Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

EDITORIAL: Amend NSO to Calm Chaos

By Editorial Board September 8, 2017

As newly minted Hoyas stepped onto campus a few weeks ago to begin their Georgetown careers, they were faced with a weekend of excitement, exhaustion and chaos — New Student Orientation. While NSO teaches...

Our Trojan Horse

By The Editorial Board November 10, 2015

It is hardly a surprise that the recent release of the 10th Annual Trojan Sexual Health Report Card, a set of rankings evaluating universities on accessibility of sexual health resources and information...

Expand Consent Education

By The Editorial Board September 1, 2015

After the expulsion of rape survivor Willa Murphy this summer, campus has rung with calls for sexual assault reform. Student activists at the forefront of this charge have presented the university with...

NSO Kicks Off in DC, Qatar

By Tom Garzillo September 1, 2015

This year’s Hollywood-themed New Student Orientation, "Hoyawood," ran Aug. 29 to Sept. 2 with the participation of approximately 200 orientation advisors, the largest group yet. The orientation program...

The Student Health Center drew criticism from students for slow response times, part of a general discontent with university physical, mental and sexual health services.

Concerns With Campus Health Care Span Array of Issues

By Molly Simio April 24, 2015

On a campus with a population that is known for its passion for and devotion to activities, academics and internships, students often put health on a backburner. The university faced continued struggles...

Copley Formal Lounge was filled to capacity Wednesday evening during “Are You Ready,” an event aimed at combatting rape culture on campus and promoting awareness of sexual assault.

Sexual Assault Program Draws Standing-Room-Only Crowd

By Suzanne Monyak October 10, 2014

Students filled a standing-room-only Copley Formal Lounge to capacity to discuss rape culture and promote awareness of sexual assault at the “Are You Ready” event Wednesday evening. The event...

GU Updates Sexual Assault Policy

By Maddy Moore September 9, 2014

Following the guidance of the White House and the Office of Civil Rights, the Office of Student Conduct introduced several changes to Georgetown’s sexual misconduct policy last week. Hearing panels...

‘I Am Ready’ Should Do More

By Bonnie Stabile August 29, 2014

To the Editor: While I am encouraged to see that New Student Orientation now includes an education component on sexual assault (“Anchors Aweigh for NSO 2014,” A7, Aug. 26, 2014), I hope to see a...

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...

How to Be a Bro Against Sexual Assault

How to Be a Bro Against Sexual Assault

By Jimmy Ramirez and Alex Skarzynski May 10, 2014

We currently live in a world where gang rape blankets the news, where 48 women are raped every hour in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and where 1 in 5 women are sexually assaulted in college in...

NSO Incorporates New Sexual Assault Training

By Maddy Moore April 1, 2014

This fall New Student Orientation will include a new mandatory training on campus sexual assault called “I Am Ready.” The program is the first of its kind to engage freshmen on the issue and inform...

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