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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

KIM: Embrace Anonymity

KIM: Embrace Anonymity

By Madison Kim October 6, 2023

The realization that I was largely inconspicuous came, as most epiphanies do, quite simply.  It was a Tuesday afternoon, nearing the end of my first semester as a high school freshman, and I was...

Cries for Help: Carvings in Lau Cubicles

Cries for Help: Carvings in Lau Cubicles

By Izzy Roemer and Izzy Roemer May 1, 2018

As a nearly 230-year-old institution, Georgetown is host to secrets that current students can hardly fathom. Some of these secrets date back to the school’s founding. Messages etched by early students...

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Project Lighthouse, announced by the Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health Committee this week, will allow students to communicate with trained peer supporters on concerns regarding mental health through a unique online chat forum.

Project Lighthouse Initiative Announced

By Ashwin Puri January 22, 2016

The Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health Committee announced the creation of the Project Lighthouse mental health initiative Jan. 13, which will implement a peer-to-peer online chat...

Hoyas For Mental Health

By The Editorial Board October 27, 2015

The proposed anonymous undergraduate peer-to-peer support network, in conjunction with Counseling and Psychiatric Services, represents a promising step toward mental health reform that students and administrators...

Yik Yak App Spurs Unease on University Campuses

By Jack Bennett October 3, 2014

The rise of social messaging application Yik Yak on college campuses around the country has sparked concerns over cyberbullying, racism and sexual harassment. Yik Yak is an anonymous forum that allows...

The Problem With Anonymity: An Interview With Georgetown Confessions

The Problem With Anonymity: An Interview With Georgetown Confessions

By Lindsay Lee and Lindsay Lee May 2, 2013

In the few weeks between the inception of the Georgetown Confessions Facebook page as an outlet for whimsical admittances and its progression to a forum for heated debate about racial and socioeconomic...

Hitting the Spot: Not Just a Boy’s Club

By Anonymous Submission February 15, 2013

I am a woman and I masturbate. Gasp! Shock! Awe! Yes. That’s correct. And guess what — if you’re reading this in a public place, the women around you do, too. Hey, chances are some of them are doing...

Hitting the Spot: Not Just a Boy’s Club

By Anonymous Submission February 14, 2013

I am a woman and I masturbate. Gasp! Shock! Awe! Yes. That’s correct. And guess what — if you’re reading this in a public place, the women around you do, too. Hey, chances are some of them are doing...

$20M Gift Funds New Initiative

By Sarah Patrick November 2, 2012

With the help of a $20 million anonymous donation, the university formally launched the Georgetown Environment Initiative Thursday afternoon. The initiative aims to promote the interdisciplinary study...

Anonymous Donor Pair Matches Class Fund Donations

By Laura Engshuber May 19, 2011

An anonymous donor pair described as a "parent couple" have agreed to match senior donations to the Class of 2011 Fund, raising the total to $116,892 according to an email from the co-chairs. Continuing...

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