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BECOMING U: Interrogate Your Internalized Biases

BECOMING U: Interrogate Your Internalized Biases

As I’m walking back from the gym with my friend one humid March afternoon, our conversation about which boys we think are cute leads to a startling confession; my friend admits that she often feels pressured to perform oral sex to avoid doing anything more serious with a partner. When[Read More…]

by September 13, 2019 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
TALATI: Rereading Eden

TALATI: Rereading Eden

As a freshman at Georgetown University, it took me several months to come to grips with my unexpected desire to study theology — mostly because I’m an atheist. When I first told my family about my new plan to double major and concentrate in biblical studies, they thought I was[Read More…]

by September 6, 2019 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
ASHLEY CHEN/THE HOYA | The Office of Planning and Facilities Management began identifying 40 new single-stall, gender-neutral bathrooms in buildings across campus.

GU Establishes 40 Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Georgetown University began designating 40 single-stall, gender-neutral bathrooms in public buildings throughout campus, an initiative pushed by members of LGBTQ student advocacy groups. Before the start of the semester, the Office of Planning and Facilities Management received the signs, which are set to identify the new gender-neutral bathrooms, and is[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
AMANDA VAN ORDEN/THE HOYA Al Castillo (SFS '22) has found spaces to represent himself at Georgetown.

Trans, Nonbinary Students Forge Spaces Despite Difficulties

For Al Castillo (SFS ’22), Georgetown felt like a chance to finally represent himself in his honest form. “When I was in high school, I presented myself as a girl — that was who I was,” said Castillo, who uses he/him pronouns. “Now, I was able to present myself as[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Features, News - Top
SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA From left to right: Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security executive director Melanne Verveer, chief operating officer of WEConnect Greta Schettler (GRD '11), gender parity task forces coordinator at the Inter-American Development Bank Andrea Saldarriaga Jiménez (GRD '16), World Bank social scientist Miriam Müller and project director for the Women's Empowerment for Economic Development and Resilience Project Lucia España speak at an event Sept. 21.

Female Entrepreneurs Fuel Economic Success, Panelists Say

Female economic participation cultivates a more equitable and productive economy, women’s rights experts said at a panel in Riggs Library on Friday, Sept. 21. Hosted by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, the panel provided intervention strategies to overcome systemic barriers to women’s economic participation in Latin and[Read More…]

by September 25, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MAGGIE ROGERS

The Sound of Equality: Women Take the Stage at All Things Go Fall Classic Music Festival

This year, Ariana Grande proclaimed that God is a woman. Cardi B topped the charts with the Latin-inspired banger “I Like It.” Beyoncé strode onto the main stage at Coachella, to the applause of thousands of fans. In many ways, women are the heart and soul of popular music. Yet[Read More…]

KARNA: The Reign of Hookup Culture

The college microcosm has seen the idea of sex, and the larger picture of romance in today’s society develop dramatically over the last decade. These changes have evolved into the young adult world and beyond, but college campuses know it best: an environment full of 20-somethings that are constantly interacting[Read More…]

by February 10, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

SHEDD: On Sexy Boyfriends

A few weeks ago, my mom and I set out on a quest to buy new pants. After a few brief stops that bore no fruit, we visited a Gap store. Upon entering the store, I immediately saw two tables stacked with so-called “sexy boyfriend shorts.” Perfect, I thought. One[Read More…]

For “Think About It,” Revision Needed

The “Think About It” mandatory tutorial that aims to educate students about alcohol and its effects, as well as other important issues such as building healthy relationships and sexual assault prevention, combines videos, quizzes and storylines to weave together a tale of the “college experience.” Through the eyes of characters[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

In Transition, But Incomplete

On her first day of classes at Georgetown in 2012, one of Celeste Chisholm’s (COL ’15) professors called her “Jonathan.” Chisholm corrected the professor, explaining that she prefers to be called Celeste. She assumed that after the exchange, her situation was obvious and her classmates understood that she is a[Read More…]

by May 15, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top