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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Haan Jun Lee} / The Hoya | In an April 16 election, a majority of resident assistants (RAs) who voted — 79 of the 82 voting RAs, or 96% — voted in favor of union representation by Local 153 of the Office of Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), a parent union supporting university employees.

RAs to Become Union After Election, Results Pending Certification

By Evie Steele and Michelle Vassilev April 19, 2024

The Georgetown Resident Assistant Coalition (GRAC), a group of Georgetown University resident assistants (RAs) negotiating for better RA working conditions, received enough votes to become a union following...

Meet The Hoya’s New Website

By Michelle Vassilev, Editor in Chief March 31, 2024

The Hoya is eager to welcome you to its new website. Since launching the website last month, The Hoya has worked hard to improve the organization, aesthetics and versatility of the site before sharing...

A coalition of resident assistants (RAs) delivered a petition to the university requesting voluntary recognition of their union status.

Georgetown Resident Assistants File for Union Representation, Call on University to Voluntarily Grant Union Status

By Michelle Vassilev, Editor in Chief March 22, 2024

A coalition of Georgetown University resident assistants requested to unionize in a letter they delivered to the office of University President John J. DeGioia (CAS ’79, GRD ’95) at 12:30 p.m. on March...

Michelle Vassilev/The Hoya | After taking the lead several times during the game, The Hoyas lost 86-78 to St. Johns at Madison Square Garden in their last regular-season game.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Late Mistakes Cost Hoyas in Road Loss to St. John’s

By Michelle Vassilev and Evie Steele March 11, 2024

In a tight affair, the Georgetown University men’s basketball team (9-22, 2-18 Big East) failed to fend off the St. John’s Red Storm (19-12, 11-9 Big East) in their last regular-season game, falling...

Year in review: Top stories from 2023 at Georgetown University

Year in review: Top stories from 2023 at Georgetown University

By Michelle Vassilev and Caroline Rareshide December 31, 2023

It was a year of change on the hilltop.  Pressure to reassess admission processes, a series of administrative hires, a search for a new mascot and a turnover in the basketball program’s leadership...

The Hoya selects Michelle Vassilev as paper’s 150th editor in chief

The Hoya selects Michelle Vassilev as paper’s 150th editor in chief

By Caitlin McLean December 6, 2023

The Hoya has selected Michelle Vassilev (CAS '24) as its next editor in chief.  Vassilev, an English major with minors in journalism and public health, is the 150th editor in chief to take the...

The Ewing Experiment Comes to an End

The Ewing Experiment Comes to an End

By Oliver Ni, Carrie McDonald, Nina Raj, and Michelle Vassilev March 24, 2023

Patrick Ewing’s (CAS ’85) hire as head coach was supposed to be the next chapter of his legendary Hoya career. If only it was meant to be. After going 75-109 over six seasons at his alma mater,...

Student Activist Raises Awareness for Genocide in Tigray

Student Activist Raises Awareness for Genocide in Tigray

By Nina Raj and Michelle Vassilev March 3, 2023

CW: This article discusses genocide and violence. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources.  Every day is full of uncertainty for Daniel Hagos (GRD ’23), a Georgetown...

Anti-Abortion Conference Sparks Student Opposition

Anti-Abortion Conference Sparks Student Opposition

By Nina Raj and Michelle Vassilev January 31, 2023

Students and campus groups came together in protest after Georgetown University hosted and sponsored the largest student-run anti-abortion conference in the nation. The Cardinal O’Connor Conference...

Antisemitic Graffiti Reported in First-Year Residence Hall

Antisemitic Graffiti Reported in First-Year Residence Hall

By Michelle Vassilev and Nina Raj January 29, 2023

CW: This article discusses antisemitism and violence against Jewish communities. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off-campus resources. A Georgetown University community member reported...

GU Politics Spring Fellows Discuss Rising Extremism

GU Politics Spring Fellows Discuss Rising Extremism

By Michelle Vassilev and Nina Raj January 29, 2023

The Georgetown University Institute of Politics and Public Service (GU Politics) fellows for the Spring 2023 semester sat down with The Hoya to explore the political lessons the next generation can learn,...

GU Fraternity Brother Accused of Misusing Nonprofit Money

GU Fraternity Brother Accused of Misusing Nonprofit Money

By Nina Raj and Michelle Vassilev December 5, 2022

A Georgetown University graduate and officer of the Delta Phi Epsilon (DPE) fraternity is expected to go to trial in 2023 for misusing public benefit funds intended for School of Foreign Service (SFS)...

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