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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Strength in Research After Newtown Tragedy

By Paul D. Roepe April 10, 2014

Much has been written about Newtown, Conn. It can be tempting to try and forget, but a year and a half later, there are chapters to this story that are still in the process of being written and that should...

Club Embraces Acts of Kindness

By Christopher Zawora February 25, 2013

In the wake of the Newtown tragedy, initiatives promoting kindness and service have earned a prominent position nationwide. And with Georgetown Individuals Vocal and Energetic for Service — or GIVES...

Seven Questions With Craig Cassey: #GU26Acts

Seven Questions With Craig Cassey: #GU26Acts

By Lindsay Lee and Lindsay Lee February 4, 2013

With midterms on the horizon, the Hilltop is a more stressful and competitive place than usual (and, as you know, it's usually pretty stressful and competitive...) It's sometimes hard for us to take...

Students March for Gun Control

By Lily Westergaard January 29, 2013

About 6,000 protesters rallied on the National Mall for the March on Washington for Gun Control to demand greater restrictions to the access of deadly firearms Jan. 26. The event began with remarks from...

After Tragedy, Gun Reform Still Stalled

By Meagan Kelly January 29, 2013

The day after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, I wrote a commentary for The Hoya on the event. Beyond the literal attack that my hometown had just suffered, I feared a media onslaught that was...

Gun Control Talks Polarize Tragedy

By Sumegh Sodani December 16, 2012

When Google News first began to collate articles about a school shooting in Newtown, Conn., my immediate reaction was that it would make Columbine pale in comparison. With the death toll released, it pains...

More Than a Tragedy: The Community of Newtown

By Meagan Kelly December 16, 2012

I don’t know much about Columbine, Col, or Aurora, Col., or Oak Creek, Wisc., or Tuscon, Ariz., or even the Virginia Tech community. All I know about these places are the images and the numbers: the...

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