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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Rockville Considers Lowering Voting Age to 16

Rockville Considers Lowering Voting Age to 16

By Alessia Coluccio January 26, 2023

The government of Rockville, Md., is discussing changing the voting age from 18 to 16 years old for local elections in an effort to increase voter turnout and youth participation in community affairs. A...

BASEBALL | Georgetown Wins Cornell Thriller, Gets Smacked by No. 24 Maryland

BASEBALL | Georgetown Wins Cornell Thriller, Gets Smacked by No. 24 Maryland

By Aiden Penry March 17, 2022

The Georgetown baseball team (10-6) defeated the Cornell Red Bears (2-6) 9-8 in an extra-inning thriller Sunday, but could not maintain their momentum and fell to No. 24 Maryland (13-3) the day after....

MARYLAND SENATE DEMOCRATS/FACEBOOK | The Maryland General Assembly is set to consider a bill urging Congress to support Washington, D.C. statehood.

Maryland to Consider Supporting DC Statehood

By Afua Nyantakyi March 28, 2019

A Maryland House of Representatives Joint Resolution urging Congress to grant Washington, D.C. official statehood is under consideration for the Maryland General Assembly, contributing to both regional...

SENATOR CORY MCCRAY/FACEBOOK | A bill set to increase the  hourly minimum wage in Maryland to $12.50 by 2022 and $15 by 2025 passed the MD House of Delegates and Senate this week.

Bill to Increase Maryland Minimum Wage Awaits Approval

By Harrison McBride March 21, 2019

A bill raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 passed the Maryland House of Delegates and Senate this week and awaits the approval of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R). The proposed legislation...


Historic Agreement Guarantees Dedicated Funding for WMATA

By Emma Kotfica March 23, 2018

Maryland lawmakers joined the governments of Washington, D.C., and Virginia yesterday in a final approval to jointly provide up to $500 million annually to fund the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit...

Tennis | Squads Prepare for Preseason

By Madeline Auerbach September 16, 2016

Both of the Georgetown tennis teams will compete in local tournaments this weekend as they continue fall preseason play. The women’s team will play at the College Park Invitational, a tournament that...

Men’s Soccer | Hoyas Battle Top-Ranked Terps

By Darius Iraj September 2, 2016

Coming off two disappointing 1-0 losses this weekend in the Akron Classic in Ohio, the No. 24 Georgetown men’s soccer team (0-2-0) will travel to College Park, Md., on Friday night to face the No....

Senior center and co-captain Bradley Hayes led Georgetown with 16 points and eight rebounds.

Men’s Basketball | Upset Bid Falls Short Against No. 3 Maryland

By Tyler Park November 18, 2015

As the game clock wound down in the second half, Georgetown (0-2) appeared ready to earn an upset victory over No. 3 Maryland (2-0). The Hoyas led, 61-54, with less than five minutes remaining. Then,...

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Senior center and co-captain Bradley Hayes scored a career-high 19 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds in Georgetown’s loss to Radford.

Men’s Basketball | GU Hopes to Rebound Against No. 3 Maryland

By Paolo B. Santamaria November 17, 2015

Following a tough 80-82 double-overtime loss against the upstart Radford Highlanders (1-0), the Georgetown Hoyas (0-1) visit the No. 3 Maryland Terrapins (1-0) in what many pundits and fans have dubbed...

Head Coach John Thompson III anticipates that the renewal of the local rivalry with Maryland will strengtthen the Hoyas’ non-conference schedule.

Men’s Basketball | GU, UMD Will Revive Rivalry in 2016

By Tom Schnoor April 24, 2015

College Park, Md., home to the University of Maryland, sits less than nine miles from the front gates of Georgetown. If a Hoya fan hopped on the Metro after a 7 p.m. game at Verizon Center, he or she...

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Junior forward Brandon Allen scored twice in the last 11 minutes of Georgetown’s 2-0 win over Butler. He has seven goals this season.

Men’s Soccer | Allen’s Brace Wins Conference Opener

By Andrew May September 30, 2014

The No. 16 Georgetown men’s soccer team (5-1-3, 1-0-0 Big East) won its Big East opener Saturday, defeating Butler University (4-3-3, 0-0-1 Big East) 2-0 in Indianapolis, Ind. The Hoyas outshot the...

BASEBALL | Pitchers Dominate Hawks in Series Sweep

By Nadav Senensieb April 25, 2014

The Georgetown baseball team swept a home doubleheader against the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on April 22 and now looks ahead to a trip to Big East foe St. John’s on Friday. The Hoyas (15-22,...

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