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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya


DCPS Investigating Altercation With Professor’s Grandson

By Riley Rogerson May 15, 2019

D.C. Public Schools is currently investigating an incident of verbal harassment directed at the 6-year-old grandson of social activist and Georgetown University professor Michael Eric Dyson, who was verbally...

Sociology professor Michael Eric Dyson drew national attention for his appearance to discuss police and race on Meet the Press Sunday morning.

Dyson and Giuliani Debate Race Relations

By Kshithij Shrinath November 24, 2014

Michael Eric Dyson, professor of sociology at Georgetown, engaged in a heated debate about police brutality and race relations with former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on the Sunday-morning talk...

Georgetown Professor Debates Rudy Giuliani on Meet the Press

Georgetown Professor Debates Rudy Giuliani on ‘Meet the Press’

By Emily Min and Emily Min November 23, 2014

Michael Eric Dyson, a well known sociology professor here at Georgetown, appeared on "Meet the Press" this morning. Joining him and host Chuck Todd was former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani. The two...

Georgetown Community Reflects on Ferguson

Georgetown Community Reflects on Ferguson

By Elaina Koros August 29, 2014

A student-led vigil and a panel discussion between university scholars this week spurred reflection and action on Georgetown’s campus, two and a half weeks after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown...

Rapper Nas, left, discusses the legitimacy of hip-hop in academia with professor James Braxton Peterson on Thursday in Gaston Hall.

Nas Talks Rap, Politics in Gaston

By Danny Funt March 28, 2014

Hip-hop artists seldom shy from bravado, but moderator James Braxton Peterson, a professor of Africana studies at Lehigh University, began Thursday night’s event — featuring sociology professor...

Nas’ Appeal to Academia

By The Editorial Board March 28, 2014

Yesterday’s conversation between sociology professor Michael Eric Dyson and rapper Nas captured the attention of the student body with a truly dynamic exchange in Gaston Hall. While the thrill of hosting...

Class Ends With Surprise Call From Jay-Z

By Danny Funt April 29, 2013

As roughly 150 students in “Sociology of Hip-Hop: Jay-Z” waited at 8 a.m. today for what they expected to be the last lecture of the semester from Professor Michael Eric Dyson, the professor paused...

In the Limelight: Professing Jay-Z

By Margaret Viator December 6, 2011

Positioned across from a CBS news reporter, with cameras, microphones and producers scattered around his office, professor Michael Eric Dyson continues his typical day at work. Dyson's class, "Sociology...

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