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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Kathryn Baker

NOVEL IDEAS: ‘The Quarry Wood’ Emphasizes the Power of Education

By Kathryn Baker March 29, 2019

At the beginning of March, I hit an academic wall. Having coasted through two months at St. Andrews with relative ease, I suddenly found myself bombarded by deadlines for essays, my thesis proposal and...

NICOLA STURGEON: TWITTER First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon said that Scottish concerns are often disregarded in the parliament of the United Kingdom.

Scottish First Minister Calls for Referendum on Independence

By Max Levine February 6, 2019

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called for a second referendum on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom at an event hosted by the School of Foreign Service on Monday. Sturgeon renewed...

Sophomore attack Colleen Lovett scored one of Georgetown’s five goals in the team’s 17-5 loss to Delaware on Saturday. Lovett had 13 goals in the 18 games she played for the Hoyas last season.

Women’s Lacrosse | GU Falls 17-5 in 1st Contest

By Chris Balthazard February 20, 2015

For the last nine seasons, the Georgetown women’s lacrosse team has entered its season ranked in the national polls, boasting a 7-2 record in its home openers in those years. This year, the Hoyas...

The End of a Bittersweet Experience

By Margie Fuchs December 5, 2014

Nearly two weeks ago, I’d come out of a horrible fever, and Scotland had changed entirely. With my head no longer throbbing, I headed down to the city center for some fresh air with two of my flat mates....

A City Haunted by its Past

By Margie Fuchs October 31, 2014

I pass at least four dead men on my way to class every morning, the number varying by the route I take. If I take the long way, looping around Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, past the spires of St. Giles’...

Reflecting on Kitsch and Kilts

By Margie Fuchs October 3, 2014

At home, on weekends, during snow days, or really whenever the mood strikes her, my mom will wake us up by singing. Some days she’s Glinda the Good Witch beckoning her munchkins to get up and “meet...

Power of Poetry Unites

By Margie Fuchs September 19, 2014

She said “I loved you like my favorite armchair” and the room fell silent. Her voice grew louder and louder and her pace quicker and quicker as if the words were burning inside her and she needed...

Scotland Decides: Voices on the Vote

Scotland Decides: Voices on the Vote

By Contributors September 18, 2014

Scottish voters head to the polls today to decide the fate of the United Kingdom in a true exercise of democracy. Scotland is one of the four Home Countries that constitute the union, alongside England,...

Sovereignty Best Serves Scots Future

Sovereignty Best Serves Scots’ Future

By Gordon Shannon September 18, 2014

On Jan. 16, 1707, the Scottish Parliament voted 110 to 69 in favor of the treaty of unification with England, and Scotland ceased to be an independent nation. The leader of the anti-unionist party...

In A Time of Turmoil, Better Together

In A Time of Turmoil, Better Together

By Jess Kelham-Hohler September 18, 2014

When it was announced that a referendum would be held to decide whether Scotland would become independent, I really didn’t care. What the media was trumping up to be one of the most monumental turning...

Breaking Free From Britishness

Breaking Free From “Britishness”

By Michael Newton September 18, 2014

Many people have looked at the economic issues as the main reason to vote “yes” or “no” in the upcoming referendum. However, I do not see the issue as one of economics or politics, but rather an...

As Scotland Decides, Eyewitness to History

As Scotland Decides, Eyewitness to History

By Caroline Gelinne September 18, 2014

When I landed in Edinburgh 10 days ago, I expected to be bombarded with referendum propaganda. I anticipated people shouting on street corners, shoving pamphlets in my face and banners plastered on every...

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