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VIEWPOINT: Expose the Hidden Curriculum

VIEWPOINT: Expose the Hidden Curriculum

By Madison Fox-Moore December 2, 2022

It is no secret that, as a university with more students from the top 1% of the income scale than the bottom 60%, Georgetown University’s wealth distribution greatly favors the upper class. While Georgetown...

HAWKINSON: Break Barriers To Journalism

By Katie Hawkinson November 18, 2022

On Oct. 23, 2021, when I got a phone call offering me the position of The Hoya’s 148th editor-in-chief, the first words out of my mouth were not “thank you” or “I’m so excited.” Much to my...

Support Low-Income Students Throughout College, Speaker Says

Support Low-Income Students Throughout College, Speaker Says

By Ashley Zhao November 22, 2019

While universities in the United States have made progress in admitting a more diverse student body, schools must better support low-income and first-generation students throughout their college experiences,...

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Georgetown Offers Pathway to College for Local Students

By Tara Subramaniam November 30, 2018

Alexis Yeager (COL ’22) first heard about Georgetown in ninth grade. That was the year she joined the Institute for College Preparation, a program that helps low-income Washington, D.C. students navigate...

VIEWPOINT: Holding On to Home

By Celine Calpo November 13, 2018

The most heart-wrenching moment of my life was right after new student convocation, when my mom told me that she and my dad were “not as smart” as I am. The two of them had tickets for seats in...

Low-Income and First-Generation Advisory Board Established

By Hashwinder Singh October 25, 2016

The Advisory Board for Affordability and Access, established this fall to evaluate resources for low-income and first-generation students, will meet for the first time today. A joint effort between...

Access Affordability

Access Affordability

By The Editorial Board October 27, 2015

The Georgetown administration has historically demonstrated a strong commitment to creating a diverse student body. But doing so requires supporting low-income students through an extensive need-based...

OWSIANY: Chances Versus Finances

OWSIANY: Chances Versus Finances

By Laura Owsiany October 23, 2015

The narrative of Georgetown students who fall into finance and consulting careers after graduation is well-known throughout campus. I have always considered myself to be the type of person who would do...

Catania Aims to Expand College Access

By Natasha Khan and Sam Abrams November 15, 2013

The D.C. Committee on Education held a public hearing Wednesday morning regarding the Councilmember David Catania's (I-At Large) (SFS '90, LAW '94) D.C. Promise Establishment Act of 2013, which seeks...

Georgetown Recruits Close to Home

By Adrianna Smith February 17, 2012

While some students spend several hours and hundreds of dollars traveling to visit their families back home, Darryl Robinson (COL '15) lives only a 10-minute bus ride away. "It feels like every day,...

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