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

VIEWPOINT: Reconceptualize Contradiction

By Ashwin Ramaswami November 11, 2022

तदेजति तन्नैजति तद्दूरे तद्वन्तिके । तदन्तरस्य सर्वस्य तदु सर्वस्यास्य बाह्यतः...

VIEWPOINT: A Narrative View of Catholicism

By Connor Hartigan November 11, 2022

What does it mean, from a Catholic perspective, to have faith? How should we conceive of our relationship with God, and how should this understanding inform our conduct and our outlook on our lives? In...

VIEWPOINT: Decolonize Dharma

By Suhani Garg and Nikash Harapanahalli November 11, 2022

The X in LXR — a Georgetown University residence hall — stands for Xavier.  Francis Xavier, a Jesuit missionary, was deeply involved in establishing the Goa Inquisition in what is now Goa,...

VIEWPOINT: Care for the Whole Person

By Lailah Mozaffar November 11, 2022

I want to live comfortably as I am. But I can’t grapple with who I am against undermining the legacies of my ancestors, who have endured so much to ensure my wellbeing. Being queer feels as though I’m...

VIEWPOINT: Find Faith Through Campus Ministry

By Opinion Editor November 11, 2022

I have a vivid memory from my childhood of a sleepy afternoon in Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament, with sunlight filtering in through the small stained glass window and a grassy expanse just beyond...

VIEWPOINT: Prioritize Religious Journalism

By Eric Bazail-Eimil November 11, 2022

Journalism is missing the largest story of our lifetimes. A deeper story has emerged over the last 15 years that has shattered traditional political alignments and changed the lives of millions of people,...

VIEWPOINT: Recontextualizing Islam at GU

By Noha Alhamid November 11, 2022

As a Hoya that is part of two geographically distinct Georgetown University entities, I have developed a unique perspective on the notion of religious diversity. My dual experience as a student on the...

VIEWPOINT: Kindness Transcends Faith

By Rabbi Daniel Schaefer November 11, 2022

There’s a famous joke about two Jews, Goldberg and Schwartz, who are walking and stopped by someone who asks where they’re going. They casually tell the person that they’re on their way to synagogue. The...

VIEWPOINT: Embrace Dharmic Community

By Sanaa Mehta November 10, 2022

A week ago, my mother brought up how surprised she is that I am not only part of religious life here at Georgetown, but also the president of its newest organization, the Jain Student Association. Needless...

VIEWPOINT: Globalize Modern Religious Dialogue

By Professor Akintunde Akinade November 10, 2022

The theme of diversity occupies a special place at this auspicious time when Qatar is fully prepared and poised to welcome visitors from all over the world to the Pearl of the Peninsula. FIFA’s World...

VIEWPOINT: Universal Lessons From Orthodox Teachings

By Antonia Sames November 10, 2022

The first person I encountered at GAAP weekend, an introduction to campus for admitted students, was the Orthodox Christian chaplain at Georgetown University. My conversation with him about the vibrant...

VIEWPOINT: Strengthening My Spiritual Voice

By Channing Lee November 10, 2022

Like many prospective students interested in international affairs, I initially chose Georgetown University for its world-renowned School of Foreign Service (SFS). I knew it was a Jesuit institution,...

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