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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

MSB Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Hariri Building

MSB Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of Hariri Building

By Madiha Sohani October 18, 2019

The McDonough School of Business hosted events for faculty and students this week as it celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Rafik B. Hariri Building.   The building, inaugurated in fall...

ASHLEY CHEN / THE HOYA | Keith Grossman, the President of TIME spoke about his experience, paywalls, and media equity.

Paywalls Inhibit Media Equity, TIME President Says

By Jaime Moore-Carrillo September 13, 2019

Keith Grossman, president of the global media corporation TIME, warned students of the potential consequences of paywalls in media and political polarization at an event at Georgetown University on Sept....

NATALIE ISÉ/THE HOYA Georgetown University plans to switch to live registration because of incompatibility with the old preregistration software.

Live Registration Set to Launch for Fall 2019

By Elizabeth Douglas November 30, 2018

Live course registration, in which students choose classes in real time without delay from the university registrar, is set to replace the current preregistration system beginning in April for fall...

SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA Students are urging Georgetown University administrators to be clear about how proposed changes to Title IX laws will affect university Title IX proceedings.

Proposed Title IX Changes Spark Student Letter

By Emma Wenzinger November 20, 2018

Nearly 300 students signed a letter urging Georgetown University to be transparent in how the changes the U.S. Department of Education proposed to Title IX laws would affect the university’s sexual...

AMBER GILLETTE/THE HOYA  Hundreds of graduate students voted in this weeks elections on whether the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees should unionize. Polls were open from Nov. 5 to Nov. 8.

Hundreds Vote in Graduate Union Election

By Will Cassou November 9, 2018

Hundreds of Georgetown University graduate student workers voted this week on whether the university will recognize the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees as a union, allowing it to engage in...

Cardinal Donald Wuerl currently holds an honorary degree from Georgetown University. Following allegations that Wuerl mishandled accusations of sexual abuse, students demanded his degree be revoked.

Students Call for Transparency in Degree Reviews

By Mason Mandell November 9, 2018

Students are pushing for expediency and greater input into a newly formed working group evaluating honorary degrees, including those held by cardinals implicated in the sexual abuse crisis, as it met...

MASON MANDELL FOR THE HOYA Students watched in a packed Healey Family Student Center as election results came in Tuesday evening.

Midterm Election Results Yield Mixed Student Reactions

By Will Cassou November 7, 2018

Cheers erupted from Democratic students in the Healey Family Student Center as CNN projected that Democrats would win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives after hours filled with doubt that...

After Antisemitic Shooting, GU Mourns, Calls for Action

After Antisemitic Shooting, GU Mourns, Calls for Action

By Alexandra Bowman November 2, 2018

Georgetown’s Jewish community and its allies are calling for action against antisemitism in the wake of Saturday’s mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Robert Bowers entered...

Ministry Fundraising Email Draws Student, Alum Criticism

By Mason Mandell November 2, 2018

An Office of Mission and Ministry fundraising email sent Oct. 25 that linked the importance of financial donations to Georgetown University with the Catholic Church’s ongoing sexual abuse crisis...

Men’s Group Files Title IX Complaint Against University

By Elizabeth Douglas October 26, 2018

The National Coalition for Men, a nonprofit organization that advocates for men’s rights, filed a Title IX complaint alleging that Georgetown University discriminates against men in its hiring practices...

CHRISTINEFAIR.NET Professor Christine Fair has come under fire for a Saturday tweet.

Professor’s Tweets Prompt Tepid University Response

By Will Cassou and Deepika Jonnalagadda October 5, 2018

Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia condemned the use of “violent imagery” Tuesday after professor Christine Fair was criticized for a Saturday tweet that called for violence against...

Club Lau, an event that has been held each year since its inception in 2007, has been cancelled for this fall. Library officials hope for its return in the future.

Annual Club Lau Event Cancelled, Potential to Return Remains Open

By Elizabeth Ash August 31, 2018

Since it first launched in 2007, the annual party hosted by Lauinger Library during the fall semester, “Club Lau,” is cancelled, due to a lack of sufficient funds to pay library staff and Georgetown...

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