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

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Contesting Coverage of the OCC

By Julian Jimenez February 25, 2022

Last month, The Hoya claimed that a high-profile Catholic bishop who spoke for the Cardinal O’Connor Conference used racist rhetoric and has minimized the crimes of a sexual abuser, claims that are...

THOMAS: Practice Journalism With an Objective

THOMAS: Practice Journalism With an Objective

By Connor Thomas February 19, 2021

George Romero’s 1978 classic zombie flick “Dawn of the Dead” opens on a broadcast newsroom in chaos — in other words, a newsroom. The zombie apocalypse is well underway, and the channel has been...


Medical School Launches Campaign to Reduce Bias

By Sana Rahman February 8, 2019

A campaign aimed to educate and spread awareness about microaggressions in the medical field launched at the Georgetown University School of Medicine this week. The campaign will include 17 educational...

VIEWPOINT: Eliminate Bias in Course Evaluations

By Larry Huang November 29, 2018

At the end of each semester, students have the opportunity to shape our future learning by completing course evaluations. We should use these evaluations, typically biased against women and minorities,...

WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN POLICE DEPARTMENT Three civil rights organizations in the District are suing the Metropolitan Police Department for allegedly failing to record stop and frisk data.

Civil Rights Groups Accuse MPD of Failing to Record Police Stops

By Jessica Lin May 18, 2018

Three civil rights groups are accusing the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department of violating the Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Act, which mandates every police officer to record...

Two bias related incidents have been reported over the last two days.

Two Bias-Related Vandalisms Reported in Two Days

By Jeff Cirillo September 7, 2017

Jeff Cirillo is a staff writer for The Hoya. Three swastikas were found on the walls of two residence hall elevators this week. A swastika was found carved onto the wall of a Village C West elevator...

ARONSON: Guiding Moral Action Through Empathy

ARONSON: Guiding Moral Action Through Empathy

By Samuel J. Aronson February 17, 2017

As a scholar of the Holocaust, I am often called upon by friends, family, colleagues, strangers on the metro and Uber drivers to be the arbiter of a perpetual question: “Isn’t [insert contemporary...

EDITORIAL: Mitigate Bias in Social Media

By Editorial Board October 14, 2016

This past summer, Facebook faced criticism for its trending news section being biased towards liberal sites, routinely ignoring or suppressing conservative news outlets like Breitbart. In response to these...

When Pro-Choice Is Anti-Choice

By Amelia Irvine April 22, 2016

I am pro-life because our world today is broken and hurting, and I want to love the broken and the hurting. The fact is many women in our society are in pain. They live in an oppressive, unloving society....

Understanding Implicit Biases

By Tithi Patel April 12, 2015

It’s always easier to take action on an issue that has presented itself so obviously that you would be wrong to ignore its presence. But what about that itch in your bones that is telling you that something’s...

Revisionism In Action

By Tithi Patel March 29, 2015

Over the course of history, human records have been analyzed and reanalyzed, sometimes in order to fit the zeitgeist of the era and sometimes simply because it is a normal part of living on Earth. To quote...

CORREIA: Cronkite: Biased and Better for It

CORREIA: Cronkite: Biased and Better for It

By Tricia Correia November 7, 2014

Ask anyone over the age of 40, and he or she will likely say that the last great American broadcast journalist was Walter Cronkite. From 1937 until 1981, Cronkite reported on many important events in...

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