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

Students Report Building Intrusions, Prompting Safety Concerns

Students Report Building Intrusions, Prompting Safety Concerns

By Elyza Bruce October 15, 2021

Since Sept. 16, four break-ins to campus buildings have occurred, according to student testimony, university confirmation and police logs, prompting student security concerns.  Students initially...

Students Install Hammocks Around Campus

By Tara Subramaniam December 14, 2016

Eight students installed the first of three hammocks that are part of a class assignment to “do something good” on the Southwest lawn on Dec. 2. The group of students are installing the hammocks...

GUSA Senate Elections See Improved Turnout

By Ian Scoville April 12, 2016

428 students, or 5.63 percent of the student body, voted in the Georgetown University Student Association senate elections Thursday, an increase from last year’s special election’s 294 student turnout. Habon...

The blocked Reiss Pathway was one of many consequences of campus construction.

Before 2018 Plan, Construction Crowds Campus

By Toby Hung April 24, 2015

Drilling and hammering sounds became background noise to students this past academic year. Multiple construction projects — many still in progress — yielded the opening of new buildings and the...

Water Outage Hits Campus

By Andrew Wallender February 10, 2015

Students living in Village A, Village C East, Village C West, New South, Kennedy, Reynolds and McCarthy Halls will be without access to water tonight because of a planned water outage beginning at 10 p.m....

Initial construction has begun on a beach volleyball court in the Southwest Quad.

Construction Begins on Southwest Quad Beach Volleyball Court

By Toby Hung November 25, 2014

Construction on the sand volleyball court in the Southwest Quad began last week, and is slated for completion in early December. The project was announced earlier this month as part of an initiative...

Mayday on McCarthy Six

By Daye Shim Lee March 21, 2014

The Office of Residential Living is responsible for ensuring student safety, health and well-being. Although these three words are subject to different interpretations, Residential Living proudly claims...

Southwest Quad Fire Alarm Malfunction Resolved

By Ryan Thomas November 1, 2013

The fire watch in Southwest Quad was lifted Monday at 6 p.m., and fire alarms were restored to full working order after weeks of troubleshooting and repairs. Prior to the fire watch, the Southwest Quad...

Facilities Shuts Down Flawed SWQ Alarms

By Ryan Thomas October 18, 2013

The Southwest Quad has been experiencing major technical difficulties with its fire alarm system, with nine alarms going off between Sep. 25 and Oct. 11. Although the specific cause for the malfunction...

Small Fire Forces Southwest Quad Evacuation

By Ted Murphy December 10, 2012

A small fire originating in the overhead light in room 604 of Kennedy Hall caused the evacuation of the entire Southwest Quad late Sunday evening. Residents of McCarthy, Kennedy and Reynolds Halls...

Burglary Reported in Kennedy Hall

By Hiromi Oka December 8, 2012

A student in Kennedy Hall found an unknown person in their room this morning, according to a Department of Public Safety alert. At 5:30 a.m., the victim woke up and saw the unidentified person, who...

GUSA Urges Extension of GOCard Access

By Annie Chen November 20, 2012

The Georgetown University Student Association senate unanimously passed a resolution to extend hours of GOCard access to campus buildings Sunday night. The resolution stated that limiting access to...

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