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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown Community Remembers Matteo Sachman at Memorial Mass

Georgetown Community Remembers Matteo Sachman at Memorial Mass

By Paulina Inglima and Evie Steele February 28, 2024

The Georgetown University community honored the life of Matthew “Matteo” Sachman in a memorial mass at the Dahlgren Chapel of the Sacred Heart Feb. 27, remembering him as “lighthearted,” “goofy”...


Dahlgren Chapel serves as a physical reminder for the Georgetown community of the Ignatian and Jesuit commitment to interreligious collaboration for spiritual harmony.

Georgetown Community Remembers Professor John Hirsh

By Paulina Inglima January 19, 2024

Georgetown University students, faculty and alumni gathered at Dahlgren Chapel to celebrate the life of the late Professor John Campion Hirsh on Jan. 16.  Hirsh, who taught in Georgetown’s English...

KIRK ZIESER/THE HOYA President George H.W. Bush died Nov. 30 after nearly three decades of political service. Bush is lying in state in the Capitol rotunda until Wednesday, which President Donald Trump has declared as a national day of mourning.

GU Community Remembers Bush Amid State Funeral

By Will Cassou and Emily Leng December 5, 2018

Georgetown University students, faculty and prominent alumni celebrated President George H.W. Bush’s legacy of prioritizing lifelong service to his country over partisan politics after he died Nov. 30...

Noah Taylor

Setting Paths for Reconciliation

By Editorial Board September 9, 2016

With President John J. DeGioia’s remarks in Gaston Hall on Sept. 2, Georgetown is beginning to undertake a new phase of efforts to confront its history with one of America’s original sins: slavery....

Peace Corps Plans Memorial in DC

By Kristen Fedor November 21, 2014

After receiving authorization from Congress in January 2014, the Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation will move forward with its plan to construct a commemorative sculpture in Washington, D.C., to celebrate...

Carol Lancaster (SFS 64) at SFS commencement exercises in 2013.

Former SFS Dean Carol Lancaster Dies at 72

By Mallika Sen October 22, 2014

Carol Lancaster (SFS ’64), former dean of the School of Foreign Service, died early this morning, University President John J. DeGioia announced in a campus-wide email. She was 72. “I can only...

Students lit candles in memory of the victims of the Israel-Palestine conflict at a vigil on Thursday night.

Vigil Honors Victims of Israel-Palestine Conflict

By Ashley Miller October 3, 2014

In commemoration of the lives lost during this summer’s conflict between Israel and Hamas, J Street U Georgetown hosted an apolitical candlelight vigil in Red Square in an attempt to humanize the...

Mark Adamsson (SFS ’15), second from left, was admired by his French professor for sitting in the front row of class and actively participating in discussion, displaying motivation and a flair for languages.

Junior Dies of Heart Failure

By Katherine Richardson March 21, 2014

Mark Adamsson (SFS ’15), an international student remembered as a friend, scholar and athlete, died from lung and heart failure because of medical reasons during spring break in the Dominican Republic....

Madeline Albright, fourth from right, was among among the dignitaries at the Václav Havel Place memorial dedication Wednesday.

Havel Memorial Dedicated

By Mallika Sen October 4, 2013

Dignitaries, faculty and students gathered in Gaston Hall and Alumni Square courtyard Wednesday to dedicate a memorial to former Czech President Václav Havel. Georgetown established the Václav...

Velvet Revolution Leader Honored in Alumni Square

By Mallika Sen September 13, 2013

To foster U.S.-Czech relations, Georgetown University, in conjunction with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, will honor the late Czech President Vaclav Havel with a memorial in Alumni Square. The...

Veterans Spruce Up WWII Memorial

By Jake Green October 25, 2011

For a dozen students volunteering at the World War II memorial Saturday morning, raking leaves meant more than cleaning up a national monument — it was about honoring history. The group was led by...

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