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La Casa Latina, a residential community for Latinx-identifying students, will organize many of this year's Latinx Heritage Month events.

Latinx Heritage Month Expands Programming for 6th Year

The sixth annual Georgetown University Latinx Heritage Month commenced last Friday and features newly expanded programming such as an instructional folklorico dance event, Latinx jeopardy and a pupusa making workshop this year. The 2019 Latinx Heritage month started Sept. 15 with a kickoff party hosted by La Casa Latina, a[Read More…]

by September 19, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM | David Levinthal's retrospective highlights the way in which he applies his characteristic lighting and focusing to address  many aspects of American pop culture and history.

Levinthal Challenges Idealized Notions of American Culture

Photographer David Levinthal uses figurines, doll furniture and other miniatures to meticulously piece together dioramas that recreate images — or imaginations — of American society. Employing important pieces of Americana, Levinthal seeks to represent collective and idealized notions of American identity with over 70 photographs. “American Myth & Memory: David[Read More…]

by September 18, 2019 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, Guide - Top, The Guide

EDITORIAL: End Lead Exposure

Elevated levels of lead identified in several water sources in a recent study conducted by Georgetown University graduate students means that members of the Georgetown community are subject to potentially dangerous drinking water.  To ensure community members are not experiencing the pernicious effects of lead, Georgetown should identify and replace[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Editorial, Opinion

VIEWPOINT: ‘I Had Little Hope’: CAPS Fails LGBTQ Students

This article discusses suicide and self-harm. Please refer to the end of the article for resources on and off campus. The first time I seriously considered suicide, it was 2014 and I wasn’t depressed. I was 15 and closeted. Growing up in an extremely orthodox Catholic home, I knew my[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

EDITORIAL: Codify Extension Policies

As students receive their syllabi at the beginning of the semester, the inconsistent and often unclear extension policies put forth by professors cause uncertainty for the months to come. Such variety in extension policies cause student stress, especially when students are unsure whether their extension will be granted in case[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Editorial, Opinion
MAGGIE FOUBERG/THE HOYA | Freshman midfielder Julia Leas escapes the defense to fire a shot on net

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Fall on Road at UVA, Bounce Back With Win at Lafayette

The No. 15 Georgetown women’s soccer squad had two contests last week, one at No. 5 University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., and another at home against Lafayette. The Hoyas fell to Virginia’s talented squad but bounced back with a dominant win over the Lafayette Leopards. The Hoyas began the[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SUBUL MALIK/THE HOYA | From left, GUSA Senators Harrison Nugent (SFS '20) and Samuel Dubke (SFS '21) hold opposing views on whether or not to maintain the GUSA Fund.

GUSA Weighs Eliminating Fund for Additional Club Support

The Georgetown University Student Association senate is considering proposals to abolish the GUSA Fund, which reallocates part of the student activities fee to clubs requesting additional funding.  The GUSA Fund is intended to provide ad hoc funding for university-recognized clubs and organizations seeking to fund activities and events. The fund[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
TWITTER | @GERMANYINUSA / Jelleff Field, located next to Hardy Middle School, is at the center of a debate about Maret School's privileged access to the field during after school hours.

Parents Fight Private School’s Privileged Access to Jelleff Field

Glover Park residents are pushing for the Washington, D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation to renege a contract with a prestigious D.C. private school after pushback from parents of public school students who also utilize the space. The newly renewed contract, which was first negotiated in 2009, grants the Maret[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
LOVE: Finding Community in GSP

LOVE: Finding Community in GSP

The first night I spent at Georgetown University was at the university hotel, with my mom and I in a bed and my dad on a couch somewhere. I spent the night in stressful tears that didn’t subside when my mom told me it would be okay. I was going[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
DISTRICT WHARF | As a part of a development plan, the Wharf installed medallions along the boardwalk, commemorating the complex history of slavery in the District. The second phase of the development is set to be finished in 2022.

Slavery’s Legacy Finds Focus Amid Wharf Development

Five hundred feet from the port that carried members of the 272 enslaved people sold by the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus in 1838 to financially sustain Georgetown University, plans for redevelopment of the Wharf have lined the southwest Washington, D.C. waterfront with new restaurants, shops and apartment[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Features, News - Top