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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Welcome Back, Jack: GU Announces New Mascot

Welcome Back, Jack: GU Announces New Mascot

By Jack Willis and Lauren Doherty November 30, 2023

A new Jack the Bulldog will join the campus community in the Spring 2024 semester, Georgetown University announced in a Nov. 30 press release. Born July 28, 2023 weighing thirty pounds, the new Jack...

Journalist and Author Confronts Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, US Capitalism

Journalist and Author Confronts Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, US Capitalism

By Clayton Kincade September 1, 2023

Journalist, editor and critic Malcolm Harris discussed the relationship between Palo Alto, Calif., and its larger role in the tech industry, labor movements and U.S. capitalism. The Georgetown Global...

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‘Lady Bird’ Director Talks Sacramento, Filmmaking and Friendship

By Aly Pachter December 6, 2017

“Lady Bird,” Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut that delves into adolescent life in an all-girls Catholic school, is now the best-rated movie on film review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes,...

Mandatory Minimums – Making Twenty-Five to Life Be Done Twice

By Robert Danco September 24, 2015

In 1994, and with an incredible 72 percent in favor, Californians passed Proposition 184. This proposition strengthened a habitual offenders law that provides higher sentences for those with two previous...

California: Even More Ridiculous Than You Think

California: Even More Ridiculous Than You Think

By Marina Smith and Marina Smith May 17, 2015

If you go to Georgetown, chances are you know someone (or five-hundred someones) from California. If you know someone from California, you have definitely had to suffer through multiple conversations about...

‘Yes Means Yes’ Redefines Consent

By Maureen Tabet October 7, 2014

The state of California redefined the law of consent for sexual activity on college campuses to require affirmative consent in a piece of legislation entitled "Yes Means Yes." Under the new legislation,...

Following California’s Lead

By The Editorial Board October 7, 2014

Last week, California passed a law defining sexual consent as when both partners affirm the choice to engage in sexual activity, noting that consent cannot be given if either party is unconscious and that...

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Senior midfielder Daphne Corboz scored one goal and added two assists in a 3-1 victory over the University of San Diego. Corboz is a nominee for the MAC Hermann Trophy Award.

Women’s Soccer | Hoyas Finish California Trip, Prepare for Home Opener

By Chris Balthazard August 29, 2014

Fresh off of a West Coast trip to begin the season, the No. 20 Georgetown women’s soccer team will play in its home opener today at 3 p.m. against N.C. State on Shaw Field. The Blue and Gray (1-0-1)...

Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) spoke with professor Judy Feder in a lecture hosted in Gaston Hall in April 2012.

Fluke Enters California State Senate Runoff

By Suzanne Monyak June 5, 2014

After primary elections on Tuesday, Democrat Sandra Fluke (LAW ’12) will face Democrat Ben Allen in a run-off in the November general election for Ted Lieu’s (LAW ’94) vacated seat in the 26th...

Admissions Yield Dips For 2018

By Ian Tice May 16, 2014

Georgetown saw a slight decline in its admissions yield this year, with 46 percent of students accepted to the Class of 2018 enrolling at Georgetown compared to last year’s rate of 47.4 percent. Of...

Fluke Eschews Congress for State Senate

By Suzanne Monyak February 7, 2014

After “seriously considering” running for Rep. Henry Waxman’s (D-Calif.) seat in Congress, women’s rights advocate and Georgetown alumna Sandra Fluke (LAW ‘12) announced that she would instead...

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Butler Stands Out in Losses

By Carolyn Maguire November 19, 2013

After winning its season opener last weekend, the Georgetown women’s basketball team struggled in its second weekend of competition, dropping games to South Dakota State and No. 11 California. On...

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