Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

EDITORIAL: Cobb, Mehta Create Georgetown for All

By The Editorial Board April 19, 2024

After a contentious election season with allegations of misconduct led to an annulled result, Jaden Cobb (CAS ’25) and Sanaa Mehta (SFS ’25) won a special election to lead the Georgetown University...

VIEWPOINT: Engage in Sustainable Practices

VIEWPOINT: Engage in Sustainable Practices

By Meghan Chapple April 18, 2024

If you are asking yourself, “What’s the point of making sustainable choices?” you are not alone. People across the planet are coping with the impacts of climate change in different ways.  Climate...

VIEWPOINT: Utilize Campus Career Resources

VIEWPOINT: Utilize Campus Career Resources

By Jacki Banks April 11, 2024

Think about the first time you slept over at a friend’s house or the first time you drove a car. As exciting as those experiences were, you might have also felt a little stressed and a little scared...

VIEWPOINT: Divest from Fossil Fuels with Transparency

VIEWPOINT: Divest from Fossil Fuels with Transparency

Climate change is anthropogenic. Human activity and, in particular, our dependence on fossil fuels, causes it. Funds from private institutions — Georgetown University included — help prop up the fossil...

EDITORIAL: GU, Address RA Concerns

EDITORIAL: GU, Address RA Concerns

By The Editorial Board April 5, 2024

A coalition of Georgetown University resident assistants (RAs) requested to unionize on March 22, submitting a letter to University President John J. DeGioia (CAS ’79, GRD ’95) that asked the university...

KIM: Know What’s on the Line When Online Dating

KIM: Know What’s on the Line When Online Dating

By Diane Kim March 21, 2024

There’s a lot of discourse on the upsides and ugliness of online dating in college, but here’s the truth — it’s here to stay. Pick your poison, fiends. For the meet-cute lovers, maybe the Marriage...

EDITORIAL: Centralize Research on Campus

EDITORIAL: Centralize Research on Campus

By The Editorial Board March 14, 2024

Each semester at Georgetown University, undergraduate students participate in meaningful research opportunities, collaborating with their peers and professors to generate knowledge.  This work aligns...

KENNEDY: Prioritize Student Mental Health

KENNEDY: Prioritize Student Mental Health

By Ashley Kennedy March 14, 2024

It can be challenging — and extremely stressful — to balance life as a student-athlete: practice, classes, studying, extracurriculars and even just spending time with friends. After all, there are...

BELDING: Lessons Learned from a Losing Quarterback

BELDING: Lessons Learned from a Losing Quarterback

By Brinley Belding March 14, 2024

Set hut! The ball is in the quarterback’s hands and a receiver is open downfield. The quarterback lets the ball fly but doesn’t see the defender. The ball is picked off. No one can catch the defender...

SIMEONOVA: Reconsider Divisions

SIMEONOVA: Reconsider Divisions

By Nia Simeonova March 14, 2024

I remember this vividly, as if it were yesterday: A woman in a red dress crying on a rowdy street corner in Central London, a hostile-looking man shouting at her. As my boyfriend and I — two scared 19-year-olds...

VIEWPOINT: Open Up Through Interfaith Dialogue

VIEWPOINT: Open Up Through Interfaith Dialogue

By Riley Talbot March 14, 2024

“Did you grow up religious?”  “Do you identify with a particular faith tradition?”  “How do you pray?”  These questions are not common in upstairs Leo’s where students typically...

VIEWPOINT: Welcome Refugee Students on Campus

VIEWPOINT: Welcome Refugee Students on Campus

By Saeed Jude Samra March 1, 2024

At this very moment — following generations of persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations and other disruptions to public order — 110 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide,...

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