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Student activists, including author Zoe Dobkin (SFS '16), back left, carry a mattress during October's Carry the Weight event, a day of sexual assault awareness at college campuses across the country.

I Stand With Willa, I Stand With Survivors

In the spring of 2013, Willa Murphy was violently raped by a fellow Georgetown student. It was such a traumatic experience that it took over a year after her rape before she was able to tell anyone, not uncommon for survivors. It was only in June 2014, after she had[Read More…]

by July 21, 2015 116 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

In Response to “Engage in a Relevant Pro-Life Discussion”

After reading Mallory Carr’s recent piece in The Hoya titled “Engage in a Relevant Pro-Life Discussion” on H*yas for Choice and the Annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life (The Hoya, A3, Jan. 30, 2015), I feel compelled to engage in “relevant discussion.” But in order to do this, it is[Read More…]

by February 5, 2015 7 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Event Merges Faith, Service

Event Merges Faith, Service

Over 400 people from more than 130 colleges convened in Gaston Hall on Monday and Tuesday for the president’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, held at Georgetown for the first time this year. The national conference’s large events were accompanied by breakout sessions and faculty and student panels. Senior[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Jewish Chaplaincy Commissions Sukkah

Jewish Chaplaincy Commissions Sukkah

Ahead of the White House Interfaith Collegiate Conference at Georgetown yesterday, the Jewish Chaplaincy upgraded its sukkah, a hut for the weeklong Jewish holiday of Sukkot, with the help of two award-winning Sukkah architects. Sukkot, which started Wednesday evening, commemorates Jews’ wandering through the desert for 40 years with the building of temporary structures called Sukkahs.[Read More…]

by September 24, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News