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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

VIEWPOINT: Find A Place for Education in Reality

VIEWPOINT: Find A Place for Education in Reality

By Christina Pan January 25, 2024

Paul Gauguin and Mahatma Gandhi. What do these two figures have in common? I didn’t know until I fulfilled my second theology requirement. As per the core curriculum, on top of major-specific classes,...

VIEWPOINT: Seek Strategies for Success

VIEWPOINT: Seek Strategies for Success

By Ashley Kennedy January 25, 2024

At Georgetown University, managing the academic course load along with balancing social activities, extracurriculars and a healthy amount of self-care is a challenging feat. Most students find themselves...

VIEWPOINT: Resist Cultural Impacts of Legacy

VIEWPOINT: Resist Cultural Impacts of Legacy

By Annie Stegall January 25, 2024

“But you’ve moved up for them, why would you still wear that hat?” I finally understood. The middle-aged man in front of me, whose coffee order I was meant to be taking, was not questioning my...

EDITORIAL: Stop One-Sided Discourse

EDITORIAL: Stop One-Sided Discourse

By The Editorial Board January 19, 2024

Georgetown University’s campus will host two panel discussions about abortion and reproductive healthcare this week. One event, the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life (OCC), the nation’s largest...

VIEWPOINT: Find Magic in Rangila

VIEWPOINT: Find Magic in Rangila

By Saar Shah and Sanaa Mehta January 19, 2024

The aroma of 412 pizzas mixes with that of freshly printed playbills and posters. The pitter-patter of chappals echoes through Healy Hall as board members arrange merchandise on tables. The Gaston Hall...

VIEWPOINT: Transform Ambitions into Reality

VIEWPOINT: Transform Ambitions into Reality

By Natalie Price-Fudge January 19, 2024

Walking by the Leavey Center, students encounter an interesting sight — students immersed in bright yellow headgear, navigating the floor with an infectious blend of laughter and focus.  What...

VIEWPOINT: Contextualize LGBTQ+ Advocacy

VIEWPOINT: Contextualize LGBTQ+ Advocacy

By Maddie Naisbitt January 19, 2024

On Nov. 6, 2023, Fr. James Martin, S.J., a priest known for his advocacy and a member of Georgetown University’s Board of Directors, spoke at Georgetown, detailing the spiritual lessons from the story...

VIEWPOINT: Uplift Female Voices in Media

VIEWPOINT: Uplift Female Voices in Media

By Grace Rivers January 19, 2024

At the 81st Golden Globes, stand-up comedian and host Jo Koy delivered a contentious, unamusing and rather sexist monologue about Greta Gerwig’s feminist feature film, “Barbie,” a box office favorite...

VIEWPOINT: Lights, Camera, Take Action

VIEWPOINT: Lights, Camera, Take Action

By Iris Wu December 1, 2023

I hate telling stories in front of big groups of people. As soon as I start to speak, I become conscious of the eyes studying me, and I feel an obligation to entertain. The strand of hair I found in my...

VIEWPOINT: Reach the Unreceptive

VIEWPOINT: Reach the Unreceptive

By John Godino December 1, 2023

We are currently in an age of extreme political polarization where each side is becoming more and more frustrated with the other. Social media encourages people to burrow further into their own echo chambers...

VIEWPOINT: Open Up to Conflict

VIEWPOINT: Open Up to Conflict

By Maddie Stout December 1, 2023

College: a time for exploration, trying new things and meeting new people. It’s an era designed to encourage branching out and engaging with alternate viewpoints. And yet, we as a generation are further...

VIEWPOINT: Choose Morals Over Chick-fil-A

VIEWPOINT: Choose Morals Over Chick-fil-A

By Claiborne Martell December 1, 2023

Lately, all I’ve wanted is a milkshake.  I’ve voiced this desire to quite a few people, and each time I get the same response: “You know, Chick-fil-A has milkshakes.” And each time, I...

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