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

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Embrace Progress with an Eye Toward Privacy

By Hunter Congdon September 21, 2018

I noted with concern last week’s article on the advent of facial recognition technology in U.S. airports. The article describes a “biometric facial recognitions system” that compares passengers to...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Trauma Ignored in Response to GUSA Resignation

Content Warning: This letter mentions sexual assault; please read with caution and know that there are resources to talk to if you need them, including Health Education Services ([email protected]),...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: On the Issue of Sexual Violence

By Sarah Rutherford April 17, 2018

The Hoya highlighted new research from Georgetown University's Institute for Women, Peace and Security in its April 5 article "UN Sanctions Can Prevent Sexual Violence in Conflict, GIWPS Report Argues." Sophie...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Club Culture Requires Direct Fixes

By Aiden Johnson April 13, 2018

Last April, over a dozen club leaders came together for a meeting to resolve an issue that, as of late, has been a topic of much discussion: club culture. After serving as a member of the working group...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A Closer Look at ‘Black Panther’

By Maya James and Larenz Griggs March 10, 2018

This letter to the editor discusses the movie “Black Panther” in depth. Spoilers may be revealed. Malcolm X argued that “education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs only to the...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: GU’s Commitment to Workers in Qatar

By Robert Groves February 28, 2018

Like The Hoya’s editorial board, Georgetown University is committed to the welfare of migrant workers in Qatar. Our commitment to our workers drove us to partner with the Qatar Foundation to establish...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support Health Career Paths

By Aamir Hussain November 13, 2017

Re: “Broaden Cawley’s Focus,” The Hoya, Nov. 10, 2017, A2 To the Editor, As a graduate of Georgetown (COL ’14), it disheartens me to learn that my alma mater still does not have a dedicated...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An Open Letter to Georgetown’s Adjunct Faculty

By Richard America November 8, 2017

To Georgetown Adjunct Faculty: I am a member of the adjunct faculty union bargaining team. I was also a member of the team that produced the first contract in 2014. I recommend that you vote “Yes”...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Love Saxa’s Hateful History

By Thomas Lloyd November 2, 2017

To the Editor: In 2015 I was president of GUPride, Obergefell v. Hodges was not decided and SAC was debating recognizing Love Saxa. Love Saxa had the same empirically harmful ideas and hosted...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We Are Not Your Racial Wedge

By Zachary Frial October 26, 2017

To the Editor, The Asian-Pacific Islander Leadership Forum denounces the recent editorial, “Refocus Admissions on Merit,” published in The Hoya last Friday. We do not stand for the beliefs espoused...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A More Comprehensive Understanding of Merit

By Marilyn McMorrow October 24, 2017

An editorial in The Hoya from Oct. 20 urges Georgetown to cease “the practice of race-based affirmative action” and “evaluate applicants on their merit alone.” The editorial board claims that Georgetown...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The Rodent Problem in Georgetown

By Gina Vogel and Nabeel Audeh October 22, 2017

To our friends, neighbors and patrons, Due to the current state of construction in our area, it is a constant battle with rodents in Georgetown. We understand that construction is necessary on these...

Load More Stories

Comments (3)

All The Hoya Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest