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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown Names New Directors for Dharmic, Jewish Life
By Caroline Rareshide, Contributing Editor • May 21, 2024

Georgetown University Campus Ministry announced May 21 the appointments of a new director for Dharmic Life and Hindu spiritual advisor and a...

Police threatened to arrest individuals if they did not disperse from the area.
Pro-Palestinian Protesters Disperse After Regrouping on GWU’s Campus
By Caitlin McLean and Caroline Rareshide May 9, 2024

Pro-Palestinian protesters dispersed for the night after reassembling May 9 at George Washington University (GWU), one night after the Metropolitan...

Developing: Seven Georgetown Students Among Arrested at GWU Pro-Palestinian Encampment
By Caitlin McLean, Evie Steele, Evan Ecklund, and Michelle Vassilev May 9, 2024

This is an ongoing story and will be updated as more information becomes available. Seven Georgetown...

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MPD Clears GW Encampment, Arrests 33
By Caitlin McLean May 8, 2024

This is an ongoing story and will be updated as more information becomes available. The Washington...

Protesters Stage Competing Rallies at George Washington University
Protesters Stage Competing Rallies at George Washington University
By Maren Fagan, Aamir Jamil, Paulina Inglima, and Evie Steele May 2, 2024

Student pro-Palestine protesters, including students from Georgetown University, held a “Rally for...

Georgetown Students Remain in Encampment After Seven Days, Legislators’ Visit
Georgetown Students Remain in Encampment After Seven Days, Legislators’ Visit
By Aamir Jamil and Maren Fagan May 2, 2024

At least six Georgetown University students remained at pro-Palestinian encampments at George Washington...


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MEN’S LACROSSE | Hoyas Defeat Villanova in Overtime to Capture Sixth Straight Big East Title
By Vincent Petropoulos and Evan Ecklund May 20, 2024

Georgetown University’s 2024 Big East title run was nothing short of spectacular. After erasing a fourth-quarter deficit and defeating Providence...

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MEN’S LACROSSE | Hoyas Escape Elimination With Overtime Win Over Providence
By Vincent Petropoulos, Sports Staff Writer • May 16, 2024
GUHoyas | Senior Abel Teffra, who was the anchor for the Hoyas, ran a meet-record 3:54.26 split to secure a third-place finish behind Villanova and Virginia.
TRACK AND FIELD | Hoyas Hold American Record in 4-by-Mile Relay
By Evan Ecklund and Oliver Ni April 28, 2024
X/@CourierJournal | Kenny Johnson had multiple stints being an assistant coach at the collegiate level, including at Indiana and Louisville, before landing at Georgetown.
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Kenny Johnson’s Arrival Signals Renewed Focus on DMV Recruiting
By Oliver Ni, Senior Sports Editor • April 28, 2024
GUHoyas | Graduate defender Maggie OBrien scored her first goal of the season to help further pad the Hoyas lead.
WOMEN’S LACROSSE | Hoyas Earn Fourth Consecutive Win Ahead of Senior Day
By Siena Holowesko, Sports Staff Writer • April 28, 2024

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“The Greatest Hits” Reminds Us Not to Feel Guilty to Love Again
By Saeed Jude Samra, Hoya Staff Writer • April 24, 2024

This article contains spoilers for “The Greatest Hits” (2024). In a world overwhelmed by the casual dating culture and situationships,...

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Suspenseful, Fun, Witty, ‘Abigail’ Is a Blast From Start to Finish
By Ethan Hill, Deputy Guide Editor • April 24, 2024

When I entered the movie theater to watch “Abigail,” I was expecting a mediocre horror movie that, while fun, I would forget as soon as I...

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Yes, and…Goodbye: GU Improv Sends Off Their Seniors with an Impressive April Show
By Caroline Blakeman, Hoya Staff Writer • April 24, 2024

The Georgetown University Improv Association (GU Improv) held their final performance of the year April 20. The show was a culmination of the...


In her third column of of the semester, Keerthana Ramanathan (SOH 26), gives us insight into the prevalence of vaccine hesitancy through the lens of rising measles cases. What drives it and how can we address it?
THE INTERSECTION | Measles: A Lesson for Vaccine Hesitancy
By Keerthana Ramanathan, Science Columnist • April 25, 2024

In the United States, measles cases have increased  17-fold in the first quarter of 2024 alone, and epidemiologists are seeing similar patterns...

Wikimedia Commons | Four reproductive health and justice experts highlighted the importance of global human rights guidelines on planning US abortion policy at an event hosted by the Georgetown University Global Health Institute Apr. 18.
Medical, Legal Experts Consider Human Rights Implications of Murky Medical Exceptions to Abortion Bans at Online Talk
By Audrey Twyford, Staff Science Writer • April 24, 2024

The Georgetown University Global Health Institute invited four reproductive health and justice experts to weigh in on the human rights impacts...

ILLUSTRATION BY: ROHINI KUDVA/The Hoya | The GU Medical Center Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series hosted Raj Chari, who illuminated the various use cases of gene editing to advance cancer research, on April 18.
GU Medical Center Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series Illuminates Uses of Gene Editing in Cancer Research
By Joseph Zuccarello, Science Writer • April 24, 2024

A researcher highlighted gene editing and its therapeutic applications in a talk April 18. Raj Chari, director of the Genome Modification...


Decisions like the Georgetown Lecture Funds choice to host leaders of the Satanic Temple have sparked campus discourse about the role of Jesuit values in Georgetowns mission today.
What’s the Value in Jesuit Values?: Exploring Spirituality on an Interfaith Campus
By Saroja Ramchandren and Matthew Mancini April 26, 2024

From Holi to Holy Week, the Georgetown University campus is constantly buzzing with celebrations, events and services from a variety of faith...

Amid Opioid Crisis, Student Organizations Train, Advocate
By Anya Warrier April 19, 2024
Georgetown students can take LRED courses, zero-credit classes that give them the chance to take instructed physical education courses with the goal of promoting a healthy lifestyle. | GU Campus Recreation
A ‘Hidden Gem:’ Leisure and Recreation Education Classes Offer Opportunity for Destressing, Wellness Benefits
By Alex Goodale April 11, 2024
Georgetown University accepted 12% of applicants for the undergraduate Class of 2028, a one percentage point decrease from the Class of 2027. | Georgetown University
Georgetown Admits 12% of Applicants to Undergraduate Class of 2028 as Students Call for End to Legacy Admissions
By Caroline Rareshide April 5, 2024
Lauren Tao | This semester, the university held a pilot version of the class “Race, Power and Justice at Georgetown,” which every Georgetown University freshman will take starting in Fall 2024 to introduce them to the GU272+ and ongoing issues of justice.
‘Race, Power and Justice at GU’ Pilot Class Finishes, Broadens Perspectives on Diverse Issues
By Erin Saunders March 22, 2024
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