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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon Johnson, delivered Saturdays commencement address for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Johnson Urges Commitment to Service in Address to NHS Graduates

By Katrina Schmidt May 24, 2018

Luci Baines Johnson, the daughter of President Lyndon Johnson and founder of LBJ Family Wealth Advisors, a family-owned wealth management firm, urged School of Nursing and Health Studies graduates...

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D - D.C.) urged Georgetown University Law Center graduates to use their knowledge to teach others the importance of freedom of speech in her commencement address Sunday afternoon.

Norton Calls Graduates to Defend First Amendment Rights in Law Center Commencement Address

By Madeline Charbonneau May 24, 2018

College students must be respectful of all viewpoints and allow others to speak, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) said in her commencement address to graduates of the Georgetown University Law Center...

Guterres to SFS Graduates: Climate Change, Middle East Conflicts Threaten Global Security

Guterres to SFS Graduates: Climate Change, Middle East Conflicts Threaten Global Security

By Will Cassou May 24, 2018

Climate change and instability in the Middle East pose the greatest threats to the world security for the next generation, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said at the commencement ceremony...

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Former Xerox Chairman and CEO Ursula Burns urged McDonough School of Business graduates to use their Georgetown degrees for the good of others in her Saturday commencement address.

Burns Promotes Use of Technology for Problem-Solving in MSB Commencement Address

By Sarah Mendelsohn May 24, 2018

Using technology, recent graduates can work to forge a more equitable society, Ursula Burns, former chairman and CEO of Xerox, a business that provides print and digital document services, said in her...


Hockfield Urges Defense of Universities in College Commencement Address

By Deepika Jonnalagadda May 24, 2018

Despite attacks on universities’ integrity, higher learning institutions are valuable to paving the path to the future and must be supported by their communities, neuroscientist Susan Hockfield (MED...

Pamela Chen (LAW ’86), a federal district judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, addressed the attendees of the 2018 Lavender Graduation.

LGBTQ Community Honored at Lavender Graduation

By Meena Morar May 18, 2018

Award recipients advocated for better health care and support to transgender and gender non-conforming students and reflected on their own identities as part of the LGBTQ community at Georgetown University’s...

Meet Your 2017 Mr. Georgetown Candidates!

Meet Your 2017 Mr. Georgetown Candidates!

By Mike Radice and Mike Radice October 31, 2017

If the competition to find a ticket were not fierce enough, the competition for the crowning of Mr. Georgetown Class of 2017 promises to be one of the fiercest ever. From its promises of song to dance...

CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: The Shared Cluelessness Of Freshmen and Seniors

CHOLVIN & CHRISTIANSEN: The Shared Cluelessness Of Freshmen and Seniors

By Tucker Cholvin and Thomas Christiansen September 16, 2014

Far better than the return of professional football, the biggest buzz on campus right now is indisputably the arrival of a new freshman class. Somewhat dazed and more than confused, freshmen find poorly...

Author Dinaw Mengestu speaks at New Student Orientation’s Marino Workshop on Monday, for which one of his novels, “All Our Names,” was required reading for all incoming freshmen for the second time in four years.

Anchors Aweigh for NSO 2014

By Katherine Richardson August 26, 2014

This year’s nautical-themed New Student Orientation, "Anchors Aweigh," led by about 180 orientation advisors, began Aug. 23, featuring the new "I Am Ready," a class-wide discussion about sexual assault...

Waitlist Enrollment Completes Class of 2018

By Ian Tice July 15, 2014

Georgetown has now concluded the admissions period for the upcoming school year, with the addition of 110 students off the waitlist to the Class of 2018. The university offered spots to 140 of approximately...

16.6% Admitted to Class of 2018

16.6% Admitted to Class of 2018

By Maddy Moore April 1, 2014

Just as the university wrapped up its first GAAP Weekend for students through accepted early action Sunday, 2,277 high school seniors began receiving word of their regular decision admission to the Class...

Bridging an Academic GAAP

By The Editorial Board April 1, 2014

“Congratulations on your acceptance to the Georgetown Class of 2018!” reads the GAAP website on its page for admitted students. The Georgetown Admissions Ambassador Program provides one of the most...

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