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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Portraits That Defy a President

By The Hoya Staff January 19, 2018

    The Hoya spoke with five members of the Georgetown community — from Haiti, South Sudan, El Salvador and Cameroon — who shared their thoughts on the president’s remarks and...

Student Aids Haitian Orphans With Grant

By Emily Tu September 1, 2015

The School of Foreign Service awarded Cole Horton (SFS ’18) an Improving the Human Condition grant to construct an agricultural plot at an orphanage in Haiti this summer. Each summer, the SFS allocates...

No. 7 – Haiti

By Sarah Kim December 8, 2014

She ran and wrapped her small arms around my leg. “Jackie Chan! Jackie Chan!” she squealed. I bent down and lifted her tiny body into my arms. Long, thick lashes framed eyes that seemed too...

Sociologist Recounts Dark Side of Haitian History

By Andrew Wilson September 28, 2012

Sociologist Jeb Sprague discussed his new book on paramilitary activity in Haiti at an event organized by the SFS Center for Latin American Studies in Intercultural Center Tuesday evening. “The...

Haiti Can’t Afford to Be Forgotten

By Nneka Jackson January 20, 2011

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 is a date that has scarred the minds of Haitians around the world. It was on that day at about 5 p.m. that their world literally collapsed. An earthquake of a catastrophic 7.0 magnitude...

Coburn’s Haiti Aid Opposition Misrepresented

By Peter Nesbitt October 15, 2010

To The Editor: Bethany Imondi's viewpoint "Aid to Haiti Should Not Be Political" (The Hoya, Oct. 8, 2010, A3) exemplifies what is wrong with liberals on campus. Instead of doing independent research...

Aid to Haiti Should Not Be Political

By Bethany Imondi October 8, 2010

The amount of money the United States pledged last spring in emergency aid to Haiti following the devastating earthquake: $1.15 billion. The amount of money that has since gone to Haiti to assist...

UIS Bolsters Plans for Haitian Recovery

By Lenard Babus March 4, 2010

Georgetown University and the World Bank have joined forces to aid Haiti by providing the Haitian government with high-quality satellite and aerial geographical data. The information will allow the government...

Confirming Faith After Haiti

By Fr. Kevin O'Brien, S.J. February 4, 2010

Seven years ago this month, my 15-year-old cousin, Alex, was skiing with six of his classmates in the mountains east of Vancouver, Canada. The young skiers - bright students from a prep school in Calgary...

Panel Discusses Haiti Relief and Reconstruction Efforts

By Lauren Weber January 29, 2010

Thursday night, the university hosted a "Forum on Haiti: From Relief to Recovery," featuring eight panelists speaking from both professional expertise and personal experience on the magnitude 7.0 earthquake...

GU Community Mobilizes for Haiti

By Lauren Weber January 22, 2010

While no members of the university community have been reported lost or injured as a result of the 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, the university community has mobilized to raise funds...

University Community Assembles in the Wake of Haiti Earthquake

By Lauren Weber January 16, 2010

Students, faculty and staff gathered in Healy Circle Friday for a prayer vigil held for the victims of the devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti Tuesday. The earthquake destroyed the...

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