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

Will the Georgetown Basketball Team Make a Statement About #BlackLivesMatter?

By Laura Wagner December 8, 2014

When the Georgetown men’s basketball team takes the court against No. 10 Kansas on Wednesday at Verizon Center, in a nationally televised, sold-out, primetime showdown, it has an opportunity to do more...

What Rape at UVA and Domestic Abuse in the NFL Tell Us About Greed and Society

By Laura Wagner December 3, 2014

On Wednesday Nov. 19, a widely circulated Rolling Stone article told the story of a University of Virginia student’s brutal gang rape in a fraternity house. On Wednesday Nov. 19, the NBA suspended the...

Commentary | Baltimore Brings Unique Flair to October Baseball

By Laura Wagner October 10, 2014

William “Wild Bill” Hagy was a cab driver from Dundalk, Md., who sported a straw cowboy hat, sunglasses, a big beer belly and an even bigger personality. An original super fan, Wild Bill was an institution...


Living Abroad, Not Studying Abroad

By Laura Wagner April 8, 2014

The mechanical half-smile I had determinedly cemented to my face finally cracked and faltered. Slowing to a walk, I tried for what felt like the thousandth time to orient myself among the maddeningly...

Concern with Accountability in Brown Investigation

By Danny Funt and Laura Wagner October 4, 2013

It’s standard procedure for news media to arrange interviews with Georgetown athletes, coaches and athletic administrators through the sports information office. That practice is for the protection and...

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Rodgers Taken 14th in Draft

By Laura Wagner April 16, 2013

While Georgetown basketball fans spent much of Monday following Otto Porter Jr.’s decision to declare for the NBA draft, another Georgetown basketball star was preparing to make her own ascension to...

WOMEN’S LACROSSE | Hoyas to Renew Rivalry With No. 15 Greyhounds

By Laura Wagner April 5, 2013

On Saturday, the No. 9 Georgetown women’s lacrosse team (7-2, 2-0 Big East) will face No. 15 Loyola (5-5, 2-0 Big East) — the defending Big East champions — in what promises to be a very intense...

Klinsmann Deserves Shot

By Laura Wagner March 26, 2013

After a 1-0 victory over feisty Costa Rica on a snowy Friday night in Denver, some critics’ questions about the leadership of Manager Jurgen Klinsmann and the reasoning behind the U.S. lineup may...

WOMEN’S LACROSSE | Cincy Looms in League Opener

By Laura Wagner March 22, 2013

The No. 8 Georgetown women’s lacrosse team (5-2, 0-0 Big East) has never lost to Cincinnati (4-2, 0-0) and hopes to keep it that way when it opens Big East play against the Bearcats on Friday. Because...

Conference Realignment Won’t Kill Competition

By Laura Wagner February 12, 2013

March may still be a couple weeks away, but the madness has arrived. This past weekend’s lineup of college basketball matchups showcased the level of intensity that we have come to expect from NCAA...

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