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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

EDITORIAL: Contraception Personalis

EDITORIAL: Contraception Personalis

By The Editorial Board February 4, 2023

While Georgetown University’s Catholic, Jesuit values guide its mission of education and advocacy, it is also using these values to support its stance on unpopular, unsafe campus policies. Georgetown’s...

Members of student group H*yas for Choice submitted an open letter to the university calling the administration to clarify its policies on providing contraception coverage in student insurance plans.

Students Pressure University to Maintain Contraception Coverage

By Katrina Schmidt November 15, 2017

Members of student group H*yas for Choice delivered an open letter to Georgetown University administrators Monday demanding the university maintain its coverage of contraception in student health insurance...

Sex Issue 2017

Sex Issue 2017

By Guide Editor October 13, 2017

What Does Sex Positivity Mean to You? Sex Education and the Transition to College Students May Not Be Hooked On Hookup Culture Debunking Common College Sex Myths The Truth Behind Sexually...


Students May Not Be Hooked on Hookup Culture

By Kathryn Baker and Max Crispin October 13, 2017

The start of college is an exhilarating time. Students enter their freshman year expecting to be challenged academically, to establish meaningful friendships and to develop the skills necessary for the...

Contraception 101: Better Safe Than Sorry

Contraception 101: Better Safe Than Sorry

By Megan Shapiro October 13, 2017

Contraception: It is a word that invokes many different emotions. Some might feel uneasy, while others might feel empowered. Contraception is the use of artificial or behavioral methods to prevent...

GULC Professors Urge Reproductive Care to Combat Zika

By Lisa Burgoa February 19, 2016

In the midst of the spread of the Zika virus, which might cause birth defects, an article published Feb. 1 by Georgetown’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law encouraged the World...

H*yas for Choice, a student-run organization, shoulders its role as the only distributor of condoms on campus. It has long been a proponent of increasing contraceptive resources.

Georgetown’s Contraception Control

By Jess Kelham-Hohler March 27, 2015

On the stacks at Vital Vittles, students can find a range of useful medicinal products to help them survive college life. Whether it’s cough drops or NyQuil, the independent, student-run Students...

Panel Discusses Sexual Health

By Emma Rizk February 27, 2015

H*yas for Choice convened a panel of representatives from Georgetown Health Education Services, Planned Parenthood Metropolitan Washington and Advocates for Youth to discuss sexual health resources...

Free Choice for Fordham

By The Editorial Board November 14, 2014

It has long been policy at many Catholic universities that condoms may not be sold or distributed on campus. For Georgetown, this means that any group with access to benefits cannot distribute or sell...

Alumni Stand Behind H*yas for Choice

By Kristen Fedor October 3, 2014

A group of 232 Georgetown alumni have signed a letter of concern in response to the Georgetown University Police Department’s removal of H*yas for Choice from a public sidewalk at 37th and O streets...

GUPD Admits Error for HFC

By Katherine Richardson September 26, 2014

Georgetown University Police Department Chief Jay Gruber said that the officer who asked H*yas for Choice to move its table from an off-campus sidewalk on 37th and O streets NW on Monday afternoon acted...


Hobby Lobby in the Long Term

By Kate Riga July 7, 2014

A few days have passed since the well-publicized Supreme Court ruling on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, and some of the initial fervor has died down. Truthfully speaking, the immediate reactions were predictable....

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