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VIEWPOINT: Think Before You Drink

VIEWPOINT: Think Before You Drink

By Eleanor J.B. Daugherty April 30, 2023

I’m new to Georgetown University. I’m the vice president for student affairs, which means I’m in charge of the university’s efforts to support students and enrich their learning experiences here....

GU Protects Racists Restarts Sit-ins, Students Demand Justice for LaHannah Giles

GU Protects Racists Restarts Sit-ins, Students Demand Justice for LaHannah Giles

By Adora Zheng February 10, 2023

CW: This article references/discusses racism and hate speech. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources.  Editor’s Note: See a detailed timeline of events leading...

Students, Faculty Celebrate Virtual Georgetown Day

Students, Faculty Celebrate Virtual Georgetown Day

By Giulia Testa April 30, 2020

Hundreds of homebound students tuned in to a Zoom video conference April 24 to celebrate the 20th annual Georgetown Day, breaking a long-held tradition of daytime partying and jamming out to “Mr. Brightside.” “Georgetown...

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Stricter Penalties Set for Georgetown Day

By Casey Ferrante April 26, 2019

Students face new party-hosting regulations and modified definitions of conduct violations ahead of the 19th annual Georgetown Day, at the same time as the Georgetown Emergency Response Medical Service...

VIEWPOINT: Respect Orthodox Experience

By Munir Pavez February 22, 2019

It is April 26, 2019, and our beloved Georgetown Day has finally arrived. I walk out of my Village A apartment to hear “Mr. Brightside” blaring from the rooftops and make my way down the stairs, careful...

A Guide to Move-Out Day

A Guide to Move-Out Day

By Laura Bell and Laura Bell May 10, 2018

You are DONE. Finally. This finals season was the worst one in recent memory, but don’t get too comfortable just yet: You still have Move-Out Day. Though not quite as bad as the infamous Move-In Day,...

Cries for Help: Carvings in Lau Cubicles

Cries for Help: Carvings in Lau Cubicles

By Izzy Roemer and Izzy Roemer May 1, 2018

As a nearly 230-year-old institution, Georgetown is host to secrets that current students can hardly fathom. Some of these secrets date back to the school’s founding. Messages etched by early students...

7 Memes That Describe Yates

7 Memes That Describe Yates

By Izzy Roemer and Izzy Roemer October 11, 2017

It’s that time of year again. Midterms are hitting hard, and one of the few ways Hoyas can compensate for late nights and hair-pulling study sessions is food. Greasy, delicious food. But after exams...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Resources Without Repercussions

By Opinion Editor April 28, 2017

To Whom It May Concern: We wanted to follow up on the April 4 article in The Hoya concerning the “Save Georgetown Day” initiative [“GUSA Launches Save Georgetown Day Initiative,” The Hoya,...

EDITORIAL: Resources Over Restriction

By Editorial Board April 7, 2017

Between a funding cut and a potential university-led crackdown, Georgetown Day — a time-honored campus tradition since 2000 — may be in trouble. University concerns over excessive noise and class...

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GUSA will host a Save Georgetown Day event Tuesday in an effort to encourage responsible behavior on the day.

GUSA Launches Save Georgetown Day Initiative

By Tara Subramaniam April 4, 2017

The university is planning to collect data on April 28’s Georgetown Day conduct violations, including Georgetown University Police Department calls, leading the Georgetown University Student Association...

36 Questions That Lead to Love at Georgetown

36 Questions That Lead to Love at Georgetown

By Alessandra Puccio and Alessandra Puccio February 14, 2017

We've all heard it before; heck, those lucky guides in Blue & Gray tout it as one of the shining moments of a campus tour, delivered while standing in front of historic Dahlgren Chapel: "Why...

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