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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 University | On March 30, Professor Janet Mann presented her 35 years of research on bottlenose dolphins.

Georgetown Professor First to Research Chesapeake Bay Dolphins

By Eliza Zaroff April 13, 2023

On her first day at the cottage on the lower Potomac that her husband bought her in an effort to get her away from her work in Australia, Professor Janet Mann stepped outside and said, “Look, there...

Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola Could Become a Reality

Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola Could Become a Reality

By Paige Kupas September 1, 2021

Local transportation advocates have reinvigorated advocacy efforts to create a gondola connecting Georgetown and Rosslyn, Va., after the Council of the District of Columbia took steps Aug. 3 to purchase...

Potomac Conservancy launched a petition in July calling for Trump National Golf Club to replace 500 trees removed from the riverbank during its 2010 construction and has since garnered more than 6,000 signatures.

Petition Targets Trump Golf Club

By Eunsun Cho October 16, 2015

Environmentalist group Potomac Conservancy launched an online petition this summer in protest of Trump National Golf Club’s 2010 decision to remove 465 trees along the Potomac River, claiming this...

50 years after President Johnson instigated efforts to clean up the polluted river, the Potomac remains tainted by the District’s sewage.

Pollution Persists in Potomac River

By Margaret Heftler January 23, 2015

After years of unchecked sewage flowing into the Potomac River, President Lyndon B. Johnson called the river “a national disgrace” in 1965. Although efforts to clean up the river have improved...

A Different Neck of the Woods

By Jonathan Gillis April 20, 2012

Omar wears his life on his face. Swollen cheeks and a slightly crooked nose are the remnants of a boxing career that ended abruptly in 1995. Deep wrinkles run through his forehead, a testament to years...

Admins Seek GU Boathouse

By Alexander Galan March 16, 2012

Georgetown will receive a verdict from the National Park Service on the possibility of building its own boathouse on the Potomac River — an initiative that has been in flux since the 1980s — by the...

Potomac at its Cleanest in 60 Years, But Far From Pristine

By Nathalie Lawyer September 10, 2010

Once deemed a national disgrace by President Lyndon Johnson, the Potomac River is showing signs of improvement after decades of trying to decontaminate the murky waters. A study released by the U.S....

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