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

KENNEDY: Empower Collegiate Athletes with NIL

KENNEDY: Empower Collegiate Athletes with NIL

By Ashley Kennedy February 22, 2024

Since its establishment by the NCAA in 2021, name, image and likeness (NIL) has become a significant point of consideration for student-athletes and universities alike when it comes to the recruitment...

WELLNESS PERSONALIS | Cooper Field’s Extraordinary Playlist

WELLNESS PERSONALIS | Cooper Field’s Extraordinary Playlist

By Sophia Williams April 13, 2023

It’s 7 a.m., Saturday morning. You lie defeated, exhausted in your bed, helpless as Cooper Field blasts pop hit after pop hit. Ultimately, you give up trying to fall back asleep — but not without...

Student-Athletes Explore Diverse Range of NIL Deals in Recent Summit

Student-Athletes Explore Diverse Range of NIL Deals in Recent Summit

By Abby Tucker January 20, 2023

Over 250 student-athletes attended the inaugural Georgetown Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) Summit to learn about opportunities to build their individual brand.  The Jan. 12 event was hosted by...

Unsure of Spring Season, Baseball Team Organizes Player-Led Practices

Unsure of Spring Season, Baseball Team Organizes Player-Led Practices

By Harrison Lee February 18, 2021

Georgetown University’s baseball team players have organized student-run practices after the university did not clear them because of COVID-19 precautions.  Georgetown is the only school in...

JULIA ANASTOS/THE HOYA
Georgetown received its second-largest donation in history Tuesday for the athletics leadership program and Multi-Sport Facility.

VIEWPOINT: An Undue Weight on Athletes

By Caroline Thomas January 8, 2017

In December, Georgetown’s Department of Athletics introduced the Drug Screening and Education Program, a new policy that would screen student-athletes for drugs and alcohol. Under the new program, student-athletes...

CAROLINE KANNEALLY FOR THE HOYA
Athletes and Advocates for Workers’ Rights and Wearable Justice held a public forum to discuss questions regarding the university’s relationship with Nike on Wednesday.

Athletes, Activists Host Forum

By Patricja Okuniewska December 4, 2015

Athletes and Advocates for Workers’ Rights and Wearable Justice held a public forum to address questions about their awareness campaign against Nike’s unethical business practices and discussed plans...

COURTESY JAKE MAXMIN
A student activist tapes over the Nike logo on a shoe to protest unethical business practices. A letter sent to University President John J. DeGioia asked the university to sever ties with the athletic apparel company.

Athletes, Advocates Pen Anti-Nike Letter

By Ashwin Puri and Patricja Okuniewska November 20, 2015

Athletes and Advocates for Worker’s Rights, a working group composed of athletes from multiple sports teams and student advocates, delivered a letter to University President John J. DeGioia’s office...

The Players’ Union

By The Editorial Board April 8, 2014

When the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern University football players could be considered university employees if they were on scholarship, schools across the country began anticipating...

For Athletes’ Use Only

By The Editorial Board March 7, 2014

Universities have a lot to gain from varsity sports. Successful athletic programs bring widespread publicity and brand name recognition to university names. When administering programs to benefit varsity...

Eye Candy Alert: The Hottest Olympians In Sochi

Eye Candy Alert: The Hottest Olympians In Sochi

By Lupita Humbert and Lupita Humbert February 14, 2014

Everybody knows why Sochi has been having unexpectedly high temperatures these past few days: The Olympians there are just too hot! It's an understatement to say that the athletes competing in the Sochi...

NCAA Should Pay Athletes

By Matt Castaldo October 21, 2013

I was recently watching “Suits,” a legal drama on USA, and one character repeated advice she received from her father. The advice was, “Don't sign anything unless you can get something in return.” After...

Construction Not Just for IAC

By David Chardack September 13, 2013

Don’t get me wrong: I love Georgetown basketball. But I am disappointed when basketball feels like Georgetown’s highest priority. Under University President John J. DeGioia, Georgetown has seen...

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