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

TALATI: Battle Wealth Inequality

TALATI: Battle Wealth Inequality

By Haley Talati November 1, 2019

Since the congressional elections of November 2018, a number of young, progressive new legislators have aimed to reshape public discourse surrounding wealth redistribution.  Perhaps most prominently,...

AMY LI/THE HOYA | Journalist Chris Hedges called on attendees to engage in civil disobedience to incentivize politicians to take action against climate change Tuesday.

Journalist Chris Hedges Criticizes Corporate Influence in Politics

By Erika Gebhardt April 4, 2019

Income inequality and the influence of corporate lobbyists in politics have caused a societal decline in the United States, said Chris Hedges, a Pulitzer Prize winner and former New York Times reporter,...

EDITORIAL: Reject Amazon to Defend DC

By Editorial Board November 10, 2017

While Amazon considers Washington, D.C., as one of the potential locations to build its second corporate headquarters, Washingtonians should be wary of this apparent economic boon. Though D.C. Mayor...

Racial Income Inequality Broadens in District

By Marina Pitofsky September 29, 2017

Income inequality broadened between white residents and residents of color in Washington, D.C., in 2016, according to data from the United States Census Bureau’s 2016 American Community Survey. The...

EDITORIAL: Support Distinct Demographics

By Editorial Board February 24, 2017

Among the tumult of the Georgetown University Student Association executive race over the past two weeks, a recurring theme dominated the discussions of both candidates and students: affordability. The...

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Georgetown ranked 12th on a New York Times study detailing income inequality at universities, with 20.8 percent of students coming from the top 1 percent, defined as families with an annual income higher than $630,000, and 12.5 percent of students coming from the bottom 60 percent, defined as having an income less than $65,000.

Georgetown Ranks 12th in Study Detailing Income Inequality

By Tara Subramaniam January 24, 2017

Georgetown ranked 12th out of a list of 38 schools with more students from the top 1 percent of the income scale than from the bottom 60 percent, according to a New York Times study based on anonymous...

Wage Disparity Highlights Inequality

By Amy Char February 13, 2015

Washington, D.C.’s pervasive inequality manifests itself primarily in income and educational gaps, according to a series of reports released over the past few weeks. A report analyzing the financial...

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