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Housing construction and policy dominated this year’s headlines, with students and alumni passionate about maintaining Georgetown’s architectural spirit in future designs.

Among Campus Issues, Housing Hits Home

By Molly Simio April 25, 2014

      Last summer, administrators ran into an unexpected roadblock after releasing designs for the Northeast Triangle Residence Hall: impassioned alumni and student objection...

John B. Carroll, who replaced J.J. in the fall, lives on 36th Street.

The Year in Brief

By The Hoya Staff April 25, 2014

The past year saw everything from a new mascot to a multitude of snow days. Take a look at some of the biggest headlines on campus:   Georgetown University Student Association While this...

Nate Tisa (SFS ’14) speaks at the One Georgetown, One Campus launch Sept. 8 protesting the proposed satellite residence.

Protest Thrives in Diverse Forms

By Suzanne Monyak April 25, 2014

From online movements combatting microaggressions at universities nationwide to student-led rallies calling for reform at the gates of the White House, the past year has seen prolific Georgetown student...

Muriel Bowser

Mayoral Race Engages District, but Not Hilltop

By Johnny Verhovek April 25, 2014

After a rollercoaster campaign marred by the specter of a campaign finance scandal, D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) unseated incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray in the April 1 Democratic primary,...

Lexi Dever (COL ’16), center, takes part in Coming Out Day in Red Square Oct. 11.

Transgender Students Enter Campus Spotlight

By Emma Hinchliffe April 25, 2014

Last year’s Year in Review highlighted the progression of LGBTQ student groups on campus, as well as LGBTQ rights nationally, as evidenced by the legalization of gay marriage in states across the...

University President John J. DeGioia thanks Frank McCourt (CAS ’75) at the ceremony honoring McCourt’s $100 million donation to the university in October.

McCourt, Beecks Lead Record Year for Fundraising

By Penny Hung April 25, 2014

Beginning with a record-breaking $100 million gift from Frank McCourt Jr. (CAS ’75) in September, this fiscal year was the most successful fundraising year in Georgetown’s 225-year history. On...

H*yas for Choice’s short-lived protest.

Ricin Case, Free Speech Remain Unresolved

By Madison Ashley April 25, 2014

While the Year in Review highlights the events and themes that have defined the past year on the Hilltop, some stories have not been neatly tied up in time for the conclusion of classes. Student Charged...


In Memoriam

By Mallika Sen April 25, 2014

Bess Rosenzweig Recent Alumna Ten weeks after her graduation from Georgetown, Bess Rosenzweig (COL ’13) died in a plane crash in Kenya on July 25 that also claimed the lives of her mother and the...

The Final Word: 2013-2014

By The Editorial Board April 25, 2014

In an eventful year for campus life, students made sure their voices were not lost in the university’s decision-making process. From Georgetown’s changing course of action on navigating the 2010 Campus...

“A Mouthful of Birds” tackled the difficult issue of mental illness with physical performances from Omika Jikaria (SFS ’15), Mack Krebs (COL ’16) and Maddie Kelley (COL ’16).

Dramas Explore Psychological Conflicts

By Hannah Kaufman April 25, 2014

Behavioral and psychological questions are at the center of many of the issues facing our generation. This year, Georgetown theater productions dove into these complex concepts, working to expose and...

Theater Season in Review

By Lindsay Lee April 25, 2014

Emerging Actors The dawning of a new theater season comes with the difficulty of having just graduated experienced actors but also comes with the excitement of seeing actors bloom and step up to the...

Senior Markel Starks

Great Expectations, Great Disappointments

By Carolyn Maguire April 25, 2014

Countless all-conference mentions. Fifteen All-American honors. Five Big East Players of the Year. Two Hermann Trophy Semifinalists. One Big East Freshman of the Year. Zero Big East Championships. In...

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