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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Courtesy of Georgetown University Board of Regents | Four Georgetown students received the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship in commendation for their research in science and mathematics.
Four Georgetown STEM Students Awarded 2024 Goldwater Scholarship
By Catherine Alaimo, Senior News Editor • April 19, 2024

Four juniors in the Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) received the 2024 Goldwater Scholarship in recognition of their...

McDonough School of Business | Thomas Cooke (LAW 74, 76, 84), a distinguished McDonough School of Business (MSB) professor for nearly 50 years, died April 8 at age 74.
Thomas Cooke, Beloved MSB Professor, Dies at 74
By Lauren Doherty, Senior News Editor • April 19, 2024

Thomas Cooke (LAW ’74, ’76, ’84), a professor in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business (MSB) for nearly 50 years, died...

Aamir Jamil/The Hoya | Students voted to pass a referendum that would encourage the university to establish gender-inclusive housing.
Students Endorse Gender-Inclusive Housing in Referendum
By Evie Steele, Executive Editor • April 19, 2024

Georgetown University students voted to approve a referendum that would encourage the university to establish...

Aamir Jamil/The Hoya | Members of the Georgetown University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), a student group that demonstrates support for Palestinian students, organized a die-in protest in Red Square while prospective students and parents visited campus during Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program (GAAP) Weekend on April 12, commemorating Palestinians killed in a Gazan hospital.
SJP Organizes Die-In Protest to Commemorate Palestinians Killed in Gaza
By Aamir Jamil and Kate Hwang April 18, 2024

Members of the Georgetown University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), a student group...

Courtesy of Josie Balistreri | The first student drag show, Mx. Georgetown, presented six drag queens and kings in a pageant format competing for the title of Mx. Georgetown with a talent portion and a lip-sync battle included in the show.
Inaugural Mx. Georgetown Features Drag, Celebrates Queer Community
By Caroline Rareshide and Maren Fagan April 16, 2024

Georgetown University’s inaugural student drag competition, Mx. Georgetown, saw a drag king use an...

Haan Jun (Ryan) Lee / The Hoya | Georgetown University resident assistants received enough votes to unionize April 16.
Resident Assistants to Become Union After Election, Pending Certification
By Michelle Vassilev and Evie Steele April 16, 2024

The Georgetown Resident Assistant Coalition (GRAC), a group of Georgetown University resident assistants...

Flickr | The Washington Wizards and Washington Capitals will remain at Capital One Arena, following an agreement between Monumental Sports and Entertainment and the D.C. Mayor.
Never a Doubt: Wizards and Capitals Reverse Course, Plan to Remain in D.C.
By Daniel Greilsheimer, Senior Sports Editor • April 12, 2024

The Georgetown University men’s basketball team will retain its home court at Capital One Arena for the foreseeable future as the Wizards and...

GUHoyas | First-year goalie Anderson Moore was fantastic, tying a career-high with 14 saves.
MEN’S LACROSSE | Georgetown Edges Marquette for 8th Consecutive Win
By Ben Resnicoff, Sports Staff Writer • April 12, 2024
GUHoyas | Junior left-handed pitcher Andrew Williams has been one of the leaders of a very strong Georgetown pitching staff.
BASEBALL | Stifling Pitching Picks Up Quiet Bats, Leads Hoyas to Series Win Against Seton Hall
By Teddy Gerkin, Sports Staff Writer • April 12, 2024
Instagram @mlbstorenyc | Major League Baseball (MLB) must prioritize the creation of womens jerseys in an attempt to expand the games audience.
HERMAN: Games on Saturdays are for the Girls, Too
By Eilat Herman, Hoya Sports Columnist • April 12, 2024
Long Island Tennis Magazine | Rafael Nadal has dominated the French Open with 14 titles and enters this years tournament as a wild card.
WERDIGER | Why the 2024 French Open Will Be the Most Entertaining of the Decade
By Robbie Werdiger, Hoya Sports Columnist • April 12, 2024

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What’s Fizzin’? The Unique Culture of College Forum App Fizz
By Ethan Hill, Hoya Staff Writer • April 17, 2024

Moving into their first semester in college, Braedon Troy (CAS ’27) kept hearing about an app called Fizz — especially since a close friend...

From the Heart of DC, A24’s ‘Civil War’ Illuminates America’s Divide
By Almitra Guart, Hoya Staff Writer • April 17, 2024

Set in a dystopian future where regional blocs have rebelled against the authoritarian federal government, A24’s “Civil War” serves...

Courtesy of Miranda Xiong
The Cast and Crew of ‘Pippin’ Prove to Audiences What a Little Magic Can Do
By Elizabethe Bogrette, Deputy Guide Editor • April 17, 2024

“Pippin,” first produced in 1972, has taken on many musical forms since its conception on Broadway. From classic musical theater songs such...

Shiva Ranganathans (SOH 27) third column of The Policy Prognosis highlights the ways in which private equity firms exacerbate health inequity.
THE POLICY PROGNOSIS | The Inequity of Private Equity
By Shiva Ranganathan, Science Columnist • April 18, 2024

Private equity firms, which invest in other private firms rather than purchase shares of public companies, pose a significant concern in the...

ILLUSTRATION BY: KATHRYN SCHWEICKERT/The Hoya | A pharmacology lecture hosted by the GU Medical Center explores the history of how GABA, an important brain molecule, was discovered, and looking forward, how we can apply our understanding of it to therapeutics.
Annual Pharmacology Lecture Delves into ‘The World of GABA’
By Sahana Arumani, Deputy Science Editor • April 17, 2024

A Georgetown University pharmacology and physiology professor gave an overview of “The World of GABA” in the annual Stephen and Mary Krop...

PALLAVI BOMMAREDDY/THE HOYA | The 21st annual Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Conference featured posters and oral presentations from 98 GU student researchers, with poster topics ranging from tumor biology to the social determinants of health.
Georgetown Undergraduates Push Frontiers of Knowledge at Annual Research Conference
By Audrey Twyford, Senior Science Editor • April 17, 2024

The Georgetown University Undergraduate Research Conference showcased student research in science and health-related fields April 17, offering...

Amid Opioid Crisis, Student Organizations Train, Advocate
By Anya Warrier April 19, 2024

As the local Washington, D.C., government continues to try and reduce record-high opioid overdose death rates, Francesca Hales (CAS ’26) is...

Georgetown students can take LRED courses, zero-credit classes that give them the chance to take instructed physical education courses with the goal of promoting a healthy lifestyle. | GU Campus Recreation
A ‘Hidden Gem:’ Leisure and Recreation Education Classes Offer Opportunity for Destressing, Wellness Benefits
By Alex Goodale April 11, 2024
Georgetown University accepted 12% of applicants for the undergraduate Class of 2028, a one percentage point decrease from the Class of 2027. | Georgetown University
Georgetown Admits 12% of Applicants to Undergraduate Class of 2028 as Students Call for End to Legacy Admissions
By Caroline Rareshide April 5, 2024
Lauren Tao | This semester, the university held a pilot version of the class “Race, Power and Justice at Georgetown,” which every Georgetown University freshman will take starting in Fall 2024 to introduce them to the GU272+ and ongoing issues of justice.
‘Race, Power and Justice at GU’ Pilot Class Finishes, Broadens Perspectives on Diverse Issues
By Erin Saunders March 22, 2024
The new class Hoyas Connected and student groups on campus work to connect students and provide them with support amidst the stresses of campus life.
Hoyas Connected, Mental Health Groups Offer Reprieve From Rigorous Academic, Extracurricular Environment
By Nola Goodwin March 15, 2024