was initiated by the Office of[Read More…]

by January 15, 2016 2 comments News, News - Top
Top 10 Articles of 2015

Top 10 Articles of 2015

In 2015, readers were drawn to a variety of articles, from Georgetown University Student Association elections to faculty features to opinion pieces urging the Georgetown community to do more to prevent sexual assault. Here were the top ten most read articles on The Hoya’s website from 2015. 10. 2015-16 Schedule Altered JANUARY[Read More…]

by December 26, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Defined by Truth

The 2015 fall semester has been marked by powerful examples of student activism and a campus-wide commitment to social justice in a myriad of forms. Over the past few months, passionate students and student groups have taken to social media, Red Square and even the president’s office to confront many[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
At Crossroads, Exec Turns

At Crossroads, Exec Turns

Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Connor Rohan (COL ’16) are unconventional leaders. By running a campaign satirizing the whole process, they won the backing of students tired of a staid Georgetown University Student Association with the promise that the body could be something different. Thus, they assumed the roles of[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
GUSA President Joe Luther (COL ’16), left, and Vice President Connor Rohan (COL ’16) are poised to reposition themselves toward student engagment, delegating policy initiatives.

Midway, GUSA Executive Reorients

When Georgetown University Student Association President Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Vice President Connor Rohan (COL ’16) launched their campaign in February, they only had two serious points — regarding sexual assault and mental health — on their otherwise satirical platform. Luther and Rohan, who gave themselves a B-plus for[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
Founders of sexual assault prevention initiative One Student Kelly Addington, left, and Becca Tieder spoke about sexual violence at this year’s “Are You Ready?” on Thursday.

Sexual Assault Talk Returns

The 13th annual “Are You Ready?” event, a dialogue on sexual assault awareness and promotion of a survivor-orientated response culture, returned this year in Copley Formal Lounge on Thursday. Health Education Services, Counseling and Psychiatric Services, and the Office of Residential Living sponsor the event each year in partnership with[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top