Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Over 1,000 participants, in 80 teams, participated in the ninth annual Relay for Life fundraising event, raising $138,000 and beating the $133,000 raised in 2015.

Relay for Life Returns With Higher Participation, Donations

By Marina Pitofsky April 19, 2016

Eighty teams with over 1,000 participants raised over $138,000 at Georgetown’s annual Relay for Life fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society Friday, breaking 2015’s total of $133,000. The...


Calendars for a Cure

By Diana Heldfond October 16, 2015

The brothers of Alpha Epsilon Pi will release their second annual “Nice Guys of AEPi” calendar, chock-full of model esque photos of members dressed up as lumberjacks, posed with puppies and sailing...

While the annual Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society again saw a decline in donations, organizers saw an uptick in active participation.

Relay Fundraising Down

By Molly Simio April 15, 2014

Although fundraising for the American Cancer Society through this year’s Relay for Life again declined from its 2010 peak, participants at Friday’s event were more active than in years past. This...

Despite Shortcomings, Relay Still Saves Lives

By Michelle Dailey March 25, 2014

No one will deny that recently, there has been a slump in funds raised for Georgetown’s annual Relay for Life event that benefits the American Cancer Society. It has been cited frequently by The Hoya...

Relay for Life Kicks Off With Columnist

By Molly Simio February 9, 2014

New York Times columnist Suleika Jaouad shared her experience as a young adult battling cancer at the 2014 American Cancer Society Relay for Life Kickoff on Wednesday evening. Jaouad was diagnosed...

Rallying Relay

By The Editorial Board April 18, 2013

Since its introduction in 2007, Georgetown’s Relay for Life fundraiser has become a Hilltop fixture, uniting thousands of Georgetown students on an April night to raise awareness and funds for the fight...

Fundraising Slump Continues for Relay

By Eitan Sayag April 16, 2013

Georgetown’s Relay for Life raised approximately $150,000 this year, $50,000 less than in 2012, continuing its steady decline since 2010. This year’s figure was a far cry from the peak of $400,000...

Respect Relay

By Sports Editor and The Editorial Board April 20, 2012

Despite the jovial atmosphere Relay For Life provides, it’s important to remember that the event is a serious and reflective occasion for many. Tonight, out of respect for the cause and their fellow...

Celebrate, Remember and Fight like a Hoya

By Elaine Li and Elaine Li April 19, 2012

Wanna spend the night with me? Well, tomorrow’s your lucky night. As most of you have probably noticed (you can’t really miss the bright purple signs, white and blue balloons, multi-colored STOP...

Walk This Way: Relay for Life Co-Chairs Gear Up for This Year’s Event

By Victoria Ngare January 26, 2012

Since the inaugural Relay for Life event in 2006, students from Georgetown has managed to raise $1.4 million for the American Cancer Society. Relay for Life has become an integral part of the Georgetown...

Relay On Track to Set Record

By Bonnie Duncan April 20, 2010

Rain and strong winds were not enough to deter students from attending Georgetown's fourth annual Relay For Life this weekend, which could amass the highest fundraising amount among colleges and universities...

Boost in Fundraising, Recruiting as Relay Draws Near

By Jeff Cangialosi March 29, 2010

With less than 20 days remaining until members of the community gather for the fourth annual Relay For Life at Georgetown, the pursuit of more participation and increased fundraising has hit high gear. According...

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