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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

H*yas for Choice Fundraises for Menstrual Product Equity Drive

H*yas for Choice Fundraises for Menstrual Product Equity Drive

By Ruth Abramovitz, Special to The Hoya March 15, 2024

H*yas for Choice (HFC) is fundraising throughout the month of March to purchase and distribute menstrual products to survivors of domestic and sexual violence in the Washington, D.C. area.    HFC,...

COMMUNITY CHURCH OF CHRIST | Temperatures  dropped to 10.4 degrees Fahrenheit on Jan. 29. The city gave a cold weather emergency alert because of the low temperatures, opening all low-barrier shelters during the extreme weather period.

Polar Vortex Temperatures Harm DC Homeless Community

By Erika Gebhardt February 8, 2019

Individuals experiencing homelessness in Washington, D.C., faced increased risk of hypothermia from freezing temperatures and extreme wind chill brought by last week’s polar vortex. The Arctic cold...

SINGH & BEAUSOLEIL: ‘The Wire’ Revisited

SINGH & BEAUSOLEIL: ‘The Wire’ Revisited

By Hashwinder Singh and Khendrick Beausoleil July 13, 2017

The entertainment industry is arguably the most important conduit to understanding unfamiliar points of view. Yet through media depictions of minority groups, we must also acknowledge that these portrayals...

ESTES: Building a Better City

ESTES: Building a Better City

By Hunter Estes April 7, 2017

Washington, D.C., has been my home for more than just my time at Georgetown. I moved here when I was 12, after my dad was transferred to the Pentagon, and I have loved this city ever since. Having lived...

VIEWPOINT: Seeing Home in ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

By Claire Nenninger September 2, 2016

I didn’t read “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” by J.D. Vance because of its No. 1 ranking on The New York Times’ bestseller list. I read it because of its setting in...

VIEWPOINT: Trump Taps Into Simmering Distrust

By Andrew Boling September 2, 2016

We have done it. After over 400 days since Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president and one of the most incredible elections in a recent history, we have arrived at a fabled “Peak Trump.”...

Lead Poisons Social Justice

By Jamil Hashmi and Angela Maske April 19, 2016

Environmental justice is often considered a majority-white and privileged form of social justice we should worry about after tackling more pressing social issues. However, this misconception creates a...

Train to Break the Cycle

By The Editorial Board November 17, 2015

As Georgetown’s Hunger and Homelessness Week nears its midpoint, university groups such as the Center for Social Justice and the Georgetown Ministry Center will continue to offer events that give students...

KHAN: Consider Dangers of Divestment

KHAN: Consider Dangers of Divestment

By Michael Khan November 3, 2015

Georgetown’s board of directors decided to end the university’s direct investment of endowment monies in coal this summer. Over the past few months, Georgetown University Fossil Free has committed...

President Barack Obama discussed the cost of poverty in Gaston Hall on Tuesday.

Obama Discusses Cost of Poverty

By Katherine Richardson May 13, 2015

President Barack Obama discussed the moral and economic costs of poverty in a panel in Gaston Hall on Tuesday. Moderated by Washington Post columnist and McCourt School of Public Policy professor E.J....

Obama Is Joining Georgetowns Snapchat

Obama Is Joining Georgetown’s Snapchat

By Meg Lizza and Meg Lizza May 12, 2015

If you didn't already know, Obama will be speaking on campus this Tuesday for a summit on poverty in the U.S. Conveniently, he will be speaking only a few days after most of us Hoyas have left campus......

Concert Marks 45th Earth Day

By Gaia Mattiace April 17, 2015

Global Citizen Earth Day 2015, a free eight-hour event aimed at raising awareness for the issues of poverty and climate change, will take place on the National Mall to mark the 45th anniversary of Earth...

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